Yoga last night was *lovely*. It may be because I missed last week’s class, or because I spent yesterday from 930 to 530 talking through research papers with students and my body thought it would have to remain in that hunched over position forever. But I felt amazing when class was over, and I still… Continue reading spring morning sampler
Before I left for Cs, I got a rather frantic email from Abby, a PhD student who is stagnated in her program, unable to take the first bite out of that elephant: I am so afraid or unwilling to get started and I don’t totally understand why. I try to break it into do-able pieces.… Continue reading for abby: find a boss
I have returned from NYC in fine, if overstuffed, shape. I “ate my face off,” as the beloved running partner would say, the highlight being an amazing dinner marathon at McCormick and Schmick’s, where I was pretty much sure I’d died and gone to seafood heaven. And because I was too busy eating the whole… Continue reading jiggety jig
Well, in this case, “mama” is my good friend C, and the “zoo” is NYC for 4Cs, the hugest composition conference evar. It’s been a while since I’ve been to the big city. Nearly 10 years. Let’s hope it is kind to us. I plan to eat a lot of good food. Catch y’all on… Continue reading mama’s takin’ us to the zoo
Today was the last day of the show. 😦 But I still laughed out loud when he threw up scrabble tiles onto the board, because this is EXACTLY how I play. play_blip_movie_176756(); Little J and I will miss you, Ze.
Is my foul mood coming across properly in that title? Good. On a quick break from writing, I’m trying to assuage my weather-related depression (blizzard–yuk) with a some creative iTunes playlisting. Mexico (James Taylor) Carolina In My Mind (JT) California (Joni Mitchell) Get out the Map (Indigo Girls) Southland in the Springtime (IG) Oceano (Josh… Continue reading shitty shamrock
aerobil posts today about what she’s finished since the break began. What exactly have I done? Stayed home yesterday with a “sick” child (H complained of a stomach and head aches all day). Today, I drove little J to preschool and then proceded to be stranded because the truck would not start. Again. I walked… Continue reading the luck. it runneth out.