The Hidden Beauty of Getting Lost

The Hidden Beauty of Getting Lost

It’s my first day in Medellin, Colombia. I walk out the door with a mission: Get bacon and eggs, go to an ATM, and get a SIM card. I don’t know where I’m headed – I just know that a few blocks to the right, there is a main road, and somewhere...
Cut Out the “Poison Drips” and Shift the Trajectory of Your Life

Cut Out the “Poison Drips” and Shift the Trajectory of Your Life

“Where do you want to be in two years?” Derek asked. I gazed at the summer sunset, fidgeted with my Bud Light bottle, and racked my brain. “I don’t know man. It’s confusing. Life, I mean. You think you’re set in one direction, and then, BOOM, you slam into a dead end....
Life After College Doesn’t Suck (And Why I’m Moving to Vietnam)

Life After College Doesn’t Suck (And Why I’m Moving to Vietnam)

“Well if you don’t go to grad school, what will you do?” The professor glared at me, confused—as if graduate school were a life or death decision. It wasn’t the first time I’d been asked that question. That’s why I hated it –it felt like a...
The Epic Turning Point (And Moving into a Houseboat)

The Epic Turning Point (And Moving into a Houseboat)

“I didn’t go in. I wanted to walk. Move. Digest. Ingest. There are moments in life, moments when you know you’ve crossed a bridge. You’re old life is over.” -Limitless You know those “holy shit!!!” moments in life? The moments...
NYC Adventures and the Legend of Pete (Part 3)

NYC Adventures and the Legend of Pete (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of NYC Adventures and the Legend of Pete.  Part 1       Part 2 12:00am: After jumping around and dancing for a little while in the basement, we’ve already lost Pete. Steve and I are upstairs in the hip-hop room. We immediately get denied by two...
NYC Adventures and the Legend of Pete (Part 2)

NYC Adventures and the Legend of Pete (Part 2)

This is part 2 of NYC Adventures and the Legend of Pete. For part 1, click Here. It’s 6:30pm and we’ve finally reached our destination in West New York, New Jersey, about 15 minutes outside of NYC. The ride was longer than expected thanks to Steve’s faulty phone GPS....