For far too long, her fingertips remain frozen, sleeping on the surface of the black keys, The screen blink, blink, blinks in impatience And as much as she wants to respond, she’s still Buffering… Buffering… B u f f e r i n g… An eternity goes by Waiting for a ‘Set! Go!’ Precious time … Continue reading Blank
When it’s nearing midnight and the air is still, The incandescent bulbs above my bed burning too yellow, Face and teeth waiting to bask in the sting of sterile frost. Limbs getting heavier, sinking deeper and deeper into the mattress Forgetting the state of limbo between do-it-now and do-it-later Eyelids fluttering close because they insist … Continue reading Lullaby
[EUROPE SERIES PART 4/4] FOURTH DESTINATION Amsterdam, The Netherlands First things first: Amsterdam is a biking city. It's TERRIFYING. Everyone zooms around on their bikes and if you get in their way, it's your fault. Good thing I didn't mind being cooped up in our hotel during free time. (Below is the lobby hallway; whoever … Continue reading 52.3702° N, 4.8952° E
[EUROPE SERIES PART 3/4] SECOND DESTINATION BRUGES, BELGIUM The first thing our tour guide told us about Belgium was that they were a very modest nation. As in, even if they were among the top teams who made it to the final stages of the World Cup, they would respond with a meek, "Eh...I don't … Continue reading 51.2093° N, 3.2247° E
[EUROPE SERIES PART 2/4] SECOND DESTINATION PARIS, FRANCE Romance exists where purple skies appear after the sun goes down. Welcome to the city of love, woohoo! The Eiffel Tower lights up for 7 minutes when the clock strikes 11 and it's one of those things that no camera can capture the wonderment of (but most … Continue reading 48.8566° N, 2.3522° E
[EUROPE SERIES PART 1/4] PREFACE This summer (July 4-13), I was privileged enough to go to Europe with my sister, mom, and cousins. A total party of 13 - a mini family reunion you could say - touring 4 countries with the help of a perky gentle giant for a tour guide and a super … Continue reading 51.5074° N, 0.1278° W
I want to kick something. In less than two minutes, I bursted through the garage and sprinted down the street until I reached the stop sign. My heart pumped faster, like an abandoned factory shaking off its cobwebs for the first time, but it wasn't enough. Past the stop sign was a huge hill. If … Continue reading Photoset: Night Run
This is me going on the record saying I don't know anything. All the words I've philosophized about being happy and productive and an overall better human being.....please scrap them. Anything that I say and do and publicize with 100% conviction (first of all - wouldn't happen because no amount of force in the world … Continue reading Yes! An Epiphany!