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Podcast: First Solo Hike in California

Podcast: First Solo Hike in California

September 6, 2018

Last Saturday, I went out for my first solo hike since I arrived here in South Lake Tahoe.  Destination: Lake Margaret.  Trail length: 5 miles.  Difficulty: moderate.  Elevation: 7735 feet.  Temperature: 65-70 degrees.  While teaching is my life, outdoor activity is one of the personal reasons why I sought to relocate to this part of […]

Goodbye H-Town

Goodbye H-Town

July 18, 2018

“I’m not walking away from here with a bunch of things I still need to declare…” -Bane On Saturday, I will depart Houston to pursue a new teaching position in South Lake Tahoe, California.  Yes, I’m moving to the Sierra Nevada Mountains!  While I lived in between three mountain ranges during my stint in Arizona, […]

Whenever possible, try repairing instead of replacement

Whenever possible, try repairing instead of replacement

June 17, 2018

There’s a good chance that a lot of what we own will one day end up in a landfill  somewhere and take years to degrade (click here and here for tables on the amount of time).  I’ve often wondered about all of the e-waste that we produce on an annual basis.  What happens to the […]