A writer and photographer based in Minneapolis
I Tested Positive for COVID-19
Although I’m not facing the hardships of war and it’s a trifle cliché, my motto for this disease is Keep Calm and Carry On.
Record-Breaking October Snow
It may not have been the all-time snowiest October day in the Twin Cities. But it was close.
It Was a Frosty, Foggy Morning, and I Think I Have Hemorrhoids
I’m having more bad luck this holiday season.
Buy a Hummingbird Feeder, and the Hummingbirds Will Come
The secret to attracting hummingbirds to your house: hummingbird feeders.
“Maybe the best student I’ve had… [Nicholas] write[s] extremely well.” —Journalism professor and former CNN executive
While my peers in high school were out having fun, I was inside poring over The Chicago Manual of Style and books on English usage. By not only reading Newsweek cover-to-cover each week but also perusing the grammar, punctuation, and style, I was able to get 74 out of 75 questions correct on the English section of the ACT the first time I took the exam.
I attended Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, for a few years as a literature major, though I left without graduating. In the fall of 2019, I finished my studies at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, graduating with a B.A. in English.
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