Running · To whom it may concern

If I had a wish I’d wish for more of this

Do you remember that moment when you realized music was more than just music? Can you pinpoint that infinitesimal, and yet life-changing moment, when art was no longer just a picture on a wall? When you understood that stories make worlds, and break worlds? That second when they first made your heart, and then ripped… Continue reading If I had a wish I’d wish for more of this

To whom it may concern

Stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you

Let’s write a story. Together. Let’s start with the idea of an environment and a technology. Something unimaginably old that people use every day, but aren’t too concerned about it when they do. Hmmm. What else is tied to our perception of reality? Politics, perhaps – but could our fascination with bureaucratization be enough to… Continue reading Stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you

Family Matters · Running · To whom it may concern

I cannot wait to do this again

Today was a very good day. I woke at 6 AM to the easy strains of my cellphone’s alarm and the cool darkness of an early east coast autumn. Rufus and Simon – my mum’s two ragdoll cats – skittered into my room, eager to investigate my pre-dawn activities. Simon jumped on the bed and… Continue reading I cannot wait to do this again

Memory · To whom it may concern

Eyes firmly on the prize

Here’s a weird thing that I did once. Last November I got eyelash extensions. The impetus behind this decision? “The Holiday Season.” And just to try something different. The process of getting them done was more bizarre than anything else. Beyond being uncomfortable, it was also weirdly vulnerable. Lying on a bed in some woman’s… Continue reading Eyes firmly on the prize