A Re-Imagining

One of the really great things about having such a diverse and intelligent group of friends, is that we share ideas and sometimes discuss things of substance and significance. I love that we can talk about our favorite Ninja Turtle one moment (Donatello, btw) and segue smoothly into politics or travel the next. I enjoy…

The United States of Weird

Betsy and I have decided that it’s time to start planning the next big adventure. So far we have backpacked through Central and South America and explored Western Australia together. We want to continue seeing the world with each other and experiencing all that there is out there. The only problem for us right now…

Spamming You For Some Support

I got an email last week from a website that I subscribe to, called Gapyear. They send me ideas for trips pretty regularly, but I’ve gotten used to not opening their emails. This time, the subject of the email caught my eye, particularly the words contest and Australia, so I opened the message. Inside detailed how…

Interrrruption For A Vacation Reality Check

I have been working on my post for Berlin, but I feel the need to let you all in about the “reality check” that smacked me in the face yesterday. That lesson is that all of your plans suck and are subject to change at any time, and that the moment you get a little…