I have officially finished my first quarter of grad school! Now, grades aren’t in yet, but all finals have been completed and turned in to their various professors. Since I now have a glorious three weeks off, I wanted to take a look at how my Fall Quarter went, before the notorious Winter Quarter begins. … More Grad School: First Quarter Wrap-Up
It’s been awhile…I’d use the excuse that life got crazy except it isn’t true. I stopped writing because life got boring, and it’s just now getting crazy again. I have officially begun grad school. The first week just ended. And let me just say, this is the first time in my life that I have … More Where to start?
Lesson number one: When hiking in summer, especially on a trail that ascends close to 800 feet very quickly, you should always bring water. Otherwise, you may feel slightly less than optimal. This was me about halfway through our hike. Contrast that with a picture of Leo…. Who appears to still be able to stand … More Hiking in SoCal
I am a perfectionist. A dyed-in-the-wool, anxiety-disorder having, panic attack having perfectionist. I hate the term perfectionist. It always felt to me that it mplied uptight, stick-in-the-mud, desiring of everything in it’s proper place and lined up magazines. Whereas my perfectionism takes the form of being so afraid of messing things up, that I won’t … More Perfection