thirty below or climbing denali (6,190m)

  Let me start with the end — I didn’t make the summit. I reached 5,900-something meters, around a couple of hours or so from the top. And turned back, despite having plenty of fuel in the tank. Do I have regrets? Perhaps. Mostly because I’m positive I would have made it on the next …

my toes in the sands of maine

  I was in Maine for my friends Nicole and Nevin’s wedding back in June, for which they had rented a beautiful house on the beach. I’d never been this far up north in the US and I was pleasantly surprised of just how beautiful and green (and colder than expected) it was. This view …

days of you & me

  My friends Nicole and Nevin got married this past weekend in a beautiful beach house in Maine. As they had officially signed a few weeks earlier, this was more of a casual wedding party with friends and family. Here’s how it went down…     The obligatory hanging dress & accessories shots 😉   …

run boy run

  My awesome Adidas sneakers have faithfully carried me through rain and shine, sleet and snow over 6 continents and more than 20 countries in the past 5 years! As much I didn’t want to admit it, it was time to throw them out but it really didn’t feel right to just leave them somewhere …

within me, my ancestry

Washington, DC May, 2008 ‘i’m coming home to my family where i can be strong be who i planned to be within me, my ancestry givin’ me continuity … like a lifeline i light lines cause my compassion is deep for the people who fashioned me, my soul to keep and this is who i happen to be and …