I regard creative opportunities in my courses as appropriate moments to gush about Chicago. Caution to all those who cross these waters. It’s like opening a can of worms.
I hate read aloud presentors. The quickest way to lose my attention is to begin with that droll monotone of an over-rehearsed, over-thought script. So for everyone’s sake, please lose the crutch and make some eye contact.
They say you die twice, one time when you stop breathing, and the second a bit...– unknown
dumpling hunt continues →
this is hilarious →
It is the greatest city in the greatest country. It is the most American of...– Mayor Rahm Emanuel, comparing Chicago and New York City
Just do it!– thesis advisor, on thesis deadlines
Jane's Walk →
I’ve been waiting the whole series for...
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If there’s anything I’ve learned from this [master’s] program,...– colleague, on the art of thesis procrastination
things I think about while running
1. food 2. what people are wearing 3. how bored I am 4. where the wind is coming from because it feels like it’s coming from every direction 5. names for my future pets 6. names for landmarks/turns on my route 7. whether or not I would like a dog like the one I just saw 8. I need to go to/stop at/find that landmark/museum/feature I just passed