“So yearnful are we for real social bonds that our new wave fantasies are the rudimentary pleasantries of 25 years ago – thanks to the shackles of the World Wide Web, legions of young people today view banal chit chats with waitresses and optometrists as unrealistic as ChatRoulette sessions with Darth Vader and Slender Man.”
If lives are measured in moments, then art is what keeps us alive.
I didn’t invent the choose yourself community. The cubicle job did.
Travel is blurry memories, eager eyes, dizzy feet, and foreign streets.
There is something to be said about being content with what you have. With being ok with having nothing at one point, having something at another point, and maybe having everything one day
Being reluctant to try something new. While traveling abroad, many have this habit to stick to a particular style of food or refrain from coming close to taking adventurous experiences. Why, in the world, are you even traveling then, my dear friend?
But the pain all of a sudden wasn’t so stiffening anymore, it started flowing, gushing with blood in my body.
Of all the predictable things I was anticipating about Christmas 2016: making Christmas cookies, the candlelight Christmas Eve church service, our traditional Christmas Eve meal, Mariah Carey on the stereo over a lazy day exchanging presents, none of that happened.