Tag Archives: WA

Thankful in Floyd, VA

Every now and then I stumble into a place that I know no one, but get absorbed rather quickly. What I find in there is more community, more sharing, and more genuine human connections than I could hope for. Most … Continue reading

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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 – Austin, TX

Hello, friends and family! Two years ago on March 20th, Edna Lu (the tea bus) and I started a 2+ year North American Tour. This tour was imagined as a journey around the continent with no itinerary, allowing us to … Continue reading

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Summer Update – 3 months of Tour – Arcata, CA

It’s been an interesting one, folks. Three months ago Edna (the teabus) and I started a 2+ North American Tour with no itinerary. The plan has been to have no plans, allowing us to roam the country with no obligations and … Continue reading

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Hello Portland! – Portland, OR

Yes! It was a BIG step for our 2+ North American Tea Tour to get here. The one big string that was still attached that hampered our no-itinerary/go-wherever-we-want,-whenever-we-want modus operandi was Freddie the horse trailer (mobile shop/storage unit). I’ve been … 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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Steepless in Seattle – Seattle, WA

No, not really, I guess. We weren’t steepless at all. More like steepfull. We pretty much served tea all weekend here. I contacted my friend Pepper Proud upon arrival and asked what was happening and where would there be people … Continue reading

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Vaudevillingham – Bellingham, WA

What a great last event to do in Bellingham. Hosted monthly at the CirqueLab, this event brings out the best of variety entertainment from juggling to comedy to dance. There was such a fun group of performers and crowd alike. … Continue reading

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Reaching Escape Velocity – San Juan Islands, WA

Although I haven’t read his book, my newfound friend Steven Roberts wrote a book called Reaching Escape Velocity: Launching gonzo engineering projects with sponsors, media, volunteers, and other potent forces. The title (and idea of the book) have stuck with … Continue reading

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North American Tea Tour Begins! – Friday Harbor, WA

  Yep, it’s really happening – 2 or more years of traveling the land without an itinerary serving free tea and being of service. And it all began today, Spring Equinox, at Brickworks in Friday Harbor, WA. Why a free … Continue reading

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