Posts Tagged ‘lily da vine’

Hustling: How I Survive in Mexico

If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been recently, much of my attention has been devoted to the hustle and living my life. Many people ask me how I survive down here and honestly it isn’t easy with the roadblocks I have like having no legal identity. That means no bank account or tax information which…

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1 Year Carnivore: Before and After

A year ago I embarked on the carnivore experiment which has now turned into my carnivore lifestyle. Pretty much everything in my life has changed, much of it bad but also quite a bit of good. While I lost most of what I worked for these last three years I gained my health and that’s…

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Closure Comes in Waves: My Thoughts on the Recent News

Photo Caption: Taken on a Recent Hike in a Burned Forest Area.  Reminded me of myself, new bits of growth from a burnt and scarred stump.   Closure has not come easy since the murder of John Galton. This is mainly due to the fact that the situation was still honestly still so wide open…

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Temezcal: A Mexican Tradition Guaranteed to Fuck You Up

Photo Caption: This photo is of a different temezcal than the one I was in. This is at the top of a hill at Parque Papagayo in Acapulco.   This was written more than 3 months ago when I was still living in Acapulco basically hiding out from police and other potential risks. At the suggestion…

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Finding Comfort in a Crochet Needle: How I’ve Kept my Sanity

I’ve been involved with the fiber arts since before I was five, when I started tying hemp jewelry macrame style to sell at music festivals.   In middle school I had a short stint with knitting but found the needles to be extremely restricting so I never moved beyond scarves. I found crochet just before…

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Acapulco Adventures: La Roqueta Island Adventure

I lived in Acapulco for three years nearly as a local but never experienced some of the special things Aca has to offer, like the island La Roqueta.   It’s pretty much empty save for a few restaurants, market and a military base.  It costs 70 pesos to get there by glass bottomed boat, which…

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Growing On: Finding Peace in Plants

Gardening and plants have been a part of my life since the beginning. It started with my mom who had a huge love for house plants.  Pretty sure her cover business for selling drugs was the cash sales of her plants that she reproduced and sold at flea markets. When I became an adult I…

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10 Reasons Why I Still Love Mexico

One of the things I’ve written about the most in the last three years has been Mexico, specifically the city of Acapulco. You would think that I’d want to leave with all that’s happened to me since coming to Mexico, with everything that I’ve lost especially in the last few months since the start of…

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Reflections on a Young Life Lived to Its Fullest

Big Picture, Big Dreams You would think….with everything that I’ve lost that I would regret more of my decisions. In reality I can see very clearly where things went wrong on February 1st. One of the things that has given both me and John’s family comfort is that we lived our lives by our own…

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Who is John Galton?

The view photos were both taken by John, the fireworks one with the drone and the sunset with his camera. Note: This Post was Partially inspired by the badly written obituary for John I came across today, and partially inspired by a need to explain the man that I will reference probably for a long…

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