T. Andrew Huddleston

Good Morning: The Playlist

Good Morning: The Playlist

If you’re like me, there’s one thing that you dread every night when you go to sleep. You have to wake up in the morning. As I try to wake up earlier so I can exercise, I find that this is getting especially difficult. Waking up at 5:30 a.m. just is not what my body Continue reading Good Morning: The Playlist

Dispatch from South Carolina: “I think we could use a union here.”

Dispatch from South Carolina: “I think we could use a union here.”

As a child, I was sometimes unsatisfied by the explanation for the privileges of adulthood that extended well beyond my own. “Because I’m a grown-up” never seemed to pass muster as an explanation for why my parents could do certain things that I couldn’t – stay up past 9 p.m., have extra ice cream, drink Continue reading Dispatch from South Carolina: “I think we could use a union here.”

A Melancholy Playlist for a Rainy Stretch of Highway

A Melancholy Playlist for a Rainy Stretch of Highway

I finished up driving from Detroit, Michigan to sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last night. It’s about a thirteen hour drive. I love a good, long drive. I get a lot of thinking done, I listen to a lot of music and knock out a few episodes of my favorite podcasts. I also, inevitably, feel Continue reading A Melancholy Playlist for a Rainy Stretch of Highway

A note from Gallipolis, OH

A note from Gallipolis, OH

I’m on my way to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and stopped for the night in a little town on the border between Ohio and West Virginia called Gallipolis. I found the name intriguing, with its obvious Greek roots proclaiming this small, Ohio town the “city of the French.” It seemed to encapsulate the contradiction of Continue reading A note from Gallipolis, OH

Does the world really need another blog?

Does the world really need another blog?

Does the world really need another blog? I’m not sure if the world needs one, but I do. I turned 30 about a month ago. As I approached my 30th birthday, I took stock of my life. I asked the prototypical milestone questions people ask themselves. Am I happy where I’m at? Am I content with the Continue reading Does the world really need another blog?