Hell Anyone? (Midterms)

“Mid-terms have now stretched to basically 5 or 6 weeks (almost half the semester), and consist of little more than hell. And, on top of it all, we have to go class and try to keep up on our daily class work and readings. I am not super-man! I am not even She-ra! I am Barney on the Super-Hero-meter right now. I am nothing but a lowly student trying to…

Why I am a Bad Correspondent

“When the novel comes to an end, I feel a certain letdown, a loss of contact. It is natural to want to recapture that feeling by reading other works by the same author, or by corresponding with him/her directly. All of this seems perfectly reasonable—I should know, since I have had these feelings myself! But it turns out to be a bad idea.” Neal Stephenson –Why I am a Bad…