“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Every month I write up a quick recap with links to the best content. This December, I spent most of my time in Austin, yet then struck out and although am in Yuma now, and shooting for San Diego for the end of the year.
December: In Latin, “decem” means ten.
Austin! Austin! Austin! I almost didn’t go anywhere this month. I spent most of my time in Austin, Texas. The Live Music Capitol of the World!
I slept in my friend, Alan’s VW van at the Radical Dixie Ranch. Here I drank 54 Odwalla Juice smoothies, learned to Dumpster Dive, made friends with a midget dog, took photographs with a fish eye lens, wandered the streets looking at graffiti, ate some pavement, learned about geo-based polymers, checked out the local animal shelter, and spent a lot of time sipping yirgacheffe at the local coffee shop, while researching other radical individuals. Jasmine told me of a story of Goodness from her travels. Stine educated me on what it is like to hitchhike for a woman. Sion shared some photographs from his iPhone and my Aussie bud, Sebastian hitchhiked across the USA to knock one more thing off of his bucket list.
The buzz of the yirgacheffe inspires me to make some videos, too. I dance an Ode to Matt Harding, a world traveling dancing man. I advertised my companionship and dance moves in a video looking for a ride to California and I spent hours and hours and hours making a video to sum up my trip so far. VOILA!
Then, I ditch Austin! I done flew the coup. (All these articles to come in the coming week) Days before Christmas, I decide my path is the road and I am off. Mr. Gameshow gives me a ride and so does Erskine, an experienced hitchhiker. He tells me I am in the flow! Dante, Tony, and Francis take me to the “Land of Living Waters.” Junction, Texas. Here I meet Derrick and Lisa, eat hamburger steak, and get the boot from town. I camp out in the boonies, make a fire, and feel like a bonafide cowboy! Noyel drives me to Fort Stockton and I spend Christmas in the Oil Capitol of the USA. The Conservatives and Republicans, surround me and can’t believe I voted for Obama. But they take me in just the same. I Love West Texas!
After Christmas, Dave scoops me up and we ride over 600 miles together, talking about Jesus and aliens, while munching The Big Cheeseburger. Arizona has deserts and cactus. I miscalculate and walk alot. Then I realize I can never miscalculate! Val picks me up and teaches me how I can get rich and hitchhike the USA. Val drops me in Yuma, Arizona. Snowbird country. I meet up with my Great Aunt Betty and we go to prison. I try to help her get her first Gmail account, but fail. And the new year and a new decade approach! Still in Yuma to spend another day with my aunt, but I “plan” to be in San Diego! I want to dip my tootsie’s in the Pacific on the last day of the year and do some beach angels to celebrate a fantastic year.
How about you? Tell me about your December!
Also, thanks for sharing Create Our World with new people. Over 300 people are following through Facebook now and I continue to get new emails from people everyday. Please keep spreading the word on the Goodness of People!!!
I would tell you about what is coming up on Create Our World, but I want to go eat breakfast with my aunt! Soon, I will update you on the some ideas I have been kicking around to expand Create Our World.
Much Love to you all!
Create Our World.
“Joy is the net of love by which you can catch souls.” – Mother Teresa