A Song About Travel

I want to write a song about travel. About how it doesn’t matter how many countries you’ve been to or what camera lens you looked through at that far away place. About how all that matters is when you step outside of the airport the first time in that far away place, the weight of …
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A Stranger in Dawson City

“We’d love to have you,” said the email. “Come in through the side entrance of the school at 7pm, we’ll be there. And yes, we have loaner ukuleles.” I bundled up, as one does. I put on my big boots and my giant parka and I stuffed my little camera into an interior pocket. I …
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What About the Ambassador’s Mansion?

It’s been a while since I’ve bothered with inside baseball; I’ve been busy working. But this landed in my inbox, followed by a pitch about “blogger outreach” advice, so it feels timely.  I’ve excluded the initial pitch letter which essentially said, “We’re X brand and launching our blogger ambassador program.” I responded with “Tell me …
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