Our cat passed away two weeks ago. I find myself still trying to find her around the house. Her vet called today, asking how we were doing. The truthful answer: it’s so weird. We have a lot of travel planned over the next 8 months and it’s so weird to not have to worry about… Continue reading Two Weeks Later
Month: November 2015
Exercise: because I have to
I hate to exercise. I resent the whole time I spend doing it. I don’t get that endorphin high — I’m convinced it’s a myth. But I really must exercise. My back and my feet need a certain amount of core maintenance. My ego requires me to stay a certain size. I want to lose at… Continue reading Exercise: because I have to
Yale: it’s not just “free speech vs. safe spaces”
I’m cutting and pasting from comments I made on Facebook earlier this week… This isn’t about coddled students. This is a pissing contest between admin and faculty, where students ended up in the crosshairs. The IAC email was a reminder to not be a jerk; Christakis’ response distorted that into a 1st Amendment issue. Let’s… Continue reading Yale: it’s not just “free speech vs. safe spaces”
More adventures in solo dining, OKC edition
I really only have time for one more meal in Oklahoma City, breakfast. So I’m at one of the top breakfast spots, Kitchen No. 324. That, dear friends, is a scratch biscuit with chorizo gravy and a poached egg. I’m a happy camper!
The joys of dining alone
I’m traveling more for work, which means lots of dining solo. I’m a hermit by nature, but I try to fight that when traveling alone so that I don’t get too lost in my head. So tonight I’m in Oklahoma City, staying in a neighborhood called Bricktown. My restaurant choice this evening, West, is based… Continue reading The joys of dining alone
What’s on my mind this morning?
So I’m going to start off again by just typing whatever comes to me, whenever it comes to me… a bit like Facebook status updates. Maybe then I can keep this up. I need to catch a flight this afternoon! Am I fully packed? Should I book the flights I’ve been thinking about buying for… Continue reading What’s on my mind this morning?
Long time, no see
Okay, it’s been a while. But there’s stuff that I have on my mind, on topics ranging from racial tensions on college campuses to airline miles to interior design to whether I should root my Nook tablet. This seems like the right spot to spill.