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Posts by: Captain Joe

Day 3: Searching for Boredom in the Santa Fe Forest

Joe: For the last 6 months or so I’d been craving the peacefulness that comes with living in the moment. I’d accepted too many things...

Welcome to Athens

It’s six in the morning and still very dark. A drizzle of rain is falling as Elaine and I walk down the ferry’s gangway. We take our...

There’s More Than One Way to Get to Turkey

“Darling, there’s more than one way to get to Turkey.” That was my response to Elaine’s feeble attempt to put her anxiety in front...

Hanging Out In Rota, Spain

Well, we’ve headed out on another overseas journey. This time we wanted to push further into Eastern Europe. After some relaxing days...

Lost Keys

It’s happened before. An end to a wonderful down-easter weekend of soft-shell lobsters, overflowing plates of steamers and the...

The Soft Shell Lobster Cometh

Imagine lobsters with a shell so soft you can get to the succulent meat using just your hands—no shell cracker needed. A soft-shell...

Jennifer post: What can you take with you when you die?

Jenifer writes: I was walking down the corridor at home trying to figure out where I’d left something. A book. I was very frustrated, and...

‘Nothing Is Impossible’: Two Friends and A Wheelchair on the Camino de Santiago

While walking in the Pyrenees back in June, Makenna and I had heard stories about someone in a wheelchair. Watch this video, it’s an...

Chipping Away at Pharmaceutical Company Arrogance

A physician couple has made a decade long effort to change the confusing, uninformative packaging labels on the drugs we take everyday....

A is for Anxiety and Alzheimer’s

Finding the pockets of grace in a heartbreaking disease. This is not just a book, it’s a real-life passport into the unpredictable world...