Find Your People

(Texas sky through the trees) I hope that you are the sort of person who paves their own way. I hope you are the sort of person who pioneers new ideas. I hope you are the sort of person who is not afraid to make your own map and go your own way. But whether…

Time: The Only True Possession 

On Monday, I got a new tattoo. I went to my favorite studio in Brooklyn, New York (Gristle) and saw my favorite artist (Anka). I got a clock face with no hands. It represents something deeply meaningful to me: the idea that time is our most valuable resource, the thing that we should maximize on…

Grasping at Straws

(Baubles hanging on fishing line over the road and between buildings in the Gay Village in Montréal, Canada) The more I think about it, the more I admire fishing line. It is strong and versatile and mostly invisible, except when viewed at just the right angle. People use it all the time from many different…

3 Reasons Why You Should Do More Daydreaming

(Finished crochet hexagon blanket project) Daydreaming is not often thought of kindly. The idea of daydreaming conjures images of children staring lazily out of the windows of their classrooms, or adults at work, idly tapping their pencils with preoccupied minds. In essence, daydreaming has become synonymous with wasting time – a cardinal sin in the…

‘Vagabonding’

 (Scenes from Spring Break)  S and I got home late last night from our Spring Break adventure. We stayed with my aunt and uncle in the countryside of New Jersey and visited small towns in New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia and Hershey, Pennsylvania.  We had a great time! The trip seemed well-balanced…