Here are the stories:
I was waiting for the longest time, she said. I thought you forgot.
It is hard to forget, I said, when there is such an empty space when you are gone.
— Brian Andreas, StoryPeople
I think I’m going to have to learn more about this guy and take a look at his work… (Andreas, not Clay.)
“More likely than not, my journalistic future isn’t going to be in newspapers.”
— Me in my graduation column, published in the February 2010 issue of Insight.
Funny how life turns out, isn’t it?
Optimism (n): an inclination to put the most favorable construction upon actions and events or to anticipate the best possible outcome
Before I went to bed last night, I was in a terrible mood. Why? Well, when it comes down to it, it’s because I worry too much. Rather, I worry too much about other people. If you know me, you know one thing about me: I’m the listener. I’m the one who you can call, day or night (if I actually answer, anyway), and whatever you need to talk about, I’m there.
At 11:30 p.m. on August 31, 2009, I was sitting at work. It was a Monday night, and I found cursing the existence of student media. Wasn’t one of the reasons why I left the student newspaper so I wouldn’t have to work late on a freaking Monday night?! Frustration ensued.
Then, as I was editing a multimedia presentation in Flash, my friends showed up at the door.