Journal 2 Articles

A Manifesto of Sorts

It was January 3, 2009. I had just recently finished a solo bicycle trip that spanned over four months and took me about 4,000 miles around the United States. I was exhausted and broke, crashing on a friend’s couch in Los Angeles. Sometime after midnight, in a fit of inspiration, I wrote the following in my notebook: I have been reminded recently of the importance of understanding the tools and...

Tribute To My Brother

I think if asked, most people can point to one person in their life who has been his or her greatest influence. For me, that is my older brother Josh. Like any brothers only two years apart, we had our fair shares of quarrels and fist fights growing up, but at the end of the day, we were pretty much always best friends. We were both partners in crime and...