Well, the world is nothing like it was when I last wrote here. I followed the novel coronavirus with concern and grief for the lives lost and the suffering endured in Wuhan throughout January, but could never have imagined that by late February, the Puget Sound region would become the first documented site of community… Continue reading Wrapping up the first academic year
I had really meant to maintain a regular journal last Autumn but to be perfectly candid: my first quarter of graduate school was rough and I felt locked in a constant struggle to keep up with much of anything. I did begin writing a few times and I’m glad for the record and reflections, but… Continue reading Winter update
I’m a collector of words; maybe some of them will be a beacon. I hope to continue updating this. “So you must wake up every morning knowing that no promise is unbreakable, least of all the promise of waking up at all. This is not despair. These are the preferences of the universe itself: verbs… Continue reading You live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got; or, some words (from other people) about hope
Originally, my plan was to create a blog just to document “Bread Science Weekend” experiments, but I’ve decided to try this new thing where instead of writing only for myself (or only for a very small group of pre-screened friends and family and Facebook’s “On this Day” feature), I produce a shared record of my… Continue reading Hello, world!