July 8, 2013

Here Come The Tall Ships

They’re gone, but the memories for festival-goers will remain for a lifetime. I’m of course talking about the 2013 Tall Ships Festival presented by The Rotary […]
June 11, 2013


Originally published at Matador Network. CLEVELAND IS often described by former residents and outsiders as a shithole. This once mighty industrial hub of American ingenuity and […]
June 7, 2013

Modern Enlightenment: How Tibetans Are Preserving Their Culture In Exile

It’s hard to believe it’s already been five years since I spent a summer in India, living at the College For Higher Tibetan studies in Dharamsala, […]
June 3, 2013

Few Sporting Events Are as Fun as the Warrior Dash

Need an afternoon in mud, trudging up steep and slippery slopes with the likelihood of accumulating numerous scratches and bruises? Who doesn’t!? Myself, Melanie, Jarret, and Hanne setup camp […]
May 28, 2013

Hilton Head Island is “Meltingly Beautiful,” but can be Better

I knew next to nothing about Hilton Head, South Carolina when I was told some months back by Melanie that I would be joining her family […]
May 14, 2013


Nobody likes going to the doctor. For men it inevitably involves a swift grab to the loins and being told to cough like some sort of […]