Tag Archives: CA

Spring Update – Trabuco Canyon, CA

Today is a big day! Not only is it the first day of Spring, but it marks 6 years since the day I bought Edna and the one year mark of our Two+ Year North American Tour. According to plan, … Continue reading

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Terra Vita Herbal Symposium

My friend Mason, who is the event coordinator for Mountain Rose Herbs, mentioned last November that he was helping organize an herbalism event in February in Laguna Beach. He suggested I attend to make tea, and asked if I was … Continue reading

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Back on the Boulevard – Hollywood, CA

Wow folks, this is where it all began! Eight years ago this month I was lonely. Working more than full time for little pay, I was craving genuine human interaction without having to spend money. In fact, I was finding … Continue reading

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OJAI! Would you like to go on an adVENTURA? – Ventura County, CA

Well yes, I would! Kidnapping my friend Ally, we left Nevada City bound for Ojai. Taking a couple days to get there, we stopped at junkyards to look for another injection pump for Edna along the way. Old highway 99 … Continue reading

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Disc Golf and Curtains – Nevada City, CA

I just wanted to give a quick little update from the journeys of Edna Lu the teabus and myself, Guisepi. I’m sitting in a cute little tea shop in Fresno, where I spent way too much money on a pot … Continue reading

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New Years Eve – Nevada City, CA

Every year I celebrate the New Year as an anniversary of serving free tea. It was eight years ago this January that I first started serving tea on Hollywood Blvd to strangers. I learned in those early days that included … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas! Winter Update – Nevada City, CA

  Well, it seems as if the craziness of Spring and Summer caught up with us, and our focus over the course of fall has shifted from outward craziness (serving tea, events, traveling) to more inward craziness (many, many bus … Continue reading

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Autumn Update – Arcata, CA

When you have no strict itinerary, there’s a lot of wiggle room. And I like it! I left Portland and headed straight to my Wilderness First Responder course (see blog entry here)  knowing only that I was going to see my … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail – Packer Saddle, CA

My college girlfriend had hiked the Appalachian Trail before coming to college, and inspired me with stories from the trail. Over the years, I had heard stories of “Trail Angels” – people who help out hikers in some way or … Continue reading

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Blues Recess Massive – Placerville, CA

Over the past several years I have been helped at times by many people to create spaces, serve tea, and more. One of those people has become a dear friend. Ally helped create our first large tea zone at Rootstalk … Continue reading

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