Tag Archives: Common Vision

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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Village Building Convergence – Portland, OR

In 1996 – ten whole years before I started serving free tea out of my pickup truck on Hollywood Boulevard – Mark Lakeman and other folks at City Repair, were formulating and putting into action a mobile free teahouse called … Continue reading

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Oly Moly – Olympia, WA

I’ve driven through Oly many-a-times, but never really stopped here. I’ve known many people who went to Evergreen, heard about this city from many on the road, and my dad even lived here briefly. From all I had heard, I … Continue reading

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Sh’Bang Festival – Lookout Arts Quarry – Bellingham, WA

  What I like most about the Lookout Arts Center (AKA The Quarry) is that it’s an amazing gypsy camp of old buses, trailers, tents, and RVs. It is a constantly shifting community of nomads, performers, and tinkerers. Some people … Continue reading

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Steeped Leaves and Elephants – Northern CA Coast

This past week, Edna Lu the tea bus caravaned with Ivan Dured, the late great space-shuttle/tour-bus of the Colorado-based band, Elephant Revival. For six days we traveled from show to show, down the coast, over hills, and over bridges. On … Continue reading

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Springtime Tea Party with Common Vision

On Sunday March 20th, the third anniversary of when I first bought Edna, it had just been the longest I’d been apart from her since we met. I know it seems kind of funny for me to make such a … Continue reading

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Spring Break with Common Vision

As many of you know, I am taking some time away from Edna to be with some other buses. However, during this time Edna will be celebrating her 3rd rebirthday (she’s 22 years old in total, which is 44 in … Continue reading

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Springtime Journey – Northern CA to WA

Oh, and what a journey it was! A little break time in Shelter Cove at the house of the Andrews Family -  a great crew of folks who have helped me immensely with the bus and keeping me fed, showered, … Continue reading

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Green Festival 2009 – San Francisco, CA

I can’t even get over this weekend. It went so well. A long drive with a bus full of ridesharers brought Edna and I to the Green Festival in San Francisco. Mountain Rose Herbs gave me a pass for the weekend, and when I was checking in I realized that another … Continue reading

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Green Festival 2008

A trip to San Francisco, CA to volunteer at and attend the Green Festival became laden with adventures. Everything from free pretzels to free bread to a free sequin studded jacket came our way. We served all over SF including … Continue reading

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