The Language Of Revolution: How Movements Effect Change


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Community School Update…

Lila and Stevie

Dear friends and family, I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for the outpouring of support we’ve received. John Sr.+ Diane, Greg and Trish, Monique, Zaina, Aunty Debby and Uncle … [Read more...]

Benefit Fiesta For Our Community School

Colored Balls

Hello Everyone! We have officially named our community school (CLICK HERE to read the post about its creation)..... La Casa de Los Ninos!    We are having a BENEFIT PARTY TONIGHT in Huanchaco … [Read more...]

Kiki Goes Under The Knife

The situation

We all have fears. I am afraid of spiders, 18 wheelers, big waves, alzheimer's, flying in airplanes, poisonous snakes, and most republicans. Tree is afraid of global warming, people who don't … [Read more...]

Give A Little Bit: Starting A Community School in Huanchaco


One of the main reasons that Tree and I decided to slow our travel pace was so that we can participate in community. We want the opportunity to become part of local life—to connect to a place, its … [Read more...]

Toilet Paper: A Moral Dilemma?

Kiki Mummy

Up until a few years ago, I thought the biggest issue surrounding toilet paper was its orientation: OVER or UNDER the roll.  I prefer the end to come up OVER the roll, whereas some people, who are … [Read more...]

Sex, Blood, and El Brujo

El Brujo

La Sangre.  It’s hard to imagine a life and death symbol more potent than blood. Pumping hot through the confines of our bodies, it signifies passion and fecundity—it is the fluid of life—and, yet, … [Read more...]

We are the 99% – Occupy Everywhere

Occupy Peru

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...]

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 of … [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...]

On The Flip Side

World Map with Equator

"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...]

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...]

Complete in Love

wedding 2

On Sept. 10th, 1982, my little sister was born, marking the first happiest day of my life.  My sister and I are nearly seven years apart, and as a big sister, I have always wanted to keep her safe … [Read more...]

Iron Faith

Stevie and Tree

Ritual. We need it. We bury our dead, leave flowers for remembrance, send notes of gratitude, condolence, and get well wishes. We walk down aisles, throw bouquets and garters, speak vows till death … [Read more...]

Sprinter Life is going carbon neutral!!!

Grand Canyon

If you like this post, please share it on facebook using the social media button above. Thanks!  Lately Tree and I have been talking a lot about ENERGY. We’ve been educated, inspired, and motivated … [Read more...]