Category Archives: Musings

Thoughts that have arisen due to the nature of the trip but not necessary the result of a specific event.

Photo Essay No. 3

This gallery contains 33 photos.

Posted from Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico.As Erik and Apollo prepare to head back down to Oaxaca to hang out with Pepe for a few months, we thought we’d share some more up-close-and-personal photos from our trip this year.
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Posted from Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico.With Erik in the U.S. meeting with doctors and Joe currently exploring the various public transportation systems of Guatemala, we seem to have stumbled into a drought with our posts.  Therefore, we hired out for this … Continue reading

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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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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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Photo Essay No. 2

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Posted from Paradise, Nevada, United States.While we silently meditate for ten days at workshop in southern California – and how interesting that this interlude comes immediately after going wild in Las Vegas – we thought we’d offer up another photo post of … Continue reading

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Photo Essay No. 1

This gallery contains 30 photos.

Since we are in the middle of a two-week Help Exchange in Oregon and have nothing earth-shattering to report at the moment (unless you haven’t yet seen us on Portland TV News – you can check it out right here), … Continue reading

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Canada Curtain Call

Fun stuff about our time in and impressions of Canada
Canadian provinces visited (and slept in): 10 of 13
(sorry, Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut – next time!) 
Total miles:
in Canada 6609 miles/10,636 km
overall on the trip: 10,580 miles
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