Man, 2015. What a year. This trip around the sun will always stick out as "The Year of Further" in my mind. Further away from home, further out of my comfort zone, further into relationships, friendships, and experiences, further into the crazy ups and downs of life's addicting roller coaster.
By the numbers, I visited six countries, hit Alaska for the first time, and visited family approximately not nearly enough (the latter being a number that will never quite be big enough for my liking). I got to road trip across Spain with my sister and my mom, ski virgin peaks in the wilds of Kyrgyzstan, and bungee jump off a friggin' bridge in Oregon. I also slept on airport floors, ferries, truck beds, real beds, and more than a few couches.
The best part? I got to write about all of it, call it a job, and share those experiences with the people I care about.
A year that started in Japan and ended at a questionable taco truck, 2015, you were one for the books.
Here's some published work from December, including a sandy debut in Men's Journal. Hey, 2016, what you got?