March 21, 2016: I celebrated my 22nd trip around the sun by enjoying a cozy dinner in Carrboro, NC with good beer and great friends. March 21, 2017: I rang in my Jordan year in Pai, Thailand with a day of exploring via scooter and a night of serendipitous festivus via bar crawling. March 21, … Continue reading The Best of Times, The Worst of Times; A Tale of Two Points of View
A tale of two wedding one real, one hipster; Much like Odysseus on his Arcadian quest, I've become a cosmic pinball. The past two months I've been bouncing back 'n forth across the Oregon-Cali-Nevada lines; hitting mountains towns, bumping across sea-sands, and rolling 'round lake-side rims. How exactly do I get around? It's not by … Continue reading Change your (Pre)position in Life: Live with fear, not in it
My faithful followers know back in mid November I was in Valencia, Spain eating paella by the sea shore. These days I'm 12,700 km to the east having a bite taken out of me by monkeys in Ubud, Indonesia. How did the roles reverse? Where did the in-betweens go? Did I savor them all to … Continue reading Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright (buy the plane ticket)
The time has come, the day is now, wheels up, I'm headed eastbound and straight out of American land! Bernice and I are off to conquer the world together. Pause. I bet some readers are asking themselves, "Who is Bernice? I thought Rita was traveling alone?" Well everyone meet Bernice! She is 45L of fun … Continue reading Going, going, gone!
Well it is two months t- two days until I chuck up the deuces and leave the country. Everyone keeps asking me if I am nervous. How I should respond, “is a ringleader nervous to lead the circus?” Answer, no. Okay so my only frame of reference on ringleaders is Water for Elephants but Christoph … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy