To #vanlife and New Adventures

Hello and welcome to the Living Revolution ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s Monday, and I’m sitting in an always-open coffeeshop, listening to first date conversation. This will be my first blog post since moving in to the van. I guess I can call it “The Van” since we haven’t officially named it. My wife Alix and I recently … Continue reading

a few minutes to write

some down time today, and few minutes to write. I try not to grip the pen too tightly. I try not to think too far ahead. If so, I might lose track or spell wrong, or skip words. Ink and paper feel a bit foreign after so much staring at the screen. There is a … Continue reading

Nostalgia Kills

Looking back on words I wrote in the past confirms thoughts I currently think. Since I can remember I’ve wanted to be a traveller. I never wanted to stay in one place, I never wanted to be one “thing”. A lover, a fighter, a philosopher, a doer, these are who I am. A dreamer, a … Continue reading

Slowing Down

Slowing down enough to let the words move from my brain to my hand taking a breath between thoughts this pause that doesn’t really exist   Feeling out of practice with keeping a schedule a lack of discipline that I can’t allow The chaos of my freedom breeds hedonism The irony of ย a Zen hedonist … Continue reading

On OverThinking

I’m thinking too much again. Trying hard to have all the answers. Mostly for other people, but also for myself. I want to know that I’ve got this all figure out. I want to understand ย what I’m doing here. I want to believe that this all makes sense. The tendency for my mind to wander, … Continue reading