Movies That Fueled My Wanderlust
Following a previous post about songs that inspired my travel adventures, I thought it would be a nice idea to share another list: I’ve prepared a selection of movies that have kindled my nomadic spirit.
A Non-Traditional Father’s Father’s Day Post
I was in Fisterra, Spain, finishing the Camino de Santiago the day my daughter was conceived in Colorado. A few weeks later, I burned an effigy of a wax baby in Fatima, Portugal, to pray the embryo later-to-be-named H would find a suitable place in her mother’s womb. My foray into fatherhood might best be…
Songs That Inspired My Travel
Throughout my life, certain songs have inspired some of my travel decisions – lyrics that determined which road I should take or what travel ticket I should buy. Here’s a selection of a few that have stood out for me over the years:
Arts and Sciences as Spiritual Tools – Photos
“Number is the ruler of forms and ideas, and the cause of gods and demons.” ~ Pythagoras “God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.” ~ Picasso
Recovering Nomad – Dating and Spirituality
Surveying spiritual techniques around the world is remarkably similar to the dating scene in New York. When I traveled across five continents, I examined a variety of techniques people use to get closer to their higher power. In creating my own spiritual path, I swiped left or right for the practices that worked for me. Never…
Recovering Nomad – 9 Realities Nomads Appreciate When Stopping
I’ve done my fair share of traveling over the years. Now that I’m in New York, backpack stowed away, I can reflect on some of the culture shocks as I settle into the reality of western society again.
Recovering Nomad – The Role of Routine
Anchored again to one location, Chelsea for now, I am starting to settle into the community and with it, develop a switch in mindset. Top of mind while traveling might have been scrambling to find a place to bunk down for the night, hunting down a restaurant that didn’t serve up a side dish of…