Sydney Fun

Sydney Fun

Earlier this year, my best friend from high school, Amber Barrett, made plans to visit her in-laws in Brisbane, Australia.  Sharo and I were on the fence on whether or not we should go, mainly due to the costs, until a friend who…

Sunday Snap – 9/29

Sunday Snap – 9/29

In Kuching, Malaysia sampan run between the two sides of the river, ferrying passengers back and forth.  While on one sampan, we were impressed by the driver’s throttle cable, and his adept ability to make a fishing line do his…

Debt Free – Our Journey in and out of Debt

Debt Free – Our Journey in and out of Debt

I remember being debt free a few times before.   It was 1990.  I was 18 and driving through Nebraska on my way to St Olaf College in a red 1984 Chevy pickup that my dad had purchased from a…

Diving with Turtles

Diving with Turtles

While diving on the Housereef at Panagsama Beach, the Philippines, we saw turtles on most of the dives. Here is a short video of one of them! Thanks to Jenny Goh for the footage!

Jungle bus to Panagsama Beach

Jungle bus to Panagsama Beach

Walking up the jet bridge, it quickly became apparent that we were not at Singapore’s Changi Airport.  The carpet, covered in spots by dirt, oil, or any number of other substances, was ripped and frayed along the passageway.  I was…

Sunday Snap – Aug 18th

Sunday Snap – Aug 18th

Photo of the Sardine schools at Panagsama Beach, Philippines.  Photo courtesy of Jenny Goh.