It’s My 40th B-day

*Adam and Tree saying prayers

I was born on April 18th, 1974. Today is my 40th birthday. That means one thing to me right now. I'm getting DAMN OLD! I debated writing a big philosophical post for my birthday. Reflections and … [Read more...]

Valley Of Condors


We crossed back into Chile a few days ago. I think it's like our 4th or 5th time crossing into this country in the last year. It's our toughest border, and I hate it. So many rules in Chile. We've … [Read more...]

Heading North


After three amazing months exploring Northern Patagonia we've done something that feels very odd. For the first time in nearly 4 years, we've started driving North! Originally, when we left the … [Read more...]

Dear Soleil – You pack a mean punch


Dear Soleil, You're 1 year and 5 months old right now and, to be honest, I believe you've reached your terrible twos a bit early. Yes, you're still my sweet little angel, but some of your … [Read more...]

Rock Climbing Piedra Parada


For the last couple of years, everybody down here in South America has been telling us to go to Piedra Parada. By everybody, I mean everyone in the rock climbing circles. You see, Piedra Parada is the … [Read more...]

Short Update: Futaleufu


One piece of big news this week. My amazing wife was published in the latest issue of Adbusters Magazine. This is bad ass on many levels. It's only a matter of time before this girl's writing career … [Read more...]

Short Update: Fun in the park…


Well, we haven't moved very far in the last week. Last week Soleil started getting real fussy. We thought she might just be getting sick, but it took a turn for the worse later in the week when she … [Read more...]

Back in Argentina – El Bolson


After our climbing adventure in Cochamo, (remember here), we decided to head back across the border into Argentina. Honestly, I couldn't get out of Chile fast enough. I really don't know why so many … [Read more...]

Cochamo: The most magical place you’ve never heard of


We're back from our amazing trip to the Cochamo Valley. Although I'd like to write a huge blog post about how incredible the experience was, unfortunately we're back on the road with too many balls in … [Read more...]

Climbing In Patagonia


I'm about to fulfill a long time dream that until recently I had completely written off in my life. I am going  to climb a big wall in Patagonia. I truly thought the day would never come. Six … [Read more...]

Dear Soleil – Happy New Year 2014


Dear Soleil, I have to say that your first full year on planet earth was one action packed adventure after another! Your mother and I had a blast showing you around South America. Here is a recap of … [Read more...]

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Agua – A simple request


There is something truly magical about the first time your child looks at you, and with language as clear as day, asks for something. That happened to me for the first time tonight. Soleil was … [Read more...]

October & Halloween


Time is going by entirely TOO FAST! It seems like just yesterday we were posted up in Lima, Peru celebrating Soleil's first Halloween. Yes, we dressed little Soleil Trujillo up as my favorite beer, … [Read more...]

Life is so good…


We're really loving life right now. Being posted up for a few months in Mendoza is turning out to be a really, really good decision. We have fallen in love with this town. This area is just off … [Read more...]