In these times of humanity, what have you realized? What have you been thinking about? What are you doing? And most importantly. . . WHO THE @!$% ARE YOU? Mother Nature has made the call. She is forcing us to go within. She is telling us to look in the mirror. So, do you like … More Are you Good enough?
Daffodils bend down to the ground Like they’re trying to understand Something they have found. Why are there no other flowers around these crowded streets? These static-filled days Spinning us inside a Gothic maze Of passive aggression, Sick obsessions, So much love without confession. Caffeinated personalities living a dark reality Of expensive dreams, … More What are We doing?
Sometimes Flowers are Not what They Seem Chapter Four It’s raining. The death breath twins are exuberantly chatty by the coffee machines. I sit in an empty booth to escape their mindless octaves and entertain myself with the falling raindrops on the window. The grey sky is lonely today. Mr. Baxter pulls into the parking … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Four
Can you tell me Where is the door To the place Where memories can be erased? Is it somewhere in the Back of my mind Or in the nick of time? *** How do I remove these lies That stick like butter to my ribs? Calling dibs on sanity, Questioning humanity, Trying to … More Can You Tell Me
The Black Glass between Us isn’t Ninja Proof Chapter Two It’s another Zen-like morning when I wake up—my belly still full of pancakes and bacon—and I stay in bed to watch the sunlight move around my room as it warms up all the crevices and corners for the day. No phone calls, no interruptions, no … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Two
“Sometimes you have to give up something good to discover there is genius.” –Lifeplugin Summit It’s a Blue In Green kind of night. Do you know what that is? Maybe you have them, too. Maybe you play this song, or album, on repeat for hours until time dissipates into the wee hours of the night– until … More Triggering Transformation
Well, people, it’s hard to believe, but I’ve officially been living in India for ONE WHOLE YEAR. Whoa, dude. Time flies, doesn’t it? When you’re a kid an entire year seems like a lifetime, but as you get older, it’s really just a little blip in time. Funny how that happens. So, I say this … More 15 things I’ve learned from living ONE year in India
When I arrived in Goa, I spent the first few weeks in Anjuna calculating the daunting mission of obstacles out on the open roads. The cows, the goats, the cars, and those dang dogs that everyone warned me about. Going for a walk or a run meant that I had to face the great wonder … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #13–The Canine Revolution of Running in India
A few weeks ago, we braved leaving our glorious jungle bubble in Goa to go on a trek of epic proportions across mother India. Heh. We traveled 1700 miles (2700 km) by train, bus, and rickshaw to a funny place on the Nepal border, called Sunauli. . . .to explore a bit of Nepal and … More India/Nepal Visa Run
Okay, okay, so there’s beach stuff here, and parties, and the usual “vacation” amenities and things to do. . . but what other stuff is there? If you’re the kind of person who loves a good hike with stunning views and serendipitous company, then Ping Pong’s legendary hippie walk is the THING to do. It’s … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #7–Ping Pong’s Legendary Hippie Walk