It's now day 53 of being on the road, and I have been overwhelmed with the messages from people encouraging me to continue on through every difficulty and hardship that presents itself. Thank you! I don't know where I would be without your support. YOU keep me going. I am now in Brookings, Oregon, awaiting … Continue reading Day 53: There are fires happening in California to navigate
Greetings from Bandon, Oregon! It has now been 42 days since I began walking south beside the Pacific Ocean and I have covered a distance of 254 miles! A few of the towns I have walked through are Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Lincoln City, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence, Coos Bay and I am now … Continue reading Update from Bandon, Oregon!
Walking from Yachats to Florence can be difficult, with high elevation gains and not a single store of any kind within 30 miles to get any food or necessities. However, the rewards of the views along the way perpetually filled me with energy, as well as the people I met along these 2 days of … Continue reading VIDEO SLIDESHOW: What you see walking Yachats to Florence, Oregon Coast
I woke up at my campsite this morning at around 6am and felt energized and ready to start the day. I quickly packed up my tent and sleeping bag, ate an odwallar bar for breakfast as I knew it would be about noon before I would get near any place to get some food. As … Continue reading Day 37: Cape Perpetua to Florence
I began a global pilgrimage to end poverty back on June 5, but unfortunately I haven’t been doing a very good job of keeping a daily log book of all the events and things that happen each day along a journey like this. That is something I shall attempt to remedy now! And so I … Continue reading DAY 1 – 36: Walking the Oregon Coast
On Sunday, June 5, 2016, I will go to Astoria, Oregon to begin a walk of the 400-mile coastline stretching down to the border of northern California. The purpose of this walk is to raise awareness and funds for causes and humanitarian projects that work to set people free from poverty around the world. Here … Continue reading Here we go…400 mile #WalkForFreedom!
I have spent most of my adult life looking for a solution that would end poverty in our world. After graduating high school in 2005 I became gripped by a desire to understand why we live in a world where some of us have far more than we could ever need, while nearly 1 billion … Continue reading Let’s walk together to end poverty
There is something quite interesting to me about walking beside the coast where ocean meets land. The coast is a strange convergence of realms. On one side you have a vast expanse of water, uninhibited from contact with the day-to-day busyness and activities of us "land-dwellers." I often walk along the shore contemplating the underwater … Continue reading Walking where water meets land: What produces freedom?