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'round the world recollections
'round the world recollections

'round the world recollections

A few decades back, I spent a year travelling the world, living out of a backpack and jumping aboard plane, train, bus and a nifty new Renault on one-way tickets westward. There were adventures to be had.


#SymbiosisDeFined

17 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Hobos

Hobo and Blkfsh, we live in symbiosis--dissimilar people, but we dig each other and have an entwined relationship that is mutually beneficial. I bring over some ginger ale and pizza, he reads lines of a play with me, or shows me how to make a sports...

Milestones

11 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Hobos

Birthdays, anniversaries, the first day of school.. Getting that part in the school play, a first kiss (so cool).. Having a baby—or two, or four.. Buying a first home, earning that degree, a job and more.. Heartache, lost friendships, parents die too...

Life lessons

11 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Hobos

What type of friend have I been?  how have I pushed away those I want in my life? My unreasonable expectations drove a friend away. While having an emotional reaction to news is understandable for one like me, freezing, going silent, lashing out in a...

Chicken by the side of the road

4 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Hobos

Loaded backpack, empty wallet Getting off a train in Switzerland--tired, hungry...only have a traveller's cheque and banks are closed....aaagghh! ( pre ATM days, and in the era of traveller's cheques!) Wandering through the quaint downtown, looking f...