Category Archives: Travel

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Badlands (Early 2016)

Each day I sway over the abyss on the razors edge of identity. On one side of the divide is the person I’d like to be, and on the other is the person I’m afraid of becoming… These two termini … Continue reading

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The Magic of an Ordinary Day (Spring-Summer 2015)

The ebb and flow of work and result can be a frustrating phenomenon. There are periods of time where it seems like multiple projects are concluding all at once, allowing me to bask in the warm arms of well-being; feeling … Continue reading

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San Francisco Terminus

San Francisco has always been enveloped in a kind of exalted mysticism in my head. It isn’t difficult to identify reasons why the city and its state hold this elevated status for me… From the skate videos I would watch … Continue reading

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The Longest Winter

As my didactic plunge into the unfamiliar world of living and working in a foreign country began to fade in my rear-view mirror, I began a different kind of adventure; that into the warm embrace of nostalgic familiarity – I … Continue reading

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Reflections in Canals | Amsterdam Life & Work

There’s no way I will be able to relay in words exactly what effect this 10-week-long experience of living and working in Amsterdam has had on my life. All I know is that the impact my time in this city … Continue reading

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The Miami Exodus

As I begin writing these words I am laying in the bed I slept in most of my childhood growing up in Chicago. I am currently at home in Oak Park for a few days after having left Miami after … Continue reading

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The Farm

Recently, I was lucky enough to be invited to the owners’ of Miami Ad School’s Farm, nestled in the Smokey Mountains near Clayton, Georgia. The “Farm Trip” is a bit of a tradition at the Miami Ad School: South Beach … Continue reading

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Spring Broke (Life + Work Update, Photoset)

I’ve been keeping myself busy these past few months with Ad School projects, freelance and general adventuring. I completed my 2nd quarter at Miami Ad School, spanning the months of January through March, and then enjoyed a nice spring break … Continue reading

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Monotone Winter

During my winter recess from Miami Ad School I drove from Miami through New Orleans to visit my girlfriend, and then up to Chicago for the holidays with my family. Something about being on the road, seeing multiple skylines and … Continue reading

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The Miami Advent

It has been too long since I have updated this blog! My life has been consumed by Miami Ad School and my new adventure in South Florida. So much has been happening that it has been hard to find time … Continue reading

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Istanbul (Photos, Reflections and Brief City Guide)

I have made the firm decision that the most interesting places in the world are those those that have been influenced or controlled by multiple different civilizations. Istanbul is no exception, and in fact may be be the strongest existing … Continue reading