San Diego Part 3: Exploring the unknown!

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After having spent the past seven days in the San Diego area, I can safely say that I do not want to leave. On Thursday Ellie flew out and joined me here, and my conference ended. My vacation finally began!

We woke up reasonably early on Friday morning, as we had to pack up to move […]

San Diego, Part 2: Not So Bad!

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Just a quick post today as it is the last day of the conference, and I’m slated to sit through 14 lectures…!

Over the past couple of days I’ve learned a thing or two about travelling solo, how god has a sense of humor, and how California microbrews aren’t too shabby.

When I first got here I […]

San Diego, Part 1: The Quest for the Ocean

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I flew into San Diego on Sunday night around 7:00 p.m. local time. I was pretty exhausted from 9 hours of travelling, and I really just wanted to see the ocean before I went to bed. I went looking for the hotel shuttle but eventually settled for a $20 Crazy Taxi blast through the downtown […]

Holiday Recap and the Group Run

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As promised early in the week, a recap of the holidays and of our monster group run!

Friday was Festivus for the rest of us! Ellie and I packed up the car and headed west to Albany for the festivities, and it was thoroughly enjoyable. I was privy to many good homebrews courtesy of Tom Owens, […]

Buffalo’s Olmsted Parkways: Why People Not in Buffalo Are Missing Out.

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Buffalo, New York, is known for its horrible snowy winters, its chicken wings, and its NFL football team that failed to win the super bowl four times. But watch out, I am going to let you in on a little secret, one that took me five years to find out. Buffalo has a little bit […]

Boston and the Beach!

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This past weekend we hit the road for a family friend’s wedding, and a day off on Cape Cod! I’ll skip talking about how much of a struggle it was trying to eat and drink healthy because I’ve hit that in the past. Instead, I wanted to comment on how stupid difficult it was to […]