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I'm not so naïve to think that others out there will agree with me that driving dirt roads is a lot of fun. Plenty of people find it meritless, no doubt, and I understand the criticisms. With the ...
My wife is the oldest of three siblings, so when her youngest brother settled into starting his Ph.D. earlier this year, I think that set off a small amount of anxiety in my father in-law. Not for ...
Created on Thu Oct 31, 2013
It may be that the only devils out there are the ones in costume. You know how they get when they've had too much candy. While we all have some quirky neighbors—perhaps our neighbors believe we're ...
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 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 . . .
Raising little girls is a lot of fun, and I only know that because I have two daughters. Mine are young still, the oldest is just 5 years old. In this age of the internet it is so easy to show them ...
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 ...
Via http://www.explorebigsky.com/newspost/wildlife-of-yellowstone-national-park
Funny. I wouldn't call myself serious global traveler, I've never left the western hemisphere. Howver, I have spent my share of time in hostels in Latin America, learning the hard way to make friends with ...
10 travel destinations to see before they're gone "Jetpac did not create this infographic and we’re NOT encouraging you to visit the places that are already suffering from mass tourism. But we think ...
Some 640 miles off the shore of North Carolina is the small British territory of Bermuda. In the capitol city of Hamilton at the Foot of the Lane roundabout on any weekday you'll find Johnny Barnes ...
Created on Wed Jun 20, 2012
This past weekend, 19-year-old Kelia Moniz took second place in the ROXY Waikiki Classic, the third of seven qualifier events for the Association of Surfing Professionals Women’s World Longboard Tour. ...
Created on Tue Jun 19, 2012
The planet Mercury completes a rotation once every 59 Earth days, and orbits the sun every 87.969 Earth days. It's the closest planet to the sun and because Mercury has no atmosphere the rock has ...
Not everyone enjoys the charm of a gas station country store, and that's okay. Under most circumstances, I wouldn't either. This time, though, our 11-month-old girl conked out for the afternoon to ...
Created on Tue May 22, 2012
At the risk of putting just little too much out there for strangers to consume, we're going to ask you what you think. Boy or girl? Brooke's pregnancy is going very well. The little 26-week grom inside ...
One time the fuel pump in my Jeep quit working and left my wife and me broken down on a back road in eastern Arizona. We hiked 10 miles, half of it in the rain and the last mile in hail, to the nearest ...
Created on Thu May 17, 2012
When slacklining lost its thrill, dirtbags (I say it with affection) around the world simply moved the line higher and higher until the line was so high it needed a new name: highlining. Naturally. ...
Created on Thu Apr 19, 2012
I threw a fist pump in the air when I ran across this today. This is the awesome of the internet - no, make that the awesome of you - manifested on a screen. What you're looking at is a screenshot ...
Simpson Desert from Gavin Rawlings on Vimeo. When Gavin Rawlings was 9 years old, he picked up a camera and the mystery of motion picture mesmerized the Australian for years. That's good, because ...
Fact: when you're raising little kids, sometimes you have to miss out on some things. We road tripped the long way to Moab, Utah, stopped at Monument Valley for an afternoon, then set up camp in the ...

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