Fuzzy Animals ‘n Covid Curveball

Here we go! 1500 miles to Denali We made it to the official start of the World Famous Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Dawson Creek is an industrial type of town, a little grey during this cloudy day and closed-down season. We fueled up, took the obligatory photo in front of the sign, [...]

5,000 miles from the Keys to Denali

Florida Sea BaseDenali Backcountry Lodge Ah, the privilege of working in beautiful locations on opposite ends of the spectrum, and country! It's just over 5,000 miles to drive a straight run from Islamorada, Florida to Denali National Park, Alaska. Then add in some side adventures, and a lay-over in Illinois, and our time and distance [...]

The Laughing Heart

Before you could snap your fingers, our lives had instantly changed.  Just like that, we had to make a new plan.  We found ourselves scrambling, hashing ideas back and forth.  We needed to find a new home and a new job ASAP.  There was no going back, only forward.  The hardest thing to do in [...]

Florida Life

Well Its been a crazy slow ride in Florida these past months.  I have been working tirelessly to get my Divemaster Cert.  This would be the beginning stages of the professional side of diving, allowing me to guide and accompany groups of divers and individuals on trips.  I managed to crush out my Open Water, [...]