Weekly Reads: Puppies, Cigarettes, and Japanese BBQ

Good reads from the past week including some puppies, some evil cigarettes, and a Japanese Barbecue tattoo.

You have the same hours in a year as Beyoncé

‘Tis the season for resolutions, but if your resolution is to be as productive as Beyoncé, I have some bad news for you. But at least you can try?

At Semester’s End – A Year in Review

Recently I’ve had a few conversations that have really put in perspective how crazy this year has been … Continue Reading

Excursions: Making Meaning of Yourself

Very rarely do I celebrate myself. Sing myself. Very often do I cry in public places like museums. … Continue Reading

Losing Your Data and Other Atrocities

One day long ago, I lost a USB flash drive on my way to class. A 20 page … Continue Reading

Lessons Learned in Therapy: Procrastination

I’ve been going to therapy a bit, and it’s helped me a lot. I want to share with you what I’ve learned on procrastination.

Final Fantasy X and the Choice I Regret

A decision I made in a video game over 10 years ago still haunts me today. Here’s what it said about me then, and now.

5 Strange Joys of a First Year Doctoral Student

Here are five things that I’m really digging about my first semester of doctoral studies…

Mi mundo + aos 27 anos : My World at 27 Years Old

I turn 27, and take a quick look back on the year I left behind.

My Favorite Song: (How Could Anybody) Feel At Home by Open Mike Eagle

Open Mike Eagle evokes a feeling of listlessness in his song, “(How Could Anybody) Feel at Home.” A feeling I try to evoke as well.