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 […]Read more "Down in Mexico"
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 […]Read more "Dorothy’s Place"
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 […]Read more "The Office "
Ruth, our housemate while we are here in Tahoe, is a screenwriter with a screenplay due on Monday. She also has a radio show every two weeks, “The Conversation –unscripted with Ruth Evelyn and Mary L. Holden.” She has invited the Gypsy Givers on her show and we, of course, excitedly accepted last night. When she asked for […]Read more "Gypsy Car Wash Leads to Cosmic Days"
While staying here in Incline Village we have had the opportunity to meet a wonderful group of people who not only welcomed us into their homes and lives but also share the same thing in common, looking after the wellness of the lake and the agriculture surrounding it. From the north lake to the south […]Read more "The UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center"
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 […]Read more "Incline Village, Nevada"
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 […]Read more "Get On My Level"
High Sierra Music Festival is located in Plumas County, California among rugged canyons, clear lakes, grassy meadows, streams, pine forests, and star filled skies. The location in the northeastern Sierra Nevada Mountains to be exact, was a scenic 6-hour drive for us from Santa Clara. Our two friends from New Jersey, Chris and Josh, joined the gypsy wagon for the weekend […]Read more "High Sierra Music Festival"