Hey there, it’s Jon.
I’m in pursuit of a life that’s meaningful, interesting, and — ultimately — happy. Along the way, I’m documenting what I learn and sharing it with you. I hope it helps. Below, you’ll find all my essays. If you’d like to receive each in a newsletter, subscribe here. You can see all my posts here.
Curtis Callaway Has The World By The Frame
Originally published by Baylor Line Magazine in Fall 2018 From a young age, his destiny has been in front of him: adventure and capturing it in a frame. 1. Oversized couches scatter the second floor of Castellaw Communications Center. In the spring and fall semesters, students set up shop here between their classes and a […]
The Forgotten Community of Sandtown
Originally published by Baylor Line Magazine in Summer 2018 Today, you’ll find Interstate 35, the Texas Ranger Museum, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, Baylor Law School, Baylor’s Mayborn Museum Complex, Grant Teaff Plaza, Baylor athletic complexes and stadiums, Lake Brazos Park, and the Waco Riverwalk. But for the most of the twentieth century, hundreds of mostly […]
Originally published by Baylor Line Magazine in Spring 2018 How Baylor Went Global Heading southwest on the Sanyo Main Line out of Hiroshima, it takes two and a half hours to reach Fukuoka, a coastal metropolis. Fukuoka is the largest city on the southern Kyushu island of Japan. In autumn, the mountainside landscape to the […]