MISCELLANEOUS ADVENTURES · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

On living in a hostel…

Since I left Coeur d’Alene in September, I’ve slept in over 90 different places.  On the first night of the trip, Keith Jones and I slept in City Park in Davenport, Washington and were drenched by the sprinkler system in the middle of the night. Murray, Jenny and I slept in Dave and Libby Christian’s gorgeous geodesic… Continue reading On living in a hostel…

MISCELLANEOUS ADVENTURES · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

On staying in a hostel…

Since I left Coeur d’Alene in September, I’ve slept in over 100 different places.  On the first night of the trip, Keith Jones and I slept in City Park in Davenport, Washington and were drenched by the sprinkler system in the middle of the night. Murray, Jenny and I slept in Dave and Libby Christian’s gorgeous… Continue reading On staying in a hostel…

REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

Giving Away Money in Downtown Vancouver

I usually walk by homeless people and others who are on the street asking for money. Sometimes I don’t want to take the time to dig into my wallet. Often I don’t think it’s the best thing to give them money, because I judge that they’re going to use it to buy drugs or cigarettes. Occasionally… Continue reading Giving Away Money in Downtown Vancouver

CYCLING DAYS · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

The Rest of the Story…and “Plan B”

I arrived in Santa Barbara today after Brian and I  rode 43 miles from Buellton (where the film “Sideways” was filmed 🙂  ) We’re staying at Brian’s friends, Joe and Laurie Sullivan, for a couple of days. I’m excited to see Santa Barbara! One thing I haven’t written about during this trip, because I didn’t… Continue reading The Rest of the Story…and “Plan B”

CYCLING DAYS · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

Tsunamis and the West Coast

Tsunamis, tsunami evacuation routes, tsunami fears and tsunami stories, are alive on the west coast.  Quite incredible to feel the power of our universe, learning that this town of Crescent City, CA, where I am today,  was hit hard by a  tsunami after the 1964 Alaskan earthquake and again in 2011, after the earthquake in Japan!… Continue reading Tsunamis and the West Coast