Hi, I'm Nick. I love making useful things. I also like to write about technology, adventure travel, and other interests.

Archive

Jul
12

Drift boat fishing the Teton River

Gorgeous fly fishing in Driggs
Jul
11

Climbing the Grand Teton

My first true mountaineering expedition
11 min read
Jun
30

June Tidbits: Naval fascinations, Xi Jinping, a couple great Australians

Newsletter - June, 2022
3 min read
Jun
25

Requiem for Naval Air Station Alameda

Looking around a closed naval base
2 min read
Jun
17

Admiral Pete "Viper" Pettigrew on killing MiGs, filming Top Gun

A chat with Viper about his exploits in the F-4 Phantom.
1 min read
Jun
12

Exploring the USS Midway

Touring the longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century
2 min read
May
10

Not showering for a week in southern Utah

Backpacking Coyote Gulch and exploring Escalante, Utah!
Apr
27

Great pieces on the war in Ukraine, April '22

Notes from a news addict.
5 min read
Apr
24

Final weekend around Zion

Zion Canyon: Too many goobers in too small a space...unless you head east.
Apr
20

Where we tow big trucks out of the mud with our RAV4

A muddy adventure betwixt red rock.