Why I Quit My Dream Job

As I place my Stetson hat back on my cubby hook for the very last time, I ponder two things: How did I get to this point; when did this become an imaginable option? If the paid stewards of our protected areas feel at a loss, what is left to do? Going into my 5th…

Where The Mountain Beavers Roam

Ah, the Lillooet river – So majestic and serene. If you’ve ever been to Pemberton BC, you can’t help but notice the powerful, green river that flows through the valley. It captures your attention immediately and all you can think about is being surrounded by its natural beauty. Recently my partner, Pearce and I, were…

A Tantalizing Engagement

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been in love with the mountains. I’ve loved the way they make me feel so “human” when I’m playing in them. They remind me of my strengths and weaknesses. They lift up my spirit and I desire them deeply when away. They have challenged, encouraged and built…

A Stay Along the Shoreline

My partner and I recently visited Tofino for our annual, stormy January visit. Vancouver Island is a magical place to disconnect from busy lifestyles. The long, sandy beaches, the whomping wind that chatters the walls and the simplicity of island life – always brings us back for more. ¬†One staple of Tofino, is finding great…

Meatme – Time to Get Ethical

Ever wondered where your meat comes from when you grab a pack of chicken thighs from the grocery store? How about when it hits your dinner plate? Is thinking realistically about your food and the conditions in which it was fed, raised and eventually served on your dinner plate a part of your life? It…