SUIT UP

At one time or another, nearly all of us have faced the dreaded job search. Filling out applications, typing up cover letters, and perfecting a resume, all in the hopes of getting to the anxiety-inducing interview process. The entire process is so stressful that just writing this makes me want to hide in my van for another year.

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WE CAN BE HEROES, JUST FOR ONE DAY

When we began traveling at the start of this year, North Dakota was one of the few states I hadn’t visited before. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I figured there would be plenty of flat farmland, stretching as far as the eye can see at times, and that proved true. But its western end was a gorgeous crumpled landscape

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INTO THE WILD

A vast state still teeming with wildlife, immense forests, imposing mountain ranges, and a dearth of roads. Much of the state is inaccessible by vehicle, and seemingly inaccessible full stop. A land of summer days that last months, and winter nights that last just as long. It can feel untamable at times. A place not fit for man, just beasts.

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FRIENDS OF NEVADA WILDERNESS

Because of varying amounts of ignorance and hubris, we've brought plants from all around the world to our continent. These plants often don't have anything to naturally keep them in check, so they spread unabated, ruining landscapes and wilderness in the process.

It's our mistake as humans, and so it's our responsibility to do something about it.

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BEER IS GOOD. BEER DOES GOOD.

Sometimes that first sip of beer can be magical. Surrounded by friends, be they old or new, relaxing in an air conditioned room after working on a hot and humid evening, sharing stories and laughs, and then taking that first refreshing sip of a cold, crisp beer. You exhale. For a brief moment, all seems right with the world.

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