Travel Photos of 2016

Travel is educational. It’s exciting. It’s humbling. This year, I had the privilege of participating in a Study Abroad program with students from West Texas A&M University (thanks for letting me tag along!), and I got to visit some domestic destinations that were both familiar and new. Here’s hoping that 2017 finds you somewhere you’ve … Continue reading

New Orleans, Louisiana

It had been nearly a decade since I last visited New Orleans, Louisiana, but fate smiled upon me this month when the Excellence in Journalism Conference held its annual meetings there. Conference travel is a different beast; I’m obligated to attend sessions and meetings so I can bring some new ideas and best practices back to … Continue reading

Visiting Harvard University

While visiting Boston, it was imperative that I wander around the grounds of Harvard University in nearby Cambridge. I spent the first couple of months of my life living on a university campus, and I’ve spent just about my entire career working for four different universities, so colleges and universities are almost always on my … Continue reading

Boston: Bunker Hill

It’s very likely that my first knowledge about the Battle of Bunker Hill came via Schoolhouse Rock’s Shot Heard Round the World (the Bunker Hill part starts at the 1:00 mark). So it was with great anticipation that I ventured across Boston to visit the Bunker Hill Monument. If you watched the Schoolhouse Rock video (or, ahem, actually … Continue reading

Exploring Oxford, England

Oxford has so much going on: history, education, science, tourism. As I wrote in my previous blog post about my visit here, I really had no plans. I just let the travel fates guide me. This is a collection of photos from my time in the city. I wandered onto Radcliffe Square and discovered the Radcliffe Camera. … Continue reading