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Everything is Bigger in Texas


After leaving New Mexico we headed to Texas. The landscape in New Mexico, combined with the sunsets, are so pretty, but once you end up in Texas, it’s like you are in a living hell. The landscape is flat and it lacks any feeling at all. We ended up driving around 14 hours to get to Dallas. We only went there because Matt had a uncle living there, and it was a place for us to stay to break up the drive to Houston. We ended up coming to Dallas on one of their biggest days of the year. It was the day Texas plays Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl at the Texas State Fair.



Just to be at the state fair is a spectacle in itself, its gigantic. It’s true everything is bigger in Texas. When you have thousands of people coming from Oklahoma and Austin it creates a very interesting environment. I met some really interesting people at the state fair. I even met a guy who claimed he would be the future mayor of Dallas one day. Once again we just stumbled into a big event that wasn’t planned and had another unplanned meaningful experience. We have some great footage from this day it will be posted soon.


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By |October 9th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

The Snow Mansion

We left Albuquerque and ended up at these hot springs with the intention of going to Taos, New Mexico. When we were there, we had no idea where we were going to stay. After a few hours at the hot springs, we started talking to a couple. They mentioned they came from a great place called the Abdominal Snow Mansion. They said it was hostel and healing center with a great community of people running it. We took their advice and stayed there.


The place ended up being so special. In the group photo below there was Muna, the hostel owner.  She was a very interesting person. She ended up giving me a healing session and said I was the king of stupid questions. She also said I came to earth this time around to make a big positive impact for everyone. I found out she studied under Dr ladd, who was an Ayurvedic doctor.


The only other time I went to New Mexico was when I was a very small and I went with my parents to see that same doctor. In the photo with me and the guy with the same color bandana is Ramon. Ramon was half Cherokee, and led sweat lodges at the snow mansion. He mentioned pink was his favorite color.  He told me he was a stuntman for many movies including “Django Unchained”. We attended a ceremony he led, and that was one of the most special things I have ever been to. He dedicated the sweat lodge to Matt and me. The chanting he was doing once again brought up many tears and was really moving.


Lastly, there is a picture of me, a girl and a guy. The girl is doing a headstand on my car. Tom and Amber pretty much left around the same time I left LA. They were from LA, but moving to Colorado. We had hit pretty much all the same spots on the way to Taos, as they had gone on as well. Once again, I met people on parallel journeys, the flow was present. They were really into acryo yoga, and I was able to try it out with them. The Snow Mansion was just a catalyst for amazing people. After leaving, I talked to my mom and I found out the day I had my healing treatment with Muna was the 21st anniversary of my dad’s death. I could really sense his presence on my trip. It warmed my heart. Anyone in the Taos area has to come stay at this place, it’s magical. I have great footage with all of these amazing people that will be posted soon. To find out more info you can go to


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By |October 5th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

I Saw A Guy with a Crazy Bird Hat On

crazybirdhatWhen I went to the balloon festival I went to find a place to stick my Go-pro camera. I saw a guy with a crazy bird hat on. I always look out for people that stand out from the norm, it usually means their solid peeps. We started talking, and he happened to have three hot air balloons flying in the festival all with happy faces on them. Talk about a sign, the one guy I talk to at the festival has the same logo as my car. Philippe was from France and lived his life to the fullest. I actually became one of his crewmembers, wrangling his balloons when they were done flying. Just to stumble in a town and have such a priceless connection like this really confirmed the whole road was ordained. There is some great footage we captured with me and Philippe and his crew. It will be posted soon on this website.


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By |October 2nd, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

Bonding at the Hi-Way Motel

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From Sedona, I went to Albuquerque, NM. The only reason I went to there was to see the Avett Brothers in concert. It turned out to be quite the lame show, but while we were there, we found out the largest hot air balloon festival in the world was going on, so we decided to stay longer and check it out.  We needed a place to stay and just drove around town and found this motel called the Hi-Way Motel. It turned out to be a roach motel. The bed was slanted, the pool was green, there were actual roaches and the clock didn’t work. What it lacked in comfort, it made up for in community. Here is a picture of me and the owner of the hotel. He was a great guy whose parents started the motel. Him and the other workers always hung out on the porch, and it was great to meet such nice people and hang out with them. I will trade comfort any day to bond with nice people.


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By |September 28th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

Connections at the Beautiful Sedona Mountains

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As we were about to leave Sedona, we were taking some last minute shots of the beautiful Sedona Mountains. A guy, who was working on the roof of a local hotel, approached our car. He said, “‘Be Happy,’ I love that.  That was my son’s favorite thing to say”.  I asked him “Where’s your son now?” He mentioned that his son was hit by a drunk driver and killed a few years ago. His son was the same age as me. After this happened, this man named Kevin, hit rock bottom and turned to alcohol and drugs, and also became homeless. He turned himself around and now has been clean for a long time.

