Ashland with the Machala's April 23rd 2012 One of the best couchsurfing experiences I've ever had, if not The Best. Staying with the Machala family has been a busy, loving, and fun filled experience. From homemade meals, to kiddy and kitty love, to tons of sunshine, I have been having full 12+ hr days. One day in the life of the Machala's feels like a week chalked full of enjoyable activities. I also feel I've been in boot camp ... read more
North America » United States » Oregon » Ashland Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
"You look at where you're going and where you are and it never makes sense, but then you look back at where you've been and a pattern seems to emerge. And if you project forward from that pattern, then sometimes you can come up with something." -Pirsig
For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin -- real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, or a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
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