Category Archives: Personal Goals, Realizations, & Seasonal To-Do Lists

It’s been a long time, now I’m coming back home; the typical New Year’s post

If you’re reading this at all, I applaud you and, as always, offer my apologies. I haven’t written anything here – and this is, in a sense, frightening – in over eleven months. Even more troubling is that fact that … Continue reading

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The customary New Year’s post

And again, so quickly, it is the final day of another year!  As much as most might expect me to be rather indifferent to so arbitrarily timed a change as this one, you’ll know if you read some previous posts … Continue reading

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A personal statement

I always feel this familiar, overwhelming, laughter-birthing giddiness – the one underlying all my earlier memories of digging through insect-ridden soil and cupping – or, sheltering – wriggling, determined, tiny movement-makers in my hands.  Of walking down suburban streets shrouded in … Continue reading

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On academia and the summer, or “Keeping in touch with your mind”

Prologue Eleven days of July have elapsed – we are well into the summer, then.  Interestingly, I feel that, this year, I needed this season.  Whilst most people eagerly anticipate every occurrence of July and August, I’m typically quite content … Continue reading

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People occasionally ask me why I tutor…

Words will always exceed pictures for me, but in brief… I like helping other people get past these.

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A summer bucket list of sorts

At long last, I’ve returned!  This year has been an especially hectic and unusually eventful one in both the positive and the negative senses of the term. My examinations and several subsequent festivities took place last week, and with their … Continue reading

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Can you say “Bye”?

Yesterday, I saw a baby learn his first lesson in loss. Onto the bus bounced a unit of energy – he, his young mother, and his red stroller.  Now, he sat, seemingly content, his pudgy feet dangling.  His blue eyes, … Continue reading

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