04.13.2013: Back in Texas:
OK, so its
been a while since I have posted anything here. Actually, a
verrrrrrry loooooonnnnngggg time. For starters, this website
was created in FrontPage, a Microsoft program that is no longer
supported and I was unaware that upon migrating to Windows 7, I
would no longer be able to access this editor. I was
planning on redoing this site into WordPress, however, like a lot of
great ideas... I am still debating how?
Fast forward to today...... I have a new computer and a new
copy of FrontPage 2003. Ponder averted (for now).
So..... as the movie The Shining puts it; "Here's Johnny". I'm
For you loyal Scott's Adventure's fans, I know you have kept up with
me on Face Book, so I will not recap everything I have done up till
now except for..... I am now back in Austin, Texas. I have been kept
pretty busy with a couple of jobs and several advisory board
positions that keeps me pretty tied down (View
Scott's LinkedIn profile). Stay tuned for the next
exciting adventure of..... Scott's Adventures .......
big Move to Denver, Colorado
It is now
official, I have moved to Colorado! After three flights to
Denver over the past year and a lot of praying and soul-searching, I
have decided to make the jump and leave the great Republic of Texas
for the Rocky Mountain State!
What happened to fall? I went from 109 deg weather (for over
91 days) to 40's in less than three days. And what is this
white stuff anyway?
I am now
living in Lakewood, Colorado and actively searching for employment
and a church to call home.
Feel free to
follow my little "Scott's Adventures" on
FaceBook as well as here for
my big adventures to come. If you are not a current friend on
FaceBook, please email me
and I will be glad to add you to my friends list.
Hello Scott's Adventures Travelers,
On Friday 12th of February, nearly two months after my visit to Cairo, Egypt,
the people of Egypt forced out their Egyptian Dictator of 30 years
Mubarak and his regime after an 18 day protest. This all happened blocks
from where we were!
We have been concerned for our guides and support staff's safety in
Egypt as well as Israel.
Here is the latest news as of Tuesday 2.22.2011:
I just heard back from Moshe and according to his e-mail, Marco (our
Egyptian guide) in Egypt is doing OK. However, he has not been able
to get in touch with our other Egyptian guide, Lillian, but will
keep trying. I am so glad we were able to go to Egypt before the
social unrest occurred. I certainly had no indication of what was
percolating under the political surface while we were there for
three nights in November.
felt very safe and the locals (Egyptians) seemed to be very nice to
us when we greeted them (i.e., even the Egyptian white-clad guards
at the Pyramids of Giza that I joked with were nice as we shared a
laugh). - Peter T.
(our U.S. trip leader in Austin)
I am hoping
we can return to Israel in November of 2012 and have another
phenomenal trip with Moshe. - Scott
Sunday 01. 16.2011:
Israel Trip website up and running full steam!
Scott's Adventure in Israel, Egypt, and Paris has now been fully
published here, at Scott's Adventures. Check it out! I
added information about Moshe, our guide and mentor along with facts
on Israel, Egypt and our accommodations. Don't want to miss
Israel Trip Up On The Web!
I have been working hard these last few days
to put up pictures and add content to my
Still to come: Our guide Moshe's bio, and hotel and country
information and other tidbits. Cant wait for all of you to see these
Tomorrow I will be installing a NAS (Network Attached Storage)
System for Austin
Samaritans, a non-profit organization that I serve as a Board
member. I am looking forward to getting my hands dirty and
doing some IT Engineering work instead of coding websites and
developing SaaS Software. Oh Boy, look out!
Israel Trip Is Up On The Web!
Great news! My
Scott's Adventure in Israel, Egypt, and Paris has now been
published here, to Scott's Adventures. I am still working on
posting photos and tidbits from the trip, but the main portion of
the trip is ready for ya'll to see and experience. Leave me
Happy New Year!
Now that the sun is out and the
snow is melting here in Loveland, CO it feels warmer than the last
couple of days. But don't let that fool you, it is still 30
Deg F. out side. But it looks like a great day to go out side
and hike all over the mountains some more.
Bryan's kids are back in school, Jennifer is back at work so it is
just Bryan and I left to mischief once again. I leave to return to
Austin, Texas tomorrow so I best be getting all of this
mountaineering and cold weather fun out of me before I head back to
It has been a fun trip up here. I have even managed to get a little
business done while up here too. A bonus for the new year.....
Now, how do I arrange it so I can move up here? You know; "you can
take the kid out of Texas, but you can't take the Texas out of the
kid." After all, I am just a big kid.
The last day of 2010:
Wow, the last day of 2010 is upon us. Where did this year go?
Why just yesterday it seems that I was returning from China and this
year was just beginning. Now I am am back up in the Denver, Colorado
area with friends and having a good old white winter time with Bryan
and Jennifer. I have known Bryan and Jennifer for years now;
Bryan is one of my Sigma Tau Gamma (STG) Little Brothers from my
undergrad years at Texas Tech University. He and his Wife
Jennifer now live up in the Fort Collins area with their three kids.
They just celebrated their 14th anniversary together. Cool!
Anyone up for a snow ball fight?
I am still working on publishing my Israel travels. Lots of great
information, facts, and pictures to post. I'll let ya'll know
as soon as I publish this site. Look at the top of this page for the
active link to appear.
Year and stay safe tonight!
I know that 2011 will be
a lot more adventurous and filled with all sorts of really awesome
things to come. So I say; "Bring on 2011".
Fire Works, light the bonfire, and gather with friends, and let the
snow keep comming. What a good way
to finish off the year.
And so the adventures live on........
Soli Deo Gloria