Hi. I’m Sameer Vasta, a snail-mail boy living in an email world. I'm an over-user of the discretionary comma.

I pass my time reading my never-ending stack of library books, writing letters to penpals, and exploring the urban landscape on foot.

If you'd like to get in touch, feel free to send me an email or find me on Twitter.

— Recent Posts

  • Riding the endless hills Feb 20
    On days I am feeling anxious, I open Alto’s Adventure, flip it to zen mode, put in my earphones, and just ride the endless hills.
  • In color and in chrome Feb 16
    Rarely do we see Africa presented as a place of splendor and brilliance: a place where great people do great things, a place where a multitude of histories and heritages weave into a majestic, multicultural tapestry.
  • Early morning celebration at the train station Feb 13
    There are few things that bring people, often complete strangers, together than cheering for the same team (national or otherwise).
  • Maybe I haven’t gotten wiser as I’ve gotten older Feb 09
    Maybe I haven’t gotten wiser as I’ve gotten older, but instead I’ve just found new spaces in which to exist.
  • Staring into the fireplace as the credits roll by Feb 04
    A scene in Call Me By Your Name reminds me that there is happiness hidden in all anguish, and that we must give ourselves time to rediscover those joys as we grieve.
  • Déjà vu. Jan 31
    For this edition of The Mixtape Concern, I’m looking back at the songs that influenced the music I listen to now.