Good Chi, The Sea and Me is a 216-page full-color biography/travel essay that contains the poetry, prose and artwork of Tanya Orme, a young and soulful adventurer who shunned a conventional lifestyle and traveled the globe by modest means. Her desire to “some day write a story about my travels” never came to fruition due to her sudden, tragic death.

This is that story, Tanya’s book, which I transcribed from her many journals – a living treasury about a creative young woman who not only reached unconventional, lofty goals by the age of 24, but also left an unforgettable impact on those who were fortunate enough to cross her path. In a culture obsessed with our ability to be made over and desirous of inspiration to change, the story of the last few years of Tanya’s life appeals to people beyond those who knew her personally.