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The Mind and Music of Me

The Ocean or the Shore

New songs are always funny. They come unexpectedly, suddenly, and at odd hours. I woke up last Tuesday at 5:00a.m., sat down to learn Beyonce’s “All The Single Ladies” for … Continue reading

February 6, 2010 · 3 Comments

I Am The Groundhog

I saw my shadow today, a day early. Actually, I saw my reflection. Or perhaps it was more like a projection. I don’t know what I saw, but it looked … Continue reading

February 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Hope in the land of the jobless

There’s a disturbing stillness that lurks after accomplishing any major task. The anticipation and the excitement leading to the big event seem to vanish instantly once it’s over. After graduating, … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Merry christmas

A very merry Christmas to all! I have officially kicked the college bucket, by the way, which makes this Christmas even more exciting…or terrifying…as I am now entering the real … Continue reading

December 25, 2009 · 1 Comment

College Bucket List #9: Be Poetic. Write a Poem.

IF If is not real. If is useless to me. If is invisible. If is maybe, one day. If is intention But If is not action. If does the dreaming … Continue reading

November 17, 2009 · Leave a comment

College Bucket List #8: Make a Self-Portrait Out of Soap.

Let’s be honest. To exit college without having made a sculpture of myself out of soap would not exactly be a tragic event. But it just so happens that I … Continue reading

November 17, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Bee Sting – A Short Story

I was recently stung by a bee for the first time. I literally ran into it as I was on my morning jog. It freaking hurt, and after running home … Continue reading

November 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

College Bucket List #7: Read A Book For Fun, Not School.

Christmas Eve. 1996. I stayed up all night reading Stuart Little in its entirety. Excitement-over-Christmas-presents insomnia or pure literary fun? Who knows? But I realized recently that that long ago … Continue reading

November 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

College Bucket List (Update): Lose the Senior 10.

Amber alert. Amber alert. Amber alert! Four of my “friends” (lbs.) have gone missing! That is, of course, according to my sketchy scale. In the morning. Post-bathroom. Pre-orange juice. Pre-scrambled … Continue reading

November 4, 2009 · Leave a comment

College Bucket List #6: Write a new song. Record it. Actually let people hear it.

Shocking, I know. I guess most people (who know me well) know that I am a “musician”, as it is commonly called, and that I love nothing more than writing … Continue reading

October 28, 2009 · 2 Comments