The value of a P.O. Box in a digital world

I don't typically share my list of pet peeves 1 as it just gives ammo to those who would get a kick out of annoying me. But I will share one: When someone wants to send me something and asks me for my address. Now you may think that this a weird pet peeve. Shawn,... Continue Reading →

Fifteen years of the Urban Adventure League Blog

Self-Portrait, Mt. Tabor Park, 11 May 2020. Olympus XA2/Kodak Gold 200 Today marks a milestone: On June 17, 2005, I published my first blog post here. While the Urban Adventure League had already been in existence for a year, this date marked the beginning of the UAL on the web. I had already led several... Continue Reading →

On Departing the East Coast in 2000

Today marks an anniversary. On this day in 2000, I boarded an Amtrak train and headed west. I left my home in Connecticut, the only place I really knew in my almost twenty-five years on the planet (minus one weird year in North Carolina.) I was leaving behind a life I knew. Ahead was thrilling... Continue Reading →

April 4, Portland, Oregon.

I didn't realize it until I was in the shower on this Saturday morning: This day has significance. No, I'm not talking about significance in the US/World history sense (and to note: it is the day that MLK was killed, not a great anniversary.) And not in a Successories "This is the first day of the rest... Continue Reading →

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