Every Child Counts San Diego – Holiday Toy Drive

Every Child Counts San Diego – Holiday Toy Drive

Every child should have the opportunity to experience a little joy, especially during the holidays. And equally importantly, as many children as possible should have the opportunity to understand the joy that comes from giving of themselves. This year, I teamed up with several great small businesses around San Diego on a toy drive that … Continue reading

#PintsandPols – 2016 debate edition

#PintsandPols – 2016 debate edition

UPDATE (as of 9/26 7:02 a.m.): #PintsandPols Debate Edition FULL!!!  Several years ago, San Diego Twitter gave birth to a thing. The thing was part meet-up (not exactly novel), part political happy hour, part celebration of San Diego’s incredible independent craft beer scene. On some typically beautiful San Diego Sunday afternoon, #pintsandpols was born. Read … Continue reading

The Windy City: Four Days in Chicago

The Windy City: Four Days in Chicago

Thanks to the miracle of the Internet – and especially ancestry.com – I found myself enjoying the delights of the greater Chicago area on a recent trip to meet 250 of my relatives. Yep. You read that right.  With several days to really cover some ground I decided to do a deep dive into the … Continue reading