When I look back since the beginning, I can see all the changes. Few are tangible, many are deeply felt, and some are subconsciously expressed. The ups, the downs, the mundane and everyday. The 9 countries traveled, the handful of new friends and acquaintances, the things I shed, the things I left behind, the new … Continue reading 2017.


Life Lessons: The Ride & The Fall

I witnessed a man fall off his motorcycle tonight. He was driving at a much faster pace than the stopped traffic, between the lanes, and drove straight into a car that was turning left, coming from the opposite direction. Some details aside, he plowed into the passenger side door, left his mark on the car, … Continue reading Life Lessons: The Ride & The Fall

If It Just Feels Right, It Is

The mind will talk endlessly, if you let it. Self-talk and thoughts come naturally, it's effortless. The work is in quieting the mind to hear what you really need to. In a world full of distractions and easily accessible diversions, it takes a concerted effort to be alone in silence. But, once you make it … Continue reading If It Just Feels Right, It Is

Unbroken Dreams

Dreams don't break. They grow and change - as you do They wrap themselves in a cocoon Of trial and error And emerge with wings They can fly and they can crash You're the wind that supports their rise You're the flame that ignites their fire Dreams work with you and against you They are … Continue reading Unbroken Dreams

Finding the Light 

I want to pour the milk in your coffee And watch it dance in circles Round and round it goes Turning darkness into light Drink up the love And soak up the sun Are you still by my side? Or have I left you behind? We traversed the corners of the nation But took a … Continue reading Finding the Light 

Fall Forward

It's the first day of fall. It's my favorite season, and I'm back in Los Angeles. From the months abroad, if I had to pick one word to define how I've returned, I'd choose "liberated." Liberated from material things, liberated from the desire to have anything new, liberated from the suffocation of self-inflicting anxiety, liberated … Continue reading Fall Forward

Sand, Se(e) and Shorelines

People say the world is small, and that's an expression to showcase how the seemingly coincidental moments occur. When you really think about it, the world is large, vast and in a way, can be considered infinite. Often when I'm at the beach, I think about all the grains of sand and how there is … Continue reading Sand, Se(e) and Shorelines