It’s finally happened. My first ever book is done! Actually getting my hands on it for the first time was a defining moment in my life. I am now a published author. Complete with ISBN number and everything. Now the fun begins! I have lots of events and speaking engagements coming up and will be doing … More April 1st book release!
(Click image for video) Come sail through the Gulf of Mexico with me aboard Macushla in the 2016 Tampa to Fort Myers yacht race. 100 nautical miles through beautiful waters and gorgeous sunsets. I spent too much time editing this but its been good practice and was a lot of fun. Thanks for watching and … More Macushla
It finally happened. Just a random Thursday at the end of July I got my letter, “This is to notify you that your application for permanent residence has been approved. It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to permanent resident status in the United States.” Wow. It feels like it’s been a lifetime. … More I have a green card now.
Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? On June 23rd 2016 the people of the United Kingdom are tasked with answering the above question. As straightforward as the question may be, the reasons for and against have descended into a sometimes-ugly debate on the very essence … More Brexit – In or Out?
The Workers Voice Tour organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) stopped by the University of Florida campus in Gainesville on Friday march 11th. A group of roughly 60 people, a combination of both CIW activists and UF students, gathered and then marched to the Wendy’s restaurant located on the Gators’ campus promoting their … More Pickets and Pigtails
Dispatches from a Trump rally. Love him or loath him Donald Trump is far exceeding most pundits’ wildest expectations. He has the GOP establishment terrified and appears to have struck a chord with a specific section of society deeply upset by business as usual, gridlocked Washington politics. On Friday February 12th 2016 Mr. Trump held … More The Trump Show -Fear, Frenzy & Food Trucks
Breaking: Homeland Letter video! A few days ago we finally got a piece of good news. After months and months of endless paper work and back and forth between the Department of Homeland Security, my immigration attorney and myself and my wife we got two letters in the mail. Before I go any further … More Immigration absurdity – You can’t make this stuff up!
Today started out off with a buzz of excitement and an air of inspiration. Through the Internet machine doohickey I had found some business-networking group that met at 8.30am. After nearly two weeks of my brain rotting from doing pretty much nothing I was excited to get out there, network with new people and find … More Beef & C3PO
J-1. One letter, one number. To many they mean nothing, but to me they meant my legal entry into the United States. They would become the first of many numbers and letters that would become representative of who I am in this country. It was early 2003. I had recently graduated college in England and … More I’m an English Immigrant Who Did Everything by the Book. And I Still Ended up Undocumented.
They say love conquers all but when it comes to immigration love has limits. Our wedding was amazing. My bride looked stunning, the weather was gorgeous (if a little hot) and judging by the dancing and the spontaneous limbo contest everyone had a good time (and to think we nearly included hard alcohol). I finally … More You’re an American now right?