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November 2019

Sleeping Bears National Lakeshore

Uma had already moved to ann arbor and i wanted to surprise her by showing up in ann arbor unannounced. defaulting to desires, i planned a quick weekend gateaway to my first midwest 'national' parks of sorts. at this point, after having been to enough national parks, sleeping bears wasn't particularly mind blowing but quite adorable in it's [...]

Reflections during a break

I am back in the bay area for work and getting a break of being on the road full time. For the most part, it's been catching up with some friends and eating really good food. People ask if i miss the bay area and for the most part, it's a definitely not really. Sure, I can say [...]

September 2019

lassen national park

i got to lassen by 8am and was ready to rock and roll. I debated going on my first hike via recommendation by a friend to check out brokeoff mountain but i decided against it as i wasn't sure if my body was up for the hike. my foot had still been bothering me so i opted for [...]

Escape from Paradise

i came back to the bay area around 1230am and having already adjusted to EST, it was really 3330am. Because i took a decent nap on the plane, i didnt end up going to sleep until close to 3am PST. regardless, i got up at about 630am, pretty much convincing myself that i wanted to leave today. didn't [...]

Creative Process and Ego

With my Buddhism in the west project ramping up, I've been spending a lot more time thinking about the project in ways that i haven't thought about much in the past. certainly, there are some parallels in the thought process in regards to running a business but really, the narrative of this project as it relates to each [...]

August 2019

lineage holder

I've been wanting to attend Khandro Rincophe for some time now and she happened to be at retreat center in northern california this past weekend. Gomde Retreat center in Leggett has also been on my radar for quite some time so it was auspicious that I was able to visit this wonderful place and see this amazing teacher. [...]

Trial Run

So i took of on Aug 21st with a sense of urgency to get the hell out of the city. I had been packing all day and although i had been 'packing' the last several days prior to departure, i suspect that i wouldn't account for all the things i think i want on the road. i had [...]

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There is a nice harmony of Ying and yang. #olympicnationalpark ...

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I like earning views like this. 98% of the journey isn't like the summit. But the wisdom earned through suffering isn't unlike mountain hiking. #mtrainier ...

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Weather is crap to visit a national park and get pretty pictures. Still, the feeling of awe and fear doesn't need good weather. #olympicnationalpark ...

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My journey hasn't been all about goregous landscapes. The intimacy and previlige of being invited into stranger's homes to photograph and hear their spiritual stories has been another dream realized. On a related note, I finally figured out the juicest external manifestation of the photographic narrative. ...

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I looking bitter because I am asking myself what am I going to do to help save the environment. As I was hiking this trail, i had an idea where pro photographers sell thier landscape images and the proceeds would get to cause to help save the our environment. Would u buy landscape photos knowing that 100% of the profits go to a good cause? ...

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I don't usually cuss that much but being out of breathe while I hustled to the summit may have something to do with it. #mtellinor ...

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I wasn't my intention to chase beautiful vistas and intense adventures. Still the root of the chase is no different than the chase for money and security. Grateful as I am for living in abundance, the call of service beckons. ...

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Have been secretly hoping I would run into this kind of reveal. #squamish ...

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What I would be doing If I was a local versus a tourist. What glory that is the adventure capital of Canada. #trailrunning #squamish ...

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