From Boston to London – Part II

One year later, I’m nearing the completion of my academic education after 20 years. Most people would likely want to finish strong and power to the end – I was still spending class time looking for good deals on airline tickets. However, after months of dedication, my efforts paid off! I may not be able … Continue reading From Boston to London – Part II

The Worst Vacation I Never Took – Part 1

In 2016, I had made plans to go to Italy with a few friends after finishing my first semester of graduate school. Traditionally, I have been a primary "organizer" of trips when it comes to logistics. I want to make sure we have good places to stay, we are familiar with getting around upon arrival, … Continue reading The Worst Vacation I Never Took – Part 1

The 2017 Year in Review

Love and loss. Travel and food. Heartburn and indigestion. Weather. These are a few words that stand out and define the past year. 2015 involved Matt interviewing and exploring different options for graduate school. 2016 was the year of moving to Texas and beginning school. 2017 is the year of completion, seeing Matt finish his … Continue reading The 2017 Year in Review

Who Are the People in your Neighborhood?

As my time in San Antonio begins to draw to an end, I reflect back on the individuals who have made my time here memorable, forgettable, and regrettable. I won't be speaking about the primary characters who I normally interact with at school and church. Rather, this post focuses more on the secondary characters found … Continue reading Who Are the People in your Neighborhood?

Part III – There and Back Again: The Desolation of Bobcat

Where were we? Oh yes, if you recall, at the end of Part II, our heroes were finishing up from a long day of hurricane cleanup in the small town of Ingleside Texas. The work had gone well besides a close encounter with a crowbar and getting dumped on by hurricane water and cockroaches. Crazy, … Continue reading Part III – There and Back Again: The Desolation of Bobcat

Boots on the Ground, Roaches in the Ceiling

Please keep in mind that this blog is written as an outlet of satire and humor. My experiences presented here are insignificant when compared to those who were in the direct path of Hurricane Harvey. Part II Eager to let Bobcat take the sideline in this part of the story, I made my escape from … Continue reading Boots on the Ground, Roaches in the Ceiling

When Your Roadtrip is not Hecka Awesome

Do you want us all to die? My finger had been under this line in the book in front of me for the past hour and a half. For a week, I had been looking forward to some valuable time away from school to enjoy some personal reading from a book that had captivated me … Continue reading When Your Roadtrip is not Hecka Awesome