Act I Scene 1

Spring of junior year I took ENGL 2221: Shakespeare Seminar. Minus a few awkward classmates, the course was a favorite of mine. A favorite purely and totally because of our recurring assignment of merging two plays into a skit; then perform it, of course. The formula…

I. Here’s What Happened

The first agreement is to be impeccable with your word. And, much like their affinity for tacos, Norwegians appear to take this bit of Mexican wisdom (well, Toltec) very seriously. Because, up north in Scandinavia, where those three nordic spoons — Norway, Sweden, Finland — all…

(Once again, I don’t own this image :) )

It was the summer of 2016. The last week of it, actually, when I began to notice that shaving my neck and right cheek had become seriously painful.

This was when I worked at Camp, up on Minnesota’s Iron Range, and being at Camp is being never fully put together…

(Preface: Lots of personal favorites in this one, I notice. Sources: my brain, Miles Harvey’s The Island of Lost Maps, pp. 19–20.)

(I don’t own this!)

Patagonia the company is, of course, named after Patagonia the region. That part of South America belonging to Chile and Argentina, generally lying south of the Rio Negro…


“Hello Sir! Welcome to my shop — how can I help you?”

“Well, I’ve decided to try out a… as you can see I need one of your…”

“Yes, yes I see, no worries — happy to help. Anything specific you’re looking for?”

“Nothing fancy. I don’t want to draw…

Franklin, feat. ramen.

(Preface: Cards on the table, metaphors kinda got away from me in this one. It’s definitely a mosaic down there. Here:)

Years ago now — I say years like it was ages, it was maybe three — I bought a bamboo plant from Walgreens at the corner of University and…

Recently, the Province of Québec, and City of Montréal, have been wanting to revamp the Francophon-ity of the City. In a perfect world, in solidarity with them, I’d write this in French but, alas, here is what a conversation written using my knowledge of the language looks like:

‹‹ Bonjour…

Connor White

I’ve got some anecdotes for ya | Geography and Vexillology nerd | Adventurer and explorer by heart | Sometimes people laugh ;)

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