Veganism and Quakerism

“Always remember that you are a Quaker”, was the last piece of advice my Grandpa gave me before he passed away. In his young adulthood my grandfather changed his religion and joined The Society of Friends (Quakers), of which he was an active member for the rest of his life. As I travel the world, […]

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Colorful graffiti mural in Jersey City

Vegan in Jersey City, New Jersey

After climbing up the Grove Street subway stairs I took in the scene around me as I do with every new place I visit. It didn’t take long to realize why Jersey City had been ranked the most ethnically diverse city in the United States for the third year in a row. And as I […]

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Love Wins Against Westboro - St. Pete Pride Selfie

Thank You and Goodbye

Mindy and I met in the Spring of 2004 in Berlin, Germany. We fell in love and got married two years later in September 2006 in the Botanical Gardens near Niagara Falls, Ontario. Through the years we achieved many goals together, watched each other grow and overcome fears/hurdles and created an endless number of travel […]

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Sleeping in a tent on the Great Wall

The Best Worst Night Sleeps I’ve Ever Had

So often travel photographs and the stories that go along with them only highlight the wonderful, the amazing and the life-changing aspects to the trip. When I show my pictures to family, friends and travel enthusiasts, they see that spectacular view or the amazing animals and listen to the funny or insightful stories that go […]

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Things to Do When You Can’t Travel

As travelers we love to explore new places, meet new people and try new foods. So, what do we do when the state department issues a travel advisory Level 4 and the CDC asks everyone to stay home? We are giving our suggestions based on where we live: in a house with a yard in […]

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