October 21, 2013

Going Camping: AKA, Climbing a Granite Big Wall, Discovering New Species for Science, and Starting a New Conservation Area.

Blog Post in Conjunction with: 
In seven days I will fly across the Atlantic, over the Sahara, toward Mozambique, and to the Lost Mountain. It has taken three […]

December 11, 2012

Winter Call (Summer Ski Apology)

Dad (Kris Burhardt) and Majka Day 1 outside of El Bolson Argentina
I am not a hoarder. Or at least not of material things. But I might have to confess to being […]

September 5, 2012

The Original Risk Taker

It’s 11:00 in New Hampshire, which means it’s 10:00 in Minneapolis, which means my grandmother’s funeral has just begun. I’m not there. I’m here. I wr […]

August 16, 2012

Drafting Dad

Dad, aka Kris Burhardt, out in front
One day, I will beat my dad at something. I’m 35. He is 70. It hasn’t happened yet. I thought I had his number when I h […]

January 15, 2011

Osito And A Frog Named Turtle, An Additive Adventure Entry

Baby Turtle, Phase 1. Photo By Peter Doucette
In Conjunction With OutsideTV.com and Osprey Packs
Osito is a poodle, which may explain why he’s never been a […]

August 27, 2010

The Rebirth of Slick, An Additive Adventure Entry

In Conjunction With OutsideTV.com
Three weeks from today, I’ll be flying to Ethiopia. I’ve been training for trip. I’ve been aqua jogging.
Actually, I ju […]

April 12, 2010

Hoarding the Collection

It takes two people 94 days to use 36 rolls of toilet paper. This is pure science. This is my life. Or it is give-or-take the two half rolls I left behind in No […]

March 6, 2010

Post Op

Osito with Golden Retrivers (his favorite non-poodle breed) pictured above as inspiration for healin
Last year, during my first winter in New Hampshire, I made […]

January 25, 2010

Terminal Effervescence

Returning Home to the Portland, Maine Airport
I started skipping winter without knowing it, a few years back. Today, 1.5-inches of rain into the New Hampshire a […]

November 14, 2009

Common Denominator

tape gloves
The trouble with having a blog is a sudden desire to take basic elements like your decision to go to Africa with shoes that suddenly feel too small, […]