How to Take a Troubled Past and Turn It Into Progression

I think going back to a place, to a time, to a memory, can hold deep significance in our lives. Before this road trip, I had been to Carmel by the Sea once, in the dark, passing through with my … Continued

Finding the Heart of Big Sur-real

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Most people barely touch the surface when they “visit” Big Sur. I was guilty of it the first time I went – cruising down the highway, making all the touristy stops, visiting the little state parks. This time I wanted … Continued

The Importance of Spontaneously Getting Away

  Life, wherever we are, sucks sometimes. We could be in the most beautiful places in the world, pursuing what we love, with the dog of our dreams, and life can still be frustrating as hell. We end up feeling … Continued

Following the Sun: How Sunsets Become Therapy

The Sunset Is a Beautiful Place to Be Long shadows draw themselves across the beach, the pavement and the water, transparent and telling of the surrounding landscape. Reflections illuminate the sand, animating the beach with the glow of life in … Continued

Why I Left Everything I Knew

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“I had traveled eight thousand miles around the American continent and I was back on Times Square; and right in the middle of a rush hour, too, seeing with my innocent road-eyes the absolute madness and fantastic hoorair of New … Continued