Category: Thoughts and Feelings

C’est La Vie

C’est La Vie

Hey Team, The generosity and diversity of Couch Surfers NEVER ceases to amaze me. Last night I got to watch the “News to Me” Amtrekker story from the comfort and warmth of an amazing Bed and Breakfast in Eugene (C’est La Vie Inn) before retiring to the Honeymoon Suite for one of the best sleeps…

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I HATE

I HATE

Hey Team, I’m sure there are a few of you out there that already know this but I don’t think I’ve ever written about it so most of you are probably in the dark. There are precious few things in this life that I would file under the category of “Things Brett Hates.” All in…

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Hometown Highlights

Hometown Highlights

Hey Team, One of the strange things about this trip is that I very rarely consider myself a tourist. I don’t do touristy things and I’m usually staying with people that, regardless of how well I know them, I think of as friends. So it seems more like I’m just wandering around down the block…

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Vote.

Vote.

Hey Team, I was JUST about to hit (and by hit I mean sleep on) the hay (and by hay I mean couch) when I realized I hadn’t written anything today. I didn’t really sleep last night before catching two planes to New York and of course the sleep you get on a plane is…

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A New Day’s Resolution

A New Day’s Resolution

Hey Team, Why wait for another new year to make a resolution? In that spirit here’s my New Day’s Resolution: In an effort to bring a little more consistency to the Amtrekker site, from now on new video content will be posted every Wednesday by 6pm PST. (Yes, I am going to regret saying that…

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200?!

200?!

Hey Team, In honor of my one hundredth day amtrekking I composed a few haikus in and effort to expose my soul to the world. Now I’m knee deep in my TWO HUNDREDTH day. So enjoy the limericks. There was a homeless dude named Brett He took all the adventure he could get He’s just…

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The Genuine Birthday Blog

The Genuine Birthday Blog

Hey Team, I’m going back to the well today to talk about how much I’ve been learning lately. As a result I even made some changes to a podcast that I thought was ready…it should be up by tomorrow night at the latest (Macworld has been holding things up AND it turns out learning makes…

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Stranger in a Same Land

Stranger in a Same Land

Hey Team, First. Charley hearts Macworld and I’ve had a chance to learn a LOT about podcasting. Unfortunately for me those lessons will probably result in better lives for you guys than for me. Most of the lessons, although great lessons that I hope will help me produce a better podcast, mean more work for…

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