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It's a painful admission to drop your sport of choice as career, health, children, age and new interests take hold. Just last week I heard my own wife say with a pinch of regret, "I used to be a runner." ...
Taking an adventure trip down Mexico's finest 1000-mile peninsula defined by dirt roads, expansive desert, empty beaches, Suess-like boojum trees, lobster burritos and friendly culture is my kind ...
Seriously, there is no shortage of Youtube videos of little kids surfing. Yet who could ever get tired of watching them? Check out little Triston Gailey who gets big stoke from staying active with ...
It seemed to me that a short slow-mo vid of a dude huckin' a ball with an endearingly happy puppy just might make my furry-headed 14-month-old daughter smile. So I gave it a try . . .
Iffy territory this music thing. Good chance you and I don't exactly share the same taste. So let me put it like this: singer and song writer David Wilcox handles the stage all by himself with ...
Click on in to see this short, sweet video . . .
If I had to chisel my bucket list down to three things, they'd be cycling across France, rafting the Colorado River, and climbing Devil's Tower. Devil's Tower is a 1200-foot-tall volcanic plug in ...
Just last week my six-year-old daughter asked to play on my wife's iPad in the final moments before bedtime. "Sure," I told her, "but just for ten minutes. What do you want to play, anyway?" She ...
Earlier this year, I put in a 16'x20' paver patio in my backyard with my own two hands and I was pretty proud of it. Apparently, that's chump change. You know what pro skater (and father of two) Bob ...
Created on Sun Sep 8, 2013
This cool short video is jammed with inspiring time lapse landscapes, gorgeous mountains, and fresh, wild air. If you listen to the narration penned by my friend Meghan Ward, an outdoorswoman, writer, ...
50 years ago this year, Jim Whittaker made history as the first American to summit Mount Everest. 50 years. He's now 84 years old and having coined the saying, "If you aren't living on the edge, you ...
Created on Sun May 26, 2013
I could probably count on my hands the number of times I've stopped to watch the full moon rise over the horizon. Now that I've seen this beautiful capture of the full moon, I must admit . . .
You could wager that the modern SUV exists because of Land Rover, the original sport utility. Like 'em or not, the Land Rover has very few rivals, equals, or contenders. It's a fine line Land Rover ...
  My oldest daughter, Chloe, is 5 years old and bonkers about My Little Pony. And I'm not. One night last fall I fed my newborn baby daughter a bottle around the time Chloe was supposed to be ...
What is it that we can say about a device invented to satisfy the hole in humanity's heart that only the sheer joy of leaping great heights and distances can fill? And what is the internet if it isn't ...
Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, man, talk about the trip of a lifetime. My wife and I did a 7-day backcountry backpack trip in Peru in 2005 that connected with the Inca Trail, ending at Machu ...
In September of 2012, we brought home a fresh-out-of-the-ovenbaby girl. In the months since, I've really caught up on my television in the funkiest hours of the day. You wouldn't believe how many ...
. . . And we bring you today the funniest bear that you'll ever see. Hands down. Er, um . . .
If you didn't know it already, comet Pan-STARRS recently became visible to the naked eye if you're in the northern hemisphere and watching the western sky just after sunset. Dan Finnerty grabbed this ...
"Mommy . . . she's showing us that she's our friend. . . ."

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