March32014

A Trip Home

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The last time I saw my dad was 10 years ago.

To put that in perspective,  President Bush was finishing up his first term, MySpace wasn’t a thing yet, and I was still sporting around my yellow walkman with a CD case full of Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park and… Ricky Martin. What? I was still trying to find myself.

I had just become part of the 8th grade graduating class of 2004 and, for summer, my…

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February112014
Pre-Peru Post Pandering (alliteration gives me tingles)Pisaq, Peru
Pacific surf, Incan ruins and enough Pisco Sours to incapacitate a llama; after two…View Post

Pre-Peru Post Pandering (alliteration gives me tingles)

Pisaq, Peru

Pacific surf, Incan ruins and enough Pisco Sours to incapacitate a llama; after two…

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January242014

Off to Peru. But first…

Two years ago today over a basket of tatter tots in a South Philly dive bar I said for the first time to a friend a then terrifying statement: “Hey, I’m gay.” Surprisingly, the world did not end, my friend didn’t walk out and I was able to finish my tots.…

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December262013
My 2014 ResolutionFireworks from Waterloo Bridge – London – New Years 2012
Now that Christmas has come and gone it’s…View Post

My 2014 Resolution

Fireworks from Waterloo Bridge – London – New Years 2012

Now that Christmas has come and gone it’s…

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December172013

Tuesday Morning

It was sabotage, you and me.

I, too eager.

You, too hesitant.

What we should do.

What we shouldn’t.

Enforcing or preventing, the word was destructive.

Both too misleading of what could be.

A few drinks,

A few words.

I felt relieved.

I assume you did too.

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November172013
Mid-November Getaway: NOLA & NYC‘ol Red is ready to hit the road again.
It’s been a while since I’ve last dusted off my blog. It’s…View Post

Mid-November Getaway: NOLA & NYC

‘ol Red is ready to hit the road again.

It’s been a while since I’ve last dusted off my blog. It’s…

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September222013
High School Reunion: Drunk, Wet & HumbleSons of Cahill
I’m drunk. I’m wet. I’m humble. I just got home from my 5-year high school reunion.View Post

High School Reunion: Drunk, Wet & Humble

Sons of Cahill

I’m drunk. I’m wet. I’m humble. I just got home from my 5-year high school reunion.

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September92013
Brain Tumors, Sunflowers and Why I’m MeIt’s September. A month that we’ve been trained to loathe since we entered into our first year of…View Post

Brain Tumors, Sunflowers and Why I’m Me

It’s September. A month that we’ve been trained to loathe since we entered into our first year of…

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August42013
June222013
#WhyILovePhilly: Because it’s so easy to fall back in love with. (at Race Street Pier)

#WhyILovePhilly: Because it’s so easy to fall back in love with. (at Race Street Pier)

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