Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Civil Wars


I do so love this band.  Check ’em out. They’re awesome. This song is my current favorite.  Don’t know why.  Can’t explain.  But my response is something resembling catharsis: I wanna leave you I wanna lose us I wanna give … Continue reading

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Some Things, Edition the First


Prepare thyself for hurriedly written disjointedness: I just shared a first draft of a paper with a peer review group…  And by first draft, I mean absolute first complete draft. Usually when I have to share a first draft, I … Continue reading

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Faithful silent witnesses of heartbreaking frustrations


Yeah.  That’s what I’ll call us.  Myself and a woman in a (veerrry pretty) purple hijab standing at the bathroom sink witnessing a heated conversation between two girls about their pregnant friend.   “I don’t understand why she can’t just … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an English class tid bit


“Good relationships may take work, but unfortunately, when it comes to love, trying is always trying too hard: work doesn’t work. Play is what works. In fact, when you are working at it you know it has gone wrong, that … Continue reading

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Running on Adrenaline and Hope and Random Stuff


Prelude (I don’t know the relevant literary term right now, so this’ll do, and oddly it fits)- I’ve been working on the thoughts for this for a few weeks and they’re at the point where they’re words now. Which is … Continue reading

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