The incredible surf photographer and videographer Mickey Smith says one should lead a life worth scraping. I want to do more than scrape by, and I'm willing to work for it.

2012 brought excruciating, metamorphic, and wondrous change to my life. 2013 is promising to be a year of equal change. I can see a horizon beckoning with bright hope and joy. The valleys and dark days have been stacking up, but I keep treading on with curiosity and a brave heart. Here is where I'll share some of my journey and some of the mundane stuff in-between.


Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we CAN think.

Werner Heisenberg (via sci-universe)

Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.