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
Grab your airplane bottles because it's time for the second installment of, "Around the World in 80 pints: Leaving America Addition" Every time there's a bird or flight related pun take a drink!* To get y'all in the mood: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QxIWDmmqZzY Quick! Think fast (facts) World population: 7.6 Billion US population: 325.6 Million People I've met … Continue reading This is not America, what to expect as an American traveling abroad
My faithful followers know back in mid November I was in Valencia, Spain eating paella by the sea shore. These days I'm 12,700 km to the east having a bite taken out of me by monkeys in Ubud, Indonesia. How did the roles reverse? Where did the in-betweens go? Did I savor them all to … Continue reading Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright (buy the plane ticket)
Hello from the other side... of the world. Currently in Indonesia where I'm so far ahead (13+ hours from good ole eastern standard time) I'm behind on posting. That stops now. Since I am now a traveler of both time and space, allow me to take y'all on a journey back in time. To set … Continue reading I am you as you are me (a traveler)
After returning from my semester abroad I was often asked, "How was studying in London?" Unbeknown to all, that's a trick question. Just as Steven T & the boys declared in 1998, I was actually located A Little South of Sanity in Brighton, England at the University of Sussex. "What's the difference?" Let me put it one … Continue reading Brighton, my cup of tea
The time has come, the day is now, wheels up, I'm headed eastbound and straight out of American land! Bernice and I are off to conquer the world together. Pause. I bet some readers are asking themselves, "Who is Bernice? I thought Rita was traveling alone?" Well everyone meet Bernice! She is 45L of fun … Continue reading Going, going, gone!
Well it is two months t- two days until I chuck up the deuces and leave the country. Everyone keeps asking me if I am nervous. How I should respond, “is a ringleader nervous to lead the circus?” Answer, no. Okay so my only frame of reference on ringleaders is Water for Elephants but Christoph … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy