Category Archives: Adventures

One of the most striking aspects of Ethiopian life was their traditional houses, gojobeits. Made of intricate weaving of bamboo or teff straw, sticks and mud, their structure becomes sturdy and undoubtedly beautiful. Seeing them scattered along the Ethiopian countryside was one of my favorite parts of the drive into the rural wilderness. The photo […]

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So I’ve been meaning to post a photo or two each Tuesday talking about my adventures abroad and local, and the stories behind them. As so many folks in the metro area begin their daily commute this morning, I’m reminded of one of my favorite photos. It offers such a unique contrast to our style […]

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Mike and I just had the most incredible experience in the mountains of Volcan Baru, Panama’s beautiful volcano located just above Boquette, at 11,398 ft. We started our climb in the morning and camped near the top, so that we could climb the peak at 4am for the sunrise. Despite the freezing temperatures, it was one of the most […]

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Ahhh.. Internet. My long lost friend. It feels so good to run my fingers across your cool familiar keyboard and gaze longingly into your fluorescent light and feel the sting in my retina. Alright, maybe I haven’t missed you all that much. But I have missed connecting to my loved ones and friends back home. […]

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