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This article originally appeared in a June 2006 issue of Isthmus newspaper.  Madison, WI – David Hammond is articulate, well-educated and seemingly thoughtful. He is also paranoid. And the harder he works to convince others[…]

 Harrisburg, PA – It was a chilly morning in Harrisburg, but tempers were raging hot on the statehouse steps as some 400 pro-gun activists rallied in support of what they claim is the federal[…]

Normally, we travel abroad for relaxing holidays, active adventures or maybe for business. We don’t travel to become a victim of crime. Unfortunately, when you’re abroad it can be easy to forget how you could[…]

My New Mexican casita, a winter resort for Black Widows. Rio Arriba County, NM – I suffer from a creeping paranoia that they’re out to get me. And I fear that if they’re not out to[…]

Less than 24 hours after Annette Gonzales, 39, and Emily Baca, 29, were killed while waiting for a green light at Riverside Drive and Fairview Lane, in Española, New Mexico, two crude crosses had been[…]

The fog was thick just before my 3:15 p.m. departure from Madison. I was twice stranded in Madison last summer due to van troubles, making it back to Philly a week after I was supposed[…]

Life is tough on Kata Beach, Thailand When you’re an adult, and can travel by yourself, why would you choose to tool around a foreign country on a tour bus? These gargantuan buses seriously intimidate[…]

Lynxville, WI – Takeaway its river banks, its forested bluffs, its three taverns, one motel and not much is left of Lynxville, except for the 174 people who still call the 1.4 square-mile village home.[…]

For those of you wondering what I’ve been up to in Madison, here’s a sampling. It’s an article I wrote for Isthmus newspaper about a guy who, after a series of misfortunes and unfornunate decisions,[…]

My first night with the carnival was mid-June. It was a Sunday, which meant tear down. I hadn’t given much thought about the work a Carnie did, aside from running the ride, so I was[…]

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