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“Remember That Time We All Lived in Alabama?”

Nearly everybody asks, "Why are you going to Alabama for the summer?" But everybody flings this next one out. "Ugh, it's going to be so hot in Alabama!" They say it like a little kid who's [...]

By |June 28th, 2016|Categories: Alabama Life, Planned Adventures|Tags: , , |3 Comments
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Heartbroken To Tell You I’m Leaving LA

I've been nauseous all day trying to write this post. But first, let's go way back . . . Way back at the turn of the century, as I prepared to leave Nashville for Los Angeles, [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Planned Adventures, Venice Life|Tags: , |14 Comments
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Red Tecate Tent Tacos

Welcome to TACO WEEK! A week devoted to *exclusively non-gringo* Playa Del Carmen tacos - a veritable celebration, a compendium, a downright rampage  - from the best to the strangest, located in some unconventional places.  Red Tecate [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Food, Foreign Travel, Mexico Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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La Floresta

Welcome to TACO WEEK! A week devoted to *exclusively non-gringo* Playa Del Carmen tacos - a veritable celebration, a compendium, a downright rampage  - from the best to the strangest, located in some unconventional places.  La Floresta [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Food, Foreign Travel, Mexico Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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Takos Light

Welcome to TACO WEEK! A week devoted to *exclusively non-gringo* Playa Del Carmen tacos - a veritable celebration, a compendium, a downright rampage  - from the best to the strangest, located in some unconventional places.  Takos Light [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Categories: Food, Foreign Travel, Mexico Life|Tags: , , |2 Comments
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The Unsolicited Directors Of Entertainment

So, Cancun and Playa Del Carmen are crawling with private resorts. Our first apartment in Playa was right behind a giant all-inclusive resort. Of course, this made us curious about the place. But at over [...]

By |April 16th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Travel, Mexico Life, Random Adventures|Tags: , |0 Comments
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The Lessons Of TWO Bike Wrecks

So, after two bike wrecks last month here in Mexico within the space of ten days, I've learned some important life lessons.  I'm sharing it here because through these wrecks, I learned to think about [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Travel, Mexico Life, Rad Thoughts|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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When You Make A Commitment To An Animal

How cute is this guy? That's my buddy Frank. This is him in the hospital around Christmas of 2014, just a few months before we left Venice for our round-the-world adventure. His bladder was blocked, [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Travel, Rad Thoughts, US Travel, Venice Life|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Why Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Is A Great Place To Figure Out Life

We were road weary when we landed in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico way back in December. And I was eager to figure out the next part of my life. That meant I needed to slow [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Travel, Mexico Life|Tags: |2 Comments
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What Can Happen When You’re Utterly Unconcerned

I didn't have time for this shit. I only had 72 hours left to find a used Quinceanera dress. Venice Beach elected Matt and I to be the 2016 Mardi Gras King and Queen and [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Travel, Mexico Life, Rad Thoughts|Tags: , , |2 Comments