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Activism/Politics america

Arrested in Kenosha – A Protester’s Inside Look at Incarceration

I was arrested. I had come to Kenosha to protest against racial injustice. In the process, I saw firsthand some of the problems which plague our criminal justice system. For years I’ve recognized that our country has unfairly criminalized and incarcerated people of color and I wanted to lend a voice. I certainly didn’t expect […]

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life spirituality

Recognizing the Preciousness in Challenging Times

“Where are we going? Do not ask! Ascend, descend. There is no beginning and no end. Only this present moment exists, full of bitterness, full of sweetness, and I rejoice in it all.” ~Nikos Kazantzakis – The Saviors of God I am feeling so deeply blessed to be alive in the middle of this lifetime. […]

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family VanLife

Blooming Where Planted – musings from vanlife

I’m on a journey. Back in the van, which I love by the way, and I’m driving en route to the midwest primarily to check in on my brothers who both have been struggling health-wise. I love them both and would miss them dearly if either of them should check out of this world before […]

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growth spirituality

Holy Sh*t, We Really are Interconnected

It’s everywhere. Everywhere I look, someone or something is providing support to me. I never quite saw it before like I do now. Sometimes that support is truly for my betterment, sometimes it’s simply making my life easier, but in either case, support seems to be everywhere. The funny thing is, it’s kind of surprising […]

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america VanLife

Mother Nature and Lady Luck

Living in nature. I find that facet of van life entirely enthralling and invaluable. While I certainly am not living full time in a van, virtually all of my van-clad nights are spent in nature in some beautiful place. Today it happens to be in the Tahoe National Forest waking on this bluff above one […]