High school was a mixed bag for me, and an overall bizarre experience. I got kicked out at the beginning of freshmen year, got sent to a continuation school (that's a whole different story) for the remainder of the year, made my way back to El Cajon Valley. Got kicked out. Again. Back to Homestead. … Continue reading My Weird Ass Life: Selling the Drama Club.
A Not-so Ode to Bar Pink
As Covid-19 continues to decimate the US economy and its most populous cities and states, San Diego loses yet another popular small business: Bar Pink in North Park. Although it will be reopened in the future, the name, aesthetic, and soul of the bar will be lost to history and remain only in memory and … Continue reading A Not-so Ode to Bar Pink
Locked behind glass doors and a number pad, secure on the fourth floor, awaiting your bottle service. I didn't bother to check what you ordered because what's the point? I have a pauper's palate for grandpa's lager, a Cutty & soda for those long nights out. They say wine is for those with taste, so … Continue reading Bottle Service
Mr. Myette and 7th Grade English
During 7th grade, my day always started with English class. At the time, I didn't know how formative it would be to me over time. I met a lot of people in that class, including one of my oldest friends, Brian. We bullshitted about Final Fantasy III (or VI if you want to be a … Continue reading Mr. Myette and 7th Grade English
Life Stories: Matt & Sam’s Informal Winter Formal
The beginning of my senior year of high school was a mixed bag. I discovered I had a knack for acting, which was funny because I only enrolled in drama to chase a girl to begin with. I was making new friends, getting reacquainted with old ones, and bullshitting on stage while making people laugh. … Continue reading Life Stories: Matt & Sam’s Informal Winter Formal