The Elusive 10k

Eight months ago I remember reading something online (whether it was an intelligent news article or a Buzzfeed quiz, I couldn't tell you) but I saw the word "suitcase" and I thought about how much I really liked that word. People use "backpacks" or "luggage" but to me a suitcase is something old and battered … Continue reading The Elusive 10k

The Driveables – St. Louis

YOU CAN FIND ME IN ST LOUIEEEE Or so Nelly said back in the ancient days of 2000. Living in Nashville has me centered among a bunch of awesome cities all within a few hours drive, so why not see what they are all about? Recently I hit up St. Louis for a stay at … Continue reading The Driveables – St. Louis

My Open Letter to Instagram: UPDATE

Update September 17, 2017: Folks! Over the last 24 hours I had been hearing that shadowbans were being lifted. People all over the Instagram universe were celebrating. This morning, a friend of mine texted saying that hers, too, had been lifted. Apparently, precisely two weeks nearly to the hour after you were asked to verify, it's … Continue reading My Open Letter to Instagram: UPDATE

How to: Survive a long-haul flight…in economy

I have been on my fair share of long haul flights. I'm not a frequent international business traveler nor do I have the luxury of jetting off whenever I want (yet!), but for an average Joe I've racked up about 20 flights that were roughly 8+ hours and to me, that warrants some kind of … Continue reading How to: Survive a long-haul flight…in economy

Guide to: Central Italy

Most people may not want to spend their vacations in a remote jungle in Laos somewhere like I do, but they do usually want to get to Italy at some point in their lives. Of the major landmarks in the world, most countries have zero to one. Italy, on the other hand, is chock full … Continue reading Guide to: Central Italy