Our writing about adventures, travel, conservation, flow and fizzer moments, and mindfulness.

Finding flow on the trail
The concept of flow or flow experience as per Mihaly Csikszentmihaly describes the state of consciousness an individual may enter[...]
Rolling the day away
It’s been a bad day at work. A vision-squeezing stressful kind of day. When the headache persists after a cup[...]
When synthetic is better than natural
In contrast to conservation where natural tends to be preferred to synthetic, and control of our environmental destiny seems to[...]
Reflecting on personalities here and there
Kyrgyzstan 2012: a friendly woman who invited us in for teaOne thing I struggle with when traveling is the loss[...]
This is it! A video of the bike trip
One of the aims of our previous trip was to help raise awareness about melanoma skin cancer. In 2003, after[...]
A snapshot of true Tajikistan
What is the feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their[...]
Responsible happiness
Detour off the Pamir Highway, Tajikistan My friends tease me for being a maximizer, a person who "needs to be assured that their[...]