When my brother visited me in Croatia, I went out of my way to organize some more touristy outings than I tend to seek out by myself. One of these was a day trip to Plitvicka Jezera National Park, the most beautiful place I’ve ever had the privilege to visit. Plitvicka Jezera is, in a […]Read More Consumption turned creation: inspiration’s appetites
Describing Croatia to a friend recently, I said that it’s the kind of country where, if this were the 50s and I were the son of a wealthy capitalist, I could imagine holing up for a year or two, coming back tanned, snooty about wine, carrying the dog-eared manuscript of my first poorly-written novel. Even […]Read More A monster in the sunlight: compromising with anxiety
Personal post today!Read More Busy busy busy!
If there’s one thing I’ve gotten out of this infinitely flexible schedule of mine, it’s a long-overdue understanding of baseline: my brain chemistry when you factor out work, crowded two-hour commutes, living half my life in the closet, the lot of it. Something I learned pretty quickly was what depression looks like when I’m neither […]Read More Depression Minus Depression
It’s hard to write every day. The weird thing is, I knew that when I had a job, and before that, when I was a student. It was hard to write every day because there was a lot going on, and I was usually very tired, and there was always some additional thing that could […]Read More It’s hard to write every day