19 Resolutions for 2019

As the first day of 2019 comes to a close, I’m thinking about what I want to come of this year, Last year, I wrote up 18 Resolutions for 2018, and while I did not complete all of my goals, I don’t think I did too terribly. As I noted then, “New Year, New Me”…

On Writing Things Longhand

I have to say that finals week is pretty much the worst time to be recovering from a concussion, especially when there was the season finale of Doctor Who and I lack the willpower to not watch it. But point in fact, the crucial struggle here isn’t a lack of TV, but that I need…

On Belief and Reality

Two quotes came to me, from wildly different sources, within a fortnight of one another. The first occurred a few weeks back, when I went to the Boston show of the An Absolutely Remarkable Thing tour. Much to my chagrin, I can’t remember which Vlogbrother said this, but I wrote down in my notebook that…

On Reading

Specializing in the humanities is both a blessing and a curse, and never is that more apparent than in the case of how much reading I do. Sometimes, I feel like all I ever do in my life is read, and that is fine, good really, but can be quite exhausting. Normally I read fast,…

On Prioritization

One of the most (in)famous lines from the Harry Potter series takes place in the first book, where Hermione says “We could have been killed, or worse, expelled!” Ron’s equally (in)famous response from the movie is not actually in the book, but it I find it relevant to to topic of this post: “She needs…

A General Update

They say that time flies, but I didn't quite believe it until I woke up this morning and realized that we're already halfway through July. So much has happened in my life in the past few months that I feel as though I've got whiplash. So many good and bad things have happened since I…