Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cradling Tea Cups and Polishing Trophy Kids

Dreaming about life after college, I often find myself fast-walking to the other side of crosswalk white lines as I tilt my chin skyward to gaze into perfect blue. The soundtrack is always something reminiscent of the Arcade Fire’s “Ready … Continue reading

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Thinking in Thoreau: A Journal Excerpt and Reflection

(The following is taken from an entry in my usually “personal” journal) 6/11/11 I took the GRE practice test today and felt like an idiot. I sat there staring at the screen and trying to come up with a concise, … Continue reading

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Prezi Part Two

After my first love affair with this innovative presentation tool, I’ve decided to continue to develop my “Prezi skills” in preparation for a presentation about my summer research that I am giving tomorrow. Doing this project has helped me to … Continue reading

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Robot Romanticism

Last Saturday I sat across from my Grandfather at a round table covered in checkered cloth.  Watching trains whir past outside of restaurant windows, conversation flowed easily as my family enjoyed a brunch of oatmeal, eggs, and french toast. With … Continue reading

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