Category Archives: January ’14

The part-time adventurer

The last six months, no doubt due to more money and time, I have had some incredible adventures. The working world has been good to me. I enjoy the ability to buy the right gear, afford a plane ticket, and get paid time off while I am away. But something I want to stress to my friends and family is that I am no different or more capable than anyone else to complete these adventures. Unfortunately, I think a lot of explorers unintentionally alienate their followers. I say this because I know the feeling. We idolize people who complete epic journeys into the unknown and consider them somehow different from ourselves. We are content with living our comfortable lives because we don’t think it would be safe for us to venture anywhere else. Continue reading The part-time adventurer