Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

THE GOOD LIFE – Writing Recognizing True Limits and Opportunity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgcxnZEwhEk My desert home offers few amenities. So I pass the time watching mountain shadows grow long across the desert…feeling hot wind gust beneath the bridge onto my skin…listening to … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

GOING ALONE – Writing my objectives and principles under the bridge

Long ago, I remember learning of a famous astronomer who used the walls and ceiling of his study as a canvas to write down thoughts and quotes he hoped to … Continue reading

July 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

LETS RIDE! Siberia to Amboy Crater – BMW R 1150 GS Adventure Motovlog

Come ride with me through desert heat from Siberia ghost town to a dormant volcano crater. We’ll follow a mile-long train as it glides downgrade from Klondike summit towards the … Continue reading

July 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Going Alone – Where ma took control of the family

As the family began to fall to pieces – grandpa dead and buried besides the road, Tom clearly of a mind to leave the family, Rose of Sharon’s good-for-nothin’ husband … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

GOING ALONE – Desert grave

A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy once told me that if all the bodies scattered across the desert on either side of the highway along Routes 15, 44, 66 and … Continue reading

July 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

LOST JAPAN VIDEOS – Abandoned wasabi farm

Japan is a land of waterfalls. And with a history so long and deep there’s usually some mystery or wonder to be found around, over or within each and every … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Going to Japan for Emily’s college

An interesting option we’ve uncovered for Emily’s future is the idea of going back to Japan for college. It seems Japanese universities are keen to admit foreign students, which fact … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Planning for Emily’s college

I’ve discovered an almost boyish delight in helping my daughter plan for college. Though in a way, the experience is like assisting someone prepare their own surprise party – as … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

LET’S RIDE to Laguna Beach California 02-24-18 2004 BMW R 1150 GS Adventure motovlog

In the few years we’ve been here, the small area between the coastal mountains and the sea has become as pleasant a home to our family as any we’ve ever … Continue reading

February 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Spooky old deserted Japan farmhouse – 古い放棄された日本の家

This was one of the very first videos in the Abandoned Japan series. The location is roughly 30 miles deep into the rugged coastal range on the east coast of … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · Leave a comment