I love meeting people like Kevin, people that go through a lot in life but they never give up. He mentioned how grateful he was to meet us because he doesn’t open up to people like this, but felt comfortable around our presence. I bonded with Kevin because I lost my dad and he lost his son. It really was a special connection that was formed. You can see our beautiful interaction at a later day on this site.

– Tim

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By |September 25th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

Matt, the Camera Guy

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This is a picture of Matt, the camera guy who I took on my road trip. We only met three weeks before we left. We probably spent a total of six hours together before we left, so we got to form our working relationship and friendship on the road. I knew a guy who was a great cameraman and he told me to reach out to Matt. I took a chance on him because he really had not done a lot of filming before. I liked him as a person, and I thought if I am going to spend all this time on the road with someone, I am going to first and foremost have to like the person I take.  In the limited time Matt and I spent together, we laughed a lot, that’s all it took for me to know he was the right guy for the job. Matt took a chance as well, he quit the job he had and hit the road with me. He got inspired and wanted to join me on the journey. The rest is history. You will get to meet Matt on film very soon.


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By |September 21st, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

I Was Going East and He Was Going West.

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After having an amazing interaction with my cousins, I ended up in Sedona. It was my first time going there, which is crazy because it’s only a 7 hours drive from LA.  It’s one of those places that’s so pretty it looks fake. It puts you in awe. I went up a small mountain for the sunset, and caught a guy singing some beautiful Native American chants. I was very moved by the music and I even teared up. I started talking to the guy, his name was Aloka and it turned out he was actually moving from New York to California. We were in flow; I was going east and he was going west.

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I learned from him that the mountain we were on was a safe place for Native American tribes, even if the tribes were fighting. Aloka gave me some words of advice as I left him. He said I had to go to Ashville, North Carolina. It is his favorite place besides Sedona. I felt honored to have spent such a special sunset with Aloka. Aloka is a great healer and musician.  You can check out his website at



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By |September 18th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

Follow My Personal Journey


That’s my happy Prius. Read more about my personal journey here.

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By |September 16th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

Going to Phoenix

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As I took off onthe road trip, I knew I was going to Phoenix because I had relatives that had an empty condo I could stay in.  As I was driving, I reached out to different relatives I had in Phoenix, to see if they were free to get together. These are relatives that I had not seen in over 16 years. They reached out many times during the years, but I didn’t put much effort in. I wanted to make amends. It turned out, the next day they were free and I got to spend time with amazing loving relatives.  We didn’t skip a beat.  Our interaction felt like family I see everyday. A deep connection was felt that day.

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They were super appreciative that I reached out. Even one of my cousins remembered my birthday, which was remarkable, since we don’t keep in contact. She mentioned that she thinks of me every year on my birthday. All this made me feel so good. I am an only child and have a very small family, and to reconnect with family especially, family my age, is a really priceless. My heart was deeply touched that day. They even agreed to have our meeting filmed. That will be put out soon.

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By |September 14th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|

“End of the World”

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After Jessica left, this deep vulnerability was cutting straight to my heart. My heart really opened up for her and to have her gone was extremely hard. I couldn’t stay in one place very long, I had to be on the move. I was in panic. It even drove me to think, and be convinced that the world was coming to an end. It got to a point that I raided a salvage supply center for all their supplies they had. In the midst of this entire happening, I expressed the words “I love you” to Jessica.  I was putting my heart on the line every minute; I didn’t know how much time left we had to survive. I made amends with every person I had strife with. I even had an “End of the World” party. At the end of the party, I had two former friends want to beat me up (It’s a long story). I manifested the craziness in my head to come alive in my external environment.

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The day after, when I thought the world was going to be ending and it didn’t happen, a huge wave of relaxation came over me. I kind of took my mind to a breaking point. What happened after this was a deep zen-like mindset, and I had the most peaceful month of my life to follow. In the midst of all this, and taking the mentality that if I wanted to do something,, now was the time to do it. I decided I wanted to spend more time with Jessica. I decided to move out of my apartment and move to New York to give it a go with the girl that I fell in love with for the first time in my life. I left an apartment that I spent 5 years living in, and a place that I put a lot of energy designing from wallpaper to graffiti on the walls, etc.  I let it all go. Love makes you risk it all.

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I also decided that I was going to film my journey to New York. I really had no plans and just wanted to document when you let go what can happen. I was riding the magic carpet ride of how I was feeling; I had love in my life, and the attitude that everything was going to work in life and on this road trip. I found a camera man and we set off leaving my life in LA to start off fresh in NY.

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By |September 11th, 2015|Inspire with Tim's Journey|