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Lynne Twist and Pachamama

Rieko and i were so pleased to be able to host Lynne Twist and Sara Vetter of the Pachamama Alliance at our home the other week. The turn out was outstanding with 60+ in attendance. Read more…

Homes of Hope - Mexico

What started as a one-time trip turned into a yearly event that snowballed. Read more in this week’s blog

Respect Your Elders: Wisdom and Knowledge

I am quite astonished by all the requests I have recently received from Elder groups to speak at their gatherings. At almost 57, yes I guess I now can call myself an elder. Read more in this week’s blog…

TruBeach - Help Raise Awareness

Over the past 35 -years I have been fortunate to travel the world on business.  But I have seen so many coastal areas around the globe away from the resorts that are highly polluted…Read more

AT THE BEACH THIS SUMMER...

During the last few months, our Trubeach crew have been joining volunteers from the Surfrider Foundation to help clean up beaches and other locations around the Pacific Northwest. Read more in this week’s blog…

BOOK LAUNCH GIVES BACK

Just coming up for air after another whirlwind month of travel and work to report that the Vancouver book launch of Take That Leap went extremely well…read more in this week’s blog.

TruBeach: Crowdsourcing that Cares

During a recent one-year sabbatical, I took my family on a trip around the world. We went surfing, scuba diving, and snorkeling wherever there was an ocean. What really astonished us all was the amount of plastic and garbage floating in the surf breaks after every rain...

Opening Doors for Vancouver's Homeless Youth

Back in 2015, a mutual friend of Dave Ash and myself invited us to join him in Covenant House Vancouver’s Sleep Out: Executive Edition. That was the first time I’d experienced what it’s like to actually “live” on the street...

EPIC ADVENTURE: INTO AFRICA 2018 part 1

EPIC ADVENTURE: INTO AFRICA 2018 part 1

My family was extremely fortunate to be invited on an epic adventure to visit a remote tribe in Africa early this year. We jumped at the chance, of course...

Grateful for It All

Life never should be easy.

For some, this can be a very hard idea to accept.

As for me, I’ve been privileged over the past three years to have a chance to deeply reflect on my life while writing "Take that Leap: Risking It All for What Really Matters” 

COVENANT HOUSE SLEEP-OUT

So pleased to report that, with your support, Rieko and I have exceeded our fundraising goal for the annual Executive Sleep-out as of noon today.