Lost & Found by Mayans in Guatemala

A solo hike. A thunderstorm. A search for shelter that landed me with E’qchi’ Mayans in Guatemala.

I travel for new experiences and to understand different cultures. After 4 months of backpacking Colombia, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala I decided I wanted to go somewhere no tourist has gone before. It took some debilitating food poisoning the day prior in order to reflect and motivate myself enough to venture… Read More

What do video editing, chess, creativity, entropy, a fulfilling life and intelligence all have in common?

Let me take you for a ride…|| Starting a video project, an essay, or a painting is daunting at first. You have little idea where it will take you, but you start with the idea that it will come together. Living artfully is about applying the process of art to life. The process coincides with the equation for entropy, or likewise, the formula for intelligence; and like chess openings, it is… Read More

The Brain on 24

The Brain on 24

At what point could he have comfortably in his life completed his novel, traveled the world and helped the homeless? At any point, could he have accomplished this without a significant risk and without leaving his comfort zone? Read More

Today I Quit My Job

Today I Quit My Job

The younger you are, the more malleable you are, and the earlier you mold into your better self, the more time you spend with it. When that realization came about, I decided to take this journey and… Read More