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Win a $50 Gift Card to Backcountry.com - Two Lucky Winners

Win a $50 Gift Card to Backcountry.com – Two Lucky Winners

So we just wrapped up a $250 gift card giveaway with REI.com (sorry if you missed that!), but I'm super excited to continue the season of giving with another opportunity before the Holidays... I've teamed up...

November 2014 Income Report

November 2014 Income Report

My monthly income report for November 2014 with full transparency about what I am earning from blogging and freelance internet work. See what's been working for me and what isn't.

Gift Guide for Digital Nomads and Outdoor Adventurers

Gift Guide for Digital Nomads and Outdoor Adventurers

Black Friday--it's a "Holiday" that that marks our transition from a day of being thankful and spending time with family into a time of pure, unadulterated consumption with a shopping frenzy which is frequently marked...

How Would You Like to Win $250 Dollars from REI.com

How Would You Like to Win $250 Dollars from REI.com

Enter to win a $250 gift card from REI.com and get outfitted for the Holidays and winter fun. Contest ends on December 3rd.

Photo Favorite - Castleton Tower near Moab, Utah.

Photo Favorite – Castleton Tower near Moab, Utah.

Castleton Tower near Moab, Utah. There's just something about the still desert air and open expanses. Especially with a light blanket of snow covering it. Utah is truly a magical place. Prior to this trip I'd only been...

Hanging Out in Ouray Colorado

Hanging Out in Ouray Colorado

Lowering my buddy Mark off of a route in the Poser's Lounge outside of Ouray, Colorado. The Poser's Lounge is a steep mixed climb--and by steep I mean it is a big roof cave that you...

October 2014 Income Report

October 2014 Income Report

As I mentioned publicly back in June, my goal is to cover 100% of my average expenses here in Medellin ($1,200) and to ramp up the income generated exclusively from my website to $500 per...

Get Your Financial House in Order -  Simplify, Fight Debt, and Automate

Get Your Financial House in Order – Simplify, Fight Debt, and Automate

Looking to set out on a big trip or some other long-term travel? Some people haven't been able to make the leap due to fear and related worries. Others can't make the leap because they...

Photo Favorite - La Sal Mountains from Colorado

Photo Favorite – La Sal Mountains from Colorado

The La Sal Mountains of Utah as seen on the drive from Colorado. I was living in Ouray, Colorado for the winter ice climbing season. On one of my rest days from the park I decided...


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