2019 was a truly epic year. One year ago today, Grace & I were engaged. Since that seminal moment, this past year has seen its share of ups and downs, the highest of the highs most certainly high and the lowest of the low tragically low. Through it all, my constant has been Grace and our dog Taylor. This is what the last year, and the years leading up to it looked like… Continue reading New Years 2020
Our thirty days in India seemed like a dream, only it wasn’t. It was the most real thing we had ever done. We lived. We loved. We laughed. And we survived. Afterwards, our lives would never be the same. #AlwaysBeEpic Continue reading 30 Days in India 2016
2016 was a year where I focused upon myself, my family & my friends, and my dog. Along the way, my family, friends and I experienced loss. Along the way, I joined an amazing company (Upwork), went on an amazing adventure (the Rickshaw Run in India), and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. It was an epic year. Continue reading 2016: a Retrospective and a Different Perspective
We drove almost 400 km today, had a tire flatten which quite fortunately was easy to replace. I felt super strong for a bit, tilting our tuk-tuk over, before I realized a thirteen-year-old could do it as well. Yup, this was definitely safe; and we were most certainly daft. Continue reading India 2016 | Rickshaw Run, Day 8: I Can’t Drive 55 in Bihar — 11 April
We gave out some more #FreeHugs though this time, Derek also joined in on the action. DaveRisner had been dominating the #FreeHug world up until this point, but that’s what’s great about free hugs — the world could use a lot more of them. And one by one, we were all joining in on the revolution. Continue reading India 2016 | Rickshaw Run, Day 2: Jaisalmer… And So It Begins — 2 April
Leopold’s is the kind of place where you can solve the world’s problems. I imagine there may be a few pubs in Ireland who could claim the same. After a couple towers, most certainly DaveRisner, Derek and I had a bead on a few.
We closed down Leopolds back in June 2014 for our one night stay in Mumbai. In our minds, DaveRisner needed to see it… Continue reading India 2016 | At Leopolds in Mumbai — 25 March
I’ve been asked a lot since I have come back, “what was it like?”. For a couple weeks, I couldn’t … Continue reading India 2016: What Was It Like?
“It was my understanding there would be no algebra required this entire trip.” If a motorcycle carrying one driver and … Continue reading India 2016 | “Keeping Our Heads” – Rickshaw Run, Day 4: Jaipur to Agra — 7 April
A day relaxing in beautiful, though currently wet, Shillong made for the perfect moments to reflect upon the last twelve … Continue reading India 2016 | Rickshaw Run, Day 14: Looking Back on Yesterday – 17 April
A rainstorm of epic proportions accompanied us on our way to the finish line. I couldn’t believe it; and yet, … Continue reading India 2016 | Rickshaw Run, Last Day — 13: The Finish Line in Shillong – 16 April