At age eighteen, one of my favorite newfound pastimes was driving around baked on cannabis while listening to music.
I lived in the humble town of Mason, Michigan, just a few blocks from a cemetery that was adequate for accommodating … Continue reading
With few exceptions, I grew up not caring all so much about music…
Music was hardly even a part of my childhood, as far as I care to remember.
There was some gospel and contemporary Christian, mixed with sleazy 80’s … Continue reading
It was just another typical day for me in high school, which is to say not what a typical day should be like at all.
I was in my second year of tenth grade, and light years beyond the realm … Continue reading
My first college essay, dated February 8, 2010.
A pair of gardeners planted two seeds in a path of fertile soil and proceeded to diligently tend them in hopes of witnessing their transformation into beautiful flowers. Both seeds … Continue reading
“If I had not been born as Andrew Lee Hicks, would whatever this conscious thing that I think of as me have been born as someone else? I mean, if my parents had never met, would whatever is in me … Continue reading
High school open houses. Where everyone crawls out of the woodwork to give you money and celebrate your survival of adolescence.
Never had one of those. Dropped out of 10th grade. My second year of 10th grade, thank you.
For … Continue reading