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.