Previously. In the summer of 2000, I went to Italy for a month or so on a study abroad program. It was the first time I’d ever been out of the country! I kept a special diary throughout, in which I recorded my profound observations on cultural differences and the broadening effects of travel. My […]
Previously. By my second semester at college, I had somehow managed to make a couple of actual friends. I’d also moved out of my first terrible dorm room situation and into another, slightly less terrible one, and I had finally fully broken up with my voice teacher and the music department. The first half of […]
On February 21, 1999, I began to keep a diary. I was 18 years old and a senior in high school. Since that time, I’ve kept a diary pretty consistently. Sometimes I only write a few times a month. Every so often I miss half a year. But for the most part, I have written down […]
Why do I stir my coffee counterclockwise? Is this more effective, or merely habit? Is it perhaps offensive + off-putting to others? Do not stir coffee counterclockwise, unless certain culture is tolerant of same.