A good friend once remarked that I’m the most positive person he’s ever met. It used to annoy the hell out of him. I hadn’t really thought about it before he said that, but I guess I tend to keep any negativity hidden from the world. I see it and … Read more
The Guatemalan cop standing in the road up ahead motioned for me to pull over to the right-hand shoulder.
“Damn, just what I DON’T need!” I muttered under my breath as my head throbbed from a serious caffeine-withdrawal headache.
I quickly chewed the remains of my granola bar, … Read more
Six months ago I was curled up on a stranger’s couch in Bristol, England browsing through available house sits on Trusted Housesitters website. I spent a few weeks in Bristol, dog sitting a bouncy pooch named Ben while dreaming of future house sit possibilities.
As I scrolled through the … Read more
“I really miss joking….and having people answer my questions…and people not cringing when you try to hug them. There are a lot of things I love about Taiwan but I really miss expressiveness and touch-feely-ness. Direct answers. Sometimes it makes me feel so lonely.” – Nina Bo Bena
Interesting observations … Read more
I was sitting on the rocks on the edge of the Moroccan coastal city of Essaouira just waiting for the nightly show – another stunning sunset. The only thing missing from this blissful picture was an ice cold beer. But Morocco is a Muslim country and finding alcohol proved to … Read more