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Follow the water

I float in the river
Then sink into the sand
My head is in the clouds
My body lost on land

I seek out solitude
In mountains and trees
Where the air is fresh
And I have room to breathe…

Buenos Aires

Day 22

April 17, 2018  This week is the one-year anniversary of my expedition down the Rio Apaporis, a major tributary of the Amazon that begins near the west coast of Colombia. The story is, like most great stories I suppose, very easy to sensationalize. But the sensational parts are just that — parts of a whole. The story in its entirety has overwhelmed me, making my efforts to write about it difficult and slow. But as […]

Contemplation in Nature

What do you do for work?

“Work” is a really simple term for something extremely complex. On the one hand, there’s the old adage that says if you do what you love then you will never work a day in your life. I don’t know who came up with that but it feels misleading given the overwhelming number of things we don’t love to do, but must, simply to survive. If those tasks aren’t considered work in the traditional sense, does […]