Last night, at the first class of a six-week introduction to sewing course I’m taking, I met someone who is just about to finish a PhD in mathematics. “Wow,” I said, “Everyone I know who is doing a PhD seems totally wrecked.”Read More
I don’t write a lot of Facebook statuses, so my Facebook Memories are mostly full of pictures of baked goods of yore. But every now and then I’ll get a glimpse of my younger self talking to people I haven’t seen in years, or being deliberately obscure. The other day, I saw a status from my university days in which I was informing everyone that the system for scheduling seminars had gone live, presumably so that I could try to ensure that my classes were populated with people I liked.
Grace Bruxner’s Meditation is basically about that.Read More