Category: Musings

November 3, 2011

On Friends and Loneliness

Do you read Penelope Trunk?  Because you should.  It’s funny though, as a “career expert” she does very little writing that is explicitly about careers.  It all relates to careers somehow, but she mostly just writes about things we don’t want to acknowledge about ourselves and about life.  Like how you shouldn’t do what you…

October 21, 2011

On Giving Up

This is the face I make to myself in the mirror each morning. CC BY-NC-SA Flickr user andres.thor And I wonder why the wrinkles keep getting deeper. So even though I anticipated feeling overwhelmed by all the crap I have to do while classes are in session, it never really keeps me from adding more…

July 8, 2011

Dear Neglected Blog,

I miss you so! I know I’ve been ignoring you since my fabulous trip to Chicago, but things have been quite busy here in Awesomeville.  The most recent development?  I gots my hurr did! What do you think? I cut eight inches off that mop, effectively ending my husband’s reference to my tresses as “barbarian…