Place of Origin: El Paso, TX

      Ricky Sweeting is a wild child: A traveller at his best, and a self-deprecating author at his worst. Sweeting’s pastimes include harassing debt collectors, writing songs about his ex and sleeping well past his alarms. He’s brand new to Georgia, so please be kind.

What animal would you be, and why?

If I was any animal I would be a Quetzal because they’re pretty and they fly.  

Fav. Quote: “I’m simply interested in what is going to happen next.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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