Miscellanea

I have a few quick stories that don’t really fit into any other categories, so I’m just going to lump them all together and call it miscellanea (the noun form of miscellaneous, not just something I made up). First, one thing that I find amusing pretty much every day is the age difference between the…

Belated…

So I definitely fail at doing things when I say I’m going to do them. I have two posts that I’ve been meaning to write up and post, one about the weather, and another about the extra-curricular activities I’m a part of, or that I’m going to be a part of. While the weather is…

Catching Up. Again.

So, I could spend a little while apologizing for the lack of posting. I think the last time I posted here was sometime in November? Wow, that’s a long time. Alright, I am sorry for not getting anything out to you guys in that time. I have a couple of excuses—more like explanations—but I figure…

My First Week

Working from the other side of the desk in academia is definitely a head trip. I recently wrote in an email to an ex-professor of mine that I have a new sense of respect for faculty and staff during the start of a semester because this shit be crazy. Patience and the ability to keep…

First Working Days

So, getting started at a new job, I’ve heard, is always something of an ordeal. Getting to meet your co-workers/colleagues, experiencing the dynamics of an office (or what have you), figuring out how to bring enough food for lunch without seeming like a fatass…etc. There are a lot of factors that go into the optimum…