Backpacked Europe, twice.
Prior military. Prior US diplomat.
Wowed myself by speaking French so good for the time I was in France. Then I lost it all when I came home. Shame.
Born and raised a yinzer but my heart is on the west coast. I love the pacific ocean and the atmosphere around a beach.
"Strikes and gutters, ups and downs"
"Keep striving for your potential, never settle"
Shooting a basketball.
Riding a bike with no hands.
Sushi eating contest. I ate 75 rolls. She lost.
"Not all those who wander are lost"
Them: Wow, you're so lucky
Me: No I drank a lot of milk as a kid
"Live your dash"
Authors: Malcolm Gladwell, John Grisham, Mitch Albom, Eckhart Tolle, James Altucher, and Tucker Max
Movies: The big lebowski, Pineapple Express, Shawshank Redemption, Think Like a Man, Superbad, 21 Jumpstreet, The Rock, Diehard series, 30 minutes or less, PS I Love You, Garden State
Californication back in the day.
All types of music. Some artists with at least 1 album on my iTunes: Tycho, Kaskade, Brand New, Coldplay, The Killers, AWOLNATION, Blink182, Of Monsters and Men, Postal Service, TBS, Antonio Vivaldi, The Glitch Mob, B.O.B, Kid Cudi, Fabolous, Jay-Z, Biggie, Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, Dyme Def, Bob Marley, Matisyahu, Anberlin, Chevelle, Escape the Fate, O.A.R, Offspring, Rise Against, Senses Fail, Smashing Pumpkins, Tool, 30 seconds to mars, The White Panda, OLDIES.
"The State can only survive as long as a majority is programmed to believe that theft isn't wrong if it's called taxation or asset forfeiture or emminent domain, that assault and kidnapping isn't wrong if it's called arrest, that mass murder isn't wrong if it's called war"
-Friends: not to be confused with acquaintances
-A Woman's Voice
-Beer at a house party on a warm summer night
"One should always have in the background of
one’s mind a multiplicity of definitions covering the subject at hand in order to prevent oneself from accepting the most obvious"
- what I'm going to do in the winter without bicycles
"Anger is a response to things not going your way"
"Fear is temporary, Regret is forever"