The loss of an inspiration

The news hit me hard last night. I would never say Anthony Bourdain was a hero of mine. I feel like I’m too old and perhaps a bit too cynical to have those. Instead, he was more like an inspiration and a source of hope. That you can come from a personal rock bottom and … [Read more…]

My next vacation spot is on fire

I wanted to see lava, but this is ridiculous. You know… lava. Molten rock. The smell of sulfur. Reds and oranges amidst black basalt rock.   The Science Behind Hawaii’s Car-Eating, Lava-Filled Fissures — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) May 7, 2018 Is this happening because the Big Island is home to two geologically active volcanoes? … [Read more…]