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I Left My Heart in San Francisco

03 Apr, 2018

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

In May of 2016, I spent 10 days in San Francisco on vacation. I got an Airbnb in Lower Pacific Heights that was really more of a hostel. There were 10 of us staying there at any given time, and there was only one bathroom. I got used to it fairly quickly, waking up at 6am everyday to shower before anyone else was up (it’s funny how we adapt to new environments so quickly)...
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Departures

23 Mar, 2018

Departures

...I’d like to blame my mother for my incessant need to be everywhere early. But, truthfully, I just really like drinking wine with strangers. There’s a very specific type of bliss that comes from getting through security successfully, finding your gate, then setting up camp at the bar to drink wine and strike up conversation with whoever is open to it...
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Arrivals

23 Mar, 2018

Arrivals

...As the summer wound down, I started going inside to the Arrivals section before catching my bus. I would hang out for a few minutes, and just soak up the pure joy. It was meditative for me, and while I didn’t understand it at the time, it was a form of self-care...
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Blood Suckers

23 Mar, 2018

Blood Suckers

... was jolted out of my sleep by my dad screaming my name. When I replied, he very calmly said “okay, when I say go, I’m going to dive into the tent and I need you to close the door as quickly as possible.” I said okay, still groggy and unsure of what was happening...
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