Yosemite is a magical place. It holds a special place in my heart as the first place where I’ve really, really, really felt at home. Being in Yosemite has challenged me beyond belief – physically, professionally, emotionally, spiritually, personally. And … Continue reading
Life has taken a contemplative turn. Something about the overcast skies, the hope of rain, the surprisingly literary conversations and wordplay, the IPAs, the enveloping warmth of my residential haven. Thought processes have begun that could take me to the … Continue reading
I can’t even tell you how many times in the past day and a half that I’ve stopped and said, “I’m so glad to be here.” It’s immeasurably good to be home. And it was wonderful to step into the … Continue reading
I’m safely in Panama City. Many stories to come, but for now it’ll have to be enough that I’m just here. And loving it. And in massive need of sleep.
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The 2014 APPL convention is done. It was a huge success personally and professionally. It was also taxing and mentally. I’m tired. Mostly because of that 4AM airport shuttle this morning (was that only this morning?). We arrived at SFO … Continue reading
Sitting in my hotel room on the 18th floor in downtown Albuquerque, I find myself wavering between going to bed, responding to emails, filtering through my convention materials, reading my Panama bird guide, or a hundred other things. That, of course, … Continue reading
Business trips. You just never know what is going to happen. Last year, APPL was in Portland. I drank a lot of coffee. A LOT. So much that I decided to take a break when I got back home and … Continue reading