Vacation in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

The alarm was set for 4:30 am, a difficult wake-up time for me; but just as with any vacation, the excitement allowed me to jump right out of bed. (It took a little more to motivate Krista.) We were already fully-packed, and Gus and DC had checked in at the vet for... read more

Life And Why Cars Have Headlights

Many years ago, I was standing on a bridge over Gore Creek, back home in Colorado. I found myself looking upstream rather than downstream.  I saw the water flowing towards me as my future and when I turned around looking in the other direction, I saw my past.  As I... read more

A Philosophy Of Life

Ya know, I think Sir Isaac Newton was on to something with his Third Law of Motion. Obviously, the physical world has evolved with the assistance of Sir Isaac Newton and his studies however, I have always looked at his third law in a different way. This... read more

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

As we leave Virginia Beach behind us, we prepare ourselves for a trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. In 1964, upon its completion, it was given the distinction of being named as one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world. It connects the... read more

Written By Lin Sorenson April 2001 Utah Outdoors Magazine
(Published April, 2001, Utah Outdoors magazine)

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Houseboat Adventures Across Lake Powell

We’re chugging into Bullfrog Marina on a sunny summer morning, our houseboat running at half speed. The group has gathered on the front deck to enjoy our last few minutes of time outside “reality.” Bill, my best friend at the time and our official “partymeister,”... read more

Krista’s & Danny’s Wedding Details

We have a dream of exchanging our vows in one of the most beautiful settings imaginable, which of course would be Lake Powell. What better way to do this than surrounded by our family and friends in a fun and casual way, embracing the beauty of the landscape. While... read more

Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying

  For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last 3 to 12 weeks of their lives. People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I... read more

The Proposal

As I sit here on the porch, overlooking the water and blue sky, drinking my Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, I cannot help but wonder if this resembles at all, the way in which Ernest Hemmingway spent his hours writing. Krista and I were lucky enough to spend the week... read more

Post Road Trip

Well, the “Post road trip” entry is a little tardy however, the trip was an absolute success. Other than witnessing a car accident on the way back, the trip went about as smoothly as it possibly could. We covered about 4,400 miles as planned and we did it... read more

How Much Data Is On The Internet?

So, have you ever considered just how big the Internet is? Or, perhaps how much it weighs? Random thoughts like the ones above do cross my mind on occasion, however I am not going to attempt to rationalize those thoughts. The one that tends to intrigue me the most is... read more