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Double Tongued

April 4, 2015

WORD COUNT: 1207 I know it’s rather egotistical but I like to think of myself as rather well-traveled. I’ve certainly visited a few countries, and lived in a few as well, and I am at least minimally aware that different people around the world live in different ways. It’s what makes this world so fascinating…. Read More ›

How dare you try to give me money?  Can't you see I'm trying to run a business here!

Equality Sucks

WORD COUNT: 1221 In America, and by extension “The West”, a strange duality exists. By turns, you are either a cowering, timid serf or else a rampaging, narcissistic royal shit. Often, these flips in social roles happen multiple times a day. During the day, while you’re either A) a student or B) an employee, you… Read More ›

Scubi Dubkov, unde ești tu?

6 Months in Moldova

Word Count: 2875 My goodness, where has the time gone? It seems like only yesterday that I was getting a police escort out of Romania. Can it really be possible that I’ve been in Moldova for six months? Well, of course, the answer is yes. And what a long, strange trip it’s been. I’ve been… Read More ›