That Time of Year

Like many of my fellow human beings, I love assigning significance to arbitrary dates. For many of us, the last one of those dates was Christmas, and next up is New Year’s Eve. There’s nothing inherently special about December 31 and January 1, or even about midnight, that sets them apart from other dates and…

Wtf

So this is the post about ending the semester and turning twenty that I promised last week. I’m writing at an interesting time, in between several endings and beginnings. The semester, my teen years, and 2015 are all coming to an end, but I have next semester, my young adulthood (!!), and 2016 to look…

(Glen)Walk with Me

This week is a big week. The semester is winding down through that strange, stressful process that is finals, and my twentieth birthday is on Friday. It’s a lot to think about, and I certainly have a lot to say about it, just not now. I don’t have quite enough time to get out all…

The Next Best Stress Reliever (after food and puppies)

As I stand here, on the cusp of the last week of classes, with a veritable pile of tests and assignments standing between me and winter break, it occurs to me that now is the perfect time for a pep talk. And, since I have a blog (Is it time to start referring to myself…

Moving Right Along

If you read my last post, you would know that last week I went home for Thanksgiving break. Since I don’t have a car and go to school too far from home to be easily picked up, I went home by bus. I took one of the last seats on the bus, up front by…