A writer, web developer, and photographer based in Minneapolis
My New Job at a National Park
The smell of pine in the Pacific Northwest: my first Proustian madeleine?
It reached the 70s today, Easter Monday, but Tuesday and Wednesday will be even nicer. The low- to mid-80s are possible on Wednesday.
Before and After Bard College
Does anyone remember the above photo? It was my first profile picture on Facebook. See my self-portraits taken before and after attending Bard College.
MP3s From My Only Album, 2005’s ‘OG’
Listen to six songs from my only album.
“Maybe the best student I’ve had… [Nicholas] write[s] extremely well.”
—Sid Bedingfield, journalism professor, former CNN executive, and father of Kate Bedingfield
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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