Reflections on the Past Week: 8/27/17

Not much to say about this week; mostly work and exhaustion. After the events of Columbus, Lafayette, and ComSciCon-Chicago, I needed 2 days to completely recuperate. And by that, I mean going to bed earlier from being so tired (Wait, you thought I meant actually recuperate? As in take the days off? Please. What do… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Week: 8/27/17

Reflections on the Past Summer

So I’m sitting here, at a check-in table, waiting for the graduate students to arrive to a conference on communicating science (ComSciCon Chicago 2017), and I’m thinking that this might be a good time to reflect on the summer and my projection of my career and life. Last year, I was an attendee at the… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Summer

A Lack of Thought

I recently got a smartphone. My first ever smartphone. As a mid-range millennial, that may be a shock to some people. We’re all supposed to be hyper-connected social media addicts. But I was one of the last holdouts. Not for any philosophical reason, but because I just didn’t find it necessary. My phone was mostly… Continue reading A Lack of Thought

Reflections on the Past Week: 1/22/17

With regards to what has happened over the past two days (and what will likely continue as an ongoing saga), I cannot add anymore to the outrage. The wrongness of this executive order has been said many times and more eloquently by many more people than anything I could say. If I do have to… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Week: 1/22/17

Reflections on the Past Week: 1/15/2017

So remember how I said last week how I hated not getting anything done? I didn’t get much done this week. And yet…I don’t feel like shit? It’s strange. Usually I feel terrible for not doing anything. I almost always have a fear that I’m perpetually falling behind everyone, in every aspect. Whenever I don’t… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Week: 1/15/2017