Archives

August 2014
The Broken Ankle Renaissance

November 2013
How to Break a 9 Month Silence: A Summary of 9 Months Living in Boulder, Colorado – outline for new lifestyle blending elements of home & the road

January 2013
Continued experiments with living

December 2012
Struggles to adapt to sedentary life

October 2012
A radical shift: moving to Boulder, Colorado to experiment with living in one place

September 2012
101 down the coast of Cali – “You ever just step back and take stock of your whole life?” – shipyard bones – nose ring peacock feather top hat girl: “home is in here”

August 2012
Portland – Ashland – Mount Shasta City – Humboldt – tribe of travelers – the things I lost – deep roots – moonlit redwood grove – hitchhiking to the sea – “have I found what I was looking for?”

July 2012
Wyoming – Colorado – Boulder – Crestone – Gunnison – Salt Lake City – Logan – Idaho Falls – Boise – dead bird bridge – transcendental thunderstorm – “begin where you are” – wildfires rage across the state – QUESTIONS??? – embracing the not-knowing – hitchhiking across the country – typewritten poem – September in the rain

June 2012
Rapid City – hitchhiking through the Black Hills of South Dakota – 3 Sisters Truck Stop – Wyoming stars

April 2012
Tampa – Florida coast – New Orleans – Oxford, MS – Memphis – Nashville – Asheville – Blue Ridge Mountains – DC area – New York City – streets with Olivia – sleeping by the river – Greyhound drug overdose – quick efficient hitchhiking – “dad, see that guy with the big backpack?” – sublime mountain hitching – ride from a Tea Partier – rest area stealth camping – knocking on a farmhouse door – arrival – NYC court dates – memories snagged on fire escapes

March 2012
New York City – Lakeland, Florida – wandering the streets of Manhattan/Brooklyn – leaving Occupy – CIW hunger strike support

February 2012
New York City – foreclosure auction blockade arrest – falling in love with a girl on the subway

January 2012
New York City – winter settles upon Occupy – ComHub office – New Years mass arrests and jail support – organizing direct actions – Occupy Nigeria solidarity

December 2011
New York City – Miami – Colorado – Kansas – St. Louis – Kentucky – West Virginia – DC area – fragments of Occupy – visit to Miami – reflections on eastbound journey – from Colorado to DC in one shot – returning “home” – there is work to do now

November 2011
Vancouver – Seattle – Portland – Newport – Oregon coast – Grants Pass – Northern California – Bay Area – Arnold – Nevada – salt flats – Boulder – Denver – New York City – reuniting with Amber – border trouble – minor car accident – feasting from Pike Place Market trashcans – Portland food carts – sleeping under a bridge – Rogue brewery – “Caution: Dangerous Waves Possible” – cigarettes through the moon roof – parting ways in California – life is not about finding yourself – “she paid the bridge toll for you” – back to the cabin once more – soaring across the country – return to Boulder – Occupy Denver – Occupy Wall Street – mass arrests – first time in jail

October 2011
Fairbanks – Healy – Anchorage – Tok – Canadian border – Whitehorse, Yukon – Watson Lake – Liard River Hot Springs – Fort Nelson – Prince George – Quesnel – Williams Lake – Whistler – Vancouver – Into the Wild bus – coffee & northern lights – how to fit a German, Brit, American, & Irishman into a small car for two thousand miles – Canadian border trouble – Irishman almost gets deported – peanut butter & jelly – incredible manifestation – hot springs & moose sausage (& northern lights) – don’t panic – home is the journey – 4 dirty travelers impersonate university students – hillside bonfire overlooking town & feast on free food – dashboard emergency lights – downtown Whistler – “if you play music, they’ll arrest you” – Irishman almost gets deported again – breaking of the fellowship

September 2011
Edmonton – Dawson Creek – Yukon – Dempster Highway – Alaska – angry & barefoot on dark & unfamiliar streets – Alaska Highway – Canadian hunters’ camp – Chilean hitchhiker – mariposas blancas – banks of the Yukon River – road to Inuvik – northern lights – arrival in Alaska

August 2011
Jackson Hole – Yellowstone – Missoula – Whitefish – Northern Montana – Banff – Calgary – bleeding injury at pristine glacial lake – a dozen street musicians unite – free gas – new friends and freight yard – rugged Glacier NP – Canadian border patrol denies passage – different Canadian border patrol allows passage, eventually – first Canadian money from busking – friends & wine & stars & Bon Iver – can you turn your music up? – flower petal puddles & coffee

July 2011
Rocky Mountains – storm & earth rhythms

June 2011
New Hampshire – New Jersey – Delaware – DC area – Asheville – Nashville – Austin – New Mexico – Tappan Zee Bridge suicide – longing for mountains – fleeing across plains of Texas – golden world – blood orange moon song

May 2011
Haiti – Manhattan – Boston – volunteering with Un Techo Para Mi Pais – New York City madness – good books – reflections on home – proudest moments & greatest regrets – classical guitar – coffee shops

April 2011
Florida – Miami – DC area – reconnecting with old and new people – focus turning inward – remembering my homelessness – slowing down – rain & Sigur Ros & coffee – mindfulness – spilling wine in my dreadlocks

February 2011
Austin, Texas – New Orleans – Mississippi – coffee shops – first graders – treading lightly and being present

January 2011
Joshua Tree – San Diego – Arizona: Kingman – Flagstaff – Sedona – New Mexico – northern Texas – Oklahoma – eastbound – fasting in the desert through New Years – my first free meal – the first person I met who lived without money – the Rainbow Family – an old time freight hopper – the deserts of the southwest – dumpster diving

December 2010
Chicago – Sierra Nevada Mountains – Bay Area – California coast – Southern Cali – south-central California desert – journey west back to the cabin – reflections on the journey – travels down the coast with a Belgian cycler

November 2010
DC area – New York – the birth of this project

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