Cross-Country: Day 2

Today is the second of my four-day railway trip across the United States. I spent several hours on layover in Chicago, leaving to see Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas. This portion of the trip was taken on the Southwest Chief...

Cross-Country: Day 1

Today is the first of my four-day railway trip across the United States. I left my Virginia home for Washington DC, to see Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. This portion of the trip was taken on the Northeast Regional and...

Cross-Country: Preface

About four years ago, I stood on the crumbling Fredericksburg station waiting for the southbound train to Newport News. I was about to start my first job as a lifeguard in Virginia Beach and it was my first time ever...

Some Canadian Gems

In months past, I frequently browsed amongst a site called Southern Souls. It’s a website dedicated to showcasing musicians in Southern Ontario playing their music in a more intimate setting. I’ve found a treasure chest full of talent on this...

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Top Gear

Ah, good old Top Gear. My british-minded friend introduced me to this incredible show at the beginning of the semester, back when I didn’t know or care about cars. Here I am, sitting three short months later, and I think...

Great Apps List - Mac

Here I am, sitting at my desk on a Saturday night, with nothing to do. I guess that means I will put on some cartoons and write about all the apps I use as a student and as a web...

Best Foot Forward (case study?)

It’s simple, yeah, but this is my album cover design for Graphic Design class. Of course, all the sizes are wrong (web developer here, I do pixels, not millimeters) but it looks really awesome and I had to show it...

Spinning and Spinning and Spinning

The past two months, I found my lost love for cycling again! I did another 30 mile ride yesterday and it was one of the best rides of my life. Thankfully, all my gear is purchased and ready for a...

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