House Sitting in the Yucatan: Experiment Summary

House Sitting in the Yucatan: Experiment Summary

All work and no play makes Greg a dull boy. All work and no play makes Greg a dull boy. All work and no sleep, sunshine, freedom, or vegetables makes Greg a raging lunatic. I had several friends jokingly suggest that my two months of writing and voluntary isolation...
The Yucatan Experiment Begins

The Yucatan Experiment Begins

Like many good ideas, it was spur of the moment. A fateful Facebook post popped up about an off-grid house-sitting gig for two months in Mexico. Solar cells, rainwater tanks, coconuts to open, and all the other permaculture delights that tickle my insides. Craziness...

Spring Break Secrets: part 1

Yes, I took that picture. There are few things more challenging than trying to get 30 college girls to stop talking about their ramblings last night and cooperate for a single purpose! About this time of year in 2007 I was busy dreaming about my trip to China when the...

Home Sweet and Silent Home

Acapulco was an awesome experience, and I’m sure it will reverberate through my life in one form or the other for years to come. As much as I enjoyed the 22 days of indescribable noise, debauchery, and never-ending parties, I am happy to come back to a place of...
SEX on Spring Break

SEX on Spring Break

There, now that I have your attention, I can tell you the truth about Spring Break. When I tell people that I just spent over three weeks in Acapulco partying (and working a little) for Spring Break, I get a look that would make a porn star blush. The girls that I...

Classico Club in Acapulco

Yet another new Range Rover pulled up on the curb in front of the Classico club in Acapulco. The driver/bodyguard of whatever important individual riding in the back, scrambled out to open the door. In a place of rusted out pickup trucks and Volkswagen beetle taxis, I...