Mo invited me to a meditation group this evening. Good timing. I'd been wanting to see Mo, and I've also had a lot of noise in my head. Mo says she does too. Bizarre. I'm surprised whenever I hear an amazing woman I know who looks like she has it all together concede that she … Continue reading bellows breathing in the basement
bob mertz fills my cup. i missed you, bobby.
I don't know how I received a scholarship this year. My undergrad GPA was 2.65, and I have misgivings about being smart enough to be in this program. The only reassurance I have is that the admissions team is smarter than me, so they must know what they're doing. (One day, everyone will find out … Continue reading A Prayer in Spring
Ohmygod, Modern Times. Charlie Chaplin is genius. You can not take your eyes off of him, when he sings in the Italian restaurant, and the assembly line scenes are laugh-out-loud funny. My heart feels so full. This may be the best movie ever.
Date night with Jenny and Saint Rich at The Pinhook. There was one person at the bar, when we got there, like when you make a reservation at a restaurant and show up to find the place empty. Who knew there'd be an opening band on a Sunday night? Saint Rich eventually played after opening … Continue reading Saint Rich @The Pinhook
I surfed the web tonight searching for answers like I was searching for Viagra, as if you can find this sh!t online. I thought about why it was so hard to leave my ex-boyfriend and surfed the web for the definition of commitment phobia and recommendations about love. After wasted time and much navel gazing, … Continue reading when you’re in love, how do you want to feel?
Today was contract law, standard deviation, and still missing Steve. Say three times: I'm happy for Steve. I'm happy for Steve. I'm happy for Steve. Now move on, Susan.
Last week we talked about incrementalism in Institutions and Values. Incrementalism is the practice of government agencies increasing their budget requests each year. There's no incentive to decrease spending, and legislators may find it easier to pass slightly larger budgets than to evaluate entire agency budgets anew. Our army classmate Adam contributed this experience: While stationed … Continue reading Shower taxes and the Army in Alaska