A couple weeks ago, I was sitting at one of Madrid's many spectacular cafés with three friends and I asked them that cliché question that everybody hates, but which I think is worth contemplating from time to time: What would your ideal life look like?
10 Cities/10 Years was the scaffolding upon which I built my life; now I can stand without it.
I have visited 40 of the 50 states, lived in 10 (plus one district) and driven across vast swaths of this nation's undeveloped land, yet I've never even been to Canada.
For most of my young life well through college, I considered myself apathetic to politics because I didn't know enough about the issues to care (as a good little Christian Youth, I was Republican by association, but it wasn't something I got heated up about). As I have little to no belief in the ability … Continue reading The Importance of Being Apathetic: or, The Birth of a Liberal