Category Archives: Nostalgia

To Elliot, on the Occasion of His 18th Birthday

Dear Elliot, Happy Birthday! It’s a weird birthday, with everyone ordered to shelter-in-place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, I’m praying that it can somehow be a Happy Birthday. You’ve brought so much happiness to my life over these last … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Songs of 2019

It’s that time of year for retrospection. Earlier this month, I shared some observations supplied by Spotify regarding my and my friends music listening patterns from 2019. But the truth of the matter is that Spotify only represents a portion … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Hikes of the Northeast Ohio Loop of the Buckeye Trail

I went back to the Buckeye Trail yesterday, back near the place where I first discovered the beauty of this interconnected network of trails, bike paths, sidewalks, and roads. My 565.8-mile, 173-hour, year-long mission to complete the Northeast Ohio Loop … Continue reading

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