While the rest of my classmates spent spring break in warm, beach resorts, getting drunk off their asses, I stayed in New York City. My girlfriend Kita from Britain came to visit. We can’t see each other often, so it was a meaningful week for the two of us. A blizzard rolled through on Tuesday, … More Spring Break in the City
Any person who has ever taken an introductory creative writing course has heard this advice: “write about what you know.” Ironically, the very next advice seems to be “write about what you don’t know.” The instructors think they’re clever, but I can’t count how many times I’ve heard this. You can’t accurately write about something … More Writing and the Writer’s Life
As I’ve probably said before, I’m itching to get out of this country. I feel trapped in an assembly line. Go to school, go to college, get a job, then work, work, work. If you save enough money, maybe you can take some time off to enjoy your wealth. But when? After how much work? I’ve … More Postgrad Travel
Life is a flood through my fingers.
I stumbled across a short film called “Kropki” (Polish for dots). The film points out how mechanical we are. We do what we need to do and never ask more. We never question why this happens and that happens, who that person over there is, what that person thinks, why they dress the way they … More Dots