When I was in the 5th grade I made the LEGO team at my elementary school. The LEGO League was for the smartest of the smart kids- the kids who would go on to work at NASA, or (re)invent the electric car, or cure cancer… you get the idea.
We’ve been friends for awhile. I like to think that we’re that really special type of friends. Super compatible, with an interesting amount of chemistry, with a potential future. I always thought that’s what kept us from ever actually doing anything. We met literally on the first day of college and, despite having different circles of friends, kept coming back around to each other. I think a part of me thought he might be the one, so I didn’t want to screw it up with any of the mistakes we inevitably make when we’re young and dumb. So, we were just friends. Awesome friends. (more…)
It was a steamy Tuesday in July. Ironic, only because my parents should have left for San Francisco the night before, leaving me to fend for myself for an entire month, yet they had decided to push their trip back a week for reasons I don’t particularly care to divulge. (more…)
One of the most intimate things one can know about another is the nature of the demons that tempt them. We are the sum total of our vices; they move us, encourage us, seduce us, push us to the brink and then drag us back. (more…)