Leadership – Part 1 of 10

Leadership is a concept, skill, practice, and idea that I ponder often. I first received formal leadership training as an air cadet at the age of 12 or 13. 30 years later, 11 years of that as a full time Army Officer, I have learned many many lessons about this acrane...

Ski Touring Mount Arrowsmith

Back in January, 2009, on the 18th day of that month, I went on my first (real) ski tour ever. The goal was Mount Arrowsmith on Vancouver Island. My notes from my log are as follows: “skinned up the road, had lunch in the sun, skied down, big blisters, truck...

Comox No. 2 Pump Station

As I often do, when I see an issue grossly misrepresented in the local media, I can’t help myself but wade in. Recently, the Comox Valley Record published a series of articles about a proposed sanitary pump station that will be installed here in the Valley. In...
Picture and A Story

Picture and A Story

OK ok ok. I actually rode my mountain bike last week.  In LYCRA!  Here’s photographic evidence. Me, riding my Banshee Prime, in lycra at the 2013 Snow-to-Surf Adventure Relay race. Thanks to my most awesome girlfriend for all of the race support and for the...