mekstrom Two days down at my first real job... I'll be helping create men's athletic training footwear for at least this fall and wintet. 1w

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mekstrom Quick taste of summer, backpacking on Mt Hood with @riggsby and Henri last week. 2w

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mekstrom My Italian adventure is finally over. I made some great friends and really enjoyed spending the season in Europe... Now it feels good to be back home in Oregon. 2w

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mekstrom Recently read "Playing for Pizza" by John Grisham. Fun read, it sums up pro sports in Italy pretty well. 2mon
  •   percewhite You might be the most interesting man in Baseball, you've got to play all over the world, and you could be a professional photographer 4w
  •   joshy_baseball Hi mike 2w

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mekstrom Walking down to lunch today... A couple more days and it's back to baseball games. 2mon
  •   chillcody Sounds rough 2mon
  •   mekstrom @chillcody Big playoff push for the Pirates. Gotta maintain some semblance of priorities. 2mon
  •   tkeppbaseball How did u get to play baseball there? 2mon
  •   mekstrom @tkeppbaseball my team contacted me last winter. We set up a contract from there. There's actually leagues all over Europe. 2mon

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mekstrom Seems like every city's gotta have a Duomo. 2mon

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mekstrom Back to Italy for a couple days of practice. 2mon
  •   chandsmlz Where in Italy are you? Have a couple friends headed your way and would love to set you up with them. They could use some direction on things to do or places to stay 2mon
  •   mekstrom @chandsmlz I'm living in Rimini, it's a couple hours south of Venice. If they have questions feel free to pass on my email address. 2mon
  •   chandsmlz Thanks, Will do! And congrats on engagement. So happy for you two! 2mon

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mekstrom Candy Cane Land! Hundreds of these striped arches in a funky, Muslim and Christian influenced cathedral. 2mon

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mekstrom 2, the number of bulls who've survived a day in this bullring..... it's over 100 years old. 2mon

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mekstrom I'm a big fan of the Italian League's two week All-Star break! 3mon

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mekstrom Post-practice BBQ. Courtesy of @leozileri, our centerfielder and grill master. 3mon

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mekstrom My catcher, Ricky Bertagnon celebrates our win in the 1st phase of the Euro Champions League. #happyitalian 3mon

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mekstrom Crooked spires at Brno town hall. 3mon

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mekstrom New & Old in Brno 3mon

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mekstrom Riding to the field in style in the Czech Republic. 3mon

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mekstrom Finally found a Speedo and umbrella-free Italian beach. 3mon

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mekstrom One more day on the streets in Rimini, then we're off to the Czech Republic to play in the European Club Championships. 3mon

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mekstrom Fun night at the Pennabilli Music and Art Festival. The prevalence of hipsters and hippies made it feel like an Italian version of Portland. 3mon

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mekstrom The World Barista Championship is in Rimini this week. I drank waaaaay too much coffee this morning. 3mon

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