Urban Detox: Nature Edition

It has officially been determined that city life no longer agrees with me. I used to love the city, and who knows, maybe I will again in the future. By right now, I can’t stand the noise, the pollution, the construction. I find myself winding tighter and tighter with each passing moment spent in this […]

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A Very Irish St Patrick’s Day


I know, I know. St Patrick’s Day was almost two months ago. Holy crap. But I’ve finally gotten around to talking about it. When I decided that I was going to leave Ireland early, I had only one caveat: I wanted to be in the country for St Patrick’s Day. This made my departure much […]

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Nerdlove at the Calgary Expo


“…because nerds like us are allowed to be unironically enthusiastic about stuff… Nerds are allowed to love stuff, like jump-up-and-down-in-the-chair-can’t-control-yourself love it. Hank, when people call people nerds, mostly what they’re saying is ‘you like stuff.’ Which is just not a good insult at all. Like, ‘you are too enthusiastic about the miracle of human […]

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The Chaotic Start of My Irish Adventure

Today is day 14 of my six month sojourn to Ireland. It has been an interesting trip thus far, that cannot be denied. I have travelled internationally before. Twice. When I was 8, my mom, stepdad, and I went to Mazatlan, Mexico. I developed an insane ear infection on the plane there, had to get […]

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