Leaving Los Angeles

As my band Rare Form leaves Los Angeles and begins operating out of Ljubljana, I am reflective about the art scene here. There are truly some great people in Los Angeles, but the majority are real assholes. Overall the city drips with ego, self-importance, self-interest, and self-centered behavior. Some people go around thinking their art … More Leaving Los Angeles

Leaving America III: Dislodging from the Machine

As a working person in the United States, the tax dollars siphoned from my labor has been used mainly to bolster our military and kill people abroad, both innocent and guilty. Others uses of our tax dollars include bank bailouts and subsidies offered to financial institutions like Merrill Lynch in the former and Amazon in … More Leaving America III: Dislodging from the Machine

Leaving America

Though I have not yet left my country for Slovenia, I am already beginning to appreciate it more. It’s diversity, freedoms, and wide-open spaces I will miss. But, however, I will not long for the negative attributes of modern America, of which there are many, and the detrimental global impact of its legacy that I … More Leaving America

El Chalten Provides Rugged Patagonia Hiking and Comfortable Places to Rest

Even before we arrive to El Chalten, the Patagonian town known for its hiking access in Los Glaciares National Park, the mountains are a panorama of awesome beauty. The land is vast and yet the peaks loom above us in every direction. Waking up on the early morning bus, we are enchanted by Patagonia’s wonders. … More El Chalten Provides Rugged Patagonia Hiking and Comfortable Places to Rest