Some Days You Gotta Dance

Sunday marked my return to the continental US. I woke up late and spent almost all of it in airports. I planned to head fly from San Juan to Miami and Miami to Chicago and was ready to run from O’Hare to Tinley Park, where I would cap off a great week that started with the Indy 500 with a Dixie Chicks concert. Flight plans were not ready to make nice. … More Some Days You Gotta Dance


Skating on Dayton Rims

Wednesday, June 1, 2016: Loíza and El Yunque, Puerto Rico

I slipped a fell twice in the rainforest on Wednesday and shattered my phone, but those literal and figurative blows were softened by the fact that I was in a rainforest for the first time. El Yunque is a beautiful National Forest in northeast Puerto Rico, replete with gushing waterfalls, swimmable pools, excellent hiking, a few crowds, and even a zipline park, all of which I had the opportunity to see. … More Skating on Dayton Rims

I Have Coffee

Tuesday, May 31, 2016: Loíza, Río Grande, and Fajardo, Puerto Rico

I started my first full day in Puerto Rico having coffee with a nice elderly couple on their porch, and finished it eating mofongo for the first time and kayaking through a bioluminescent bay. … More I Have Coffee