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Banana Republican :: About
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About Me

I am a late-twenties yuppie finishing up business school in London before returning to "real life" in Washington DC.  I have worked in consulting and private equity, but I am fascinated by pretty much everything.  I have lots of opinions, and I'm happy to share them with anyone who will listen.

 

Why Banana Republican?

Curious about the name of the site?  Those who know me really shouldn't be.  The web address combines my favorite retailer with my political affiliation in a clever play on words.

I worked at Banana throughout college, and the brand will forever hold a special place in my heart.  And most of the space in my closet.

The political bit is also important.  While I'm not really a fan of partisan politics and party-line voting, I am a registered Republican and hold strongly to conservative values.  I'm particularly focused on the political ideals of small government, minimal taxation, and personal responsibility.

 

My Travels

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Travel is one of my greatest pleasures in life.  I've had the privilege of visiting 54 countries on 6 continents and 33 of the United States.  Seeing this on a map looks a little bit less impressive, but I'm always planning my next trip and I am greatly appreciative of the experiences I've had.

I have always enjoyed photographing the places I have visited, and one of my goals for this site is to share some of these pictures.  I hope you enjoy exploring these wonderful desinations as much as I have.


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