In The Pursuit of Freedom

In The Pursuit of Freedom

My brother and I were talking today, and I found myself articulating something that I’ve been thinking a lot of lately. Wylder: It’s funny how polar opposites our lives are right now. Me: How so? Wherever we are in the physical world is kinda irrelevant (when you ask big questions like what is permanent). Wylder: […]

Mom In India

Mom In India

Holy cow! And what an appropriate phrase. My mother in India was the funniest and most wonderful experience of all time. Funny from the moment she got off the plane and a little girl gawking at her came up wanting to just shake her hand to being mauled by a passing-by cow to the sheer […]

Choose Your Battles, Choose Your Words

I feel like there are a lot of things I’m learning traveling that you wouldn’t expect like… diplomacy skills! How to approach, communicate, and respect people past the barriers of my own language or culture. I’m learning about wildlife, history, and just life in general.You know if I was Bernie Sanders, and I had already […]

Living in Paradise

Living in Paradise

(continued…) Coming over the hill with my backpack, I spotted the hippy beach bums on one side of the cliff and new I was heading in the right direction. Jumping down the cliffs eagerly, I arrived at the beach. Sprinkled with palm trees, and surrounded by cliffs laid the in cove of Paradise Beach. How […]

Sometimes You Don’t Need a Reason

Sometimes You Don’t Need a Reason

I’m here in Surat and it’s wonderful. This is far from a tourist destination. It’s the first place I’ve been in India that doesn’t have some ancient breath taking castle or sights of the sort. It’s a residential city in a sense. The two big industries are textiles and diamonds, both of which I’ve learned […]