Disclaimer: This post deteriorates from anecdotal to ranty. Sorry not sorry.
When I was 18 my dentist said I needed to have my wisdom teeth pulled.
So I went and the orthodontist pulled them.
He sent me home with a script for codeine, and my mom tucked me into bed to sleep it off.
When I woke up, I felt a momentary flash of panic.
Continue reading The day the ceiling tried to crush me
As some of you know, I went to school with a boy who became a famous, and internationally known musician, singer, guitar player.
Since discovering him on social media and following him along, I have reminisced about an art class we both took in grade 11. I wanted to know if he, too, remembers that particular class. In part 1 of this story I wrote about how we met.
Later, I decided to reach out to him to ask him about that class. I wasn’t really expecting a response. I figured he was busy and famous and that he probably employs PR people to run his social media account. But I sent him a DM in Instagram anyway. Part 2 of this story tells you what happened next.
Continue reading Reaching out anyway – part 3
To read part 1 click here.
After I sent that DM in Instagram to a former classmate, I walked away from my phone.
The memory I had of an event in grade 11 art class had triggered something in me to want to reach out to this man, a boy I once knew for many years in school and who is now a famous musician, singer and guitarist.
I was really curious: did he remember that class as vividly as I did?
Continue reading Reaching out anyway – part 2
I know someone who is famous.
He is a musician, guitarist, singer…and I went to high school with him.
Continue reading Reaching out anyway – part 1