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Moving In

I always imagine that moving is going to be something akin to a sequence. A series of steps in which boxes are created, transported, and piled up in the new location. Perhaps if one belongs to the economic stratum that can afford to hire professional movers (or is a member of the Armed Forces), this […]

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After today, the next time I round I’ll be writing orders.

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Capellini

Last week I went to Trader Joe’s to acquire provisions for my stay in Ohio. One of the supplies I need to get is pasta, specifically, spaghetti, so I can make delightful spaghetti with lemon and basil. This Trader Joe’s is of course laid out a little bit different from my local one, so it […]

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Scheduled (Dis)Appointment

There’s no easy way to say this: No matter the Match outcome, a lot of people I love and care about are going to be disappointed. Chances are that if you’re reading this, you have a place in mind you’re hoping I’ll end up. Because my economic class dictates that I can only live in […]

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Majority Rules

Obama wins an absolute majority of the popular vote, the first time a Democrat has done that since FDR. Including plurality wins, Democrats have won the popular vote in five out of the past six elections.

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America Wins Again

We’re ready to move forward.

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PhD Candidate!

Yesterday I presented and defended my PhD thesis. Spoiler: I passed! I’m now a PhD candidate, meaning that the only thing standing between me and my first doctorate…is more than a year of dedicated research. It’s kind of a big deal, as they say, so I’m going to allow a bit of self-satisfaction. A big […]

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Waiting for Dark Knight Rises

J was tired so we put her to bed while we are waiting in line. I’ve been excited about this movie for ages! Saw the first movie this afternoon in preparation.