Posts Tagged ‘hiking’

I have to admit, I thought the wearable sleeping bag thing was ridiculous when they came on the market a year (or so) ago. It just looked hokey. Definitely not a “real” sleeping option. BUT, when I had the opportunity to try out a Selk’Bag Patagon for the #EpicDangerRoadTrip, I was intrigued enough to say […]


The past few months I have been posting gear reviews and snippets of stories about a rather epic road trip with my good friend Stuart Peck over the summer. Now I can share the whole story! We pitched a story idea to a great regional magazine about the most dangerous hikes in the lower Appalachians and […]


Today’s review is easy: this filter & bottle combination rocks. Let me explain. Vapur nailed it with the Element Bottle and Microfilter combination. Forget other water filtration systems that have hoses, pumps or more than two components. This is one of the easiest and most foolproof systems I have used. Starting with the Element bottle, I […]


I had high hopes of producing a video review of the gear Stu and I had the opportunity to test out during our #EpicDangerRoadTrip in June, but suffice to say, I do much better behind the camera than in front of one. So a static review will have to do… trust me! I will finish […]


PERU 2014

06Nov13

We are back at it next year and would love you to join myself & John in Peru! We are offering a neat mix of classes via WKU in Geography & Geology and Photojournalism. Sign up now, we don’t want this opportunity to get passed up! http://www.wku.edu/go/peru-summer


Six years ago, I photographed Sarah’s wedding, above, in Lexington. We had an awesome day in the downtown area and bid the happy couple good luck. To my surprise, I received an email a few weeks ago from Sarah. Life happened and things had changed. Sarah & Jeff had met three years ago, moved around […]