Italy: An Introduction

We've been back on U.S. soil for exactly 37 days. I avoided looking at a single picture from the trip for the first 34—and for good reason. The second I saw snaps of Adami and Florence and La Spezia, my heart skipped some sixty beats, longing for the country we trekked top to bottom in [...]

That’s How I Beat Shaq

Would ya look at that! Another title you most definitely should not take literally. Basketball has never been my thing. I played it growing up—along with just about every other sport—but could never master the mental aspect. Had it been purely hand-eye coordination, I'd have been all about it. But it wasn't. So I stuck [...]