It was the place where jazz emanated from dustless pianos into the night and until strength wore out from calloused fingers. Wine and whiskey seemed to flow out of a limitless tap and into the glasses of dreamers and doers.
Do it for the daydreamer and bedtime story believer.
He has this strange charm about him: one you can't seem to understand, nor would you want to. He mixes up his words and tenses, but you find it so endearing. He's exempt. He's exempt because he is the local. He is your key to all new adventures and your guide to an entirely different … Continue reading The Local: What to Believe and What to Throw Away
Because… we all have to start somewhere. Your laptop You are not attending a business convention. You are propelling yourself into the world, headfirst, and that laptop is pretty heavy. Unless you have a deadline to complete for your soon-to-be-widely-acclaimed novel, leave the machine at home. Do all the research you need before you depart. … Continue reading What Not to Pack: A Guide for the Amateur Vagabond
We'll refuse to sign checks with our names and addresses stamped on them.
Embrace that your life is so literally unbelievable that most of the population can't begin to fathom it.
You pushed them and they pushed you and you'll never be able to find the words in any language to thank them for it.