Why Not Me?

This story is a long time coming. It spent a few weeks as a mere idea, until a few isolated events really helped propel the idea into an intelligible concept. This story (and most likely this whole post) is kind of long, a little involved, and a little “far out”. So, please, hang in there.… More Why Not Me?

Bali Part Three: Nyepi Day, Island Livin’, and More Surfing

The last and final installment of Bali Part Three comes a little late. This week I’ve been working on moving back to the gorge for the summer, catching up with friends, and enjoying the warm spring outside. When I left off last time, we were headed to Lembongan. This island is an hour or so… More Bali Part Three: Nyepi Day, Island Livin’, and More Surfing

Bali, Part Two. Surfing, flat tires, massages, and BAMBOO!

The bamboo floors, doors, walls and ceiling were loud. They don’t keep noise out very well and they creak when you walk worse the old boards in the farmhouse I used to live in. Every morning I tip toed down the noisy stairs, the creaky steps seem to be stretching awake with my joints in… More Bali, Part Two. Surfing, flat tires, massages, and BAMBOO!

Bali: Part One

It was one in the morning local time, and muggy as hell. I knew it would be warm and humid, but wasn’t prepared for how quickly I was drenched in sweat as soon as I walked outside. I trudged down the sidewalk with my giant pack on my back, and tried to maintain my excitement… More Bali: Part One