Kathryn & Michael are creating A World That Works for Everyone
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Mahalo nui loa, thank you, for joining us on our trek for A World That Works For Everyone.
A world that works for everyone, with no need to gain at the expense of another, was Buckminster Fuller's inspired and inspiring conviction. It's a conviction that captured our imaginations, early on. How do we not merely pursue happiness, but rather create and sustain happiness, health, confidence, light, and love, both in ourselves and in the world?
Our TurtleTrekkin life began as a four month experiment in hacking a road to retirement by completely shedding all our earthly belongings to begin traveling, trekking, learning, and sharing from the tiny-tiny homes on our backs. 🐢🐢 
Today, we continue exploring, writing, and sharing photography and video as our way of expressing gratitude for this extraordinary life we are able to live, made possible by you.
Every day on the trail, we continue learning more about ourselves, our strengths, our challenges, and about our amazing and extraordinary brothers and sisters practicing a range of global nomadic lifestyles, learning about new cultures, places, and people in a way that would have been impossible for our parents or grandparents.
We live in extraordinary times, at the edge of the standard model of physics, where the material and immaterial worlds seem to be more blurred than ever. Perhaps like a mobius strip, a world that inter-exists from both internal and external perspectives, and our everyday experience is convincing us more and more that the hard scientific quantum-level and inter-subjective cosmic-level are both empty in nature and interdependent in expression. We've had experiences that have humbled us, inspired us, jolted us to new understandings, and proved that we can be a small part of the change we wish to see in the world, if we continue working at it. With your loyal support, we intend to do just that.
So, why the TurtleTrekkin name? The Great Sea Turtle has long been our personal totem as we trek across time and terrain, sometimes stationary for awhile, sometimes living with just our turtle shell packs on our backs. Wherever the trek leads, we are grateful to you for empowering our little journey into living life in the slow lane.
If any of the content on our site has helped, inspired, informed, or entertained you, we are infinitely grateful to each one who chooses to become a Patreon Saint, so that we can continue to learn how to best play our small role in cultivating a world that works for everyone.
Thank you for being the water beneath our wings.
Amituofo🙏 ¡Adalante! and Aloha ʻāina ke kāhonua!
___ P.S. You can also encourage us just by setting up your own Patreon, using this link. Thank you! Finally, we prefer to correspond in blog comments in order to better build community, but our Gmail address is exactly what you think it would be, if needed.
Other Useful Tools If you need any of these, the discounts help you with discounts and us to cover web costs. Every tiny bit counts and means the world to us. Thank you and Mahalo! + Super Affordable shared web hosting + Great Value Virtual Private Servers at VPS + Awesome Dedicated Servers + WordPress Blogs Anyone Can Build at DreamPress
Tiers
῾Ekahi: Level One
$1 or more per month
  • Empowers us to work toward A World that Works for everyone, filled with Happiness, Health, Confidence, Light, and Love!
  • Full access to our Patron-only blog with topics ranging from anthropology to astonomy, zoology to zoroastrianism, and everything in between.
  • $1 is our most important level! To achieve a sustainable Basic Income consisting of $1 pledges would be the highest possible success for our experiment. We appreciate every level as you are able, especially in the early going, but the compassionate and active intention to co-create a world that works for everyone is what means the most to us!
῾Elua: Level Two
$5 or more per month
  • Full access to our Patron-only blog.
  • Access to TurtleTracks  RSS feed.
  • All previous benefits.
῾Ekolu: Level Three
$8 or more per month
  • Instant access to our serious gamer chat server, running on Discord.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Ehā: Level Four
$10 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Bronze Role upgrade.
  • Monthly Patron-only live chat.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Elima: Level Five
$13 or more per month
  • ¡Muchísmo Mahalos! 🤙
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Eono: Level Six
$20 or more per month
  • Turtle Power!
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Ehiku: Level Seven
$34 or more per month
  • Your name in the credits of all our videos.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Ewalu: Level Eight
$50 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Silver Role upgrade.
  • Your name in the credits of all our videos.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Eiwa: Level Nine
$89 or more per month
  • 20-30 minutes on your personal Turtle Topic. Video will be public, but you get to define what it's about.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Umi: Level Ten
$100 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Gold Role upgrade.
