Flying Through the Dream Forest

Channel Islands, May 2018, Part 1 When people ask me what diving is like, I often respond that it’s like lucid dreaming. The feeling of weightlessness, the constant, lazy swaying of the currents, the bizarre colors and creatures, it’s an experience totally foreign from life on land. Giant kelp forests are one of my favoriteContinue reading “Flying Through the Dream Forest”

Getting Started Diving in Monterey

Ok, you just earned your Open Water certification, and you’re wondering what to do next. As a brand new diver (or a recent transplant to the area), it can be a bit daunting figuring out how to develop your diving in Monterey. Fortunately there are plenty of groups, shops, and resources to help you onContinue reading “Getting Started Diving in Monterey”

Experiments in Lifestyle Design

I first heard of lifestyle design in the book The 4-Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferriss. In essence, lifestyle design is the concept of structuring your life to meet your needs and desires, rather than accepting the norm of working 9-to-5 for 40 years, then retiring and living the life you want. In Ferriss’s words:Continue reading “Experiments in Lifestyle Design”