How Is It That I Arrived Here? 

“How is it that I arrived here?” I whispered in the dark. In the dark of my room, when my eyes are wide open but all I see is dark blue spots of light before the pitch black of the night sinks in. I followed all my epiphanies but I ignored the biggest ones too….

Tragedy of the Commons

“I’ve made up my mind to find out all about you minutely. But as I have no one from whom I can find out anything, you must tell me everything fully yourself. Well, what sort of man are you? Come, make haste—begin—tell me your whole history”- Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s White Nights “This is it”- we begin to…

Dunning-Kruger Effect

Definition: “A phenomenon where people with little knowledge or skill think they know more or have more skill than they do. This occurs while simultaneously overlooking and/or underestimating the knowledge and skills of those involved in the task at hand” [Urbandictionary.com] For years and years I thought I knew how love felt, the emotion, adrenaline…

DEEP WATERS

When you are ready to dive into the uncharted salty waters of the ocean, you hope to have the right individual by your side. I once heard that salt water fixes everything. Whether is the calming and at times ferocious salty waters of the ocean or your own salty tears streaming down your cheeks, both…

Thank You Past, I Owe You My Future

  In walking down the path that signifies our futures, we tend to once in a while step on stones and rocks that were there from our pasts, hurting our feet and becoming an obstacle when all we are trying to do is lead happy lives. We recognize that once or twice we took a…

Instant Crush

And we will never be alone again – Julian Casablancas If we are lucky and life deems us worthy of falling in love, we experience a rush of ecstasy and a slap of stupor when we first lay eyes on that one person that is to walk by our sides for the rest of our…

Cassette Tape

“My plans? I can’t see any future after the day after tomorrow. The only real plan I ever had was to love you” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (“The Bridal Party”).   Our pasts linger into our lives every once in a while, reminding us that we are worth much more than what many failed to…

Copiloto

Tan solo porque te extrañe a mi lado hace un par de días, se me ocurrio escribirte esto… Me he dado cuenta que lo amo Me he dado cuenta que amo a alguien que vive en otro continente, lejos de mi realidad y yo lejos de su vida Lejos de una vida donde quizás nunca…