  • 20-30 minutes on your personal Turtle Topic. Video will be public, but you get to define what it's about.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Happy Honu
$144 or more per month
  • 20-30 minutes each on two of your personal Turtle Topics. Videos will be public. You're the producer! You get to define what it's about.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Sea Turtle
$233 or more per month
  •  20-30 minutes each on two of your personal Turtle Topics. Videos will be public. You're the producer. You define the topics. 
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Great Sea Turtle
$377 or more per month
  • Producer. Monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Earth Turtle
$500 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Platinum Role upgrade.
  • Monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Great Tortoise
$610 or more per month
  • Trek Support. Monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice OR video.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
ʻEa Kua Neneke
$987 or more per month
  • Trek Support monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice OR video.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Wind Turtle
$1,000 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Diamond Role upgrade.
  • One Limited Edition hand-made TurtleTrekkin pendant, or keychain.
  • 10% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Sky Turtle
$2,000 or more per month
  • Flight Planner. Help choose where we trek next.
  • Plus, 20% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Honu Lani
$5,000 or more per month
  • Navigator. Help choose where we trek next.
  • 30% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Pōliukua: Space Turtle
$10,000 or more per month
  • Super Exclusive Premium Diamond Insider chat server Vajra Role upgrade.
  • Help us trek to space on the next available space tourist flight.
  • Wow! You've really made the big time and you've chosen to help us do what we do?! That's freakin AMAZING! At this level, we're confident that mostly you'll want us to just keep being who we are, and we pledge to do that!
  • Plus co-produce and co-direct special projects or events that you believe will further the mission to alleviate human suffering.
  • 50% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards, yo.
Includes Discord rewards
Turtles All The Way Down
$15,000 or more per month
  • We love you, but are you kidding? You still want MORE rewards? There actually is a point at which the money itself -- not just the love of it -- does indeed become the problem. 
  • Thank you for off-loading some of that problem on us, we really do appreciate the evenflow, even as the previous statement holds true.
  • That's why we give 75% of everything at this level to charity and will give even more away in the future.
  •  Polikua puhohō.
Includes Discord rewards
Goals
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  • Our next goal is to improve and increase content and begin growing a modest community to the point that we can eek by in the so-called real world of shoe-string budget world-packing travel. If you look ahead in our goal structure, you'll see that the objective is to become better conduits, so that we can begin sharing ever increasing amounts of income with various causes and charities, with your help in choosing them.
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Mahalo nui loa, thank you, for joining us on our trek for A World That Works For Everyone.
A world that works for everyone, with no need to gain at the expense of another, was Buckminster Fuller's inspired and inspiring conviction. It's a conviction that captured our imaginations, early on. How do we not merely pursue happiness, but rather create and sustain happiness, health, confidence, light, and love, both in ourselves and in the world?
Our TurtleTrekkin life began as a four month experiment in hacking a road to retirement by completely shedding all our earthly belongings to begin traveling, trekking, learning, and sharing from the tiny-tiny homes on our backs. 🐢🐢 
Today, we continue exploring, writing, and sharing photography and video as our way of expressing gratitude for this extraordinary life we are able to live, made possible by you.
Every day on the trail, we continue learning more about ourselves, our strengths, our challenges, and about our amazing and extraordinary brothers and sisters practicing a range of global nomadic lifestyles, learning about new cultures, places, and people in a way that would have been impossible for our parents or grandparents.
We live in extraordinary times, at the edge of the standard model of physics, where the material and immaterial worlds seem to be more blurred than ever. Perhaps like a mobius strip, a world that inter-exists from both internal and external perspectives, and our everyday experience is convincing us more and more that the hard scientific quantum-level and inter-subjective cosmic-level are both empty in nature and interdependent in expression. We've had experiences that have humbled us, inspired us, jolted us to new understandings, and proved that we can be a small part of the change we wish to see in the world, if we continue working at it. With your loyal support, we intend to do just that.
So, why the TurtleTrekkin name? The Great Sea Turtle has long been our personal totem as we trek across time and terrain, sometimes stationary for awhile, sometimes living with just our turtle shell packs on our backs. Wherever the trek leads, we are grateful to you for empowering our little journey into living life in the slow lane.
If any of the content on our site has helped, inspired, informed, or entertained you, we are infinitely grateful to each one who chooses to become a Patreon Saint, so that we can continue to learn how to best play our small role in cultivating a world that works for everyone.
Thank you for being the water beneath our wings.
