Month: November 2010

it’s an experience going to someone else’s house for a holiday gathering. often a boring experience, sometimes a drunk experience (finally!), rarely a profound experience. as thanksgivings go, this one was likely immemorable, just like every other one. i think we lack a large and diverse enough family to make gatherings exciting. the men titter over beer, the women cook…

just to follow up on the post from forever ago, the book in question, the rembrandt affair, was predictably excellent. or excellently predictable. both apply, really, where daniel silva is concerned. on the other hand, this week i read the remains of the day. now there is a fantastic, literate book. ostensibly, it’s about the butler of a great english…

life is less dire than the previous post made it seem. only one more “real” week of law school, so i really shouldn’t be complaining. and this editing gig is giving mad boosts to my confidence – the professor likes what i do! he thinks it could be a real job! he might sell my services around! huzzah! so there’s…

my intention is to spend less and less time thinking about or dealing with law school until exams, at which point i will blow them off and be done with this chapter of my life. yet, like the greedy time-suck that it is, law school keeps drawing me back in, assigning new and bigger projects that i simply can’t skip…

halloween and st. patrick’s day are like christmas for college students. a chance to dress up (or down, as is generally the case), a chance to get really, terrifically drunk, and a chance for parties to encompass more than just the specific day of the holiday. in fact, this year, i’m pretty sure only a small handful of people actually…