BEACH BUM IN THE BIG APPLE PART 7: When Life’s Lemons are Sweet

Dammnnnn. I haven’t posted anything in a year, exactly, one year and some days. Well, I’m back… literally and figuratively, where I left off. Sort of. Like in my last post, I’m fishing for a job again. But! this time it’s much better. So after I graduated from grad school (I can’t believe it’s been … Continue reading

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Life and the Abominable Snowman

*Opinion* Madness, stress and chaos can be metaphorically illustrated by a computer game my grandma used to play when I was little. We had…wait? What was it? Microsoft 94? Dial-up internet. Remember that slow connection? In the game, you had to use the mouse to guide a skier down a mountain, avoiding randomly spread out … Continue reading

23 random realizations by age 23

*Opinion* In case we’re not friends in real life or on Facebook, you may not have known my birthday was on April 5. I am now 23. I happily accepted 23 with the same excitement I gave 21, 18 and 16. Though my good friend Mike, whose birthday was a week after mine, said he … Continue reading

Wisdom

*Opinion* After my New Year’s weekend celebration I found myself sitting upright in a dentist office waiting for my six-month cleaning to commence. Only this appointment was going to be different, they were going to notice something different about me. As my dental hygienist pulled out the machine to take x-rays of my teeth she … Continue reading