Tag Archives: solitude

The Chicken Dance: a pathetic tale of melancholic self-pity

I’ve learned in recent years that if I want to do something, I can’t be afraid of doing it alone.  If I always waited around for people to join me, I’d still be waiting.  I can’t let the lameness of … Continue reading

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The Seven Stages of a Solo Road Trip

As of late, I’ve had the opportunity to drive across the country several times.  While most of these journeys are made in the company of friends, a lot of them are solo endeavors. Depending on who you are, a solo … Continue reading

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Camping Alone Sucks

I have come to learn: there are things I will never enjoy doing no matter how much I want to enjoy doing them. I speak of camping alone. I can’t deny there is a certain amount of appeal to the … Continue reading

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In Defense of Suburbia

I’ll begin with an anecdote.  Please be patient. When I was growing up in the suburbs of the Bay Area, it became a preferred pastime of my social circle to gather at the high school on weekends, walk downtown (i.e. … Continue reading

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