Lunch on the porch of the Johnsons

Learning the art of the barter starts with having a sense of humor. You need to go in with a smile and speak of outrageous prices — even try to sell your (girl)friends in exchange for a negotiated number of handwoven rugs. I could describe the labyrinthine soil paths winding back into the bowels of the […]


Take a walk. Get some sun. Don’t take yourself to serious. Go get coffee. Tell a bad joke, to yourself, and laugh. Look at the way a leaf is made. Remember it later. Get some sleep.

Josh Amons