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Where I Remember the Important Things

Something happened between now and when I left NYC, nearly a year ago. I am not sure of what it was, but I know it was/is destructive. I left NYC not just to see the world and the places I … Continue reading






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Rescuing a Heart Dismissed

One year ago today I met Gaby, the love of my life. We went to see the amazing film Orlando then walked clear across Manhattan talking, getting to know each other. As fates had it, we took the subway to … Continue reading






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The current fallowness of my blog

For those unaware, I am writing a book on my experiences in India. Before I went it seemed like it would be a very good idea chronicling what I was sure would be the start to my last adventure. I … Continue reading






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A Very Good Friday

I had no idea Easter was happening until I saw someone on twitter post about it being Good Friday. Honestly, one of my favorite things about being in Asia is that I am pretty much able to avoid Christan holidays, … Continue reading






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The Oracle at MUNI

So yesterday something sort of incredible happened. I am still trying to figure out what actually happened and what, if anything, it means. But let me set the stage. And trust me, it’s a good stage. I rode the MUNI … Continue reading






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Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

Last night I went to a book release reading for Facing Future about the album & life of the extraordinary Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwoʻole. It was great to be surrounded by people who have been inspired by his music and life. … Continue reading






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Orlando

Orlando is one of my favorite movies. It was the first movie I ever saw where I understood the power of the medium. It made me love movies in a way I never thought possible. I saw it when i … Continue reading






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The Before Its too Late World Tour

This is what name I gave to my impending journey two weeks ago. It flowed out of my fingers and as I read it off the screen I knew. It was just right. So the planned itinerary (times to be … Continue reading






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Disappointment, part 1

Ever since I first saw The Mysterious Cities of Gold as a kid, I have long desired to visit Matchu Pitchu in Peru. These ruins call out to me in a way that I really can not convey. The voices … Continue reading






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Bonus time

When I first heard that I had fiveish years till my kidneys failed five weeks ago, my pores clenched. My skin turned to diamond. I turned off. I had tried to prepare myself for the worst news possible for the … Continue reading






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