Monthly Archives: December 2011

Los Sonidos De México (The Sounds of Mexico)

Posted from Aticama, Nayarit, Mexico.For someone whose ears have worked hard for many years to hone in on every sound, from the slightest whisper to the most tumultuous din, my hearing has been on sensory overload in this new country.  … Continue reading

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Mexico – The First Week (La primera semana)

Posted from Aticama, Nayarit, Mexico.Happy Holidays, Everyone!
We crossed the border into Mexico last week Tuesday.  If you want the details, see our most recent post.  The short version is that all went very smoothly and we spent the night in … Continue reading

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Mexico – El Primer Día

Posted from San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico.We’re here!
After spending last night in a very creepy Motel 6 about 2 miles from the border crossing, we woke up early and left before 7:30.  After crossing the actual border, which consisted of telling … Continue reading

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Arizona and New Mexico

Posted from Nogales, Arizona, United States.(Or: Cabernet and Cacti)
To view the photos from this part of the journey, click here.
Back in September when in Seattle, we spent the afternoon with our friend Lyndee and her family.  Astute readers will remember … Continue reading

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Arizona and New Mexico Photos

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Posted from Nogales, Arizona, United States.Granted, we were relatively stationary during our time in northwestern New Mexico, but the scenery was always pretty incredible.  The first few days were mild and sunny; the rest were cold and snowy.  But the … Continue reading

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Six Month Check-Up

Posted from Farmington, New Mexico, United States.Today marks six months since we left the Twin Cities and hit the road.  It’s been quite a journey so far, and we haven’t even ventured south of the U.S. yet.  But that happens … Continue reading

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Meditation Retreat

The Longest Ten Days of My Life, and Why That’s Not a Bad Thing
Recently Erik and I spent ten days at a Vipassana Meditation course at the Dhamma Vaddhana Meditation Center in Twentynine Palms, CA.  If you haven’t read the … Continue reading

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