Elbow dabs sueding with the knee highs Dressed too fly wiping clouds from the eyes Staying so fresh till death you should call it a revival on style Police and the cars caught in traffic, Sting rolling in a lil red corvette License plate doesn’t say fresh but the car still belongs to a Prince … Continue reading Where in the World is Rita?
When I was little I spent my days wishing on star fish Wanting to be a siren of the sea, Figured mermaid was the life for me. I assumed all sailormen’s tales to be my history Skeptical I derived from a family lineage of oak seed Convinced I arrived from frothy … Continue reading Aquaphile Chronicles
"Calling out around the world are you ready for a brand new..." drink? I hope so because it’s time for the 4th installment of around the world in 80 pints: South Africa edition. Anytime an animal is seen or mentioned take a swing. Oh sorry I meant swig I swear... Any woot, back in March … Continue reading Africa: Day 2.Who Knows?
March 21, 2016: I celebrated my 22nd trip around the sun by enjoying a cozy dinner in Carrboro, NC with good beer and great friends. March 21, 2017: I rang in my Jordan year in Pai, Thailand with a day of exploring via scooter and a night of serendipitous festivus via bar crawling. March 21, … Continue reading The Best of Times, The Worst of Times; A Tale of Two Points of View
A tale of two wedding one real, one hipster; Much like Odysseus on his Arcadian quest, I've become a cosmic pinball. The past two months I've been bouncing back 'n forth across the Oregon-Cali-Nevada lines; hitting mountains towns, bumping across sea-sands, and rolling 'round lake-side rims. How exactly do I get around? It's not by … Continue reading Change your (Pre)position in Life: Live with fear, not in it
The yellow busses are rolling and the brown bags packing, it's back to school time. Buckle up Buttercups because boy do I have a story about what happened over my summer break. A tad early in the semester to call in sick, so I'll have to tell y'all over a different type of cold, ice … Continue reading Striving for the A from The School of Rock
"If you don't mind me asking, how can you afford to travel so much?" If I had a dollar for every time I'm asked this, I could afford to fly business class across Europe instead of riding the Flex bus... One day I'll sit in first class, annnnd 10 minutes later a flight attendant will … Continue reading How to Ball on a Budget Around the World (basketball not included)
Peace be to you and peace be to U2 Been in a place called vertigo since I was seven at Dairy Queen Death-defying come of ice cream Swirls of memories and childhood scenes Blend in the lines of A-sides and Z’s The dream machine screams it’s all peaches and cream Music where I get my … Continue reading The Streets Are Alive
Hi there! I think it’s time I answer the most important question facing our world: “Are we human? Or are we dancer?” Just kidding obviously that's a rhetorical question. (Dancer duh.) But! Speaking of Human and The Killers, the real question: Would I survive a zombie apocalypse? (Whether you want tutu admit it or not, … Continue reading I Will Survive (The Apocalypse)
Hey y'all I'm verging on six months into my eight month adventure around the world. I know generally write about places I've been, but today I'm writing about the place where my heart and soul is. I remember the day as clear as yesterday. (And no, I did not consume any alcohol yesterday, so cognitive … Continue reading About to be a Heel of a Night