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the meaning of need

12/31/08 there are any number of lessons which could have been learned, had i been willing. there is also a multitude of sins i have...

God, or the Universe

12/15/08 it's an unfortunate fact that i seem to have inherited my father's overdeveloped penchant for sarcasm. it is an even more...

nyc vermin

12/9/08 nyc vermin are bold. they take on airs. the nerve. the pigeons have no sense of personal space. the cockroaches blossom to...

found dead

10/30/08 Found dead: one female, 24 years of age, Asian, lying on the kitchen floor of a house she rented with two roommates in Fort...

violated

9/22/08 somebody broke into our house on saturday night. we were all out, to dinner or AYL or whatever, but when we came home, we saw...

writing angst

9/2/08 i'm trying to write. sounds so simple, but it's sort of destroying me. it's an article for this chinese-american christian...

adalia drinks a potion

8/17/08 adalia drinks a potion made from cicada shells simmered in water on low heat for eight hours. she drinks it through a straw that...

listicle: write what you know

8/12/08 according to the common writing advice "write what you know," here's a (sadly, nearly exhaustive) list i have compiled of things...

where you gonna go? salvation is here.

8/10/08 Perfect Tuna Fish Sandwich Recipe 1 serving tuna 1 blob mayonnaise 1 blob yellow mustard 2 scoops relish healthy dash of garlic...

not enough to be proud of

7/24/08 the new york times featured an article, front page i think, about how the chinese government is trying to buy the silence of...

the store virgin

6/15/08 among all the feisty teenagers, f**k-the-world twentysomethings, and living-with-mommy thirtysomethings that i work with at...

leading worship sometimes sucks

3/29/08 prepping for worship sometimes sucks. it's inescapable for us to always have mixed-up motivations and wrong ideas, but i still...

poor snowman

3/1/08 this afternoon, as i looked out the living room window, i witnessed a few of the kids from my block dismantling my snowman with...

jumping off the rock

2/10/08 that moment, standing on the rock, when your toes curl over the edge of it and you can't turn back. your pride won't allow it. ...