This has been a long week and will also be a short post. Not a lot of news to update, really. School has been rough trying to get through Old Icelandic homework, plus with three other classes, I feel like I don’t have a lot of time for much anything else. Well, okay, I’ve managed … More Chanting Old Icelandic like it’s a magic spell
Well, here we are again, my friends. There is much work to be done and less time to do it all in than I would like. This past week has been a whirlwind of new people, new places, and a ton of homework. During the orientation week, I got to meet with my fellow Viking … More And Now the Journey Begins in Earnest
Part One: Somewhere over Northern Canada There are several babies in this plane, crying and failing to take comfort from their parents. I am seated next to an older Swedish couple on their way home from a journey across the west coast (and Hawai’i). The plane it still bright with sunlight as many people wander … More Look out Reyjkavik, We’re here!
Ruminations on meaning and the past as I look towards my future. … More The Songs of the Dead Remind Me to Live
Good news everyone! I got my residence permit for Iceland! So, let’s back up a bit. I’ve been living as a hermit for the last few months. I would go to work, come home and smoke a bowl, then watch TV until I went to bed. Then start the whole cycle over the next day. … More New Title, New Adventure
Wherein I muse on writing and the fun of existential dread. … More Is there anybody out there? *Tap tap* Hello?
I feel I made myself abundantly clear (with the title) … More Sweet Euphoria, or Why I’m sad about Chris Cornell and why I’m happy to be sad
TL;DR: I’m actually happy and I got accepted to the University of Iceland … More Things are looking up
He walked away “For Art” She reached out “For Love” David and Susanne stared at each other across the abyss of their bed and lives together. What had they become since moving here? He was an unemployed actor trapped in his own mind and she was in advertising. They’d met at a bar in Aarhus … More 2:14 PM – January 19, 1997
I’ve been alone for a long time. I have friends, yeah, and a wonderful girlfriend who mean the world to me. But I’m alone. I stay inside my little apartment, afraid of the world outside. I go to school, I come home. I go out to eat, I come home. I live in my little … More Alone (AKA, Click bait title)