thailand.- 5/21/16- 6/3/16

(You'll notice that there are many more photos from the first few days of my trip than the last several. Later in the trip, I shot much more with the film camera I'd purchased for the trip, a Nikon N80.) 

Earlier this year, after finishing the college tour with peta2, I flew to Thailand to travel with my brother, Luke, who had just finished up teaching over there. I took a Lyft to LAX on the morning of May 21, and landed in Bangkok- after a layover in Tokyo- late on May 22.

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we are the kids.- 3/19/16

(The title of this post is a reference to the song of the same name by Walk The Moon. It's also a reference to the blog We Are The Kids, which was dedicated to inspiring young adults hoping to work in the music industry). 

Just after my last post went live, I was able to finally see and photograph an artist I've been trying to see for the past year, Rachel Platten, at the Cheyenne Saloon in Downtown Orlando. In a city that's so centered around the theme parks, downtown isn't the main attraction for most. There wasn't a lot to do downtown- it was mostly office buildings- but it was really cool to explore for a bit, knowing the city will never be "mine" but I'll be on to the next one soon... so in a way, I guess, the whole wide world is mine.

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keep your head up, kid.- 3/4/16

(The title of this post is a reference to "Head Up, Kid" by Major League. It's one of my favorite songs to listen to while I'm on the road; they were one of my favorite bands to photograph, and I'm sad to see them part ways.) 

The weird thing about Austin is the lights. On our second day in Austin, we woke up early and headed to Whole Foods before going to the University of Texas. It was wild driving down 6th Street at 8am and seeing bars and clubs with lit-up signs!

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dream your life away.- 2/17/16

(The title of this post is a reference to the album of the same name by Vance Joy. Dream Your Life Away is one of my favorite albums to listen to while driving, editing photos, writing, relaxing, enjoying the view of a gorgeous sunset... truth be told, Vance Joy is one of my favorite musicians.) 

After a successful two days at California State University- Long Beach, we set up our display at the Black College Expo in Los Angeles. I had no idea what to expect from the event, but I was overwhelmed by the positive response our display received! In addition to high school students preparing to go to college, I talked to a lot of parents, grandparents, and younger siblings eager to learn about veganism, and excited about how easy it is.

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