Kick Out the Jams between your Toes Chapter Six Ninety coffee pots later, or three days as some would say, I’m not really sure what to think of Valerie’s vague behavior. I just want to know what the hell happened to my old man. Who is he? Why did he leave me? And why is … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Six
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?
Do Rubber Band hot dogs really Exist? Chapter Five “Hey honey bunch, are you going to sleep all day?” Sydney says. My eyes flick open at the speed of light due to the strange sounds traveling into my ears like an annoying alarm clock that won’t go away. “Honey bunch?” I say. “Norman says it’s … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Five
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?
False words are the building blocks for our walls. I feel your lies and hear your truths Because the world we once knew screams in the halls Of our unwanted desires and dreams, And the skeleton of our past life tugs at the seams of The new world we crave to breathe. We’re stranded … More A Fortress for Truth
I don’t know what it is lately. Maybe it’s Libra season, enhancing our daily life with the essence of Venus ruling the sky. Maybe it’s the moon in Taurus today, which is also more Venus influence. Geez, there’s just a lot of LOVE around and I’m feeling it. Are you? I’m also feeling nostalgic. I’m … More Until the Real thing comes Along
Knee-High in Foods and Dudes Chapter One After 25 years of traveling around this big, beautiful sun, I’ve come to the unfortunate realization that most people fit into one of three categories after hearing my name for the first time. I used to think it was a drag to be constantly reminded of how monotonous … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter One
A few days ago, I was sitting at my kitchen counter hunched over with tears spilling down my face. My maid, Geeta, walked in and immediately asked if I was okay. She doesn’t speak English so it was very hard to convey why I was upset or even what it was about. I tried several … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #14–An Expat remembers Prince
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
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