Adventure: No Name Ridge x 2

This is a 7.4 mile out and back, or down and back, or up and down and back. We only did a portion but what we were greeted with was MAYBE the best SoCal sky I’ve seen. We’ve had four … Read More

Creative: Newport Journal April 2017

He smelled like cheap cigarettes. He angled too close to my personal space. A screw head. For sure. A younger, tag-along brother with a cell phone blasting Italian TV tunes. But they weren’t Italian. Neighbors most likely. He immediately gets … Read More

Adventure: Training (Outrage)

I’m outraged. Get it? Chocolate outrage?? I told you these things are good. So chocolaty, so delicioso. Just getting to suck down one of these babies is worth any suffering on the bike. I had grand plans to get up … Read More

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Couple of old friends in town yesterday. Some of you might recognize them. Just strolling at sunset so we could talk photography, equipment, books, equipment, photography, equipment, gear, but primarily we focused on keeping to the topic at hand. Equipment. … Read More

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So my wife had a show. In other words the world stopped, tilted on its axis, wobbled, and then began to make corrections. It was only the most important show in the history of humankind. She’s been working on a … Read More

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Yep, this is how it’s all gonna end. A giant red fireball. Megaton warhead. We melt into a fleshy puddle and then find out our entire solar system is a microspec on some space kid’s snotty pillow. Damnit. All these … Read More

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It has been a long, long time since I’ve been able to do any serious biking. A few short years ago, prior to landing Lyme Disease, I was a decent biker. Now, not so much. Any ride requires weighing the … Read More

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Home together. First time since September. Weather rolling in. Ultra-low tide, heat, humidity and a Pacific of near glass. Neither of know what to make of it all. Wide expanse of beach, high clouds and a peaceful openness that connects … Read More

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Just like that. Fall. One day. All it took. The turn. Even if Mother Nature decides to play her new game it doesn’t matter because mentally the switch has been made. Dusk and your jacket is in the car, or … Read More

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There is no way to hide the awkwardness of eating a footlong, frozen, chocolate covered banana. Man, woman or child. This beast wasn’t designed for public consumption, and yet you walk the shoreline during the summer months and there they … Read More

READ: Fuji x100T New Frames

Can you spot how many photo shoots are going on in this one image? The incredible thing about these images is not the images themselves. The incredible thing is that I managed to ruin $75 worth of Impossible film during … Read More