I'm an ex-camp counselor who finally faced the music and realized that I'm going to have to work outdoors in some way to find any sort of happiness like that which I experienced during my summers at Camp Arrowhead in Lewes, DE.  I bartended for two years after college, and had a lot of fun, made some decent headway chipping away at the student loan situation, but was undeniably unfulfilled.  I just moved to the Columbia, MD area and am figuring things out as I go, starting with finding new places to wear out my dog, a sweet and at times rambunctious black lab named Zoey.  I love hiking, camping, running, traveling, reading, writing, and trying to cram in as much as I can each day before the street lights come on.    

I write for The Examiner and explore pet-friendly places and activities in the Baltimore region.