#MadeItBetter: Because Plastic Doesn’t Belong Anywhere But a Bin

It’s not made-up media garbage. There’s a real problem taking over our streets and waterways, our forests and oceans. Plastic. I found heaven years ago in the West Coast shores of Ireland. This last visit, however, I was genuinely bothered … Continue reading #MadeItBetter: Because Plastic Doesn’t Belong Anywhere But a Bin

Twisted Comforts of Home – A Weekly Photo Challenge Inspiration: Foreign

Life has led me to travel abroad alone several times. Like jumping into the deep, freezing end of a pool, getting off that plane in a land where no one is known to you, everything is written and explained in … Continue reading Twisted Comforts of Home – A Weekly Photo Challenge Inspiration: Foreign

Silhouette (a.k.a. That One Time a Guy Had a Bird Pierce His Chest)

I am a huge fan of hummingbirds. I fill with excitement every time I see them, and have been known to chase them about with my camera… (though I’ve never captured the perfect photo). But the tiny silhouette of this … Continue reading Silhouette (a.k.a. That One Time a Guy Had a Bird Pierce His Chest)

Character Flaws

I am fortunate enough to live in the city that is home to both amazing deep dish pizza and the world’s most renowned training program for comics, Second City. I have whole-heartedly taken full advantage of both. And they have both brought me heartburn. I may have learned more about life by taking Improv Comedy classes than all of my classes in high school combined. Second City is recess for adults, absolute child’s play, and yet it is here that one is thrown into the ring with some of life’s greatest challenges. You will be judged. You will look stupid. … Continue reading Character Flaws