Down in Mexico

In typical gypsy fashion we make friends wherever we go. This summer we had the pleasure of meeting Javier and instantly started a friendship that will last a lifetime. We share the same friends back in New York which meant we were pretty sure of the kind of craziness we would get ourselves into. That’s […]

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Dorothy’s Place

Dorothy’s Place in Salinas, California, a short drive from Monterey, has been on special trajectory since 1982.  The Franciscan Workers of Junipero Serra provide essential services and transitional support to people experiencing the injustice of homelessness and extreme poverty.  We decided to volunteer at the hospitality center even though we were only in town for […]

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The Office 

Our time spent on Lake Tahoe has brought us knowledge and love for this water and community.On our last Sunday we spent the afternoon cleaning up the beaches in Lake Tahoe, Nevada State Park. Like all state parks, there’s a small entrance fee but not for us gypsies. We simply explained that we would spend […]

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Incline Village, Nevada

With great anticipation, we arrived in North Lake Tahoe’s Incline Village to meet up with Mick Dodge, again. He invited us to stay with him and Jacquie, or as he calls her, “Moonhair.” She works designing clothes for his show as well as with Sustainable Tahoe. Mick knew it would be a perfect connection while […]

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Get On My Level

About once a week I take a break and be sure to check in with my family. I’ll share a city, a national park, a landmark and sure enough my Dad has his own gypsy memory of his journeys moving my family cross country. Sure enough Reno, Nevada did not fall short.For nine months my […]

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