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Hope Springs Eternal

I did a lot of things this week. I applied for jobs, played D&D, gave a guitar lesson, and went to my first open night at Kwartzlab. I went to the symphony, learned some great new songs at band practice, helped a friend move a cabinet, and learned how to win with Eldar. Earlier today, …

Grad Level Gratitude

When I think about finishing, my first thought is always “I didn’t do it by myself.” Oh, I did all the writing and reading, but there’s more to it than that. More than once I was burnt out, and thought about just quitting rather than writing another page. I’d come too far to walk away, …

Recovering Purpose

First thing’s first. I’m nearing the end of my thesis and hunting for employment, so if you know of any companies who need a writer with excellent critical thinking and counterfactual skills and can throw me a lead, I’d be very grateful. I’m not going to pander too much here about getting a job, but …

Music!

Late night post, partly the fault of the topic. This week has been a week full of music. The Grand Porch Party last Sunday, playing bass with the Berliners, and then again for three sets at Souls for Milestones, and finally today at Open Streets in Uptown Waterloo. It’s also been a week full of …

Headshots 2012

Today is the first day after Headshots from the Heart, and in some ways, the first day of the rest of my life. As I write this, despite the choking heat in my room and the weekend’s sleepless night, I’m filled with a strange energy. We did it. Months of planning culminated into one mad …