What’s in a Name? Significance of Una Idea Peregrina

It’s about time I explained what “Una Idea Peregrina” means. I first heard this expression when I told some collegues my plans for the future – educating myself by the book of the world, drinking deeply from the stream of life and traveling for the foreseeable future.  As I explained in my first blog, I … Continue reading

A Letter to Don Quixote

Dear Don Quixote, It’s January 21th, 2010 and it’s time to assess my dreams, both those realized and those still lying ahead.  If you were still alive (or ever alive) think you would be proud of how far I have chased my dreams, but I still have much further to go.  2009 was a big … Continue reading

I Climb Mt. Everest…Well, Not Quite (Everest Base Camp, Tibet)

I awoke early the next morning like a child on Christmas morning, curious to discover Everest and half-expecting to have some spiritual revelation once I saw the place where earth meets the heavens.  After 27 cups of yak butter tea, I was ready to go but my teammates were nowhere to be found.  I was … Continue reading