Category Archives: Childhood

Worlds Colliding

I’m famous! Well, sorta. A story was recently published on The International Examiner about me and the HS kids I coach at Franklin! You can find the article here: http://www.iexaminer.org/news/south-seattles-ultimate-sport/ The crazy thing is when I first found it posted … Continue reading

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2011 > 2012 > ??

I hope everyone’s enjoying the very last month of 2011! Hopefully the Mayans are wrong and the world will NOT end next year. In case it does I just wanted to try and wrap a nice literary bow-tie around my … Continue reading

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New Orleans and Beyond

In four days I will be boarding a plane for my first ever trip to the wonderful city of New Orleans! I’ll be meeting two of my City Year friends (one from Columbia, SC and the other from New Orleans, … Continue reading

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Hip Hop You the Love of My Life

I remember listening to Run DMC as a middle school kid in suburban New Jersey. My brother and his friends would blast King of Rock and You Talk Too Much while quoting lyrics all the time. That’s when I started my love/obsession with … Continue reading

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Messenger Bags and NYC

If you know me well you’ve probably seen me with an old black Manhattan Portage messenger bag strapped over my shoulder. In fact, during college, a friend of mine made a cartoon of me and in it I had on … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Summer in Seattle

Well I finished #38 on my Forty x 40 list this past week. I started the Harry Potter series in the summer and just finished Deathly Hallows. I don’t know why I waited so long but I definitely enjoyed the … Continue reading

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East Coast Trip – Summer of 2011

I just got back from  a 9 day trip that took me to New Jersey, NYC, and Boston. The reason for the visit was a week long work conference called Summer Academy in Boston, MA (where City Year is head-quartered). … Continue reading

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