The greatest skill I have acquired is to edit; not just in writing, but as a method to tone down my insatiable desire to experience as much in life as humanly possible. Sometimes I wield this skill with precision, sometimes my hunger wins out and I crash head on with the limits of time and space. This makes me very busy—but very content.

I came to Rio Grande with a background in journalism, a penchant for creative writing and the very real intention of completing that novel someday. But before then, I plan to return to Korea for martial arts training, compete in my first Olympic-length triathlon, build up long list of credits on IMDB and record a full-length album with my band. And maybe learn to cook. And maybe start a collection of beaded-wire earrings. And maybe …

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