THE TALE OF A MAN’S STOLEN HOPES AND DREAMS

This tale takes place on a day much like any other day when I wake up in a house that’s not my own from a drunken rager and instead of going back to sleep like the rest, I start straightening the place up. It usually starts with small things, like picking up the garbage from the floor and compiling the beer cans and bottles into a garbage bag. If I’m […]

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The Problem With Time Line Projects

First of all, let’s ask ourselves why you’re creating this time line in the first place. Is it voluntary or is someone making you do this? Are you depressed/bored/drunk and therefore in need to go down memory lane to assess your life? Or perhaps is it your boss that’s making you do something productive via sneaky route of making you look at your life and therefore seeing that you have […]

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The Brotherhood of a Traveling Fur Coat

This story takes place in NY. A friend of mine and her boyfriend came to visit me on the East Coast from the sunny California during the month of February. Just to paint you a picture, I haven’t heard as many “It’s so cold here, I wanna go home” comments in such a short period of time from anyone as I did that day from my sun spoiled friends, ever. […]

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THE PERKS OF BEING BILINGUAL IN AMERICA

Being bilingual is generally looked at as a positive thing. Employers’ interests are peeked and not only that but you can listen in on people’s conversations while they’re talking shit at the supermarket thinking no one around them can understand what they’re saying. Now I’ve lived in ‘Murica for long enough to consider myself an American. However, I am just as American as I am Russian since that is where […]

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VACATIONS & Everything Relevant

You’ve been working hard. Or you’ve been hardly working; whichever. Either way, you’ve been doing it for a while and you feel like you need a vacation. So you go into your bank account, rearrange a few things to make room for a fun withdrawal, take a hammer to your piggy bank on the counter, and start browsing the internet for destinations that you can’t really afford but are going […]

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