We’re All In The Same Boat

Why can’t this be enough? I think as my right thumb hovers over my iPhone’s screen as if there’s a hidden well inside it that can fill up whatever part of me is still unsatisfied. I’m on a boat with four of my closest friends, sailing past the Santa Monica Pier on a sunny Saturday morning. …

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Learning to Hablar Español

I'm 32 years old and have spent all but six months of those being monolingual. And there is zero reason I should have. Unlike some unfortunate people who were never exposed to another language, I've had a multitude of opportunities to learn... When my fifth grade teacher went on maternity leave for half of the …

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Dreams & The Somewhere In Between

There’s a point in every dream where you should realize you’re sleeping. It’s the moment when verisimilitude transforms into full blown fantasy. When everything in your brain should be screaming, “THIS CAN’T BE FUCKING REAL!” It’s when you figure out the hole you’ve fallen into is never ending, or the wolf chasing you stands upright …

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