Let’s Get Scottish!

Ouch. Hangover. Truly great night out last night though! One of Colleen’s friends in Erie had just moved into a new apartment. Naturally the only polite thing for us to do would be to bring a hefty amount of rum and christen the place good and proper. And what better rum is there than the Kraken? It also just so happens that the stuff you get … Continue reading Let’s Get Scottish!

Let’s go Phillies!

Good morning Philadelphia! The sun is shining, my camera is in my pocket, and today we are going to have a blast. Also, my newest friend (Ricardo from El Salvador who I met in Towson last week) is joining me in the afternoon for some super-frivolity. His bus from NYC gets in at 4, so until then, I’m putting my tourist hat on and going … Continue reading Let’s go Phillies!

A Day-Trip Most Magnificent

It seems like somebody in management thinks we haven’t had enough brain-stimulating discussions and alcohol-fuelled frivolity yet this week. They have thus decided to crank things up a notch and send us to Washington, DC. Not complaining. Naturally, in the home of US politics, everything is bigger and better. For starters, the building is more impressive. We’re at the headquarters of the CATO Institute, reputedly … Continue reading A Day-Trip Most Magnificent

158 Hours of Madness

I don’t really know where to begin on this one, and I don’t think I have ever packed so much into one week ever. First out, I should explain… The Institute for Humane Studies [IHS] is a libertarian/free-market organization based in Washington, DC. If you don’t know what libertarianism is, then look it up. No, seriously, go on, I’ll wait. The institute is funded by … Continue reading 158 Hours of Madness