Updating our Website – October 2019

September 27, 2019

It ‘s time to update our website once again to make it more accessible for mobile devices. Please bear with us. We might have to repost a couple of previous blogs because they ended up in draft mode.

Children of the Pamirs Education Fund Opened – August 6, 2019

August 6, 2019

BREAKING NEWS!   A feature article on The Magic Girl of the Pamirs has been published in the Fall 2019 issue of Overland Journal. The story describes how we met a young 11-year old girl we are now sponsoring. We had backed into a small creek to wash dust off The Turtle V, high in […]

Gary’s Interview on CarsYeah.com – July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019

What a fun interview! Mark Greene at CarsYeah.com brought back memories I had not thought of for years and he made me also realize that I really am a car guy!  Enjoy, Gary Click here to listen! The interview is also live on Cars Yeah, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, YouTube, iHeartRadio, Radio.com,Alexa TuneIn, and Stitcher Inspiring Automotive Enthusiasts™ […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2019

December 31, 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR   Life is an Adventure The Essence of Adventure is not knowing how it’s going to come out. Live your dreams and have a great and healthy 2019. Best Wishes Gary and Monika  

The Magic Girl of the Pamirs – Update – November 2018

December 1, 2018

Many of you may recall back in Tajikistan Blog #8, we had met this amazing young girl. If not or if so, here is an update on the Magic Girl of the Pamirs. It was another spectacular warm sunny day in the mountains of Tajikistan,— as warm as it gets at 14,000 feet. The intense blue […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving To all our US Friends and Family around the World   Gratitude Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, A stranger […]

Monika’s Birthday 2018 – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

November 9, 2018

Oh my God! Another Monika birthday. You know how she loves birthdays. It is her special day of the year, which often runs into several days or weeks! You may recall some week-long backpacking trips into the Sierras, or was it battling a Pacific storm on the cliffs of Point Arena, or climbing the backside […]

Happy New Year 2018

December 31, 2017

May 2018 bring you Happiness, Health and Peace. Gary and Monika THOUGHTS TO PONDER AS WE ENTER THE NEW YEAR Ask less – listen more Consume less – enjoy more Expect less – receive more Brood less – trust more Criticize less – wonder more Do less – be more Less me – more you […]

Merry Christmas-Happy Holidays-Happy New Year 2018

December 26, 2017

Christmas 2017   May the Spirit of Christmas bring you Peace, The Gladness of Christmas bring you Hope, The Warmth of Christmas grant you Love. Author Unknown   We are grateful for the Warm Relationships we share with all of you, Our friends and Family around the World. Let’s hold hands to promote Peace, Hope […]

Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!   If you have food in your fridge, clothes on your back, a roof over your head and a place to sleep you are richer than 75% of the world. If you have money in the bank, your wallet, and some spare change you are among the top 8% of the words’s wealthy. […]