The Path of Most Resistance: Going off the Grid in Sequoia National Forest

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Written By: Jeff Craig

It all started with my manager telling me I was going to have a weekend off. Living in the retail world, getting a weekend off is a seldom occurrence. When I heard the news, my immediate thought was “Where am I going to travel to?”.

I have always had a passion for travel since I was a little kid. I was fortunate enough to have parents that took me all over the world on vacation.

As an adult, traveling has become more difficult. Finances, work, laziness, and life situations often got in the way and prevented me from experiencing the euphoria that is travel.

This year is different though. This year I made a promise to myself that I would give into my wanderlust desires and travel every opportunity I had. This weekend was the perfect opportunity to get away.
But where would I go on such short notice? Continue reading “The Path of Most Resistance: Going off the Grid in Sequoia National Forest”

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Running Blind: 3 Things I learned in the Dark

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Written By: Jeff Craig

It was about 7:30 in the evening. I had spent the whole day running errands and doing chores around the house.

My excuse for not running was the heat, however, when it cooled down, my excuse changed that it was dark. Today was my last day of vacation before going back to work and I was NOT looking forward to the grueling week that awaited me.

A large part of me wanted to throw on a movie, order a pizza, and crack open a cold beer. This was usually my fall back behavior when I decide to “fall off the wagon.”

This time was different though. This time I was going to stick to my commitments and drop those dreaded pounds. Continue reading “Running Blind: 3 Things I learned in the Dark”