Lessons Learned From My Old Clothes

These are some life lessons I learned after giving away a bunch of my old clothes..

Bahts, Wats, and Feeling Krabi

Once upon a time in Southern Thailand...

Torrevieja Bus Stations

At 10am in Torrevieja the sun was already hindering my eyesight and all of the layers I was wearing began to feel highly unnecessary. If the bus that I'd been waiting before decided to be delayed by a few minutes. I would have considered shedding my winter jacket and throw it in the garbage. I... Continue Reading →


  A few weeks ago I started getting my normal itch to write something in this blog. It took about three weeks to finally sit down and actually start putting something on a digital canvas. For the past year my posts have been following this trend. Perhaps it's because I've hit a point in my... Continue Reading →

The Wagon

As I sit in front of my computer the month of August is drawing closer to its half-way point. Rays of sunshine are beaming through arches of standing glass windows. People can be heard enjoying their day, and unknown sounds of daytime frolicking are chiming a jingle of mental distraction. I find myself exiled within... Continue Reading →

A Serious Case

  I walk into a local coffee shop with a purpose. Well, maybe there never was a purpose. Maybe out of habit I’ve let the weight of gravity pull me down the hill from my house or maybe it’s an instinctive desire for the necessary elixir of caffeine. Either way I find myself placing a right... Continue Reading →

The Man in Brown Velvet

*This was originally written in 2014 for a good friend's travel e-magazine, Latitudes, Longitudes. Unfortunately the site is currently on hiatus so I wanted to repost the piece! Have a nice day. The feeling arrived for the first time once the flight attendants weren't speaking English anymore. It was a sensation that I never experienced until... Continue Reading →

Welcome to my blog!

Why hello there, I didn't see you come in! Make yourself at home and feel free to anything in the fridge... My name is Danny Catena and welcome to So There I Was. This site is a personal directory of sporadic randomness that evolved from my former blog which was started back in 2012, originally with Blogspot. Whether... Continue Reading →

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