It begins, as most things begin, with a song.

The idea of music’s power is deeply ingrained into daily living, from ideas about what we get from the musical experience, to fears about its pervasiveness, to our creation myths. I’m somewhat obsessed with the idea of a¬†sung¬†creation myth, where it is not merely the words that “speak” everything into being, but the tune. Think … Continue reading

This is my takeaway from John Stuart Mill

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

The next thing

Current life checklist: GRE Literature (tomorrow). I don’t feel ready at all, especially after reviewing last night. Student performance (tonight). See above. Resume Send GRE results to schools Send out recommender forms (this weekend??) Personal statement revisions. LOTS. Writing sample (UGHH) It’s kind of hard keeping everything in order. I still have to figure out … Continue reading

Protected: Sorry for all the negativity.

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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?