Category: Memories

What I’ve Learned About Grief

Grief is a complex emotional experience, and it manifests itself in many ways. It can be a sad experience, but often grief can enhance our gratitude.

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The Last Thing Kobe Taught Me

If you’ve been under a rock for the past week then you may not have heard about the death of Kobe Bryant. You more than likely have. I don’t want to rehash what you already know here but I think we can all agree how awful and sad it is. Losing Kobe, his daughter and […]

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Life is Bad When Your Friends Are Dead

Look after your friends. Check in on them. Make sure they’re not carrying a secret burden. This isn’t an act of righteous heroism. This is necessary selfishness. I’ve tweeted as much before. Making sure the mental health of your friends is good for your own sake if nothing else. When you’re surrounded by your friends […]

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Spoken into Existence

It was a pipe dream for me. I’ve always enjoyed writing, but somewhere in the back of my head I always knew it was a long shot that I’d ever get published. I thought it would take years of rewrites, editing and rejection. I wrote one book, and that’s the one that’ll be published. That […]

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Traveling Alone: Some notes.

You get through security seamlessly. You’re surprised, as you always are, that nobody has checked your passport yet. You wait. Then you wait some more. You ration your phone battery so you can listen to choons on the flight. People queue up. The queue always looks like there are far more people than the plane […]

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