On Monday, October 2nd, 2017, I got up on stage at The Moth StorySLAM here in Portland Oregon and shared the story of my king crabbing adventure in the Bering Sea after graduating high school. This one is for my dad. As I’ve learned, being a dad is about one of the most difficult things […]
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For the longest time now, when someone has asked how I was doing, the only reasonable response was to say, “well, I’ve been really busy”. Which doesn’t really answer the question, does it? It leaves it up to the person asking to guess how I’m actually doing. And much of the time, the response is […]
When we are born into this world, we already have a spirit within us. A pure spirit, with no attachments, no emotional hurt, and no baggage weighing us down. While I don’t remember my own birth, I have a knowing that I held nothing but love and curiosity within me. I didn’t know what hate […]
This inability to cry in front of others is perhaps the single most harmful and hurtful side effect of living life with what I call my alpha male voice. It’s a voice inside my head that gives me advice and tips on important life matters…
“I floated away from the yoga dome on a cloud of pure bliss and love that carried me throughout the entire day. I was deeply in love with everyone”. This is my recap of attending the Beloved Festival 2015 with my son Cato. I will definitely be returning for this event.