Meeting People Leads to Adventure

Since there were still no girls in Puerto, I spent most of my time enjoying the ocean and working (a little) during the day. Yesterday, I was walking down the beach in the late afternoon. At the end of the beach is a spot where the local fisherman keep their tiny fishing boats. There was […]

At Least the Waves are Good

There were high expectations for Escondido. All the rumors about the nightlife, beach sluts, party drugs, and free spirits had me excited. Turns out–I arrived 12 hours too late. The day before was the end of a week long surf competition and when that finished, the crowds left. Scant girls. And I mean very scant, I was […]

Don’t Coddle the Boy

A seven hour bus ride through the mountains in Southern Oaxaca provided a lot of time for observing and thinking. We passed through several small Mexican villages and stopped in a few for a break. In every village passed, there were children outside. Lots of them. It’s not like the childless Northeast U.S.–the people here […]

My Encounter With a Rapist

Was out doing my thing last night–drinking and laughing with the bartender at a local spot–when I spotted two girls staring in my direction. I waved them over and said ‘hola!’ They were real Mexican natives, looking very zapotec, and didn’t speak any English. They wanted to take my picture. I obliged, made them pose, […]

Forge Your Own Path (Women Will Follow)

There is a major trait that separates men from the boys, something that the guys who “get it” have, and the guys who don’t, don’t. It’s a quality that takes years of experience to develop, accomplishments and failures, a deep knowledge of the self, and a lot of time reflecting. True self-confidence. This is something that […]