Amituofo🙏 ¡Adalante! and Aloha ʻāina ke kāhonua!
___ P.S. You can also encourage us just by setting up your own Patreon, using this link. Thank you! Finally, we prefer to correspond in blog comments in order to better build community, but our Gmail address is exactly what you think it would be, if needed.
Other Useful Tools If you need any of these, the discounts help you with discounts and us to cover web costs. Every tiny bit counts and means the world to us. Thank you and Mahalo! + Super Affordable shared web hosting + Great Value Virtual Private Servers at VPS + Awesome Dedicated Servers + WordPress Blogs Anyone Can Build at DreamPress

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Tiers
῾Ekahi: Level One
$1 or more per month
  • Empowers us to work toward A World that Works for everyone, filled with Happiness, Health, Confidence, Light, and Love!
  • Full access to our Patron-only blog with topics ranging from anthropology to astonomy, zoology to zoroastrianism, and everything in between.
  • $1 is our most important level! To achieve a sustainable Basic Income consisting of $1 pledges would be the highest possible success for our experiment. We appreciate every level as you are able, especially in the early going, but the compassionate and active intention to co-create a world that works for everyone is what means the most to us!
῾Elua: Level Two
$5 or more per month
  • Full access to our Patron-only blog.
  • Access to TurtleTracks  RSS feed.
  • All previous benefits.
῾Ekolu: Level Three
$8 or more per month
  • Instant access to our serious gamer chat server, running on Discord.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Ehā: Level Four
$10 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Bronze Role upgrade.
  • Monthly Patron-only live chat.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Elima: Level Five
$13 or more per month
  • ¡Muchísmo Mahalos! 🤙
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Eono: Level Six
$20 or more per month
  • Turtle Power!
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Ehiku: Level Seven
$34 or more per month
  • Your name in the credits of all our videos.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Ewalu: Level Eight
$50 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Silver Role upgrade.
  • Your name in the credits of all our videos.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Eiwa: Level Nine
$89 or more per month
  • 20-30 minutes on your personal Turtle Topic. Video will be public, but you get to define what it's about.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
῾Umi: Level Ten
$100 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Gold Role upgrade.
  • 20-30 minutes on your personal Turtle Topic. Video will be public, but you get to define what it's about.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Happy Honu
$144 or more per month
  • 20-30 minutes each on two of your personal Turtle Topics. Videos will be public. You're the producer! You get to define what it's about.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Sea Turtle
$233 or more per month
  •  20-30 minutes each on two of your personal Turtle Topics. Videos will be public. You're the producer. You define the topics. 
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Great Sea Turtle
$377 or more per month
  • Producer. Monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Earth Turtle
$500 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Platinum Role upgrade.
  • Monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Great Tortoise
$610 or more per month
  • Trek Support. Monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice OR video.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
ʻEa Kua Neneke
$987 or more per month
  • Trek Support monthly personal Turtle Talks on any topic, by voice OR video.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Wind Turtle
$1,000 or more per month
  • Insider chat server Diamond Role upgrade.
  • One Limited Edition hand-made TurtleTrekkin pendant, or keychain.
  • 10% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Sky Turtle
$2,000 or more per month
  • Flight Planner. Help choose where we trek next.
  • Plus, 20% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Honu Lani
$5,000 or more per month
  • Navigator. Help choose where we trek next.
  • 30% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Includes Discord rewards
Pōliukua: Space Turtle
$10,000 or more per month
  • Super Exclusive Premium Diamond Insider chat server Vajra Role upgrade.
  • Help us trek to space on the next available space tourist flight.
  • Wow! You've really made the big time and you've chosen to help us do what we do?! That's freakin AMAZING! At this level, we're confident that mostly you'll want us to just keep being who we are, and we pledge to do that!
  • Plus co-produce and co-direct special projects or events that you believe will further the mission to alleviate human suffering.
  • 50% goes to a charity we choose together.
  • Plus all previous rewards, yo.
Includes Discord rewards
Turtles All The Way Down
$15,000 or more per month
  • We love you, but are you kidding? You still want MORE rewards? There actually is a point at which the money itself -- not just the love of it -- does indeed become the problem. 
  • Thank you for off-loading some of that problem on us, we really do appreciate the evenflow, even as the previous statement holds true.
  • That's why we give 75% of everything at this level to charity and will give even more away in the future.
  •  Polikua puhohō.
Includes Discord rewards