Water it.

My life has changed quite a bit in the last few months! Last time I posted was in August when I was wrapping up the rafting season. I decided to go a different route with my professional choices and ended up as the office manager at a construction company in Salida! It appears that I have […]

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Rock the Boat

Is it really already August?!? Woah. It has been a while since my last blog post “Let’s Go Rafting”, and raft we did! Low water is already here and most of the vacationers have come and gone. That means it’s time for me to find a new job and a more viable winter home than the […]

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Let’s Go Rafting

People have begun wearing sandals with their puffy jackets, the Arkansas River is just above 32 degrees, and unwashed hippies are starting to inhabit the bars, all of which can only mean one thing… It’s almost summertime in the beautiful mountain town of Buena Vista. Archie and I are all settled in his truck bed pop up […]

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The first rule of CrossFit…

Returning to driving on the right side of the road has taken some serious focus and I almost opened a beer while driving the other day. Island habits die hard… In case you missed it –> My Winter It has been a little while since I posted, probably due to the fact that I am in between travels. I […]

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Everytin’ good?

Sometimes when I’m walking around Cruz Bay, I’ll pass a local West Indian who says, “G’afternoon. Everytin’ good?” or some variation of that greeting, in a thick island accent. This official greeting before any interaction/transaction is an important aspect of the island culture. I really like that friendly aspect of life here and how it […]

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High Season

It seems like overnight, everyone and their brother came to the USVI. After my wonderful Christmas holiday in Minnesnowta, filled with Surly brews, Star Wars, and lots of sugar, I witnessed the invasion of the tourists on the beaches/bars/wrong side of the road (we drive on the left down here). You guys are proof that […]

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