Tales from 95: A Not-So-Short Note on the Loss of Civility of Discourse within our Western Culture by TJ Alexian

Topic: Travel It had been a lovely day at Universal Studios, full of rides and food, walking and. . . well, chafing. The third and last in a string of three blissful days. So, the four of us—me, Corb, and the two kids, Ashes and Theo—were walking out of the Persian area, after eight long … Continue reading

Time Stop Girl by Super Daddy

Topic: Travel I stopped to take in Sunnyside, Queens one last time before I descended the raucous, putrid stairwell to the subway platform. I know that I’m not painting the most enticing description of Queens, but I loved it there. I truly did. I boarded the N train bound for Manhattan. The train was mostly … Continue reading

Tales From 95: Better Living Through Dawson by TJ Alexian

Topic: Travel “Fatty LaDung Fat!” “No Friends McGee!” Ladies and gentlemen, has this ever happened to you? Two teenagers in the house who fight constantly, with attractive nick-names for each other, like “Fatty LaDung Fat” and “No Friends McGee”? If so, you can understand why I was a little nervous when my partner Corb suggested … Continue reading

The Case for Travel by Travis Heppe

Topic: Travel I worry. I worry that the numbskulls in higher offices in countries all over the world haven’t yet figured out just how devastating war is to human progress. It all follows a predictable cycle: hardship to jealousy to bigotry to xenophobia to nationalism to war. The antidote is education, and there is no … Continue reading