I’m all up in the wilderness and how the heck did I get here?

October 9, 2019

Lots of us end up lost in the woods. It took me a while to find my way there. After my formative, zit-faced years immersed in Seattle’s budding punk and new wave music scene, I dropped out of college and spent 25 years thriving (hacking it out) in the music business. This less-traveled-path of a career saw me go from touring the USA in a $700 van with grunge icons Mudhoney to traveling the world on private jets with major pop artists. Tokyo, Istanbul and Johannesburg with R.E.M (and many others) were all fine, but something was missing. That “something” was my childhood connection to the outdoors. So, with what little down time I had, I started volunteering on a local trail in Northeast Washington. Read more