Leaving America III: Dislodging from the Machine

As a working person in the United States, the tax dollars siphoned from my labor has been used mainly to bolster our military and kill people abroad, both innocent and guilty. Others uses of our tax dollars include bank bailouts and subsidies offered to financial institutions like Merrill Lynch in the former and Amazon in … More Leaving America III: Dislodging from the Machine

Leaving America

Though I have not yet left my country for Slovenia, I am already beginning to appreciate it more. It’s diversity, freedoms, and wide-open spaces I will miss. But, however, I will not long for the negative attributes of modern America, of which there are many, and the detrimental global impact of its legacy that I … More Leaving America

A Weekend in Slovenia: Medieval Landscapes in the Most Beautifully Overlooked Country in Europe

Slovenia is a country I knew nothing about until I knew I was going there. On a winding backpack trip through Europe we had hit a handful of influential countries, loads of famous sites, and decided to make it somewhere we knew nothing about. After having a miserable time in Italy, a tragically crumbled ancient … More A Weekend in Slovenia: Medieval Landscapes in the Most Beautifully Overlooked Country in Europe