Circles of Life and Death

I have been in Minnesota for 5 days. I've taken over my grandmother's basement, sleeping in the blue room, painting and dancing in the yellow room and running up the stairs and into the backyard each time my phone rings. I'm playing a waiting game, waiting on my...

Limbo

I am falling, floating, flying. No, not quite yet. I froze for a day, staying in limbo, not telling anyone where I was. I have baggage; 3 bags to be specific, and I have my body, my magical boots and a top hat. Materially everything I own, including myself, weighs...

Dear MarsVista

What a night of love I just experienced! Knowing I needed a good time surrounded by a lovely community of MarsVistians, I rented a car and drove down to Los Angeles. The six hour drive was a cleansing one, full of empty loneliness and deepfelt gratitude. I arrived...

Fresh Chapter

I have landed in a new world. From living out of my van at the Gilroy Police station, to now living in a house where I can hear the ocean waves crash and the sea lions bark. I wake up without an alarm anytime between 5:45 and 7 every morning,...

For the Love of Gilroy

Today is Wednesday. Hump day. I awoke at 7 am to receive a phone call from my tow truck driver. I rushed to pack up my bedding which was the last bit I had left inside Myrtle. I spent my last evening with John, my graffiti artist friend who was so inspired by my story...

Alida

It was hot, my shirt was sticking to my torso and I had to stop in the shade multiple times within the seven blocks I walked in order to get a free meal at a catholic church in Gilroy. My new friend from yesterday had mentioned it and invited me to stop by. I was...

The Greatest Day

I woke up this morning at 7:30. I snapped awake and realized I couldn't wait to get going on my new StrawberryVentures. All that life has been telling me is that I missed a step. This is me going back and rebuilding where I left off. I walked over to the coffee shop...