Six weeks along China’s waterways

Last year, I spent six weeks backpacking across China. I explored waterways both far in China’s interior and near its coastline. My journey enabled...

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The San Diego Union-Tribune – I was stunned and awed by my Baja motorcycle trip

Last March, on my 38th birthday, I was laid off from work. I wish I felt bitter. I wish I was angry that I was...

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The San Diego Union-Tribune – The heroism of my friend’s mom is staggering

At the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West 75th Street, in Los Angeles, time lingers. On July 28, 2017, my friend, Andrew Loera, was...

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Los Angeles Times – Can the artists save the Salton Sea?

It was the last day of summer as I barreled down California State Route 111 on my way to the Salton Sea. The region...

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