eastward bound with Lewis

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


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

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

friends in Sedona

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

magic red rock, 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?

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?

in Flagstaff

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

ACROSS THE DESERT – L.A. to Flagstaff AZ Thursday, October 19, 2006

You have to be physically in these landscapes to believe them.

bus studio work, Venice Beach

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.

with Claudia, Silver Lake, L.A.

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

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

BIG SUR, CA Friday, October 13, 2006

A late afternoon drive down Big Sur with a stop at Nepenthe restaurant for fish and sunset.

Wow-House, Carmel

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.

Brad Olsen, Baker’s Beach

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

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

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.

Point Bonita, Marin County

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.

Visit with Ned and Family

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.

A visit to Harbin

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

Wolfgang’s paradise

MIDDLETOWN, CA – Wolfgang’s / Sep 25-27 MP3 Files Monday, September 25, 2006

a very kind and intelligent man welcomed my bus and company

Bus electrical work-2

TOM’s ELECTRICAL WORK – Middletown CA MP3 Files Sunday, September 24, 2006 Tom at work

Lisa and Blue!

MIDDLETOWN, CA / Lisa & Blue’s – Sep 17-25 Sunday, September 17, 2006

Dear friends, Lisa and Blue Verhey !

Bus Supplies

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

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.)