Seattle Thoughts


Invictus Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but […]


Love for Pittsburgh

Working on items number 30 and 31 (and to some extent, #1 as well) from my 40 before 40 list, I recently returned from a week-long excursion to Pittsburgh with Amy, a former coworker turned fast, game for any adventure girlfriend. Why Pittsburgh? …was the most common question we faced upon sharing our plans. Even […]

Love Thoughts

The 40 before 40 list

Sophia, a wonderful woman and friend who, at times, doubles as my muse, inspired me in my early 20s to set a 30 before 30 list. When I set it, it seemed improbable. How could I find the money and the time to do a significant international trip whilst paying off debt? Could I actually […]



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