I done canceled my ticket to Israel. Got a hefty fee but hey that’s international travel. Now it’s on to deciding where exactly I’m going within the next year. A few ideas on the table are: Paris since I haven’t been there for almost a decade and to visit Hannah Japan some time early next… Continue reading Gettin things done
Funeral was intensely pleasant. Saw family and friends I was long overdue to see, shared good stories, and presented what is now basically a shrine to my stepmom – our house. It’s full of cards, flowers, and laptops showing Betty slideshows – that’s temporary – but the pictures, her furniture, her books, her decorations, her… Continue reading Home
Hello Internet friends, new and old. Today I am heading home to San Rafael for the weekend and totally paying tribute to my stepmom. Will be seeing my uncle, cousins, Betty’s family, family friends, etc. Certainly nice to see all of them after so much time. But today also marks Part 1 of Get The… Continue reading Funeral Funhouse
I am planning on moving from Seattle to San Rafael! So here’s my deal. I am flying twice to California this month. Once for Betty’s funeral (next weekend), and once for spring break (on the 19th). Both times I expect to fill two suitcases with ITEMS. That might take care of something like half of… Continue reading Movin'
Next quarter is academically weird. I’m only taking one three-credit class, and auditing another one. Overall, it’s 4 hours of instruction per week, and probably the same amount of outside-of-class work. That will leave me a LOT of time to do… something else, I guess. Hopefully get a job. But I’m having some second thoughts… Continue reading Should I do it.
My stepmom died early this morning. My sister’s blog has an obituary.
This weekend, despite voting and gaming with friends and going shopping with other friends and attending a friend’s recital and friendsfriendsfriends I’m still feeling pretty neglected and lonely right now. Also I feel pretty incompetent because I bombed a midterm today and I’ve just been thinking about my path as a grad student and just… Continue reading Locked because employers are looking… (actually who cares – unlocked)
My Stepmother’s Brain Cancer My sister Lily is an incredible writer, and she’s planning on blogging about my stepmom and her condition. Read up on what she’s written so far, and subscribe if you can. Like I said, I’m quite removed from the situation so I really won’t be able to provide many updates. Er…… Continue reading My sister's blog