the best is yet to come



The first few hours in Russia are always unbearable, brutal. I’m accosted by the smells of male sweat masked by deodorant, smoked meats, and the sweet-acidity of the metro that hits you as soon as you enter the station and descend 60 meters underground by escalator. Those first […]

When things go terribly wrong

When things go terribly wrong

In a situation where something unexpected happens, what should you do? Panic Blame the universe Accept that the next several hours of your life are going to be remarkable and accept it This past weekend, several things went terribly wrong. Let me preface this by saying that […]