Journal Entry # 199 – Sun of a Beach, He’s Right!

There is a saying in Tibetan, “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength”. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. – Dalai Lama

Journal Entry 198 – Take a Look, Grab a Book, From Our Bookstore with a Tiny Door, Take a Book, After You Look, But, Make Sure To Leave Us One More!

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss

Journal Entry # 193 – Life Has Value, Not Things!

I rather collect thoughts, feelings, and emotions in my life. I’m not a fan of things. Things leave me empty, but I’m full of life. – Ash

Journal Entry # 192 – Life Gives Us Power, Now, What Shall We Do With It?

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in… Read More

After These Messages I’ll Be Right Back

Hey all,Just in case some of you are wondering where the hell I’ve been these last few days, I wanted to post something real quick to fill you in. You know me, I hate going more than a… Read More

Journal Entry # 189 – The Outside Will Always Heal What’s Inside

This morning I took a walk, a deep breath of fresh salty air, and welcomed the gentle pouring rain. Now, I’m alive again. – Ash

Bike Writer # 49 – Life, Take it in…All of it!

As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life. – Buddha

Journal Entry # 184 – It’s In My Nature

If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable. – Rainer Maria Rilke

Bike Writer # 47 – I’ve Always Bee-Hived This Way

I go to books and to nature as the bee goes to a flower, for a nectar that I can make into my own honey. – John Burroughs

Bike Writer # 44 – The Paddler

With every stroke, with every ounce of me, I move forward. Pulling myself through the wake of life. Today, I cross a pond. Tomorrow…I challenge the ocean. – Ash