In the summer of 1911, a man travelled barefoot and by mule from Cusco into the Urumbamba Valley. There he met a farmer who told him of some ruins towards the top of a nearby mountain. The farmer called the mountain Machu Picchu, which translates to “old peak” in the native Quechua language. The man … Continue reading Barefoot on Machu Picchu – 5 steps to a barefoot life.
Listened to a great interview today between Chris Guillebeau and Chase Jarvis. #CJLive is one of my go-to sites when I’m having to spend time driving or cooking up a storm in our kitchen unit. I get to listen to something stimulating, about often familiar subjects, yet from a completely alternate lense. The part that … Continue reading A Road Less Balanced
As an idea, learning more from our failures than our successes seems to be widely accepted. But that bothers me. Don’t we simply ask more and better questions when we’re standing knee deep in our own quagmire? There are many ways in which we can think about failure and our perspective on it. This is mine. Continue reading What to think, when we think about failure
The idea for Alternate Lense came about a year ago. I’d see platitudes all over the social media platforms and people liking them and saying “Yes!” a lot and I just felt irritated. I seemed to disagree with most of them. So out for a bike ride and I snapped the pic of the he … Continue reading I Need a Sign