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COFFEE AND A SIDE OF JOUSKA

December 15, 2017

Behind the Rembrandt Hotel in Tangier, I find myself stumbling into a completely empty bar. Neon blue lights illuminated the hallway. The Bartenders (Men and Women) wear white shirts and black ties - a sign that the place has jumped head first into the 21st century. After failing to drink at William S. Burroughs's favorite bar or meeting any expats in the area (because of course they would be closed when I chose to visit), I find myself ordering a bottle of wine. I have no idea what it is, but from the looks of it, it'll keep me occupied. After all, I've got no place to be or business to attend to. I wonder if Anthony Bourdain would have passed by this little spot. It seems tacky at first, but the more inebriated I become, the more attached to it I get.

They play a mix of American and Spanish Music. I've never heard these songs before and all of a sudden I find myself becoming best friends with the bartenders despite saying nothing more than "please" or "thank you". "Would you like some...

January 3, 2016

 

Every year, I come up with a scheme of how I'm going to beat my past self. Last year my goal was to eat healthier, go to the gym, read more books, travel, make more movies, be creative, make more money than I can spend. All the typical New Years Resolution self-actualization that people tell themselves they will do. I'm no different. I'm just as idealistic as anyone else.

 

Done. I didn't hit all my goals (looking like Brad Pitt in Fight Club, reading 20 books, taking a trip every week, dating models, and driving fancy cars). But, hey, I fucking tried everyday - even when I didn't like it. Did it make me any happier?

 

To be honest, I got burnt out. My daily routine would consist of waking up, hitting early LA traffic, work until the evening, hit more LA traffic, go the gym, sleep for a few hours. Wash, rinse, repeat. Sure, everybody has to deal with it. You have to make time for all the things that you care about. But even then, your caring still isn't enough. You lose time sleeping, you...

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