It seems like every week I run across someone through Twitter or Facebook or who knows where else who has lived something amazing. Their stories don't always make for magazine material, but it's not their fault, and honestly, they probably should be featured somewhere.
So ... ta-da! I'm giving their stories a place to live here at brandonsneed.com.
I'm calling it "A Few Things About....". Basically, I explore awesome things people are doing and then share them with you awesome people. I'm starting this because, among many other reasons, I just love great stories. I don't really have time here to spend reporting and writing the epic features I am starting to work on for magazines, but this is my lifeblood, man. The concepts in these stories, the characters, the lessons, the fun, the good and the bad, the tears, the redemption—I live for this.
I posted the first installment on Friday. It was a look at minor league baseball through the eyes of my younger brother, Kramer, a pitcher in the Yankees' organization. He bribed me with tickets to his games. I'm so easily corrupted. Also, I was really interested in that life. I was once chasing it. I also knew that many like me have dreamed such dreams, so I knew you'd like hearing about it.
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