I’m a Master Chef

A perfectly balanced meal

There are few skills learned in college that are more practical than how to keep yourself alive. I’m not talking about financial stability (because student loans make sure that never happens), but rather the art of proper culinary expertise. And I can proudly say that I have mastered the craft.

Just take a look at this picture here. Four savory steak fingers, from the wonderfully all-organic farm of my freezer. A generous helping of delicious shredded chicken straight from a refrigerated bag. And, for sides, a rich assortment of Kroger brand shredded cheese.

And, of course, a mouthwatering garnish of oxygen on top, which gives the dish that little je ne sais quoi of perfection.

So, yeah, you can tell I’m definitely a master chef.

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Where I’ve Been For the Past Few Years

My name is Joseph, and it’s been three years since my confes-blog post. Originally, the posts here were made for a class in college, but I’ve since graduated and have seamlessly moved on to what some call the “real world.” Despite my overwhelming lack of social graces, I have fully integrated into a thriving community of other humans. As a person, I have matured considerably.

[Insert other inspiring one-liners]

…At least, that’s what I’d like you to believe.

Now, I really did graduate from college back in 2016, but the transition was anything but seamless. The biggest reason was that I burned out in my Portfolio capstone. Hard.

If I could offer any advice to anyone in college (especially art students), your portfolio’s not worth burning out on. Trust me.

But that’s a story for another time.

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Then and Now

Improvement chart

Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your outlook), I can’t find any of my drawings from back then, and I’ve been searching long and hard because I want to redraw something from back then and see just how much I’ve grown. But, until I find something, we’re stuck with random ramblings like this every week. –a few weeks ago


Guess what I found!


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