Kansas Chronicles: Part I – Kansas City, MO to Newton, KS

Kansas was a pivotal state for me. A state with contradicting reviews. Boring was a description, flat, another. Tales of Kansans' generosity and overall kindness reigned supreme no matter what was said about the land. It was a state in which I would meet some amazing people that will forever be part of me. These... Continue Reading →


On the Road: Coney Island, NY

Long gone are the days of endless touring and constant adventure. Rides are typically limited to weekends or more likely, mornings or afternoons. An apartment feels like a ball and chain, not allowing you to venture further than daylight hours will allow. There are upsides to this are full sized air pumps, home cooked meals... Continue Reading →

On the Road: Rickreall to Astoria, OR

Today I have an interview with the PR company that handles the Philadelphia Children's Alliance. I was planning to prepare some notes prior to the call, but wanted to finish this blog post first. That was a tremendous idea as finishing this post allowed me to put many of the experiences in perspective. Please enjoy... Continue Reading →


On August 24, the great Trading848 Summer of 2017 experiment came to an end. Tonight I will be boarding a red-eye back to NYC to be reunited with friends, family and my fiancĂ©! While "end" is written, what is intended is the  close of a chapter. The last night of the tour, our Warmshowers host... Continue Reading →

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