This is my takeaway from John Stuart Mill

Finished my online ethics course! That was fun. Back to school tomorrow.

So I used to read a lot of fantasy…

Last week I stopped by the library to renew my library card, and ended up picking up something by Tamora Pierce. I’ve never read anything by her but I think she’s a popular YA author known for her strong female heroines. The book I picked up is called Trickster’s Choice and here’s the synopsis from Tamora … Continue reading

So much has happened in a year

Namely a change in perspective on the arts: “I value music (and the other arts) precisely for those parts of their expressive and emotive force which are unlike language, not part of a sign system, not even easily described in language.” James Anderson Winn, The Pale of Words In other news, I finished my thesis.

I have not blogged in a while.

Today brought with it the realization that I haven’t blogged for a while. I’ve been up to a lot of fun things lately since I got back to school. There’s never a shortage of stuff to do, and I’ve been busy having coffee meetings with various friends to talk about books, restaurant trips, and a … Continue reading

overly conscious about language?

I feel as though the more I read, the more self-conscious I feel about my speaking and writing. Is this normal?

an update on my life

School started last Tuesday, and since then, I haven’t had the chance to do any hardcore blogging. So far it’s been filled with meetings, trying to figure out my class schedule, and planning for graduate school and senior thesis. Yesterday: hung out with an English major friend who graduated this past spring. She has a … Continue reading