Random Thoughts

It certainly has been awhile since a Random Thoughts post. [*cracks knuckles and takes a deep breath*] Fall allergies/fall colds/whatever devil keeps interfering with me breathing properly through my nose can eat an entire platter of dicks. I deleted the Facebook app on my phone. That isn’t to say I’ve abandoned mobile browsing of Facebook…

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The Great Project

  July has been a helluva month. Not only have I had to take four exams (three 4-hour essay exams and one 8-hour essay exam…all done in much less time which both pleases and worries me) for my PhD, but I got tonsillitis. If you haven’t had this gem as an adult, let me warn…

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The Canary In the Coal Mine

Last week my Facebook feed was set afire by an op ed by Lee Siegel entitled “Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans.” It first sparked inspiration. Then outcry. Then backlash.What it hasn’t really sparked, sadly, is the kind of intelligent conversation we need about student loans and the price of higher education in this…

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Pictures Matter

Yesterday, on my way to work, I had to stop and buy allergy medicine since I conviniently removed mine from my purse and the cottonwood everywhere conviniently decided to explode onto the scene. I was standing in line at the cosmetic counter at Walgreens (you know how they use that one as a backup checkout…

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Songs In My Head

Yes, it’s that time. Mostly because you need a new ear-worm, but partly because I need validation. Shall we?   “When the Beat Drops Out” by Marlon Roudette Do you know what I did a couple of weeks ago? I listened to iTunes Radio for what might have been the first time ever. Or the…

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