The Adventure of a Lifetime (Inspired by Christopher McCandless)

When I was a fresh high-school graduate, I followed the status quo and picked a college program to jump into before I’d even really known what I wanted to do for a living. How can you know without experience? I jumped into a Police Foundations program, probably because I’d spent my life watching way too … Continue reading The Adventure of a Lifetime (Inspired by Christopher McCandless)

Mother and Son: With Every Night There Comes a Dawn

“Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true love.” ― Mandy Hale With Every Night There Comes a Dawn Back in 2016, I was a married man to a French woman whom I’d met overseas four years prior. The relationship seemed like a true love story--at least in the beginning--and I … Continue reading Mother and Son: With Every Night There Comes a Dawn

One Memorable(ish) Night in Wellington, New Zealand

“He dozed off, into a dreamless oblivion, for what seemed like seconds but was in fact hours, and awoke hungover, the inner surface of his skull pulsing like a single, giant nerve being chewed by some ruminant animal.” ― Alex Shakar, Luminarium Mt. Victoria It was a warm, dark, late Summer night in Wellington, New Zealand. The … Continue reading One Memorable(ish) Night in Wellington, New Zealand