Category: journal

it’s not good-bye, ever

(Originally published 3/28/07 on journalstar.com) With email and Myspace and Facebook and Google people search out there, this generation is keeping in touch with people from our past more than any before. It changes...

names and overthinking

(Originally published 5/14/07 on journalstar.com) When I was 6 or 7 years old, I remember being in a gift shop and finding a rack of bookmarks with names and their meanings on them. The...

Lincoln… you smell nice

(Originally published 4/30/07 on journalstar.com) Walking downtown a few nights ago, the air… even the breeze … smelled like men’s cologne. I think it was Nautica? The cause was of this was probably just...

things that sound like new messages

(Originally published on 6/25/07 on journalstar.com) There’s a Feist song with a certain part in it that sounds exactly like my cell phone’s “new text message” notifier noise. My fan makes a weird little...

awkward

(Originally published 7/19/07 on journalstar.com) Awkward is a really interesting emotion… a momentary feeling of nonacceptance in the human pack. Checking out at the grocery store tonight, the bagger asked if I could handle...

alternative energy

(originally published 8/19/07 on journalstar.com) Getting a solid 8 hours of sleep every night but having a daily life that’s totally dry of invigorating conversations or things to look forward to can make you...