Tag Archives: Hollywood

10 Years of Free Tea – Durham, NC

10 years ago, I was lonely. I was living in my pickup truck and working 50-60+ hours a week in front of a computer as a video editor in Hollywood. When we finished the rough cut of the documentary, my … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Free Tea Bus Interview – Palo Alto, CA

What a better way to bring in the new year than with a fun little video. Shot and edited by a Stanford University woman named Rosie Cima, who I met in early 2012 in Palo Alto. It’s fun!

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Bay Area – Spring!

It had been way too long since Edna and I had spent much time in the Bay Area. Other than one day at Occupy Oakland, it had been over a year, and even then it was a short visit. So … Continue reading

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Five Years of Free Tea – Eureka, CA

Can it be that long already? Oh how (tea)time flies. As I sat in the bus while prepping to serve tea in Arcata on New Years Eve, I reflected on the past five years while writing in the 2010 guest … Continue reading

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