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Taking the Plunge: Skydiving with My Daughter in Erda, Utah

June 14, 2013

You would think that jumping out of an airplane at 13,000 feet would be terrifying but for Belle and I it was more of a relief. The whole experience had not started off well.  The previous day I had gotten a call on my cell phone while we were in the middle of the Nevada […]

Going the Way of the Dinosaurs: Surviving a Mountain Biking Trip to Moab

April 8, 2011

It’s true.  Mountain biking is one of the most exciting, gut-checking, adrenalin-pumping sports there is.  It requires skill, finesse, courage and physical strength.  It also requires a comfortable familiarity with pain, a friendly association with contusions, a nodding acquaintance with exhaustion, and a willingness to get cozy with nausea and dehydration. I tried to explain […]