Today is officially my one-year anniversary with GE Aviation.  On top of that, I hit my 31st birthday this month and on the same day I hit my 5-year anniversary in Portland. Read the rest of this entry

Holidays in Puerto Rico

wpid-img_20141227_182453.jpgThis last Christmas-eve (like two weeks ago), my friend, Bobby, and I went on an adventure to Puerto RIco for Christmas and the New Years.  We’ve been friends for a long time, but this was our first time traveling together outside of work, and though I wasn’t sure about how the trip would go, we quickly found it was quite an awesome trip. Read the rest of this entry

I’m a Private Pilot

Check it out!: http://lookingtothesky.com/2014/10/im-a-private-pilot/

Bicycling Crater Lake


This last weekend I decided to attempt to destroy my body by biking 35 miles around Crater Lake taking us six hours in total during the annual Vehicle Free Day (they close off the majority of the crater lake roads to cars).  Though I’ve been biking every day to/from work, have done the Portland Bridge Pedal (35 miles over the 10 Willamette crossing bridges), and a number of other rides-this ride kicked my ass. Read the rest of this entry

Burning Man 2014

By S. Reutiman

The 105 foot Man

Last Monday, Burning Man 2014 came to a close for me.  I was sad to leave this new home of mine, but glad to get back to greener pastures (literally, it was a white desert out there and getting back to green Oregon was so great!).  My experience of the event was very positive and left me wanting more.  I’m not going to go into details about all of my experiences at Burning Man, however I will give some highlights and incites (plus some pretty pictures). Read the rest of this entry