Tag: writing

Once Upon a Time Dream

Writer’s note: Something I wrote up during a 45-minute free-writing session. The prompt was “grasping.” Mechanical watches are useless in this dream because time moves faster for only you when you’re aware of the time. Emotions play a big part in time movement, too. Anger accelerates time in most cases,

The Money House

Worcester, Massachusetts I accepted the offer for my first internship, despite not knowing who I was or what I wanted to do. “Students are offered the ability to create income, acquire awesome real-world experience running a business and managing expenses, and learn community values that promote integrity and responsibility.” They

Treasure Island

San Francisco, California Doing food deliveries was stressful, mundane work. A complete blur of faraway houses over many hills, downtown corporate offices with zero parking, day after day, rain or shine. You’d get some surprises like a celebrity or the occasional late-night strip club catering event. Everybody’s gotta eat. But

A Thoroughbred Startup Desk

Editor’s note: Originally published February 26, 2015. San Francisco, CA “Finished, Solid Beech 6 Ft Work Table — $110.” We struck on $95 because I had to drive across the bridge into the city. He texted an address off of 4th & Brannan St. It was one of those office suites that

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