The whirring of course is my laptop, and it will stop because I’m turning it off. Closing it all down and stopping work at 62% of full-time employment. I tried to compile all of the reasons why I wanted to do this in a neat little list, but it was all over the place. After … Continue reading The whirring stops at half past three
You can go to their social media accounts and see a human and his respective data frozen in time. Whatever situation or mood they were in when that last post was made is how they will be remembered forever in the digital world.
I was asked a lot while I was stopping at interstate gas stations in the middle of nowhere. “You’re really alone? Thats awfully brave of you.” the clerk would say, knowing that I am obviously not from around there. Watching the landscape change and hearing the accents evolve simultaneously. It was fascinating, and as I … Continue reading I drove from Central Florida to Central Oregon myself.
London, United Kingdom for one week in January 2017. The Startup I have been working with for 2 years and 9 months got acquired and to celebrate, we took off to London. I met my colleagues for the first time and celebrated a truly incredible accomplishment that served as a testament to everyones hard work. Hendersonville, … Continue reading Where am I going, and where have I been?
But an automated life. A boring life. Every day, you go to bed. Stare blankly, turn right, long for cuddles from a cold shoulder. Stare blankly. Turn right. Fall asleep, eventually. It’s not good quality sleep but you’ll take what you can get. You just barely wake up every single stupid day and drag yourself … Continue reading My life peaked early, now there’s nothing left
That’s what he said to me, the man with thin hair and the long black coat. I joked in my head that he must be going to the matrix that day. He turned back to me and said “It’s pen or perish.” and I asked what, completely taken aback by his comment. He repeated to … Continue reading It’s pen or perish, never forget that
I’ve been traveling now for two months and it feels a lot more like six. It’s exhausting business and traveling has allowed me to notice some behavioral issues I am having. It’s frustrating, I notice myself when I continue falling upon patterns that ensure some kind of disaster. Does it take a while before that … Continue reading Traveling across the USA and waking up in the Pacific Northwest
I never knew that Portland was the city of roses until I got here. The sweet aroma swallowed me as I walked through the Northeast Portland neighborhoods. My partner and I were headed toward one of the many available coffee shops. After driving over 3,000 miles to get here, I was excited. So ready to … Continue reading Tragic Heroes of Portland: 53-year-old Ricky John Best and 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche-
Portland, Oregon is 3,051 miles away from my current location in Florida. That is equivalent to 46 hours of driving. When I wake up on Wednesday morning, I’ll be sure to apologize to my car for the mileage and extra luggage. My journey to the West coast will finally begin. I cannot wait to stop … Continue reading A long drive and a fresh tattoo