Turning 30 During A Pandemic

Photo by Craig Adderley

It was late March when I started to send the first of many handmade and store-bought cards through the mail. Each package would be lightly sprayed with a disinfectant like unbathed women spritzing pungent perfume before the invention of indoor plumbing. Like everyone else, I had a different idea in mind for 2020, and I had to adjust to a changing world. I felt most terrible for the kids who missed out on seeing friends from school, students who missed out on graduations, and those who have lost loved ones during this time. However, I couldn’t help but also feel a little bummed that the kids I used to hang out under The Tree with in high school would all be turning 30 away from each other during a pandemic.

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Changes by FAUL & Wad AD vs Pnau #StudyAbroad

Check out Changes by FAUL here.


There was a lot of deep house and tech music playing amongst the youths in Paris. However, the Frenchmen, FAUL, is my favorite. Faul translates to “lazy“ in German apparently, but his music is anything but.

His music sounds almost soulful and jazzy, even something that I would love listening to on the beach. The song, Changes, by FAUL & Wad AD vs Pnau, is definitely something that I would add to the summer playlist.

The Old Stuff

Totally listening to old rap and hip hop right now. Here’s some of the random songs that I’m listening to. lol

Ruff Ryders’ Anthem by DMX

50 Cent – 21 Questions ft. Nate Dogg

Changes by 2Pac