Columbine: The Shooting, its Causes, and its Consequences

On April 20, 1999, a devastating school shooting took place at Columbine High School, Colorado. Fifteen people, including the perpetrators, were killed. The attack was well-organized and complicated and involved the use of various kinds of guns and explosives that were embedded throughout the high school. The two young gunmen, seventeen-year-old Dylan Klebold and eighteen-year-old […]

Sierra Mixe 2016

The Festival of Santa María Asunción on August 15th, 2016 The Sierra Mixe or Mixes District is a district in the east of the Sierra Norte Region of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It comprises 17 municipalities and covers 4,930 km2 at an average elevation of 1,200 meters above sea level. As of 2005 the […]

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The Far-Reaching Implications That Defining Terrorism has for National Policy

Terrorism. It pervades contemporary societies throughout the world, and the sheer mention of the word stimulates trepidation and fear. But what is terrorism? Will my view of terrorism be the same as yours? Probably not. And these differences in perception of what terrorism is have been proven to have major implications for the national policies […]

My Trip to Oaxaca Mexico in 2016

The city and municipality of Oaxaca de Juárez (Spanish pronunciation: [waˈxaka ðe ˈxwaɾes]), or simply Oaxaca, is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of the same name. It is located in the Centro District in the Central Valleys region of the state, on the foothills of the Sierra Madre at the base […]

Riding Paul Bunyan State Trail – 400km in 2 days

Paul Bunyan Trail is the longest paved trail in the USA. It runs from Bemidji to Brainerd Minnesota. I rode around 400 km over two days. For more information about the trail, please visit

Fargo Mini Marathon – October 22nd, 2016

Fargo Mini Marathon was my 2nd half marathon. My first was Grand Forks Half Marathon few weeks earlier on September 28th, 2016 where I set my first time of 1:48:00.

My Pacific Coast Bicycle Trip

July-August 2015 2700 km in 27 days Day 1 of #ACApacific: Seattle Airport to South of Tacoma Day 2 of #ACApacific: South of Tacoma to Centralia, Washington Day 3 of #ACApacific: Centralia to Kelso, WA Day 4: Kelso WA to Astoria OR Day 5: Astoria OR to Bay City OR Day 6: Bay City OR […]

AlMithnab, AlQassim 20 KM Road Race

Activity Log

Oqair Beach Gran Fondo 300

Aramco’s Desert Breeze Classic Road Race – Rank 29th of 46

February 27th, 2015 photos by Jon Hansen (jonhansen90)