Reading Time: 8mins How I allow a minuscule 1.5 cm organ in my body to periodically dismantle my life Sharp spasms of pain travel through my body, navigating down my back to my legs and coming around to my chest. My breathing has turned into rhythmic grunts where […]
Reading Time: 3mins As a kid I wanted to be Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four fame. I used to daydream all the time about being able to stretch like him and I fantasized about all the weird things I could do with all that power. As an avid comic book collector and reader, my special power was my imagination. I became all the superheroes I loved: Batman, Superman, Spiderman, The Hulk, you name it.
Reading Time: 5mins I brought a child into this world because I wanted someone to play video games with. Okay, that was hardly the only reason I made such a decision, thank god, but it was fun to think that the little dude would grow up to become my partner in crime, climbing the walls of fortresses, finding buried treasures, and killing hundreds of evil minions sent by the big boss.
Reading Time: 4mins I wrote like a demon for a few weeks, coming up with 300 to 1500 words per day, every day. The writing wasn't necessarily top-notch, even far from it, but it was nothing to be ashamed of, and I knew I was getting better at it. I felt like a serious writer and I was coming up with lots of great ideas.
Reading Time: 3mins What I’ve learned after several years of being a parent is that if you manage to ignore the noise to a certain extent, you will witness something else beyond the utter chaos and uncontrollable anarchy.
Reading Time: 4mins I’m an amazing actor. No, really, I’m not bragging. The other night I managed to turn a look of “What in fuck’s name did I get myself into??!!” induced by my fear of a gruesome death, into a relaxed, suave look of confidence in less than a tenth of a second.
Reading Time: 4mins Nature is painfully beautiful and we still have a long way to go before anything we create can have its utterly mesmerizing and chaotic beauty. I have come to accept very firmly that results and success, although important, are not as crucial as we think they are. Success is fleeting, results are fickle.
Reading Time: 8mins It’s strange that a miracle pill wasn’t created for people stuck in creation purgatory There was a time when I could come up with at least 5 or 10 ideas for a client in a few hours. These would consist of at least one or […]