It was the last trail of the week, and the most difficult. After the set of crises earlier in the week, I had been dreading this trail more than ever. Cliffhanger. I still hadn’t forgiven myself for the swaybar SNAFU, and was feeling particularly gun-shy about trying difficult and dangerous obstacles that this trail would provide. Dave had been talking …
Damn Near Wrecked It
(photo credit: Craig Carlson)I’d conquered worse. It really shouldn’t have been a big deal. And yet, here we were. On approach to the Waterfall obstacle (photo credit: Craig Carlson)It’s called “The Waterfall,” a multi-staged ascent on a trail called Gold Bar Rim, which is a part of the Golden Spike trail. It was a couple hours after the spacers broke …
“Disaster! Disaster!” Unintentionally, my voice over the radio came across as snark, not panic. I’m not sure that was better, though. It was, after all, a disaster. Dave had already crested the next obstacle, and I could see him out of the passenger side of my Jeep, which had no doors. He was looking down at me from the ledge, …
More Than Just A Jeep
“That’s a boss rig, man.” I was coming out of the gas station, back towards my truck that was sitting at the refueling pumps, my trailer carefully parked so that others could get their own cars and trucks in between the pumps. My Jeep sat high on top of the trailer, immovable via 3” straps from the axles to giant …
My Crazy-Ass Hertz Pivot Plan: Cars as a Service (CaaS)
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First-hand accounts of what it was like being on the mountain when it erupted on May 18, 1980.
Cagematch: United v. Delta
A comparison between traveling on United and Delta airlines
Breaking Up With United
United and I are no longer… united. It’s not me, United, it’s you.
Pictorial: Berlin in Winter
This is a short series of photographs taken in Berlin during Wintertime, 2016
Pictorial: Reno, Nevada
Some pictures from a trip taken to Reno, NV.
Pictorial: Geeks With Jeeps 2017
Select photos from the 3rd Annual Geeks with Jeeps week in Moab, UT.
Pictorial: Tanks For The Memories
Pictorial of one of the largest privately-owned tank collections.
Pictorial: Geeks With Jeeps, 2016 (Moab, Utah)
Revisiting Geeks With Jeeps 2016 in anticipation of next week’s 3rd annual trip.
Pictorial: Natural Bridge Caverns
A pictorial on the sights inside the Natural Bridge Caverns, outside San Antonio, TX.
This is an actual conversation I had with a United Airlines gate agent.
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