“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

2013/12/03 Failure Is How We Get Ahead In Life I’ve been a failure since my first breath. Born with a mortal congenital heart defect I was not expected to live beyond four years of age. But in 1963 failures like me were given a chance to live beyond our natural physiology, pediatric cardiac surgeons at…

Real Food for Real Life

2013/11/12 Bear with me here, we’ll get to the Foodie Bits soon. This was originally intended to be the first of a series of articles on Real Food and Wild Food preparation, but when the Muses call you off on a tangent, it is wise to follow them. We’re All Food Anyone familiar with Human history…

Why I am Leaving the United States – Part Two

2013/10/10 Start-Ups, Archaeology and the Infernal Revenue Service Entrepreneurs and Start-UP Ventures Since young adulthood I’ve had good years and bad years financially. The bad years increased my knowledge and skill sets so they were incredibly valuable too. As a serial entrepreneur it is not uncommon to have entire years without taxable income, while other…

Preview of Coming Attractions

2013/10/07 Having presented a number of articles about the Boot-Strap Expat adventure, it’s time take a sneak peek at what the adventure might look like. As an artist and wilderness lover it seems that there is always something wonderful to capture and record along the way. During previous adventures my cameras captured wonders that were…