Paolo Balboa

new bike

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April 20, 2012 at 2:03 PM

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spring

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This last picture was taken by Kevin Zieber

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March 19, 2012 at 10:38 AM

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Apartmenting

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I’m just about settled into this new apartment. The bookshelves are up, the netflix is streaming, and I plan to perennially hang out in my boxers. Did you know I have a fire escape? Come over and I’ll tell you all about it.

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February 28, 2012 at 3:43 PM

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Tigers in Southeastern Ohio

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I caught up with old friends this past weekend to check on a big cat sanctuary located a few miles from Athens. They produced this stellar story last June.

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February 21, 2012 at 12:59 PM

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The one good picture from the move in this past weekend

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was taken by the talented Bronson Arcurri.

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February 7, 2012 at 6:06 PM

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Chinese New Year

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I went to Chinatown yesterday to watch the New Year celebrations and this is what I saw.

These other pictures are from a trip to Cleveland I took a few weeks ago. I saw some faces I hadn’t seen since leaving college, which was nice, but time is never long enough.

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January 30, 2012 at 12:02 PM

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Cincinnati via Las Vegas

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The easiest way to get home for the holidays, my mom told me a month ago, was to meet first in Las Vegas then fly to Cincinnati together. It was an absurd suggestion and I wasn’t too stoked on Vegas the first time around, but it was an excuse to drive around the desert for a few days and escape city life. Save for a whiskey night with my then-17-year-old brother (happy 18th), I mostly avoided the Strip.

In Cincinnati I saw a bunch of old friends and I said my farewells to the Southgate House. I also said a farewell to Cincinnati, because I don’t know the next time I’ll be back. Since leaving California, I’ve had to be on a plane or prepare for a long car rideĀ  every two weeks. For all my talk of loving the traveling and transient life, it really does wear me down. I’m ready to plant some roots in DC and sign a lease that will tie me here for a year, and then I’ll consider moving. For now, though, aside from a wanton road trip to NYC or where ever, I’m resting my head somewhere in the Beltway.

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January 8, 2012 at 1:40 PM