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“Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn’t nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt.

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I'm in 225 Magazine!

Every time we ever came to visit Baton Rouge, my in-laws would have a 225 magazine waiting for us. I looked forward to it. I couldn’t wait to see the gorgeous pictures, read all about my future hometown, drool over the delicious restaurants…. 208 more words

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One Step Ahead

It seems the worlds always one step ahead of me
We are not in tune
It seems I’m forever moving backwards
While the into the future we zoom… 107 more words

Poem

Brave New World - The Dystopian Question

I have read Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World a handful of times as a kid, but never quite understood its content. Sitting down with my favorite blend of tea and a couple of cheeky biscuits, I began re-reading it again after fifteen years and its dystopic totalitarianism sucked me in from the first pages, mastering my way to the end within a couple of hours. 669 more words

Literature

Why I tweet

The title above is of course a variation on the title of one of my favorite essays, George Orwell‘s “Why I Write.” … 986 more words

History

My choice is an illusion

Few months ago I booked a trip to Montreal. I am living in Toronto. I purchased a round ticket with Greyhound. I was actually excited, not so much about the French city but about the travel itself. 197 more words

Duality