Tag Archives: transience

Every Six Days: A Social Experiment on Microaggressions

March – Santa Monica. Was at the DMV with my father, talking to ourselves. A man saw us and thought we were lost and asked if we needed help. I said that we just needed to find the place to … Continue reading

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COPA VIDA

Funny how you melted over iced latte and americano. Beads of perspiration collected on the glass, and later your face. Your lips were as cool as silverware, even if the brews were acidic and cream too thick. But our smooth … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and Recognizing Depression

A lot of celebrities in the film industry have died recently. Paul Walker, known for his work for Fast and Furious, shocked us by dying in a car collision after a charity event. Philip Seymour Hoffman succumbed to drug abuse. … Continue reading

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Part-Time Minimum Wage Job Finding Guide

   I’ve seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. A lot of friends tell me they can’t find work because there are “no jobs hiring.” Along with people telling me to drop $45 on uber or lyft to get out … Continue reading

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Why I Broke Up With Christian College

A while ago, I was a student at a conservative Christian university, an environment that, to me, was just as taxing as being in a relationship with an uncooperative polar opposite. The two years that I was there did not … Continue reading

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Of Travel and Maps

I love the Defocus blog by Jeremy Nixon. He has this ingenious visited maps generator that I’ve used from time to time. You can see both here: https://www.defocus.net/visitedstates/ I’ve created this map a few times, but was too embarrassed to … Continue reading

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The Location Experiment

I joked to a friend that I might as well live in Pasadena since I spent half my time there and then thought maybe I’d test that conjecture. I did an experiment for a week where I charted all the … Continue reading

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