Behind the scenes

Deepbackyard

Deepbackyard

At the dawn of the pandemic, when I began doing these postcards, I wrote a draft that started with the line, “I’ve never seen the Grand C...

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Drivenback

Drivenback

On the small Atlantic island there was a small forest. The trees were ancient. Enchanted, even. Dana and I walked beneath them and watch...

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Dampbloopers

Dampbloopers

We’re currently visiting our friend Greg on a small island in the Atlantic.On Friday, we surfed early and watched the sun slowly rise, ...

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Destinybeach

Destinybeach

The waves at Praia do Norte, Nazare can get nearly 100 feet tall. On Monday, it was a playful 3 feet. The sun was out. The water was cl...

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Developingbuddies

Developingbuddies

I’ve worked for a lot of brands, and “community building” is an often stated goal. In practice, this usually equates to asking question...

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Darlingbeginner

Darlingbeginner

About five years ago I moved to Bend, Oregon. I only lasted about six months. Too far away from the ocean. But my arrival coincided wit...

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Dynamicbbq

Dynamicbbq

You might remember a few months back when I mentioned The Anti-Blueprint Project, a coffee table book created by Db’s own Jonathan Weave...

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Dauntingbuddies

Dauntingbuddies

On Tuesday I paddled out to a spot I’d never surfed before. The tide was wrong. The wind was wrong. But there were only a few people ou...

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Documentingbaggage

Documentingbaggage

We’re packing for Portugal now and it got me thinking... I’ve written about “all things travel” except for the luggage. You know, the t...

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Deliveredbig

Deliveredbig

Last week I met up with three of my best friends for 5 days of camping, hiking, rafting and hot springs in Idaho. I’d never been to Idah...

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Dartingback

Dartingback

There’s a song, a feel-good, get-outta-town folk anthem called All The Salt, in which John Craigie sings:If you come with me all your s...

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Drivenbeests

Drivenbeests

Every year more than a million wildebeest move in a giant loop around Tanzania and Kenya. It’s the largest animal migration in the worl...

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Disneybest

Disneybest

Since the 1994 release of The Lion King, I’ve known that “hakuna matata” means “no worries.” I’ve known every other word to the song, to...

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Deceivingboundaries

Deceivingboundaries

We knew taking our “big trip” during Covid would complicate things. But we also knew it would have some perks — fewer crowds, cheaper p...

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