My father and I have what I would call an obsession with Comedy Central. We love laughing and we love television so naturally, our TV is always set to the station. Growing up, I remember seeing ads for this show that didn’t look all that funny, I thought it was just another sitcom. My god, […]Read more "Why It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is my favorite thing ever."
After getting in a few debates with some friends (and hearing I’d need to eventually write one), I decided to write a research paper about ISIS and how the US should deal with it. At around 9:20pm on November 13th, Ahmad al-Mohammed attempted to pass through a security gate at a soccer game […]Read more "How should we deal with ISIS?"
I’ve recently become obsessed with the Vietnam war. The stories, the motives, the political conflicts, all the way down to what the soldiers wore. This all stemmed from a suggestion in a Facebook pilot’s group about reading a book written by a US army helicopter pilot who flew his entire military career in Vietnam. […]Read more "Book review: Chickenhawk by Robert Mason"
Two years ago I got my motorcycle license and set out to find my first bike. Coming from a family of welders and mechanics, I had no intentions of buying anything in running condition. I was always fascinated watching my father work on his bike and he was extremely supportive of me building my own […]Read more "The $400 special"
Imagine you’ve been driving on a road trip for a few days. You have gotten very little rest between long periods of driving and your eye lids are getting heavy. You try everything, playing loud music, rolling the windows down, but nothing shakes the drowsiness. You begin to forget driving the past mile. Two. Three. […]Read more "The daze of ‘Nam"
6:28. Eyes open, watching and waiting for the god awful tone of the alarm. 6:30. Sound of agony escapes the speakers of my cell phone. 6:50. Sipping coffee in the foggy mist of the Wednesday morning in the driveway waiting for Brett and Austin. 6:55-7:00. Others arrive. Packing the car, looking for longboard…”Should’ve done this […]Read more "Plymouth to Hoboken/NYC"
“Laconia traffic, helicopter 7086 Lima is high final for runway 26, Laconia”. The all too familiar radio call that has now become instinct. I can see most of Winnipesaukee from here with boats scrambling across the lake. Weekenders trying to squeeze in their last few days of summer weather before pulling the boats out […]Read more "The Autorotation (or auto for short)"