FAQ

I listened to the word dozens of times during a single broadcast, sometimes succumbing to giggles. Such is the mental exhaustion caused by straining to learn a language with no classes and little written material. Or, the emotional exhaustion of trying to faq out a life as an alien in a new land.

FAQ
Off Assignment

ON KEEPING A SKETCHBOOK

...it’s just my way of chiseling the foreignness away, getting to the heart of what was so alien when I sat down and opened my sketchbook.

Off Assignment
ON KEEPING A SKETCHBOOK

TO SANDALS MAN

And while I’m sure none of her friends would believe it now, in that instant there was a trueness and tenderness to my love. You saw that.

TO SANDALS MAN

UNPITCHABLE: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

No one is trying to prove anything to anyone; no one is all I don’t give a fuck what you think. People give a fuck quietly, dressed in layers, with age-appropriate amounts of gray.

UNPITCHABLE: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON