Tag Archives: transience

Seattle: things and stuff

God, I just want to relax. It’s been 88 days since I had my own space, though even that, it’s been many years since that tiny bedroom in a town I hate felt like my own.  And it’s been 388 … Continue reading

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Sacramento: Random Curmudgeonliness // “so, where are you from?”

I promise there is an actual Sacramento post to be written.  I went to the California Railroad Museum, which was actually quite cool, and Old Sacramento, and the State Capitol grounds.  I ate Indian food and made a new friend.  But right now I am sitting in the … Continue reading

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Day 32: actively refusing to quote Grateful Dead lyrics here

One month ago from yesterday I picked up my backpack and my bike, hugged my parents and cried a little at my cat, and got on the train in Florida.  Now I am again surrounded by blue skies and palm trees, only on the other ocean. Florida, New … Continue reading

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Day 27 Still: Possibly Montana; Possibly Idaho; Possibly Mars

Montana, though, man. They ain’t lyin’ when they call it Big Sky Country. I realize that basically every person who’s ever set foot (or wheels) in Montana probably said that basically verbatim but fuck you. It’s beautiful — it’s breathtaking — but holy shit, is it bleak. Continue reading

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Tick, tock…

Spending a whole bunch of time on the Amtrak website, plotting routes.  The last of the Actual Stuff I need — mobile wifi hotspot, camera, couple random little things — should come this week, and I think my foot is … Continue reading

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So, I’m running out of excuses to stop being a complete asshole and drag myself out of this pit of inertia yet again.  I’m still waiting on my federal tax returns — like, it’ll be direct-deposited, but I would kind … Continue reading

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Timestamp: Ohio, sort of

I’m sitting in a Dennys on the edge of the Atlantic.  The sound of the ocean is obscured by this weird mix of unpopular 90s music playing, but it’s there just outside.  I am, of course, brooding. As a teenager, … Continue reading

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