The State of My Nation

I was a Senior in high school the first year I was eligible to vote. It was 2008 and Obama's campaign ran on one simple principle, hope. Shepard Fairey's duo-chrome portrait of the then-presidential nominee's face was splashed on billboards and bulletin boards everywhere, challenging the Nation to believe a better future was possible. I'm not [...]

Fresh Starts

Fresh Starts

Hello, friend! Welcome back to Adventures with Pete and thank you for sticking around despite my unplanned extended absence. I've missed you. As it often does, life got extra busy and for the past several months I simply haven't had the brain capacity to share all of it with you. With such a long absence, [...]