Late one evening in the library, my brother Shawn scrolled through satellite images on Google Earth. The first-year medical student probably spent a little too much time looking at images of exotic locales, daydreaming of what he might find there. This particular evening he was scrutinizing a remote region of the Congolese rainforest when he…
The death of a cantankerous family pet unexpectedly evokes grief, sadness, and a chance to look back on an international society once created to ensure the bird's demise.
Working as a substitute teacher: the pay is bad, The flexibility is nice, the absurd conversations are worth remembering.
A high-altitude backpacking trip to Colombia's Los Nevados NP is improved considerably by a chance friendship... and a hot spring pool made of the wreckage of a downed plane.
I started working as a substitute teacher about six weeks ago. It's been interesting, challenging—and hilarious. Kids say ridiculous stuff.
When I reached back into my past to text a girl out of the blue, I had little idea of the scathingly hilarious reply that would return: custom-made memes and a burn to level the most overbuilt ego. Last summer, I was invited to attend a crawfish boil at Strawberry Reservoir by my friend M…
When some friends in my apartment complex discovered two pots immovably stuck together, I ventured the only logical explanation: Soviet KGB agents and a malevolent power more oppressive than the stench of your Uncle Larry's socks.