Usually I love being miserable in the wilderness…

​​  I usually like to suffer in the wilderness on some level. Builds character! But mosquitoes are the bain of my existence and boy are they hatching thanks to a wet winter. This is gonna be an interesting week! If I don’t lose my mind by Thursday I will consider this a victory. 

One of the most peculiar things I’ve gotten paid to do 

I’ve done a LOT of random jobs in my life, but this was especially true when I first moved to NYC. I was constantly searching Craigslist’s for work and I had no contacts or money so you can imagine how creative I got with the job search. But this job was probably one of the…

Cold Weekend at My Friend’s Tiny House 

​​My girl Rowan built this tiny house all by herself. She watched YouTube videos obsessively and just figured it out. She’s a fucking badass This is how tiny Rowan is. Yes, this is the woman who built this house all by herself.  It’s beautiful  And has a composting toilet  And a kick ass tiny wood…

VIDEO: Music and Games- what outdoor people do all day   

  I spent a week out on the Colorado River working an outdoor Ed program with a bunch of my friends who still live in their cars. Instead of vehicles, though, we lived out of boats- canoes and this phat house boat for logistics and food runs. There’s no distractions out there, so we play…

People Who Live in a School Bus

My sister Shannon joined us for a whole week of Summer Tour! One day my sister, Dora, and I were driving through Olympic National Park in Washington and realized we really needed a bathroom. Pronto. We asked this lovely couple if there was a gas station around. They suggested we ask the people in the…

Baby Dolls and Coffins

The following story takes place in a hippy neighborhood I found in Eugene, Oregon called The Whit. I was walking around one day and literally stumbled upon this crazy place and these amazing people. Dora and I got invited to go to a party in Eugene, Oregon one day, so we got all dolled up…