About me:

I’m a married, retired IT manager who loves the ocean, mountains and kids.

Mandalay Beach, California


Growing up, camping, swimming, lifeguarding, Michigan State University and working for the Army


Swimming, coaching, running, biking, mentoring, snowboarding, a career with the Navy and substitute teaching


My swimming, hiking, biking, skiing/snowboarding best friend. Artist, cat lover, birder


National Parks, mountains, nature, geology and lots of hiking

Looking Back

Retirement, life’s lessons, proactive choices

Acknowledgements –

Thanks…to mom and dad for my values, education & love of nature

…to my family & freinds for being there

…and to Sharon for making my dream come true

Website by Don Curtis