Category Archives: blogging

Okay, so things were kind of bad….

These last 6 months have been rough, but I am so grateful to be alive, and for my parents, siblings, family, and friends. I had planned to publish this very long essay as my first post in several months, but … Continue reading

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Pulling Espresso Shots and Other Updates On Life

You may ask yourself, how do I work this? You may ask yourself, where is that large automobile? You may tell yourself, this is not my beautiful house You may tell yourself, this is not my beautiful wife Talking Heads, … Continue reading

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This Old Computer

I came home to California to my nearly 7-year old MacBook Pro, and I feel like it is at the butt of a giant “your mama joke.”  “You are so old, you can’t handle Google Chrome,” says one dialogue bubble.  “You’re … Continue reading

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Not dead in a ditch!

Dearest Blog Reader, Once, after a really tough day at work as a teacher, I decided to walk home in the rain.  This was in my pre-driver’s license, pre-owning-a-car days, and I had been unable to find a ride home.  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lorca!

I first came across Federico Garcia Lorca in Elizabeth Kolbert’s article “Looking for Lorca” in The New Yorker.  I was really intrigued by the story of this famous poet’s remains still unidentified and missing.  Flash forward a couple of years, and … Continue reading

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Surprise!

So I started a (paid) internship this week.  It was all a surprise for me, really.  I thought I was going in for a second round interview, when they showed me a desk, and put me to work.  The gig … Continue reading

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Closing the wormhole

I just spent the last hour figuring out how to convert blog posts into pdf files. It was like the time in Stargate SG-1 when Teal’c and O’Neil, pictured above, got stuck in a time loop because the wormhole wouldn’t … Continue reading

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