Close Calls in Adventuring

Close Calls in Adventuring

I share stories of success in adventuring, and offer tips on how to do things right, but what about all the times that things didn’t go right, and what I learned from that? Lessons learned the hard way, tend to sink in the deepest. My mom owned a property in Collbran,...
How Tate Wanagi became Lakota Cole

How Tate Wanagi became Lakota Cole

I first met Tate Wanagi, after responding to a Craigslist ad for horses for sale. I had been looking for a horse for my son, who was nine at the time, and was in need of something well broke and steady. The stubborn Morgan mare he had at home, was not making riding...
Keeping Safe, While Adventuring Solo

Keeping Safe, While Adventuring Solo

I often go adventuring solo. Most often, I have my golden retriever Maverick with me, but there are trips that I go completely alone, like when summiting 14ers (Colorado’s mountains above 14,000ft elevation) that I can’t convince friends to join on, and that are too...
A Smoking Deal for a Trip to Ireland

A Smoking Deal for a Trip to Ireland

November 13th-November 20th, 2019 A trip that came to fruition after a smokin’ deal hit the email inbox. Travel Zoo offering a deal for $699 per person, for the flight from Denver to Ireland, six nights in four hotels, and a rental car, for a 7 day stay in Southern...
Health, life’s most valuable asset

Health, life’s most valuable asset

Health has been an important part of my life and healing. I became a vegetarian at the age of 21, and have since had to cut dairy out of my diet. After watching my father die of cancer, I became increasingly more aware of the quality of food I put in my body. Over the...