Last Friday, I had a conversation with some lovely humans (if you were one of them: I am happy to name you, but also respect that you may not want to appear in someone’s self-indulgent, meandering, and emotional diary entry). After we ended the call, the conversation kept turning over in my mind. Between then… Continue reading Things left unsaid: reflections on academia, aspirations, and accountability; or approximately 2100 words about heartbreak and failure
Well, the world is nothing like it was when I last wrote here. At the University of Washington, we wrapped up the final weeks of our winter quarter remotely. The official announcement of campus closures was made on my birthday. A rapid transition to remote courses for Spring (and later Summer), a statewide “Stay-at-Home” order,… Continue reading Three
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 Two
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!