The first time I p**ped my pants

Note: If you are someone who does not appreciate some over-sharing for the sake of comedy, this post is not for you. ---------------------------------------------------- Still with me? This is the story of the first time I pooped my pants as an adult. I was in college, on a road trip in my best friend's pristine Camaro … Continue reading The first time I p**ped my pants

Driving on the Wrong Side

What is it like to drive a manual transmission on the wrong side of the road, on the wrong side of the car, in a foreign country?It's like having a heart attack every 15 seconds for the first day. Then you get used to it and only have mild strokes about once an hour.The hardest … Continue reading Driving on the Wrong Side


A friend helped me realize before I left the middle east that I was returning to America FREE. Or, at least, much more free than before. Before, six years ago, I was such a different person. So imprisoned by my debt, my baggage, and my scars. Dragging all that around was just so...ugh. It's clear … Continue reading Freedom