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wrapping it up

I’m not really sure what happened this semester. Things are finally slowing down. I have done all the substantial writing and researching that needs to be done for the semester, and I even have a grade: a B+! My first B of grad school. How precious. I still have a little catch-up work to do, […]

NaNoWriMo Diaries – Day 40

Date: December 10, 2010 Day: 40 Goal Word Count: 50,000 (and then some) Current Word Count: 25,016 Progress Report: NaNoWriMo, you have bested me yet again. Last time I checked in, I was crawling out of the cave of paper-writing – I was behind on my wordcount, fatigued, and oh guess what: there were MORE […]

strange things are happening to me

1. I just realized that in 2011, my youngest sister will get her driver’s license. 2. The judges kicked off the flippin’ Whiffenpoofs last night! !!!! !!!!!!!!!! I am majorly offended and am considering retracting my previously pronounced love for The Stupid Sing Off. I reacted by impulse-buying their latest CD on iTunes. Which was […]

not-so-guilty television

Are you watching The Sing Off on NBC? You should be. 1. Nick Lachey is the world’s worst host. He’s like a Ryan Seacrest wannabe whose main talent is showing off his freshly-bleached smile and reading awkwardly from cue cards. 2. That chick from the Pussycat Dolls is the world’s worst judge. Here is a […]

i am thinking about what is worth thinking about

Things are quieting down, just like I’d hoped they would. I shouldn’t have to get up at 6:00 a.m. any more to pay Starbucks $4.15 for the honor of studying at her tables before work. I shouldn’t have to stay up past my bedtime. I shouldn’t have to skip showers or meals. I don’t think […]