Here’s To You!

Here’s To You!

Sometimes in life, I like to look out for little signs – messages for how life is going or things I should be watching for. A while back when our school was first established, I was definitely on the lookout for an omen one way or another. Believe it or not...
Yurt Sweet Yurt

Yurt Sweet Yurt

The allure of the great outdoors calls to many, but pitching a tent and cooking over a fire isn’t for everyone. If that describes you, consider the yurt: a small, permanent structure often outfitted with electricity, plumbing, and … CONTINUE READING
A Moving Wake

A Moving Wake

In fall of 2012, I received a distressing phone call from a friend, Josh. He’d just moved up to Alaska, and I hadn’t expected to hear from him so soon, but, from the sound of his voice, he was a wreck. Josh explained that the wife of a good friend had...
Celebrating Giving Tuesday

Celebrating Giving Tuesday

November is usually all about Thanksgiving, but it isn’t the only holiday that encourages generosity. Giving Tuesday is a phenomenal celebration in which millions of people from across the globe are inspired to … CONTINUE READING
Sublime and Subwoofers

Sublime and Subwoofers

I’ve spent so much of the last year thanking people who have helped me build my music career that I almost missed touching on the moment that made me want to pursue music in the first place. Every musician has that moment when they … CONTINUE...
Fall Family Fun

Fall Family Fun

The leaves are turning, the weather is changing, and the holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to bring out the … CONTINUE READING
Hayrides and Headless Horsemen

Hayrides and Headless Horsemen

In 1790, a school teacher named Ichabod Crane was riding home alone from a harvest festival in the village of Sleepy Hollow when he encountered a mysterious rider on horseback. Crane, horrified by the horseman’s missing head, turned and ran in the opposite...
An Alpine Excursion

An Alpine Excursion

Nestled between Italy and Switzerland, Monte Rosa is the second highest peak in the Alps, making it one of the best views in either country and one of the more physically demanding ascents in the mountain range. In the late summer and early fall, tourists and locals...