Managed Expectations

Go with your gut

I have this deep feeling of depression somewhere below the pit of my stomach. Okay, let’s start by deconstructing the very concept of a pit of the stomach: what I really mean is that I feel like there’s a small anvil sitting in the bottom of my stomach, connected to the rest of my body […]

Managed Expectations

#mycfatakeover Timeline!

Michael Chiklis Morning fellow BU peeps! This is #myCFAtakeover & we're starting bright & early with my @autismspeakswalk in Pasadena! Got my BU water bottle! Let's go! A photo posted by BU CFA (@buarts) on Apr 2, 2016 at 8:12am PDT Sons of Serendip Heading to see our future friends @VMLCDallas! #mycfatakeover #mycfa #bu #music […]

Fictions, Sketches of public transit

Friend in low places.

he trenchcoat mafia has given up on reigns of terror to snapchat themselves vaping behind Rite Aid. They stand four parking spaces apart, silent and hunched over phones, attempting to get the best shot of themselves blowing fruit punch scented smoke. They reach social media climax simultanously, wordlessly shoving their phones into baggy pockets and […]


Boy makes good.

ay had always been a nice, well-behaved boy. When we was in grade school together he was always the lead choirboy, while I was always in detention. I don’t remember Ray having the voice of an angel or nothing, but he had a big head of blonde hair and a big set of blue eyes, […]

Sketches of public transit


he grey sky is hitting the grey water, and the view all the way up to what my Mapquest printout tells me is Nahant is a vast blob of grey, except for a whopper of a retirement home: a buff pink ziggurat rising grandly behind some scrubby shrubs The ocean smells like the hot sweet […]