Peru

1 The first thing was that long line for money. Endless. I didn’t have any Peruvian cash, and there were two ATMs in the airport terminal. It was hot, and the two enormous ceiling fans cooled nobody. They spun in slow motion thirty feet above as our queue inched forward even slower.  The disgruntled touristsContinue reading “Peru”

Hey, I’m a person offline too.

I read a ton of biographies. In almost every biography of a success story, there is a moment early in their life when our protagonist goes against the grain and shows some initiative that separates him or her from the pack. Two weeks ago, I decided I was tired of emailing my resume out endlessly.Continue reading “Hey, I’m a person offline too.”

You’re So Vain 2013

Re-discovered Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” from 1972 and it’s been in the rotation since. Have always loved the details in the lyrics, though I couldn’t help but notice that some are a bit outdated now. Since it’s been more than forty years since the release of the song, I thought I would try toContinue reading “You’re So Vain 2013”

wormhouse

A man sees a worm moving inside his half eaten apple. He and the worm eye each other menacingly. The man’s toddler son says “You ate his house.” Perspective. _______________________________________________________________________________ Post Scriptum: It is this author’s belief that the Etch-a-Sketch is one of the best toys ever invented and it was in fact named oneContinue reading “wormhouse”

The Inner Child

Press Play. 14 second mark: Was born invincible,incredible, infallible and kept laughs coming like jimmy fallon do and supremely unflappable too – but now I get flapped like the wings of the gulls do Back in the day things were never dull and my problems were strictly math-e-matical A man has 3 times 2 apples andContinue reading “The Inner Child”

The Day I Caught the Train.

Maybe it’s because I grew up in the shadow of Cantonment Station but I love trains. In fact, the rails are easily my favorite form of transport. So without further ado, here is my comprehensive train blog of the year! All aboard! Come on ride the train choo choo ride it! I recently caught the North Coastal AmtrakContinue reading “The Day I Caught the Train.”