Archive for April, 2013

VIDEO: Do You Work When You’re Not Abroad?

April 30, 2013
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Self-Portrait at 30

April 29, 2013
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Self-Portrait at 30

I’m in Dallas until the next opportunity to fly out. I’m listing these potential travels as much for me to see them as for you to understand what’s available to the long-term traveler: volunteering with All Hands in NYC to assist with storm cleanup; taking a random flight to Peru to finally see Macchu...
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Travel Envy in Your Eyes

April 23, 2013
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Travel Envy in Your Eyes

One of the reasons I always balk at trying to re-establish a life for myself in the states is the reactions I receive from people when I tell them where I’ve been, what I’ve done, the people and cultures I’ve seen. It’s not that I don’t have confidence in the direction I’m going at...
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I Could Have Died Abroad

April 22, 2013
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I Could Have Died Abroad

I’ve faced many dangers and near misses in my travels. Some of my own creation. Some of circumstance and environment. But regardless, it’s pretty amazing I’m still alive and in good health given what could have happened and what I didn’t do to avoid placing myself in those situations. Let’s take a look back...
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Safety Not Guaranteed

April 19, 2013
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Safety Not Guaranteed

I have no idea why I chose that particular title for this blog. Frankly, I was just thinking of the movie and it seemed slightly… maybe a little… not very applicable to my current train of thought. Right now I’m “home” in Dallas, recharging my batteries. The main purpose behind this was to lighten...
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As A Runner

April 16, 2013
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As A Runner

As a runner, I’ve had to deal with many things involving injury and even death over the years. When I was in Japan, I had to be careful to remember to carry my ID with me AT ALL TIMES. When I was running at night through the rice fields, I had to watch out...
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Why Am I Afraid To Travel Again?

April 2, 2013
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Why Am I Afraid To Travel Again?

Now that I’m back in a travel sort of mood, having completely given up on finding stability, determining my passion, and meeting someone of significance in San Francisco, I find myself questioning why I’m so afraid of going certain places. I don’t consider myself as one easily swayed by exaggerated dangers abroad in the...
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