Browsing All Posts filed under »Reminiscence«

To Be a Chef

January 12, 2017


This read is for the person who’s never been in a professional kitchen before but is considering entering the profession or beginning (as well as finishing) culinary school. This is a reality check as well as a source of knowledge from experience that I would have appreciated reading before beginning down this path myself. One […]

Finally, Self-Published

August 18, 2016


In 2011, a 23 year old journalist named Anthony Nicaj left his home in Mineola, NY on foot pushing a stroller full of his belongings with the intention of walking across America. Along the way, he kept a collection of journals that described the beautiful, random, and mundane that came from the American highway with […]

Air Sex East Coast Regionals (2011)

January 20, 2011


Tim League, owner and founder of the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas (also home to the music festival Austin City Limits) saw how popular air sex had become in Japan and decided to bring it to America, Iron Chef style. I attended the Air Sex East Coast Regionals in NYC on Friday, 11 January, at the Mercury Lounge […]

Times Square for New Years (2010-1)

January 5, 2011


One of my closer friends from high school, Antonia, came home for the holidays and told me that  two of her law school buddies wished to experience New Year’s eve in Times Square–so I decided to tag along. Having lived on Long Island for 23 years, this would be my first time ringing in the […]


December 13, 2010


Made this years ago, but I recommend it as wallpaper. Borges gets quotations because he’s Borges.

Hike: Windham Mountain to Blackhead Mountains Range

November 9, 2010


This past weekend, (November 6-7), I went for another hike with Rob in the Catskill Mountains. This would be my most ambitious hike yet, totaling 14.5 miles over two days. In terms of distance, our first day would be a cinch, 5.1 miles to the summit of Windham Mountain and then camping at Burnt Knob. […]

A Very Hetero Manhunk List

November 5, 2010


A great website I often visit is The Art of Manliness. It sounds cheesy because it often is, but there are a plethora of good articles in there. One of them makes a distinction between two similar words: “manliness”; virtues and values men should strive for such as bravery, honor, and loyalty. Then there’s my idea […]