midwestern librarian, writer, activist

A Burrito a Day Across America

10 am or 10 pm, it doesn’t matter. Burritos are available and the most filling and nutritious option on the road, especially for vegetarians.

  1. Albuquerque, New Mexico

Coming in at number one, New Mexican burritos. I prefer the green chili, and when it’s able to be vegetarian.

Frontier Restaurant: Photo by author

But sometimes this…

Why Fish Don’t Exist, A Wrinkle in Time, Mr. Penumbra’s 24- Hour Bookstore

I’ve been in a bit of reading slump this summer, but for good reason. We were out traveling! I’m back to the apartment now, and getting some good reading done with cinnamon coffee and cooler weather.

I recently stumbled upon “Booktube,” a community of creators on youtube who review and…

North American colonialism hatched here, why wouldn’t it still exist here? Photo by author

Travel and Musings in Upstate New York

There are a lot of different reasons to travel. For me, travel has almost always been inspired by the desire to escape the clutches of mainstream society. It’s not just that I don’t feel like I fit in, it’s also that I don’t want to.

I’m reminded of this while…

Our Totally Biased and Hindsighted Ranking of Cities In Which We Spent No More Than 72 Hours This Summer

Photo by author

“Babe, we have 7 followers on A Cheap Trip!”

“Really? I don’t know who they are but god bless them.”

With our newfound “influence” we decided to compile a totally biased ranking of the cities we have visited thus far this summer. What follows is my viewpoint, and to view…

Nude Beaches, Sea Lions and “This is 30”

Jess is one of my favorite people in the world, and I am so happy to be spending time with her in San Diego. It has ocean, mountains, Mexico, and desert all available for day trips.

We are so different, yet the same: Photo by author

We began the trip with some exciting job searching for Jess which might not…

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