The title really says all you need to know but there’s been a little update (though I wouldn’t call it “an upgrade” just yet) in my life.… Read more “Teaching: A Whole New (And Unexpected) Adventure”
What makes a river bad? People? Well, Beau Miles is one human who explores bad rivers and—especially in the case of Cooks Rivers—attempts to make them less bad. It might not be something a single person can achieve but if someone can get even remotely close to it by himself, it’s Beau.
In this documentary, Beau kayaks the Cooks River in Sydney, Australia’s sickest urban river. “Finding it not only challenging, but shocking in terms of its ill health, I’ve since shifted from wanting to see the wildest and most pristine places on earth, to the most degraded and sick. This is a journey of ill-health, sadness, and hope; putting a test to the local saying, ‘if you fall in, you’ll dissolve.'”
When this gets published—and when you read it—I’ll be volunteering at an Ultra X event in Wales, taking care of a few fantastic people who are taking… Read more “The Runners Who Didn’t Stop”
Geology Bit at the end: Jurassic Entrada sandstone, Dakota formation, erosion & hoodoo creation, the Sevier fault I woke up in the morning before the sun started… Read more “Toadstool Hoodoo, Traffic Jams, and Pajama Pants (and, of course, geology!) | AZ, UT, NV Road Trip”