Homeward Unbound- Chapter 6: Leaving My Tech Job, Nomad Life, and Re-thinking Reality

A few months ago, I made the decision to leave my job. The factors and series of events were many that led to this calling, and untimely as it may seem to outward eyes, it was a yearning and timed perfectly for the sweet fruit of change was ripe for the picking. I think much …

Homeward Unbound —Chapter 5: Deliberation with Nature

Perhaps the greatest gift bestowed to each of us is our innocence. In a grief-stricken world driven by calamities and chaos of varying degrees, it is difficult to maintain the innocence of our youth. Where the world was once new, and the peculiar and weird were something of amazement. I am surprised to still carry …

Homeward Unbound — Chapter 4: The Worst Day Ever, Tears, and Triumph

It was 7:00 PM. We had just traveled about 6 hours from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA. There, Alicia felt terrible and I was agonizing over yet another emergency room visit. We knew the drill. It would be yet another visit where doctors tell us nothing. Another tedious emergency room bill to deal with. …

Homeward Unbound — Chapter 3: Sin City, Rethinking Reality, and Lessons From the Road

Our hotel was on Dean Martin Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alicia insisted on taking me to her favorite eatery, Urth Cafe. It was located in the Wynn Hotel. We had to cross Frank Sinatra and Sammy David Jr. Drive to get there. These men were members of the original rat pack. They were gentlemen, modern …

Homeward Unbound — Chapter 2: Crater Lake, Camping, Death Valley, and a Near Death Experience

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Homeward Unbound — Chapter 1: Letting Nature Guide Us

I was at the Kaddy Car Wash the day of our unknown journey to help my wife heal from her mold illness. The attendant asked, “Where are you going?” I said, “ I don’t know yet?” It’s how I’ve always wanted to answer that question. Our first stop was Bend, OR. The drive was tragically beautiful. 2020 was …

Life Update — On The Path To The Unknown

It’s about 9:00 AM PT on February 23, 2021. I wanted to share an update on my life. This post is geared to friends and family but may help others as I share my perspective on leaving everything behind so my wife can heal from her illness. She has Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). It’s …