Category Archives: Scouting for a Nest: The American Walkabout

Tale 3 – Escape from L.A. (2002)

The story of Sir Thomas’ becoming trapped in Los Angeles, car-less, and stranded. His adventure escaping the City of Fallen Angels. September 2002: 09.26.02: L.A. Nights (Los Angeles, California)

Tale 1: 2000 – Following the Oracle West

Sir Thomas Rhymour, downtrodden and bewildered, the loss of what he thought was the marriage of true love with his twin flame, dealing with it’s end. Confused he set off across America with a friend whom many thought was his twin-spirit for one last trip before moving out of the country. He met the Mother […]

Chronicle 12: Sacred Springs of the Wild West

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The Rise and Fall of a Technogypsie

Life of a Nomad, Our rise and fall From the journal of Sir Thomas Leaf McGowan, 16 August 2016 “Its amazing how many people asked us during a weekend we were vending last month … “So Leaf, where are you living these days – you seem to be everywhere?” to which i replied “We live […]

08.14.16 Day 2 – Second Star Festival

That afternoon as the festival began winding down, the crew began the tedious task of breaking down their booth, packing up their inventory, and saying farewell to their friends and extended family. Good times had by all. Sir Leaf used baby wipes to remove most of his silver paint, and they attempted on their trek […]

08.13.16 – 2nd Star Festival, Day 1

Saturday, 13 August 20152nd Star Festival 2016, Florence, Oregon Chilled with coastal cold temperatures, the adventurers awoke not wanting to get out of the sleeping bags in their tent knowing it would be colder outside. They ventured out into a fog bank, mists roaming in from the beach that was a stone’s toss from their […]

07.25.16 State of the world, nomadic lifestyles

Monday 25 July 2016Everett, Washington Sir Thomas Leaf, Lady Etain, and Prince Cian awoke this morning refreshed and rested after a nice adventure merchanting the E.S.P. (Earth Sky Pagan Campout) at the Longhouse in Redmond this last weekend. The tolls of nomadic travel and adventuring has been taking its effect on them. It has been […]

01.18.16-01.19.16: Contemplating 2016

Monday-Tuesday, 18-19 January 2016White Salmon, Washington Exploring the Mosier Tunnels yesterday gave Sir Thomas some inspiration for his wanderlust cravings and the light at the end of the tunnel so to speak. The present is about waiting for winter to pass and bright new skies for explorations that lay ahead. Monday and Tuesday was spent […]

12.28.15: Hanging at the Beach ….

Monday, 28 December 2015White Salmon, Washington – Hood River, Oregon Awaking parched and light headed, they realized the propane heater blew out in the wee hours letting the gas leak to empty. Usually they turn it off before going to sleep, but getting down to 14 degrees was a bit unbearable. The adventurer’s budget is […]

12.21.15 Quick Trip to Phoenix

21 December 2015Roseburg, Oregon – Phoenix, Oregon A night’s slumber at the Motel 6 in Rice Hill, Oregon was just what the weary adventurers needed. A free hotel stay from their point collections through Hotels.com was a blessing to the un-existing budget as well. Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian took a nice swim in […]