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¡Runners in Snakeskin Botas!

The Misfit 4 – Prose Short Story Series I dozed off for a few hours and woke to sudden squeals of steel wrenching to a halt.  Doug sat there perplexed, pushing the bridge of his glasses with his index finger.  His bottom lip curled out like a rug unraveling.  Pam lay beside him asleep with

Train Hopping

Bippin’ in Texas with the Misfit 4

Panting and slobber filled the air early morning.  As Pam stretched her hind legs and limbered up, the rest of the crew tried to squeeze out a few last minutes of sleep, before giving into the blistering heat.  I lay there half-zonked pulling my sleeping bag over my head to savor my last minutes of

The Bipolar Express

This vessel of emotion is like a sinking ship.   He tries to mend the wound, but the stitches are infinite.   To mask intense sorrow with a hedonistic lifestyle allows the depiction of happiness, through chase.   But, the demons always run rampant through his mind.   He travels thousands of miles to escape

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Hawaii

Travel Oahu on a Cheap Budget

Travel Oahu on a Cheap Budget This guide is very similar to my guide on how to Travel Maui on a Cheap Budget.  As an avid backpacker traveler around the world, every year I learn more about traveling cheaply and on a low budget, between my seasonal jobs.  In this guide I will go over

Sacred Falls Takes Some Balls

Hiking Hawaii Sacred Falls Trail So after bumming around Kauai and Maui for a month with my wife I found myself back in Oahu for a few days of work along with sunshine and a thirst for more exploration. Now I did not do much research about hiking Hawaii Sacred Falls trail. I knew it

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Southeast Asia

Chong Phli Village Motorbike Victim

Chong Phli Village “This post goes back to 2015 when I was hitchhiking through Southeast Asia to meet up with my friend Bond in Chong Phli Village to go rock climbing for a few weeks.  After almost four years of working on pieces of a novel I have finally figured out what I want to

Hitchhiking Pagoh with Chewbacca

Hitchhiking Pagoh The night sky dispersed after a few hours of walking into the radiant sunrise. A revitalizing breeze cooled my skin in this time, but shortly after the sunrise I sought refuge in the shade, stopping at a small food shack in a village outside of Muar, on my way to Pagoh. An old,

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