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Free as a Bird "The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In truth, all sensation is already memory." - Henri Bergson

Don't drive the Mesa C road - in a sedan.....

USA | Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | Views [539]

I don't even know how long I've been in Taos - at this point - hard to remember where I've slept the night before last - this town has sucked me up again and I think I'm loving it - remember: when you're living out of your car try not to let it ... Read more >

out houses

USA | Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Views [430]

taos - what can really be said about coming back to a place like this - ? it's hard really to be here and know how soon I'll be leaving - there is so much here that makes me want to stay - hollyhocks piling up on each other - all different shades of pink ... Read more >

Gallery: Chico

USA | Saturday, 12 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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lightning sparks 800-plus fires in California

USA | Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | Views [475]

the three of us – dane, curtis and I,   were sitting on their porch drinking margaritas and breathing in the heat - a hot one - early hot - walking to get coffee before 9 am and it felt like the dead afternoon where the heat shimmers on the pavement ... Read more >

baby raccoons

USA | Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | Views [738]

my fingers are stained blue from painting waves on a vanity yesterday for a friend of mine - she’s from Hawaii and misses the ocean - i was drinking skinny dip beer and talking to people coming in and out of the backyard - it was another friend’s birthday ... Read more >

Back Yard Tour Commences

USA | Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | Views [504] | Comments [1]

I couldn't wait to start regaling others with my thoughts so here I begin again - maybe too early - but as I'm all packed into bags and suitcases  - I think I once again qualify as a Nomad and soon - oh so soon - a World Nomad.... For now ... Read more >


USA | Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | Views [714]

I get to Sacramento, California - where my parent's live - to find - that yes - THEY had found me: Jury Duty Summons.... I mean how odd is it - that while most of the people important in my life had no idea that I had been in the hospital in Malaysia ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

Gallery: Ao Luk

THAILAND | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Laos

LAOS | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Luang Prabang, Vientiane
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Gallery: Northern Thailand

THAILAND | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Boat Goodness

LAOS | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Whenever I get the Dengue, I....

MALAYSIA | Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | Views [970] | Comments [1]

So yes its been a minute since my last blog...and well the short of it is that I went to Malaysia, got Dengue Fever and had my appendix out! Yep, that's right folks - Dengue and surgery - all at once and all in Malaysia! Everyone should try it - really ... Read more >

Tags: doctors, hospitals & health

Prachasan School

THAILAND | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Views [1208] | Comments [2]

and I have been defeated once again in trying to get my pictures uploaded! so no pics for you... but I can give you some words at least! The school has about 2,500 students and is roughly a junior high and high school combined...on friday we had to ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Ao Luk

THAILAND | Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | Views [615]

i am now living in a small town about an hour from the bigger town of Krabi (where I'm at - at the moment)- we have rooms in a residency hotel - a bathroom with a western toilet, cold shower, a big room with a bed, a tv, a wardrobe and a vanity, and ... Read more >

Tags: mountains

Jean Attack - Back in Bangkok

THAILAND | Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | Views [655] | Comments [1]

we got back to Bangkok around 5 in the morning yesterday and luckily a room was ready at the guesthouse we went to called Shanti - lots of plants and very hippy - great for first moments back in the craze...we slept for a little while and then met ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

the asian death cold

LAOS | Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | Views [646]

advice: don't try to go to a (the) hospital in Laos, - no one knows where it is! and i mean no one! although you probably shouldn't go to the hospital here - even if you could find it - so... I arrive in Vientiane after an overnight bus ride or better ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Bao Ling

LAOS | Sunday, 21 Oct 2007 | Views [919] | Comments [1]

Its been a month and you know what I miss!? I miss orange juice and jeans - who would have known...? I'd do anything for a glass of tropicana and a pair of jean shorts! so Bao Ling - (bowling) our first night in Luang Prabang we went out with the ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles

mom, don't read this one...

THAILAND | Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | Views [879] | Comments [1]

there was a time i was in a "speed boat" - where i was always in the speed boat - the past, the future - in the speed boat... we left Chaing Mai on a mini-bus thinking we were going to spend the night in Huay Xie in Laos, instead we ended ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

thai time, baby

THAILAND | Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | Views [2043]

W ent to Ko Samet this last Friday morning by ferry with a few friends - Amber (of course), Martin (the most amazing Scottish man), Ryan (crazy Arizonian) and Leah (guitar playing Canadian wonder woman) - first thing we did was have a few drinks and ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Gallery: Ko Samet

THAILAND | Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

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