Welcoming the New Year — Santa Barbara Style

Sunset from stearns wharf

As part of our preparations for a rock’n 2013, Wendy and I decided to take some reflection-time with a trip to Santa Barbara… We’ve been here less than a day, so no great insights to share just yet, but we have managed to dive right into the Santa Barbara scene with some beautiful walks and […]

Can you safely jump off a moving freight train?

In college I had a friend who was very much into hopping freight trains. So much so that he wrote his thesis for his Cultural Anthropology major on the hobo lifestyle… (and if I remember it right, he was the editor of a popular ‘zine for hobos.) I learned one really valuable lesson from this […]