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life

Farewell Old Friend

It’s never easy to lose a friend, and sometimes their passing truly stings despite how anticipated it may have been. My friend Michael died this morning and my heart grieves. We became neighbors when I first moved to the coast 15 years ago and we remained friends after he sold his home and moved across […]

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songs VanLife

“Some Kind of Freedom” – The Song

Two years ago, when I took off for my first summer of van travels, I began to understand the power of freedom in a different way. Spending extended time in a van allowed life and time to flow in a more free-flowing, less encumbered way. Ease and simplicity became not just concepts, but actual values […]

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growth spirituality VanLife

Hail the Holy Hammock! Appreciating the Power of Retreat

In order to get a handle on our own lives and orient toward a future which feels supportive to our souls, I believe it is imperative at times to simply stop. Getting caught up in the momentum of our lives is so easy that we simply react to whatever is in front of us rather […]

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america songs VanLife

One Road In, One Road Out

I wrote this song while on a recent road trip in my van. While driving, I always have a lot of time to think and generally prefer to leave the radio silent. Noticing all the small towns along the way with their water towers announcing their names to drivers passing by, I started to think […]

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growth life

Sharing Our Gifts

As we wander the decades, most people strive to impart meaning and contribution into their lives. I doubt there are many people on this planet who haven’t wondered what their purpose in life is? This simple yet profound answer has the broadest possible range of possibilities when applied at the level of the individual. I’ve […]