We are the 99% – Occupy Everywhere

Please reshare this on Facebook - Let's go viral! Dear friends, It is time for us to wake up.  We are living through a monumental crisis, which translates as a rare moment of opportunity in the … [Read more...]

Layover in Cuenca

We left Banos and headed south on the Pan-American Highway. I love driving days. I get to be offline for hours at a time. Plus you always get to see the craziest shit driving down here. Is … [Read more...]

Happy To Be Homeless

We just celebrated our 2 year anniversary of living in the van--of living Sprinter Life! Here's the story of how and why we chose to be homeless: The History Two years ago, I was dragging bags … [Read more...]

The Trinket Twilight Zone…

trinket  [tring-kit] : noun 1. a small ornament, piece of jewelry, etc., usually of little value. 2. anything of trivial value. There are two types of people in this world, those who … [Read more...]

Three Foot Tall Humans In Ecuador…

For those of you who don't follow our SPOT GPS tracker (click here to view it), we're no longer at the beach. After 3 weeks of kickin' it stationary, we decided to get back on the road. It was … [Read more...]

On The Flip Side, Part II

Part II of this post will be more exciting from a 'different' perspective:  "On The Flip Side, Part I," is all about how broadening one's perspective yields more out of life. How does one broaden his … [Read more...]

A House Of Cards…

You know those reports we get up in the U.S. when there is an earthquake somewhere else in the world and like, 250,000 people die? I always remember thinking, "MAN, those earthquakes they get in … [Read more...]

Head In The Clouds…

Life in Montanita has been pretty routine. For the last 3 weeks my life has consisted of 1) working on Outdoorplay 2) surfing mediocre waves and 3) trying to keep up with Stevie's happy … [Read more...]

On The Flip Side

"Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world"- Schopenhauer Close one eye.  Take a look around. Now close the other one instead and look around.  Things look … [Read more...]

The Gringos Are Coming, The Gringos Are Coming…

I'm in a great mood right now, so allow me to share the joy with you. Montanita, Ecuador is dying a slow, ugly death. Like a cancer, this death takes years to grow, fester, and destroy. The cancer … [Read more...]

Will The Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up…

  May I have your attention please? May I have your attention please? Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?   'Cause I'm Slim Shady, yes I'm the real Shady All you other Slim … [Read more...]

Xanadu Sighting Off The Coast Of Southern Ecuador…

If you surf, or if you know someone who surfs, or if you once saw surfing on TV, chances are you've heard of Xanadu.  Xanadu debuted on the surf scene in Southern California on September 19th, 2010. … [Read more...]

Vertigo of the Soul

Being known by others is an external exercise. We exist in alterity; meaning, I am ‘other’ than you, and I am known by what I say and do in relationship to you. On the contrary, knowing oneself is … [Read more...]

Road Warriors – Posted up in Montanita, Ecuador

Road Warrior - n. Informal. A person who travels frequently. Stevie and I have been living that definition for a long time. The official Sprinter Life statistic, as recorded on the home page of our … [Read more...]

Vomit, Diarrhea, and Sex Hotels

I was pulled out of a deep sleep at 4am when I heard Stevie scream. My first thought was "Oh shit, someone is breaking into the van." I flipped on the light just in time to see Stevie vomit her fish … [Read more...]