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BiSC and Las Vegas 2013 — BiSC — The Registration Room

WHAT YOU MISSED (Vegas Edition) — BiSC and Vegas, Day by Day

BiSClaimer: You’re about to experience my six-day Vegas adventure in the span of one post. If you’re not ready to take in all the awesome through text, video and images galore, turn back now. Once I start, I will not stop until it’s out of my system. You […]

The shot of (almost) everyone at BiSC 2013 on the last day when all the feelings came out.

WHAT YOU MISSED (Vegas Edition) — Being a #BiSC-uit: A Weekend That Changes EVERYTHING

“I never thought a weekend in Vegas would change my life in a good way.” – @texancountess #bisc — spooky name tom (@tomfromhr) May 19, 2013 Sometimes you just won’t recognize something that’s been missing in your life until you experience it. I’ve been back in Toronto a […]

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat — Golden Tiger

Lost Wages: The Last Vegas Story, Part 2 — Shopping and Spotlights and Sharks, OH MY!!!

So yes, there is more to do in Vegas than party, get drunk and gamble. While these are horribly fun (until they’re not!), Vegas is full of surprises — great shopping, bright lights, and a whole bunch of unexpected animals! Get Your Shop On: Las Vegas Premium Outlets North & Town […]

Lost Wages: The Las Vegas Story, Part 1 — Setting the Stage

“All there is to do in Vegas is eat, spend and party.” — unattributed There are few places on the planet with a reputation like Las Vegas. When people talk about it, you have the starry-eyed “Vegas virgins” who’ve yet to take a trip and see what the […]

A group shot of friends from the Sea Point Hostel in Barcelona, Spain

The Scintilla Project Day Two — How to Avoid Spanish Jail

1. What’s the biggest lie you’ve ever told? Why? Would you tell the truth now, if you could? 2. Tell a story about something interesting (anything!) that happened to you, but tell it in the form of an instruction manual (Step 1, Step 2, etc.). — The Scintilla […]

The picture of me on the AXE Apollo Space Academy contest voting site.

To Infinity and Beyond – Why You Should Make Me a Space Axetronaut!!!

To help me in my quest to become an Axetronaut (a term coined by my friend Christine), you could not bother reading this post and just vote for me at http://bit.ly/SpaceCase, but I’ve got a story to tell. [hr color=”gray” width=”90%” border_width=”1px” ] How cool would it be to go […]

THE TANZANIA CHRONICLES #9- From Sunrise to Summit (Banner)

From Sunrise to Summit: The Tanzania Chronicles #9

The greatest trick that Casey Palmer ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn’t exist. Or… he just worked a week with 40 hours of overtime and had no time to blog. You decide which story is real. Okay, as a premise to this post, I’ve been […]

Kili Tried to Kill Me!!!: The Tanzania Chronicles #8

DAY TWO Machame – Shira Two Hike: 5 km 3022m – 3830m 5-6 hours “The words steep, rocky and dusty are out adjectives for the day as we leave the grassland behind and enter a barer landscape. We make our way slowly upward with a backdrop of Giant […]

One Does Not Simply CLIMB Kilimanjaro!!!: The Tanzania Chronicles #7

It had all started so optimistically. We settled our bill at Imani, which included a free ride to the Zanzibar airport (which was amazing after all the taxi-related debacles). After getting through customs (where the customs officer gave me quite the strange look when she saw my tripod […]

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