Tom and Sophia in Rome

My days of editing “Tom and Jared” music videos came rushing back to me as I put together this video of Sophia and I dancing, laughing, and pointing to things in Rome. Enjoy! The Inspiration Here is the Unofficial Official Video by Aziz Ansari and Eric Wareheim, made while they were shooting the next season of Master of [...]



In May 2015 – days after I graduated from UW-Madison – my dad and I went on the trip of a lifetime to Egypt. I’ve read (i.e. skimmed) many travel blogs, and have decided to post here a series of anecdotes from the trip, rather than our day-by-day journal. We took over 800 photographs on the trip, curated here with the few [...]


Egypt – Dad’s Memories

These are Dad’s raw and, with one exception, unedited thoughts on our trip to Egypt. Enjoy. Wow… Quite a trip.  Started with a flight from Chicago to Frankfurt Germany, a 3 hour layover (which was just right) and then a 4.5 hour flight to Cairo.  Our rep picked us up in Cairo at about 4pm and whisked us through the airport.  Then a [...]


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