The dreams I dream

Dreams are inexplicable animals. They have a way of affecting us, like few things can. They make sense only to us. Asleep, we are defenseless. The normal barriers that we erect around us, the rationalizations that keep us sane, collapse, come nightfall. Being a part of civilization requires compromises on a daily basis. We play…

A lesson in self-aggrandizement

People who are engaged in a job they love are truly lucky. I cannot catch a break, when it comes to a job that involves creative thinking. I’ve applied over and over for jobs in advertising agencies, newspapers, online journals, what have you. The other day, an advertisement by this company called Stark, appeared in…

Writer’s block, I think

The last post I wrote was about how much I enjoyed blogging. In it, I said that I’m feeling ebullient, and that I’m going to continue writing articles, because I have so much to say. I shouldn’t have said that. Now I’m jinxed. I have nothing to write about. I have heard of writer’s block.…