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The Story of My Year as a Nomad

In my 1,000th performance in my 50th state on my 32nd birthday, I shared the journey of what it was like to live as a nomad, why I did it, and what I learned from the experience. A big shout-out to Civil Beat in Honolulu for letting me tell this story and for putting on [continue reading…]

The Butt Sketch Artist

Do you think you can be anything you want to be, as long as you set your mind to it? I didn’t used to think so. I mean, people are limited by education, environment, and circumstance. And then I saw something, or rather someone, who changed my mind. The Butt Sketch Artist I was sitting at the [continue reading…]

The Walmart Sleeping Lot

11 May 2015. Somewhere outside of Portland, ME I awoke at 06:30 in the morning. It wasn’t the most [continue reading…]

Storytime in Brussels

25 April 2015. Brussels, Belgium I cringed slightly as I took the picture. Up until that point, it [continue reading…]

A Boat, A Bridge, and Boom

25 April 2015. Amsterdam, Netherlands My boots landed with a heavy thud as I ran down the Amsterdam [continue reading…]

Journey to the Top

20 April 2015. Preikestolen, Norway My feet hung over the cliff, where 600 meters (1980 feet) below, the blue water of the Norwegian fjord settled like blue concrete. My right hand held a Kvikk Lunsj chocolate bar (basically a Norwegian Kit Kat) as my left hand held on for dear life. My friend and travel companion, Harald, took my picture [continue reading…]

Homemade Happiness

19 April 2015. Stavanger, Norway I swallowed the last of my homemade ice cream and set the spoon [continue reading…]

5 Guys, 1 Fish

19 April 2015. Stavanger, Norway I casted my line out into the water. The lore made a “plop” sound, much like an Oreo does when you accidentally drop it into your chocolate milk. I’d finally gotten the hang of fishing without a bob after many many attempts. I was in Norway, enjoying a gorgeous day, standing on the [continue reading…]