quality, not quantity

A couple of nights ago I had a mean bout of insomnia. Only got a few hours sleep. Put a damper on the rest of the day. Wasn’t able to concentrate or get anything done. Last night I also only got a few hours sleep, but I gotta tell ya. It’s all about quality. I […]


I just got out of an Area Meeting at school. Area Meetings, to give you some context, are a monthly meetings my department holds where we talk about/approve student proposals for comps and dissertations and what not as well as talk about area-wide administrative issues. The later bit is usually really boring. The former can […]

hey alright i might be goddamned

I have recently (re)discovered Modest Mouse’s album Building Nothing Out of Something. And I need to write about it. I’ve listened to it over and over again for the better part of a week now. In some sense, I’ve been looking for “that album” that’ll take me through the long dark of October from Summer […]

You scored as Disappear.

Somewhere on the internet is one of those silly tests that determine random and usually unimportant things (like “What kind of superhero are you?”). This one is “How will you die?” I took it months and months ago and while I was trying really hard to score “You will be eaten by an animal” I […]


Whew. Glad that’s over with! Now that September’s behind me, maybe I can get back into the groove of things. I feel so out of it. I feel like I’ve missed out on things. And not just the “big news” of Supreme Court nominees and appointments and what-not. But smaller, more intimate things like a […]