Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

Relative perspective

It’s so easy to get wrapped up in the perspective of living. Our work, family community and all the other important considerations of our quite impermanent here and now. Periodically … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The wildness inside – softypapa adventures

My time in Japan was attended by frequent adventure alone into some of the most beautiful and exotic landscapes in Asia. Places people simply don’t go as well as places … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Getting a job somewhere else

I was contacted today by a young man seeking work in another state. I thought I’d post my response here for other job seekers to consider. It’s a formula which … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hiking through time

While walking through yesterday’s landscape I enjoyed the mental exercise of dialing time back through various ages in an effort to envision how the world around me may have looked … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Desert hobo camp – softypapa adventures

While living on the road as a teenager I often found myself sleeping under bridges, in open fields and secreted away deep in the hollow of unfamiliar wilderness. Finding this … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

California Route 66 immigrant camp – softypapa adventures

While exploring this past weekend I made this video at the site of an old immigrant camp along Route 66. Fans of John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath may … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

My first desert video – softypapa California adventures

My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of the experience of life with me. I’m available on social … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

How my father taught me about the stars

When we were boys our father introduced my brother Lyle and me to Astronomy, Physics and Cosmology with a small telescope he would tote out to the desert and set … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

softypapa introduction video

My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of the experience of life with me. I’m available on social … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

“My breath and my family” – Return to the USA – LylesBrother

My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of the experience of life with me. I’m available on social … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · Leave a comment
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