Before I get to this episode, I want to thank all the new friends from around the world who have signed up on my blog.  This last week has been amazing, and I cant wait to share my story with you. Youve all inspired me to take on greater adventures in the future.  I cant…

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I received a lot of comments from my, many tied to the headline This Guy Turned 51, Quit His $250k Job, and Hit the Road in His 1977 VW Westfalia,  While the vast majority of people were inspired and encouraging, there were many comments along the lines of If I was rich I could quit…

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I am super stoked to announce that I will be contributing to The Inertia website. The Inertia is the new voice of the ocean, mountain, and outdoors – featuring news, opinions, photography, videos and art from the community’s most talented individuals. Founded in 2010, The Inertia reaches 1.5 million+ readers monthly and aims to make sustainable impacts…

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Sunday started with breakfast burritos and plans to catch crab.  We plotted our trip on the map.  One of the cool things about the PNW, and the reason its a boating paradise despite the sketchy weather, is there are so many destinations.  So many islands, so little time. First I had to acquire a 1-day…

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I just checked my Facebook page and they had one of those Memories listed with a photo of me and my friend Jason Dennis from 5 years ago.  I was attending a digital media conference in New York at the Javitz Center.  I don’t remember specifically why I was there, I might have been speaking,…

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Awoke to drizzle and fog after a restless night. Stiff. Old bones aren’t meant to sleep on the ground, even if the ground is sand and a camp pad.  Went for walk on beach to loosen up.  The rock was totally exposed so explored the sea cave.  Lots of crawly things, and a couple of…

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I awoke about 90 minutes before the museum opened, and decided to drive about 10 minutes to find a Starbucks.  I didn’t know if I could make it waiting until the place opened to find a bathroom.  Wound up spending almost 2 hours catching up online and posting to this blog.  I’m increasingly surprised at…

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Woke up, ate some fruit.  The Dutch couple were getting ready for a beach hike.  I wished them well on their travel south.  The mechanic was cooking up some eggs and bacon.  Smelled good.  I gotta get those eggs today. There was another old RV parked last night to my left, but I never saw…

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I arrived last night around 8:30 PM after pushing hard to get to Portland.  I arrived just before dusk, and the city sparkled, as if it was expecting me.  Steve and I stayed up into the early morning.  We chatted about the business, my trip, his reinvention of himself into an attorney, family and people…

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