What you love can differ, but the love, once it comes, that feeling of waking up...– Robert Krulwich, in his 2011 commencement speech to the graduating class of Berkeley’s Journalism school. (via theatlantic)
The Bucket List: Los Angeles Ed.
So, I’m leaving Los Angeles. I don’t know if text-on-a-page can properly convey how terrifying that is. I was born in Anaheim, and raised in Monterey Park and then Laguna Niguel (right outside of Laguna Beach). Then, I moved out here to attend USC, and I’ve been an Angeleno for (oh my God) nearly 7 years. I live about 10 minutes from the Los Angeles house my mom immigrated to in...
Anyone who dedicates his life to reading books believes in rescuing things from...– Anna in the Tropics, Nilo Cruz
Awesome/Not Awesome: Moving to Hawai'i Ed.
Not Less-than-Awesome (because most of this IS AWESOME) I just realized Hawai’i does not have a baseball team. Or even a minor league team. Needless to say, I am very sadface about this. Time to start streaming Angels games? As if you didn’t know I hated moving and that it leaves me “blorft”, I GET TO DO IT AGAIN AND ACROSS THE OCEAN OH OKAY NBD. -____- (Actually...
I Am Moving to Hawaii in May. Seriously. No,...
Things like this don’t happen to people like me. That was what I thought as I hung up the phone Thursday evening. On the other line had been a Teach For America staff member, offering me a position as the Operations Associate and Assistant to the Executive Director. In Hawai’i. Yes, folks, the “big news” I have been vaguely hinting about for the past month or so? The one...
I was a little excited but mostly…blorft. ‘Blorft’ is an adjective I just made...– Tina Fey, Bossypants This is exactly how I have responded to moving! (she says as she wakes up from a stress-induced nap…and self-narrates…) OHMYGOD MOVING. I CAN’T WITH YOU. AND WHY AM I COMPLETELY SOBER DURING THIS PROCESS?! UGHHH!$&@#$&!*
Ohana means family. Family means no one is left behind.– Lilo and Stitch (Big news coming Sunday afternoon. Be excited)
And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up.– Batman Begins
Three Little Words
Looking around the piles and chaos of my in-transit apartment (and life) three words came to mind: 1) shambles 2) ridiculous 3) exhilarating
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