Browsing Category

Blog

Blog

Transition Game

Hey everybody, It’s been a while since I’ve checked in with you guys here at The Pro-File. My profound apologies. The end of season is always a crazy busy time no matter how you prepare for it. There are…

Blog

Ebb & Flow

I’m the type of person who doesn’t particularly enjoy talking about my problems. I find that focusing on the negative tends to feed energy into that situation. Instead, I try to focus on the “bigger picture” and what I’m…

Blog

Driving While Overseas: The Stick Shift

Looks pretty simple, right? Shift the car from gear to gear as you pick up speed and you’re good to go. WRONG. What seems simple in theory is completely different in practice. This year was the first time I’ve…

Blog

A Little Re-Introduction & an Update

I know it’s been a while since I’ve written a blog, but I recently agreed to contribute to Ray Bala’s “The Pro-File” series on his site, so you’ll be getting plenty of new content. The posts will be available both…

Blog

Top Turkish Tunes

Since I spend most of my year in the beautiful country of Turkey, it only makes sense to post a Music Monday dedicated solely to Turkish artists. I will admit, it took me a while to get used to…

Blog

An Overseas Christmas

It’s that time of the year again. Yes, my favorite time of the year…Christmas! I realize it’s not the most original “favorite holiday” to have, but it is mine regardless. And interestingly enough, it seems to become more meaningful…

Blog

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Coldplay

One of my favorite seasonal melodies, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” by Coldplay is a meandering, soulful tune with a piano as it’s only instrument. It’s not one of those holly, jolly carols, nor is it the slightly…

Blog

Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars

This week’s Music Monday is a new song from Bruno Mars off his sophomore LP Unorthodox Jukebox, which is supposed to be released tomorrow, December 11th (get your copy on iTunes!) Some songs need to grow on you before…

Blog Videos

Reporting Live from Ordu, Turkey

Ok, so it’s not so much “reporting” as it is strolling around the neighborhood – from the seaside to my apartment – but still; it’s an exclusive look at my life in Ordu. I discuss the city itself, a…