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Monthly Archives: May 2011
The Wilderness First Responder course, or WFR (pronounced “woofer”), is known in outdoor circles as the best backcountry first aid training for people not intending to become EMTs or professional rescuers. It is similar to how many ski patrol personnel are trained at resorts. Since I’m going to be… Read On
Dear Faithful Followers, I’m excited to announce that the project will host a fundraiser at The Spice Monkey Restaurant in Oakland, on June 4th! There will be a silent auction, an open mic, and food & soft drinks. Time is 1-4PM. Please come join me to celebrate my… Read On
I chose the Ahmad Jamal track “Snowfall” for this vBlog because after my initial excitement about being outside all day, I looked out the window & it was snowing… Thankfully it cleared up before we had our practice sessions outside, and we were actually roasting in the sun.
My body feels much like the cracked plastic of my truck’s blinker light this morning. At least I could easily buy the truck part & replace it. Not so much with my shoulder & neck. Things were going along well enough these last days with aches & pains, but… Read On
Doubts, dread, fear, oh, my! All this & more with another check in while at Clair Tappan Lodge for 10 days to complete the Wilderness First Responder class. Honestly, life is good, but when your body doesn’t feel well, you make videos like this...
Took some video thoughts from Friday when I arrived at Clair Tappan lodge for the Wilderness First Responder class. It’s been an intense but great class so far. But, the first several days were overshadowed by physical discomfort, and worry about how the project would launch given my physical condition. Watch the video for more...
Made it up to the Clair Tappan lodge today for the Wilderness First Responder course with the Sierra Club. I wanted to take this course before leaving on the trip so I felt better prepared for a wilderness emergency. You can never have too many backcountry skills, I’ve found. With… Read On
Here's The SpokenCoast version of smashing a bottle of champagne on a ship bow. Instead of champagne, it's furry pink animal bondage. Not as easy as you think, but still fun - check it!