Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

Discovering Mt. Wildness

After more than a decade of searching, I think I’ve finally found Mt. Wildness—though I won’t know for sure until I get there (the view from this photo is from … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

DIARY OF A PROJECT MANAGER – Project Manager versus Business Analyst

I’ve begun a new series on YouTube covering career options in the fields of project management and business analysis. I got this idea since our family recently began planning our … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lost Route 66 gas station – Going Alone

I discovered all that remains of the gas station and cafe at the California ghost town of Siberia. Sal and Ruth built this place in the 20’s out of mortar … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Departing Siberia – Going Alone

Failure is always enlightening… I guess I should have known I wasn’t much of a match for the desert cold—especially if I don’t even bother to wear pants. This particular … Continue reading

February 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

LETS RIDE! and talk vlogging, JVLOG & career – 02-01-18 – 2004 BMW R 1150 GS Adventure motovlog

Come ride with me to discuss motovlogging audio configuration, the benevolence of Victor and MULLY, and the regaining of footing after a long career break. LET’S RIDE! My name is … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · 2 Comments

Warming the “Big Iguana” – Going Alone

Though I enjoy walking long distances alone in the desert, it’s no fun when my motorcycle won’t start, and I’ve got to leave it behind for the ghosts and vultures. … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

What about my family? – Going Alone

A drawback to social media is the fact that whatever life we choose to curate and share is always only one part of the picture. The fact that we can … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Freezing in Siberia – Going Alone

It’s possible to shiver, shake and freeze, seemingly to death, amidst the warm comfort of the secure and familiar. Only certain people seem vulnerable to this threat, who must seem … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 2 Comments

Dawn in Siberia – Going Alone

I enjoy waking up alone in strange places. The alone part is not for the sake of being alone, but for the benefit of not having the comfort of anyone … Continue reading

January 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Am I sometimes afraid? – Going Alone

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · 3 Comments