Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas movies

This week I watched Twilight and Catching Fire back to back (Sunday night, Monday morning). What a bizarre pair of experiences. Twilight at home, with a lot of laughter and eye-rolling and analytical curiosity. I did not hate it at … Continue reading

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Birthday unimprovement

I said jokingly to a friend last month, “If I were going to make a New Year’s resolution, it might be to stop improving myself.” I always make a New Year’s resolution. It is always about self-improvement. Everything about this … Continue reading

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Cartoonified me, or, End of Term.

Last week, I was joking with a coworker about the predictability of the semester, from July’s utopian vision to late-October’s gloom feeding into early-November’s dark, cold, despairing overwork. “And how do you feel now?” she asked. I wasn’t sure. But … Continue reading

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