Author Archives: radrich123

Comes a time

On my fifth day in Europe the train was rolling into Venice, across the long bridge that connects the Italian mainland to the tiny island city and I still couldn’t wrap my mind around the fact that I was arriving in the magnificent city that built a trade empire entirely on water so many centuries […]

a view from above

  Somebody once said that the unexamined life is not worth living. Neither is a life without perspective. To gain new perspectives you must change your position from time to time to get a fresh view. On the ground we feel big and important but take to the skies and we realize how small we […]

chalk drawings and the fountain of youth

Maybe it’s because I am frequenting sidewalks these days instead of the road or maybe because it’s summer but I am seeing more and more chalk drawings. Bright pastel works of “art” that sporadically dot the sidewalks of the neighborhoods I walk through daily and those trippy chalky illusions you see floating through the internet. […]

radical richards and diamond dave

  It’s funny how life seems to work in circles and seemingly little things are born out of necessity and grow to take on a life of their own. Things like the beginning of lifelong friendships like the one I’ve had with Davy or nicknames like “radrich” (maybe not a nickname so much as an […]