Monthly Archives: April 2012

NOLS Wilderness First Aid

Today I took day one of a two-day NOLS Wilderness First Aid course at the REI Denver Flagship Store.  Today we learned: * “Wilderness” (as opposed to urban) is defined in relation to “Time”.  How much time will it take for professional medical help to arrive?  In an urban environment, minutes.  In a wilderness environment, […]


Inspired by Chris Strom, I’ve decided to create a new chain.  “Don’t break the chain” is based on the idea that consistent, repeated effort brings a successful outcome.  Each day you complete the task, you mark it.  After a while you’ve got a consecutive series of marks which form a chain.  As the chain gets […]