WuToWu #24: The Same Yet Different

Trigger Warning: Depression and Suicide After posting the post on the suicide of a junior at Gunn High School, I sighed a breath of relief that it was finally over. Alas, it was not. On Saturday 24, a high school senior from Gunn committed suicide. This is not the first for the school, not a…

Tom

A semi-auto-biographical character sketch. I would like to be able to forget myself more often. Tom was a man who thought about himself a lot. He wasn’t egotistical, just a bit self-centered. When he met new people, he mostly thought about how they would fit into his life. Would they be a friend? An enemy?…

WuToWu #23: Harvard Museum of Natural History

Hi Jessica! It feels like only a few days ago that I saw you. Because it was a few days ago! Yesterday I went to the Harvard Museum of Natural History because I didn’t have anything better to do, and had already watched a few episodes of Parks and Rec. Here’s what I saw: Glass…

The Smartphone Curse

In order to facilitate communication while I am away at college, I acquired a smartphone, specifically the iPhone 5S. It’s a very useful phone. I can use it as a map, a Bible, a notebook, a handheld entertainment system, a social network and a friend locator (thanks to a cool app called PingPoint my friends…

In Letters

I wrote the first bit of this during a car trip back to Palo Alto from Los Angeles.   1. I sent a package to the past today. I included a few fortune cookies, a pad of Hilton stationery (left by my nephew), an expired driver’s permit from the state of Arizona, and a picture.…

MostlyUsefulMusings Turns One!

Exactly a year ago, I pulled out my laptop at my cousins’ house in Los Angeles and described my New Year’s resolution for 2014. Now, I’m at the same house, and due to my failure to think of a New Year’s resolution beforehand, I will not be describing my resolution for 2015. However, I will…