Interview with Mom & Dad.

I've been wanting to interview my parents for a very long time now. After hearing about StoryCorps on a podcast a while back, I got re-motivated. I'm happy to say I finally set up the mic and started recording! If any of you still have the opportunity...

Bob & Rudy’s Christmas Garage.

Mom jumped on her bike and headed out into the night with dad and I trailing behind. She was on a mission to visit the neighbors down the street who apparently had some lights. With that description, I certainly wasn't prepared for what I saw when...

Chris the Philosopher.

Meet Chris, philosopher at heart and car rental agent by day. You just never know what unexpected things you're going to find out about someone if you ask. Chris has a degree in philosophy and speaks German, French, Spanish, and Russian. He likes to joke around and...

Mark and Silas.

Meet Mark and Silas, Amish school teachers.

Henry and Ila

Meet Henry and Ila.

Stolen with a Glance.

I arrived in Iowa to say goodbye to Liliana.

Florida Cut.

This is Mindy (right) and Vanessa (left) after I got my first haircut outside of Seattle. Mindy is the owner and Master Stylist at Salon M of Punta Gorda. She's got an accent from Maryland but has lived here since she decided to move on a...

Kailey of Talia.

Kailey swore she would never return to Wilkesboro.

Bruce Lee fans are interesting!

Last time I met some people on my run at Bruce Lee's grave, I was disappointed afterward that I didn't learn anything about them. Not so this time! A man on a business trip to Seattle wanted to have a look around town before he heads back...

Michael Stackpole is an interesting teacher.

I'm a fan of Michael Stackpole's Rogue Squadron series and I got to see him at Comicon today. Well, "see" might be a bit of an overstatement. Despite the fact that I was in the second row, I really didn't get to see much of him. I mostly saw...