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Catch of the Day!

What fun! Today I received notice that my image of a huge wave hitting the Grand Haven pier was selected as the “The Daily Catch Adventure Photo Challenge” Photo of the Day at National Geographic ADVENTURE Magazine online. I submitted the image via their Facebook page, and was pleasantly surprised to have the photo chosen…. Read More

Adventures in DC: the Celebration!

On the evening of our third day in DC – it was time to experience the event that brought us there in the first place… The 2008 National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine’s Adventurer of the Year Celebration! This is an annual event that honoring those in the world of adventure whose extraordinary achievements have expanded our… Read More

Adventures in DC: Day Two – Touring by Trolley

After attempting to catch up on some much needed rest, Russ and I ate some snacks we had packed, grabbed some coffee and moved our luggage to the Madison Hotel. For those of you wondering why we’d be in two hotels… it was due to some scheduling conflicts at the time our reservations were being… Read More

Adventures in DC: Day One – Around Town

This truly was a year I won’t ever forget. One week after the reception in Lansing, Russ and I left for our trip to Washington, DC to participate in the 2008 Adventurer of the Year Gala for National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine. So many of you have asked about our trip details – that I’ve decided… Read More

I Won A Trip to National Geographic ADVENTURE’s “Adventurer of the Year” Gala

See full press release I was just informed I won the Grand Prize in a National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine contest to receive two all-access passes to the third annual Adventurer of the Year Celebration. I was chosen after submitting a short statement describing a favorite adventure destination in 150 words or less.  This means I… Read More