Yosemite National Park with Orange Sky Adventures – (Part 2)

Yosemite National Park with Orange Sky Adventures – (Part 2)

The afternoon of our first day with Orange Sky Adventures was dedicated to one mission: to hit the must-see sights of the Yosemite Valley. The remnants of the mountain’s winter air passed cooly through Dylan’s van as the sun intensified as if to remind us that summer had just started. Fresh hints of pine and moisture […]

Pages & Quotes – We Who Dared To Say No To War by Thomas Woods Jr. (Part 3: The Civil ...

Pages & Quotes – We Who Dared To Say No To War by Thomas Woods Jr. (Part 3: The Civil War)

In a time of such divisiveness in American society after the bizarre election of 2016, we may be tempted to draw similarities to the dysfunction of the United States after the election 1860 when half of the country left the Union as a result of the election of President Abraham Lincoln. In both cases, we can derive […]

Pages & Quotes – Meditations by Marcus Aurelius: Book VI

Pages & Quotes – Meditations by Marcus Aurelius: Book VI

It is in Book VI of Meditations by Marcus Aurelius that the importance of perseverance comes to the forefront. Essentially, one must do one’s purpose despite the discomforts that may arise. Jocko Willink‘s Navy Seal style discipline training and Steven Pressfield‘s lessons in overcoming resistance come to mind when considering the following quote by Marcus Aurelius: […]

Yosemite National Park with Orange Sky Adventures

Yosemite National Park with Orange Sky Adventures

Dylan is the all-in-one owner, tour guide, driver, and grill-master of his company Orange Sky Adventures. When I met him his company was in its first few months and he was going around San Francisco spreading his Yosemite camping trip packages through word-of-mouth. He invited me to join him on one of his first trips […]

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