d’Autremont

Originally posted on uhm…:
d’Autremont the noise and din of their conversations fill the nostalgic dining hall. i sit in the corner, 35 days to go, taking it all in. it is beautiful. it is sacred. this music is my prayer. exhausted but enthusiastic first-years share and encourage… weary but diligent second-years find comfort in a moment to eat and chat… resilient members of our… Continue reading d’Autremont

We Are Here From the Future

Last night, K and I had the honor of presenting to the University of Southern California (USC) Reach Club on campus. It was an intimate setting, with students representing all years of the school. Most strikingly, the group represented an extremely diverse background of majors and interests – social media, philanthropy, data science, theater and even government. Overall, a pretty good snapshot of the student … Continue reading We Are Here From the Future

Red Pants

Open space, dim lights and not many people yet. This is nice being the first ones here. He was right. No lines. A chance to acclimate to our surroundings and relax. Music fills the dance floor, seeping into every molecule, every fiber of being, be it the wood on the walls, the concrete on the floor, or the pores of my skin. It enters me … Continue reading Red Pants

Sonder

I learned a new word this week. You won’t find it in your trusty Webster, yet it exists and it is real. It has meaning. And, it has impact. At least for me. sonder n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that … Continue reading Sonder