I share what I learned last year that influenced my plans for writing this blog in 2018. I address voice, post frequency, videos, photos and of course: what I’ll be writing about, and why (1,500 words). Continue reading
I cling to the hope that I can continue to learn about the places and people I visit long after I’ve left. This hope is motivated by reading a book about a place I thought I understood (1,200 words). Continue reading
Reflecting on the pros and cons of our aspiring veganism, and how it fits into a bike-travelling lifestyle (1,900 words). Continue reading
Reporting on geoscience issues seemed like a great fit for my background and goals. Instead, it forced me to face internal conflicts I’d been avoiding about interests and sunk costs (2,300 words). Continue reading
My ankles don’t feel much of anything, but they did help me with a change.
Stretched out on a bed enclosed in mosquito netting, a languid voice instructed me to gently move the spotlight of awareness from my feet up to my ankles. Ankles have sensations? The task was both playful and difficult, but more of the latter. It’s called practice, and the name is apt.
Inadvertently I’ve been conducting an experiment. Is a desire to write and an interest in thinking about writing sufficient to produce writing?