About

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Current Work: north slope operations manager, professional kiteboard instructor
Past Work: grocery bagger, salad bar associate, grounds keeper, cannery worker, dive instructor assistant, location scout, marine biologist assistant, doughnut maker, commercial baker, computer, printer, laptop & monitor service technician, it instructor, ballpark peanut & popcorn vendor, wilderness adventure race medic, network administrator, commercial fisherman, pastry chef, computer programmer, web developer, dishwasher, database administrator, firefighter, emt, community director, bus boy, cell switch programmer, heavy equipment operator, copier repair technician, hotel manager, swedish postal carrier, web hosting provider, door security, rescue diver, freelance television camera operator, back country guide, data wrangler, commercial diver, fishing guide, musician, shuttle driver, bar manager, baggage handler, load master, vehicle inspector, longshoreman
Hobbies: kiteboarding, moto-adventure, shooting, mountain biking, hiking, snowkiting, camping, videography, fishing, skiing, hockey, landkiting, diving, manipulating my fico score, performing/writing music, cooking, making kimchi, photography,  mastering pour over coffee making, editing videos, adventure planning, complaining
Likes: almost all music, bourbon, red wine, traveling, erratic paths, dreaming, boats, cats & dogs, giving gifts, all kinds of weather, wandering, airplanes, food, getting lost, technology
Dislikes: mean people, receiving gifts, canada, words I don’t know, violence, foods made with innards, horrible bosses, narcissism (self included), making plans, traffic, bad service, mirrors, being mean, funky cheese, diets
Misc. Favorites: food – mexican, colors – orange, blue, green, state – alaska, movie – blade runner, foreign country – sweden, hockey team – canucks
Music I Liked When I Wrote This: dokken, cold war kids, papa roach, disturbed
Businesses: freeride kiting
Home Town, State: kenai, alaska
Current Town, State: where i land, park
Age (actual/body/mind): 47/42/32

 

“I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.” ~Xenocrates
“Not all who wander are lost.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien
“Life is a journey, not a destination.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The journey, not the destination matters…” ~T.S. Eliot
“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” ~Jack London
“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ~Robert Frost
“I will not tip toe through life only to arrive safely at death” ~anonymous