After the fall

Last week when I was in Knoxville, I decided to go exploring in an area of town that is less well known.  It's an area known as Mechanicsville. I've visited this neighborhood before after my coworker from UPS had mentioned an abandoned school on a hill. That school is the former Rule High school (or... Continue Reading →

The Arches of Big South Fork and a Haunting in the Hills

This weekend I decided to follow thru on a plan to go camping with my friend Jacie to Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. I'm a terrible planner, but I'm great at throwing out ideas for cool places to go and fun activities to experience,; so having Jacie was truly a godsend. My... Continue Reading →

#Lifegoals and some housekeeping

I hate Instagram hashtags, so it is with tongue in cheek that I posted this title. I can remember a glimmer of not knowing what a hashtag was. To me, it's just more of the same bullshit; people trying to monetize their private lives. I've been there, I've used some hashtags. Who knows, maybe I'll... Continue Reading →

Colombia, untamed

3 days can sometimes feel like a lifetime. The trek to ciudad perdida was everything I'd imagined, and I think, quite a bit more. .... Crammed like sardines inside the rickety Toyota land cruisers we began our safe conversation he of breaking the ice, and asking where everyone came from. There were 13 of us,... Continue Reading →

The case of the bad banana

It was red.I remember thinking how much it seemed like a heavy tub faucet turning on and off even in that moment. This was round 8 for the day. My body was still not void of the toxins which last night fought so feverishly to deploy. My peripheral vision revealed the grey jaguar print pants... Continue Reading →

The roads to paradise

I thought of my sister. The water, a mere trickle ebbed from the facet above my head and dribbled down the length of my body to the sandals at my feet.  It was like the sound of someone pissing on the city wall in the morning. I could hear her voice in my mind, ¨good luck... Continue Reading →

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