Week 4 in Bloomington

Life has settled into a routine: I go to the farmer’s market every two weeks, go buy groceries once a week every Monday, go to the libraries (public and school) every Sunday, and so on. The routine may not be the most exciting, but it’s comforting. Grad school is going well — hard to believe … Continue reading

life changes

Ever since I graduated, I haven’t been in one place for more than a few weeks. The day after graduation, I was on a plane to Taiwan, where I spent three weeks seeing relatives, eating, and sightseeing. I came back a bit more than a week ago. This Wednesday, I’m leaving for Indiana to scout … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution?

I resolved to make a more concentrated effort to blog this year. Last school year, it was blogging more or less once a month, a few sentences each time. Wonder why I fell off the bandwagon… but during the summer I blogged twice a week during good weeks? I also said I’d read 50 books … Continue reading

old dispensation

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. It’s January 1st, and like Eliot said, “next year’s words await another voice.” At this time last year, I was thinking about my thesis. At this time the thesis is finished, and I still have three schools to apply … Continue reading

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

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