Yesterday started out like just about any other day in Bali. You wake up, make some breakfast, make some coffee, chase the baby around, and then load up on the motorbike and decide where to go for the day. Unlike other days up till then, we decided to go a little further out and head […]
Ever since we made the decision 9-months ago for me to change to a more location flexible job and to relinquish our apartment in Brooklyn, NY, we’ve been somewhat on the go. First, we left New York for Texas. The plan was to live with parents for a bit and make some small trips in between. […]
I met a (potentially) homeless ex-convict named David yesterday, as I exited my favorite Gumbo Bar on the Strand, in Galveston, Texas. When I had entered to eat lunch the sun had been shining and it was a balmy 55 degrees (Fahrenheit). As I exited, listening to a podcast on my iPad, massive headphones over my ears and rain pouring down outside, I paused under the overhang to consider my options.
I embarked nearly alone on a Friday morning. One week before Christmas with a packed car, and a dog, for a long drive from Brooklyn, NY to Galveston, TX. The intention up until the night before was slightly different. The assumption with getting a car before leaving, instead of upon arrival in Texas, was so […]
It was about two and a half years ago when Lauren told me that she wanted to go on a trip to Asia. It was the early part of June and the trip would be in about 4-weeks, just after school got out. Being a teacher definitely has its ups and downs, but no one […]