Fun times in the Queen City: Buffalo

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I love living in Buffalo. When I say this to people they look at me like I’m crazy, but it’s true. There is truly something amazing about the people who live here, the one word that comes to mind is perseverance. Through recession, depression, lake-effect snowstorms at rush hour, there are people who still have smiles on their faces every day. (more…)

The Long Way Home

I currently live in Buffalo, New York but was born and raised in Perkaise, Pennsylvania (small town outside of Philadelphia). This Christmas I will be making the trip home and its one I’ve made a couple of times since I first attended Niagara University.  The six-hour drive can be agonizingly painful, especially when I am traveling alone. (more…)

Cape May, NJ is my #HappyPlace

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International travel is on my list of things to do but when you’ve just graduated college, have student loan debt, and your entry level job isn’t exactly bringing in six-figures, your travel plans are put on hold for the moment. America has some really great places to stay that a broke recent college grad could enjoy and afford. One of my favorite places to go is Cape May, New Jersey. (more…)

Post Group Travel Depression

It’s not really a classified mental illness, but sometimes after you spend so much time with a group of people on an amazing adventure you find yourself depressed without them.

I spent an incredible thirty-days with my 4k for Cancer teammates as we ran, jogged, and occasionally crawled across America. We all had one thing in common; we hated cancer and were willing to put our bodies through hell in order to spread the word, along with raising money for the Ulman Cancer Fund. Each person had a story and a personal reason for being on the trip but in the end we all had one goal, get to Baltimore. (more…)