Quick Sip: List-o-Maniac

I'm a Compulsive Lister, Listaholic, List-o-Maniac. Though it is the most infamous of all lists, I've never had a Bucket List. It felt dumb because, and here comes a list: Not going to dieEveryone has the same things on itThe things I wanted to do were on other lists (ie: Places to Visit, Things to [...]

Coordinates and Character

Places I've Lived Ranked by How Much of My Stuff is (Still) There: Georgia, 2 boxes + tuxedoBuenos Aires, 1 small suitcase + bookbagArequipa, 1 large suitcase Mendoza, 4 books + 1 pair of sweatpants, Arizona, one book somewhereTexas, small buried treasure I've moved pretty often since turning eighteen. I'm on the higher end for [...]

American Abroad

My future split between two countries after Peru - Colombia or Argentina. I chose Argentina. But the idea of going to Columbia confused and frightened my students, friends and family. "Isn't it super dangerous? Aren't there a lot of drugs? Haven't you seen the Netflix Original series Narcos?" Down here, it's known as a vibrant [...]

Let’s Build a Library

When I was a kid, I had a billionaire's dream of building a giant library on an island at 0,0 on a map. The idea was simple - everybody could get to all the knowledge in the world in one big, beautiful building. The Library of Alejandro. Let's build it. George Peabody Library. Lame name. [...]