Monthly Archives: December 2013

South Hollanders’ nutty New Year

My first New Year’s in The Hague was mildly traumatizing. It was a war zone, and I’m convinced that my neighborhood was at its center. Kids and men alike loitered in the streets for days leading up to the big night,

South Hollanders’ nutty New Year

My first New Year’s in The Hague was mildly traumatizing. It was a war zone, and I’m convinced that my neighborhood was at its center. Kids and men alike loitered in the streets for days leading up to the big night,

sweating as the basis of realizing all other ambitions

I’m a gym rat, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I do love exercising outside, and when I was working 9-5, I would throw my work clothes into my running pack, strap myself in and run 7 km to

sweating as the basis of realizing all other ambitions

I’m a gym rat, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I do love exercising outside, and when I was working 9-5, I would throw my work clothes into my running pack, strap myself in and run 7 km to

That’s all she wrote (as a full-time employee for a multinational insurance company)

As of January 1, I’m officially unemployed. I’m pretty happy overall, but I’m also a little freaked out. A lot of emotions swirl through me when I wake up in the middle of the night, and certain questions have been

That’s all she wrote (as a full-time employee for a multinational insurance company)

As of January 1, I’m officially unemployed. I’m pretty happy overall, but I’m also a little freaked out. A lot of emotions swirl through me when I wake up in the middle of the night, and certain questions have been

a project

I’m going to hammer you out, ego. I’m going to take you to a murky lake and rub you against a washboard with a roughness you’ve known longer than me. I’m going to feverishly scrub you clean. I’m going to

a project

I’m going to hammer you out, ego. I’m going to take you to a murky lake and rub you against a washboard with a roughness you’ve known longer than me. I’m going to feverishly scrub you clean. I’m going to

Thought proof

Originally posted on Beth Byrnes:
This past week CNN has been airing a special program about three people who apparently died and were brought back to life.  All three had experiences of an afterlife that they viewed as being heaven.…

Thought proof

Originally posted on Beth Byrnes:
This past week CNN has been airing a special program about three people who apparently died and were brought back to life.  All three had experiences of an afterlife that they viewed as being heaven.…

a lost soul

The bus stopped in what looked like the middle of nowhere. I’d taken a different route than I’d usually taken to the remote Belgian countryside, and I didn’t recognize where I was. I’m a sucker for efficiency, and Google maps

a lost soul

The bus stopped in what looked like the middle of nowhere. I’d taken a different route than I’d usually taken to the remote Belgian countryside, and I didn’t recognize where I was. I’m a sucker for efficiency, and Google maps