Brad Balukjian
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Jul
08
Day 33: The Ashram of Myrtle Beach

Day 33: The Ashram of Myrtle Beach

Beaufort, SC (Population: 13,417)/Beaufort County (2020 Election Results: +10 Trump) Miles Driven: 174 (5,916.12 total/Cups
3 min read
Jul
05
Day 30: Bojangles Territory

Day 30: Bojangles Territory

Charlotte, NC (Population: 873,570)/Mecklenburg County (2020 Election Results: +35 Biden) Miles Driven: 114.48 (5,849.84 total/
3 min read
Jul
02
Day 27: Intermission

Day 27: Intermission

Lexington, VA (Population: 7,205)/No County Affiliation! (This is very cool, as Lexington has maintained independent status)/2020 Election
3 min read
Jul
01
Day 26: The Red Carpet Inn

Day 26: The Red Carpet Inn

Stamford,CT (Population: 135,470)/Fairfield County (2020 Election Results: +27 Biden) Miles Driven: 174 (5,040.77 total/Cups
3 min read
Jun
29
Day 24: Fact-Checking

Day 24: Fact-Checking

My first job out of college, and my first paid job in journalism, was as a research editor for Islands
2 min read
Jun
28
Day 23: Merced Solis or Tito Santana?

Day 23: Merced Solis or Tito Santana?

The den is quiet now. Years, no, decades ago, Merced Solis' three sons, Matthew, Michael, and Mark, would invite their
2 min read
Jun
26
Day 21: Holly Hill Lane

Day 21: Holly Hill Lane

Jersey City, NJ (Population: 262,652)/Hudson County (2020 Election Results: +16 Biden) Miles Driven: 226.79 (4,704.77
3 min read
Jun
25
Day 20: Linc Vegas

Day 20: Linc Vegas

Greenville, RI (Population: 9,411)/Providence County (2020 Election Results: +23 Biden) Miles Driven: 4,477.98 total/Cups of
3 min read
Jun
24
Day 19: Coming home

Day 19: Coming home

Impermanence. The sooner you get comfortable with that concept, the happier you will be. You're not taught from a young
2 min read
Jun
22
Day 17: Locking Up

Day 17: Locking Up

The lock up, in which wrestlers start a match by extending their arms and grabbing hold of each other, one
3 min read