Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Get inspired!

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Get inspired!

Each screening has a different selection of films, spread over two nights. I’ll post some clips from some of my favorites. A few of the full films are online, but most of these I only have a promo clip. It was so cool to watch these on the big screen and hear the audience reactions, cheers, gasps, and see a few tears being wiped away. All the films were exciting to watch, inspiring, and left me itching to get outdoors. Which is, I think, kind of the point.

Birthday at the park

Ah birthdays. One year older, and now that I’m 26 I’m officially on the road to the big three-oh. I remember when I was younger, I thought that was so old. Jimmy and Kyla took me to the park after work to hang out and go for a little walk through the woods. I feel […]

Mountain weekend

Ahh summer. So close, yet so far away. We had a little trip to Roanoke to visit Jimmy’s family and our first stop on Saturday was a swimming hole he loved as a kid. The water was just a little too cold for me to even wade in. Jimmy got his feet wet though. Goose […]

False Cape State Park

I really can’t think of a better way to spend the first day of March than on a long hike with your boy and your dog. False Cape State Park is a mile-wide barrier spit in Virginia Beach sandwiched between Back Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It’s just past Sandbridge beach and butts up against […]


Welcome to my new, totally fun and somewhat nerdy hobby, letterboxing! Short summary in case you don’t want to read the FAQ. Letterboxing combines hand-carved stamps, treasure hunting and usually a scenic, outdoor place and a hike or walk. Each letterboxer has their own logbook and signature stamp. Each hidden letterbox also has a logbook […]