Crafting a New Version of Self

What is it that I seek out in the big wide world? Am I searching for a person, a dream, a place or something else that I cannot yet define?

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A Few Days of Doing Muay Thai

I’ve done 6 sessions of Muay Thai in Pai since I arrived and I am really loving it. It is tough and I am sweating buckets when we finish but I always feel good and slowly but surely there is progress happening. I didn’t expect to be learning a martial arts ever. I’ve never been a physical person but here I am and it just feels good to push myself physically in a way that I’ve never done before.

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Seven Days of getting Physical

So it’s been a week since I decided I wanted to learn a martial arts (thanks Mike), in this case Muay Thai in Thailand. I knew that if I go as I am now that the jump might be too much for me to handle and I would probably quit. I don’t want and can’t let that happen so I started sparring and run/walking just to get into the habit of being physical since the most physical I get is just doing a ton of walking and trekking.

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Running through and turning the page (10kish)

I’ve never been a really active person and right now I don’t know if I will be able to do what I want which is prep to train in a martial arts next month. Most people would laugh at me for even the attempt and in the 2 days since I’ve decided that was my …

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To Stay or Go

It’s been a year since I started traveling and in that year I’ve had everest highs and mariana’s trench style lows that have me at another crossroads. Should I stay in Taiwan or continue traveling on. On the one hand it would be nice to have some consistency even if it is only temporary. I …

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Crossing the Central Spire to find a Sense of Home

There comes a point when you know there is no going back to what or who you were before. Sometimes its immediate sometimes its subtle but that moment remains. As I’ve been traveling I’ve gotten farther away from what I thought my goal was and now all I know is that I don’t know, that I must find the experiences that will help to direct whatever I decide.

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The hope, the wonder, the last

I wish I knew? I hope for the best? And no matter what else happens I will keep on working until the last moment, until I have no more, until I can go no farther, until the last breath leaves and I can go no farther. That is where I am, all that’s left and who I am.

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My Last Day in India

My last full day in India, My 3 months in India spanned more than 6000 km 7 states, and close to two dozen cities. I crossed from the south to the north and have been here longer than I have been anywhere outside of North America.

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letting Go – Banishing the Shade

Its funny I just wrote a huge post that failed to upload it took me awhile to do and was damn long so I’m gonna keel its replacement short and sweet. I’m letting go of my fear, doubt, hate, the comparisons people make and of worthlessness. These are my albatrosses, the thingd that prevent me …

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Keeping it nice and simple for 2014

So we are a week into 2014, the winter olympics are round the bend and many of us are already way past due on resolutions. I’m one of them. I created a world now it’s time to play within it, while continuing to nurture its creation. My goal is simple have a story outlined in …

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