Sometimes, To Be Human, You Gotta Break the Rules

Helped this dude, James, stow on the train without a ticket. He's making his way from Eugene, OR to Austin, TX. Had a friend with him—John—and a dog named Peter. We talked for 30 minutes. James said:

Life is about whatever makes you happy, so why do anything that makes you miserable. My lifestyle can be tough, but I like it. I’m miserable when punching a clock for someone else.

I gave them six dollars and some goods that might or might not be considered illegal in some states. They then hopped a freight train toward Boulder, CO.

Sometimes, to be human, you gotta break the rules.

all shots taken with iPhone 5