This morning I met with a 60-something Romanian man named Vas on a sunny mountainside property in Mill Valley. There are six 100-year old cottages on the property. Vas has lived on and cared for the property and its owners for 37 years. Now he is the sole caretaker of 92-year old Ina, whose husband … Continue reading A Rustic Writer’s Cottage in Mill Valley for Free?
I’m lying on the platform bed I made in the back of my 2007 Honda Element Ember with Coco cuddled up against me. It’s 9:18 PM, and I am parked in a very unique neighborhood somewhere in Larkspur within a grove of majestic old redwood trees. I parked under a street sign that reads “2 Hour Parking … Continue reading Facing My Fears – First Night Urban Stealth Camping in Marin County