Hang Tight

The tallest free-standing structure in the Czech Republic is a 305-meter chimney built in 1977 at the Chvaletice power plant. 90 km downwind from Prague, the plant burns lignite, a locally mined, volatile soft brown coal considered to be the most harmful to human health. In October of 2016, Greenpeace activists occupied one of the …

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The Boys Are Back in Town

My Father’s family is from Poland though they didn’t talk about it much other than odd references to the ‘Old Country’.  His parents and most siblings left in the 20’s and Dad was born in Toronto. Before this week he’d never been. When a close family friend invited us to Wroclaw and Krakow it seemed …

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Clouds Suck

Everything white. My nose and throat full of mist, my feet disappeared, I can see no further than the variometer in my lap, which reads 832 meters- surely that can’t be right? I jumped 270-feet in five seconds? Alex’s voice crackles on the radio. “Go west, go to the beach. West!” The compass says I’m …

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Paddling the Don

Several years back my Dad Terry asked me to join him for ‘Paddle the Don’, a 10km excursion down Canada’s largest urban watershed, the Don River. He wanted to take his prized ceder canoe, the one I helped him build when I was 15. I was dubious but said yes. Among the many admirers of …

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The Man in the River

The Man in the River Here! he said. The Man in the river It sounded like burble and bubble There said Fred but really he didn’t for all the leaves in his muzzle With a mighty heave and a couple of hoe’s he spun on his chin and stubble a wink in his eye, a …

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No Greater Champion

When we commit to the experience and not the result we allow ourselves to be the change we seek rather than some benevolent outside force. This my friends is how we learn to be our own heroes and let me tell you, there is no greater champion you could wish for. On the eve of …

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A Lovely Story

I spent the first 30 years of my life learning to navigate the world and the people in it. My drive and direction came from a desire to be part of a new order and community I looked up to, a place where surfers, skateboarders, designers, musicians and other creative entrepreneurs called the shots. Piece …

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AHA! & ADVENTURE RETREAT – COSTA RICA FEB 17-20, 2016

WELCOME TO PARADISE!!! Yes, it’s true. I am hosting another Aha! & Adventure Retreat in beautiful Costa Rica at my favorite place in the world, the Las Nubes Energy Resort. I am so excited to extend this invitation for you to discover and activate your greatest potential with me in this truly amazing place. Living …

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