White in the Desert

As you walk through the medina men call out to you, trying to guess from your appearance where you’re from,...

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel abroad several times in my life. But I’ve never been abroad during a national holiday. I’ve never missed a Presidents Day, Christmas, Labor Day, or anything of the kind. Yesterday was my first holiday abroad as I celebrated the 4th of July in Edinburgh. This was my first 4th […]

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Edinburgh under a typical slate colored sky King Arthur’s Seat The way modernity and the past have integrated themselves to form the heartbeat of Edinburgh fascinates me. I can’t yet wrap my head around the juxtapositions of these cobble stoned streets and 16th/17th building alongside Apple stores and Starbuckses. It’s difficult to strike a balance […]

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This first blog post comes to you for the Paris-deGaul Airport; my layover stop before I take another two hour flight to Edinburgh. It seems like a strangely appropriate place to write the first entry to this blog. I’ve always felt that airports exist outside of any sort of defined space or territory; they are […]

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