Logan Kinei Nature Experience | Salt Pond Visitor Center to Coast Guard Beach

Nauset Marsh & Doane Memorial Trail: It was a Saturday during the coronavirus social distancing and I just needed to get outside.  I needed to be in nature.  I live in Eastham so the Cape Cod National Seashore Salt Pond Visitor Center is a very quick drive and I hadn’t done this walk yet!  I […]

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My Letter To The Ocean

This letter has also been featured on The Outbound Collective! Dear Ocean, Firstly, thank you. Secondly, I am sorry. I am sorry for all that humans have been doing to you without care for you and those who live within you. I am sorry for all of the oil. I am sorry for all of […]

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Logan Kinei Nature Experience | Dune Shack Trail, Provincetown

  It was a grey gloomy day on the Cape but it was one of the only days where it was not going to rain nor the temperatures drop down into the 30’s over the next few days, so I wanted to get out to explore another trail.  I have been exploring the trails on […]

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Logan Kinei Nature Experience | Woods Walk at Highland Center

  There is a 1 mile loop, but a lot of trail within the woods that can take you random ways.  This was my first time so I basically just got lost.  I knew I wanted to see the ocean, so I figured I’d make my way there somehow.  I did pull up google maps […]

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Fear of Change

It is about 6pm on January 5, 2020.  Our last night in our home of three years in Philadelphia, but also our last night in my home of Philadelphia since 2011, and my home of the Philadelphia area since 1985.  And, whoa, I am getting hit hard with the feels in my stomach, including but […]

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We Are Moving: Why We Chose Cape Cod

Kait, Weston, Avett, and I are moving to Cape Cod.  Quite simply, this is something that Kait and I want to do, so we are.  I want to share our thought process and how we came to choose Cape Cod as our new home. (Read my last article to find out why we are moving.) […]

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Stepped Away for A Minute: Social Media, Books, Shows, Moving, & Life

  I’ve been away for a while.  Away from posting on the Observing Experience blog and instagram.  There has been a lot going on, all very good and exciting, some of which I will be sharing in some upcoming articles.  But here are some things I have been into and not into as of late. […]

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Too Many People, Too Little Love

I’ve been contemplating this for a while now, and Kait and I have had many conversations about this. But it is something that I think about often, and I want to share it with you. So, here it is.  This is what I’ve been contemplating — I am going to write it how it plays […]

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Maternity Leave: A Father/Husband’s Perspective

My wife, Kait, is scheduled to return to work on November 4.  This will be about three and a half months after the birth of our son, Weston.  In the US this is considered a good maternity leave, however, it is not good enough…at all. Kait’s company offers twelve weeks of full pay maternity leave.  […]

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What It Is To Be A Father

Do you know that postpartum depression can affect fathers, not just mothers?  It’s true, and luckily it’s becoming more widely known and accepted.  Personally, I don’t care about labeling what someone is feeling or experiencing.  The important part here is that people understand they are not alone and what they are going through is real […]

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