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On the Road: 5 Ways to Satisfy Your Love of Baseball

by Harrison Boyink / Dec 24, 2013 /

So you're on the road in America. But you're also a big fan of a Major League Baseball team. Being on the road, you can't go to your team's ballpark to watch a game. You still want to get your baseball fix. You do have a few options. Here are five to help satisfy that craving for live baseball.

 

6 Reasons a Traveler's Life is like The Doctor's

by Harrison Boyink / Dec 22, 2013 /

6 Reasons a Traveler's Life is like The Doctor's

 

America is Beautiful – The World War II Memorial

by Harrison Boyink / Dec 06, 2013 /

Washington D.C.: home of the Smithsonian, the Capital, the White House, and many memorials to presidents, those who were killed in duty in the military, and several significant figures. At night, these memorials become almost magical. The World War II memorial is especially beautiful, with the fountains illuminated from under the water.

 

WWII Memorial, Washington DC. Photo credit: Rick Latoff / American Battle Monuments Commission

Tracks Once Used

by Harrison Boyink / Nov 19, 2013 /

You see them all over America. You barely have to drive ten miles in most places to find them: railroad tracks. Most tracks you cross today are weed-free, frequently-used tracks. But, occasionally, you'll find a set of rusty, overgrown, dilapidated tracks, obviously not in use. Sometimes, there will even be old, unused cars still sitting on the tracks.

The Art of Traveling via Lego Stopmotion

by Harrison Boyink / Oct 31, 2013 /

I recently collaborated with the extremely talented Joel Keiter, owner of That’s Fine Studios, to create a short stop-motion animation film around traveling. Personally, I run Traveler's Films, another stop-motion channel on YouTube. Both of us are Brickfilmers - using Legos for our animations.

Timber Town

by Harrison Boyink / Oct 30, 2013 /

Welcome to Zeeland, Michigan, home of one of the most loved playgrounds in West Michigan. Any kid under 12 enjoys it – and over, though they might not admit it so readily. When I was that age, I couldn't wait to go back. The feeling of getting safely lost was awesome.

 

A Chance Meeting with Paul Bunyan

by Harrison Boyink / Oct 17, 2013 /

I walked through the woods in Michigan, as I love doing. I love woods, so green and... woody. I wandered around, taking it all in – the smell of earth, the sounds of leaves and birds, the feel of the cool breeze, the almost-unpleasant taste of rotting leaves in the air.

It's Time to Travel, featuring Adrianne Fogg

by Harrison Boyink / Oct 05, 2013 /

More than ever, people in today's world are couch potatoes – watching TV, playing video games, and trying to visit the world online. While the may get a general idea of how things look, they never get the whole experience - only seeing what the TV producers and the photographers choose for them to see. They only hear what the editors choose. They only get what others say.

Best job in the world? Scouting Baseball

by Harrison Boyink / Oct 05, 2013 /

 

What baseball fan wouldn't love the chance to be an international scout?

 

Welcome to Comerica Park

by Harrison Boyink / Sep 25, 2013 /

Every year, millions of tickets are sold to fans wanting to see their favorite baseball team. This is my favorite team. This is Comerica Park. Home of the Detroit Tigers. Opened in 2000, fans have filed in, no matter if the team in any particular year is horrible or championship-caliber.

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