Live for the Love of the Likes

Live for the Love of the Likes

Working in an industry where how many "likes" you get has more weight than the actual content of the social media post, it's easy to get caught up in the "likes" forgetting the reason these avenues of social influence exist. I always found it interesting how someone can post up a picture of a wall, [...]

Spit On Me

Spit On Me

I recently wanted to get LASIK for my eyes because the ophthalmologist told me contact lenses were making my eyes dry. But when I went to the clinic I was rejected for the procedure because my corneas were not thick enough. HOWEVER, there is another procedure, ICL, where they insert "corrective lenses" into your eyes. Besides putting the [...]

A Poem About My Misery

Working on the Sistine Chapel was so unpleasant that Michelangelo wrote a poem about his misery. In 1509, an increasingly uncomfortable Michelangelo described the physical strain of the Sistine Chapel project to his friend Giovanni da Pistoia. “I’ve already grown a goiter from this torture,” he wrote in a poem that was surely somewhat tongue-in-cheek. [...]