Driving America’s Forgotten West

Starting from Seattle with Phoenix as the final destination is really common and easy long-haul route. I've made the trip at least half a dozen times. Its super simple, I-5 south for about 1200 miles and then I-10 east the rest of the way. There are absolutely beautiful stretches from southern Oregon to Redding, California. … Continue reading Driving America’s Forgotten West

American Bathroom Hygiene is Nasty as Hell

How many people carry a bottle of hand-sanitizer with them when they go out? Have one in the car? Next to the sink in your home, where you could easily just wash your hands instead smothering a sticky mess on them and leaving it there? We do this despite the fact that hand-sanitizer kills 99.9% … Continue reading American Bathroom Hygiene is Nasty as Hell

Addiction is a National Public Health Crisis

Addiction and obsessive behaviour have been present in human civilization for a very long time and it manifests itself in many ways. People get addicted to other people, they get addicted to technology, they get addicted to certain foods, their favourite sports teams and of course they get addicted to drugs. Addiction is categorized as … Continue reading Addiction is a National Public Health Crisis

On Gun Violence and Social Tribalism

One of my earliest memories is of my first day of kindergarten with Ms. Eubanks. All the students were sitting cross-legged in the middle of the room as our teacher addressed the class. Except that not all of the kids were lumped together in the middle of the room. I was sitting away from everyone … Continue reading On Gun Violence and Social Tribalism