Author Archives: John Jurko II

Hard to focus.

The internet, our smart phones, the instant access to endless information all have destroyed our ability to focus. You may have even found this post because you Googled “It’s hard to focus” or “I can’t focus.” Well here’s something you … Continue reading


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Thinking about Theme.

The Academy Award winning screenwriter Paddy Cheyefsky (Marty and Network) once said that “As soon as I figure out the theme of my play, I type it out in one line and Scotch-tape it to the front of my typewriter. … Continue reading


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Is There an Idea That is Killing You?

I think I have an idea that is slowly killing me. It’s killing me because it’s a project that I started 10 years ago. It’s something that I care about and that I have told myself I will eventually get … Continue reading


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PCH Tour: Index for My 2014 Pacific Coast Tour

This is the index for all of my reblogged Instagram posts from my 2014 Pacific Coast Bicycle Tour. Starting at the end of July, I rode solo from Vancouver, Canada to Ensenada, Mexico with nothing but a bicycle loaded with … Continue reading


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PCH Tour: Train Ride Home and My Reflections

Day 64 – THE FINAL POST My final day on the tour we all jumped on the ABC bus in Ensenada and took it to the border. They didn’t give us any trouble with our bikes, and entering the States … Continue reading


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