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areyounotentertained

Rebel with a cause.

The crowds around me are going wild. Here I am, standing in the middle of the arena. The afternoon sun is slowly sinking below the magnificent marble arches, but it’s still hot at this time of year, at this time of day. Clouds of dust settle around me as I …

Amor and Psyche

It must have been love…

Sometimes there are these singer-songwriters that end up in the charts, with innocuous songs that you like but never really listen to because they just sound really nice in the background. But sometimes, people come into your life, that make you listen to those songs in a completely different way. …

lego rain

We made these memories for ourselves.

“Here, hold my suitcase.” The clouds just broke open and a massive amount of water was pouring down on everything, including us. You want to start running towards shelter, to prevent the rain from soaking your Ralph Lauren shirt. I hold your hand and laugh. “Don’t run, stay here in …

Ode to Love

Love, flow though me,¬†like the river that connects oceans and evaporates into rain. Love, surround me like the thunderstorm that makes the cottage quake on its foundations. Love, ring in my ears, like the sound of whispered words in a forgotten country song. Love, fill me to the rim, like …

Home is where the heart is.

I feel like a little history is needed. To me, it feels all connected, and in a way, it has taken me to where I am today. Bare with me, please, or skip ahead, whichever you prefer. Here we go. When my father was 18 years old, he went to …