Zoning out from drugs on 9/11

In late summer of 2001, a car hit me while I was biking my usual route to work. For a short while I thought I was dead. Events from my whole life were streaming on many parallel channels in my head. An excruciating pain in my left leg returned me to life. I realized I … Continue reading Zoning out from drugs on 9/11

Young and hungry on inter-rail in Europe

“Four friends and I travelled for a month by train in Europe. We saw Sweden, Denmark, West Germany, Austria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, maybe even the Netherlands. Then we returned to Finland through Germany, Denmark and Sweden”, I answered to my Philosophy teacher’s question  about what I had done during the summer vacation. The whole … Continue reading Young and hungry on inter-rail in Europe