I live an absurd life. I really do! I think about that a lot, actually. The mood strikes me randomly, though it's usually inspired by some overwhelmingly fantastic view, smell, sound, or experience. When I'm walking down a narrow street in Old Tbilisi and glance up at the hills reminding me that I'm in the … Continue reading An Absurd Life
It's strange coming back to the United States after living abroad for so long. Yes, I've been back and forth throughout my time in Georgia, making regular trips to work summers in Baltimore and coming home for occasional holidays, but there's a difference between visiting home and moving home. That said, I have moved home, … Continue reading Welcome Back
The past few weeks have been extremely bittersweet for me. The short version is this: I got a job! In the US! But I have to leave Georgia! And my friends and kittens! The slightly longer vision is this: After a long and tiresome four months of searching, I finally found a job with a … Continue reading Funemployed: The End
Walking around Tbilisi it's easy to see the vibrant art scene by observing the ever-rotating roster of theatrical posters stuck on construction sites around the city. In October there was Animal Farm. More recently there's one with an artistic umbrella-carrying dancer. There has never been Cats. Not since I've been here, anyway. CUE BAIT AND SWITCH! … Continue reading Funemployed: Cats!
I've never been much of a chef. When I was younger, I often helped in the kitchen by opening up cans of tuna fish. They're packed with juice, and so you have to open them, drain the juice, and then mix the tuna with mayonnaise to get a nice Tuna Salad. Pretty straight forward! Once, … Continue reading Funemployed: Let’s Cook
"Hey! Let's get lunch this week!" I say. "Sure!" says my friend, "When are you free?" "Always!" Being funemployed comes with a number of benefits. Sure there are drawbacks, like uncertainty, stress, and no income, but let's focus on the positive here, people. One of the nicest things about not working is that I'm free … Continue reading Funemployed: Lunch Dating