The End (of my year in Seattle) Is Nigh Whew! 365 days can sure fly. I have less than two weeks until I move from Seattle to New Orleans, exactly a week until my last day of work and not enough hours in the day to do everything I wanted to do before I left … Continue reading Friends
I'm here. I don't have internet connection in my apartment yet, so this will be brief. I spent a few fun days in Chicago seeing old friends again and walking miles upon miles throughout the city, walking in my old footsteps, scrolling through my memories like shots on a digital camera. But now I'm here … Continue reading Welcome To Emerald City
June 1st, 2005. That was the day I moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. Two weeks prior, I had graduated college and celebrated my 22nd birthday. Counter to any impression that I may have given, I did not set out from my hometown with the intention of pursuing some ambitious decade spanning project. Charlotte was merely … Continue reading 6 Years
You see that image right above. There's a reason I've put it as my masthead. It's the logo of this project, and as of today, you can have it in sticker form. I just received the first batch in the mail and I can assure you, while they are small, they're very cool. I'm not … Continue reading Stickers!
I'm flu-ish and on medicine and I thought of writing this post while I was unable to sleep last night, so let's hope it manages to stay coherent. If not, enjoy the ride. (Some fitting musical accompaniment for this post.) Ever since I've been on my own, starting with my freshmen year of college, there … Continue reading Thoughts during an illness.
"No matter how much you change, you still got to pay the price for the things you've done." ~ Doug MacRay In this world, there are content people. They got the girl. They signed the dotted line. They are sleeping on 500 count sheets. Good for them. Do not read sarcasm in to that, I … Continue reading Change
Play in your memory and sell your excuses to the pauper press who stiffen for the clink of silver pieces in your pockets Make no mistake The pavement is no softer a landing in the sheltering heat than in the enveloping cold The crime is done The cash is gone The word is out a … Continue reading Chicago Politics
Alright Chicago, I am officially out of here. Bags packed, leaving on a jet plane... all of that. Some day I'll be back, this is too good of a city not to revisit. But for now, I must continue the journey. There's no place that's home.