Each day parked outside the white picket fenced home of my dear friend and former colleague Kelly Brown has brought an interesting encounter with strangers drawn to the Avion…. Day One: the two skate punks who told me they “love it when white people get creative like this.” Yikes. Day Two: the charming musician, straight… Read More Curbside Encounters: Orange County, CA
Say hello to my little friend. Her name is Hymenolepsis. She’s a gut parasite. And she and a whole crew of her little friends recently made themselves at home in my belly. After all the jokes I heard about Montezuma’s Revenge when I told people I was going to Mexico, I would have expected something… Read More Say Hello to My Little Friend: Parasite Woes
Today was one of those days that just gets away from you – early appointments, missed connections, low blood sugar – so I wasn’t able to jump on the Art Studio Tour in and around Los Barriles. Luckily for me, Playa Norte RV park was one of the stops on the tour, right here in… Read More Art in My Own Backyard: Los Barriles’ Art Walk
When I bought my camper, few of the core systems – plumbing, electrical (except for the refrigerator) – were still in working order. The guy who sold me the Avion had solved his lighting needs by dotting the walls and cabinets with those plastic stick-on LED disks. A perfectly serviceable system, but I wanted more.… Read More Fiat Lux!: Lighting Options for the Road
I didn’t get to see last week’s much-ballyhooed super blue moon-lunar eclipse here on the southern Baja coast. From the time I’d gone to bed to the time my alarm went off at 4:30 am, the night sky was eerily bright but deep cloud cover hid the moon and stars from sight. Still, I hauled… Read More Trust. Magic. Healing.