The Unfortunate Boy Scout

These days, it’s pretty hard to see the good in scouting if you’ve never been a part of the organization or the culture. Every summer there are groups around the country that go out and get lost in the backcountry, only to make national news; the last few years there have been controversies over theContinue reading “The Unfortunate Boy Scout”

The Never Ending Honeymoon

There is no way that Paige and I are unique to this notion, but we want to know why the honeymoon should end just because it’s time to get back to work and, as everyone else is putting it, the real world? Now just over two weeks married and fresh off our trip to Japan,Continue reading “The Never Ending Honeymoon”

Honeymoon Hiatus

As many of you know, I got married! And since we’re honeymooning in Japan, it’s been difficult to blog without convenient wifi. It probably wouldn’t be too fair to Paige either if I spent all my time writing. Luckily, tomorrow is a travel day, leaving picturesque Karuizawa for Kyoto and hopefully some time to getContinue reading “Honeymoon Hiatus”

Riding Silent: I’m Still Here

I know the site has been really quiet since my last post, and there’s been plenty to write about, since the government shut down and everything, but unfortunately I’ve been a little busy with that whole wedding thing. So, in lieu of the darkness from the Freelance Rider, here’s a look at everything that ourContinue reading “Riding Silent: I’m Still Here”

I Read A Manga… And I Liked It?

As many of you know, the honeymoon is coming a couple of days after the wedding, and Japan is going to be new for both of us. The resounding question though has been: Why Japan?! For me, it’s simple. Tons of history, a rich culture full of varying levels of quietly understood respect, and awesomeContinue reading “I Read A Manga… And I Liked It?”

Wedding Stress: A Broken Calm

11 days out, and we’re looking for a break in the storm. Before I go much further, Paige and I have offered our thoughts and appropriate condolences to the people of Japan, primarily Kyoto, that were affected by Typhoon Man-Yi which forced hundreds of thousands of residents to evacuate their houses before the storm’s 3Continue reading “Wedding Stress: A Broken Calm”