NEW YORK BOUND … Oct 31 – Nov 6th Tuesday, October 31, 2006
It’s been miles and miles of roadway passing under us as we head east – northeast – and more east — and coming to understand and learn about each other — check back soon for updates on this leg
HOPI MEDICINE MAN, LEWIS WINTER MYST Sunday, October 29, 2006
After spending the night alone in the bus in the Hopi Cultural Center campsite, I headed down to the valley below First Mesa to reunite with Lewis and his wife Roanna and extended family at their home. I had a dozen eggs and some bread . . . → Read More: Hopi medicine man
SECOND MESA, HOPILAND Saturday, October 28, 2006
After a long day of driving from Sedona and scurrying around the 3 mesas of Hopiland unsuccessfully trying to locate Sakina’s family, we made one final attempt up on Second Mesa where the yearly Basket Dance Ceremony was finishing up and cars were streaming out by the dozens. . . . → Read More: Second Mesa, Hopiland
SEDONA, AZ – friends in Sedona Friday, October 27, 2006
Seann Sinclair flew from Hawaii to Las Vegas to join me in Sedona, Arizona. He found me in the middle of the night out on the elevated parking area of the Sedona Cultural Center after driving to Flagstaff in a torrential down-pour and negotiating the . . . → Read More: friends in Sedona
SEDONA, AZ – Oct 24-27 Tuesday, October 24, 2006
WOW – pure energy in red rock — this place has power – afternoon light was dodging in and out of moving storm clouds — spending the night on a mesa with 360 degree view and straight shot east for morning sun-rise if no clouds
GTR . . . → Read More: magic red rock, Sedona
WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR? – Flagstaff, AZ Saturday, October 21, 2006
who killed the electric car?
we are junkies addicted to our love-substitutes re-filling our emptiness again and again lest we be faced with the ecstatic truth of our innate connection to a power far greater than we had ever imagined clouded only by . . . → Read More: who killed the electric car?
FLAGSTAFF, AZ Friday, October 20, 2006
Flagstaff became a kind of base camp for planning my next trips to local energy sites.
ACROSS THE DESERT – L.A. to Flagstaff AZ Thursday, October 19, 2006
You have to be physically in these landscapes to believe them.
VENICE BEACH, Los Angeles CA Tuesday, October 17, 2006
The parking lot at Venice Beach was a good place to work on the studio – and have a last session with Peter before he headed back to San Francisco.
LOS ANGELES, CA – Oct 15-18 Sunday, October 15, 2006
This is where peter and i ended our journey together – after an overnight stay with Peter’s friend and generous soul Claudia overlooking Silver Lake.
POINT CONCEPTION, CA Saturday, October 14, 2006
An ancient native american portal for souls entering and leaving the physical — we drove to the edge for a brief mixing session in the bus sound-studio
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BIG SUR, CA Friday, October 13, 2006
A late afternoon drive down Big Sur with a stop at Nepenthe restaurant for fish and sunset.
CARMEL, CA – Wow-house Thursday, October 12, 2006
A few hours south of San Fran we stop at house of friends of Peter just north of Big Sur – great connection with great people on multiple levels.
BAKER’S BEACH, San Francisco, CA Wednesday, October 11, 2006 onour way out of town we meet up with Brad Olsen, author of the book i’d been using called 108 Sacred Sites of North America
MOUNT TAMALPAIS, Marin County Monday, October 09, 2006
The day after burning man, Peter and I ascended Mount Tamalpais in Marin just north of San Fran and get stupendous views above the fog rolling into the bay below us. Breath-taking.
Burning Man DECOMPRESSION – San Francisco CA Sunday, October 08, 2006
The timing was right to witness and participate. The yearly desert-festival-gathering stages a shake-down in SF each year in October.
MARIN COUNTY / Point Bonita Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Some writing and recording on a cliff overlooking San Francisco Bay… Point Bonita, a coastal preserve on a peninsula across the Golden Gate Bridge.
LARKSPUR, CA / Marin County – Oct 1 – 9 Sunday, October 01, 2006
Kindly hosted by friend and college roommate Ned White and his family, Jennifer & McKenzie.
HARBIN HOT SPRINGS, Middletown CA – Sep 28-30 MP3 Files Thursday, September 28, 2006
health center in nature north of San Francisco – a few thousand acres since late 60’s – a meditation experience
MIDDLETOWN, CA – Wolfgang’s / Sep 25-27 MP3 Files Monday, September 25, 2006
a very kind and intelligent man welcomed my bus and company
TOM’s ELECTRICAL WORK – Middletown CA MP3 Files Sunday, September 24, 2006 Tom at work
MIDDLETOWN, CA / Lisa & Blue’s – Sep 17-25 Sunday, September 17, 2006
Dear friends, Lisa and Blue Verhey !
Bus Supplies, equipment, shelving, etc Saturday, September 16, 2006
Two days of “shopping” at places like G.I. Joe’s (outdoor/sports gear), Lowe’s (like Home Depot), Linens ‘n Things, and (wincing) Walmart. Tapping the resources of modern American before slipping into the obscurity of ancient American.
Bus Electrical system installed Friday, September 15, 2006
A kind man named Lee, connected with Mike’s RV in Medford installed an auxiliary electrical system in the rear of the bus and did some fancy wiring so that I have A.C. electrical power in the cabin for the studio and lights running of of independent rear . . . → Read More: Bus electrical system installed
ENGINE completed >> TRAVEL to Medford, OR
Thursday, September 14, 2006 A week later, a new engine installed, new radiator, and new catalytic converter (which I drove to Medford and back to retrieve yesterday, saving myself $1,100, the cost if I had purchased one through Ford, also saved 4-day wait on Ford shipment prediction.)