I still don’t really like driving, but I’m better at it. Better enough at it that as of 09-09-09, I am a licensed driver in the state of Illinois. Only 16 years past the ‘normal’ date. Shocking. I didn’t scan in my own since it has a new fancy reflective thing on it, which makes […]
I am 32 years old, and it wasn’t until August that I took my first driving lesson by a non-familymember/family friend. I am 32, and for 15 years, I’ve not had a drivers license or permit. I am 32, and at 18, I once failed the written drivers test. So yeah, there’s one part of […]
Just a year ago I went to Japan for the first time and was amazed. It was beautiful. Totally different than I had ever expected, but entirely worth the journey. I saw a lot of things I’d never seen before and attempted to take it all in with savoir-faire. One of the things I saw […]
Early morning fog and one of the more boring hikes ever (I was making Dante’s circles of hell jokes, among others) lead to one of the best views.
This temple was the steepest ever. Seriously. It was followed by a hike that I, with my knee, could not make.
Where distance is a lie and sports games involve football uniforms and paper airplanes.
Where I cannot explain death until you too have died.
The hike up to Temple 12 was an all-day event. Long, tiring, and totally worth it. It really did take us most of the day, and of course, it was the absolute hottest day. This was the day that I wrenched my knee and wanted to kill someone.
I learned how to follow the train and took the lead. It was a very long day and the worst was yet to come.