January 2nd, 2013. Today’s a pretty big day for me. Like. Huge, even.
I finally got that goddam bullshit promotion. Which probably sounds worse than it is. Because it’s a hugely good thing to have happen in my life.
But it’s been a really long time since you’ve looked in to my life. And I’ve been through quite some stuff. And so this is huge and everything I’ve been working toward/for the past couple years, but I don’t sound superpumped about it.
And that’s unfortunate. Because I am. I’m totally into the fact that I earned–for myself–a rung up. I’m incredibly proud of my persistence. S’a long time to work hard with no known concrete conditions, no contract, nothing more than verbal pining. And I totally, totally did it. Read More…
Whoa it’s been a while. And quite a bit is happening this campaign season, yeah?
That Akin guy’s a mess. Nobody in the GOP wants him to stick around. Everybody in the GOP thinks he should step down for his country. Yet he both won’t step down and has opened up a stupid pointless meaningless controversy. You know how I know it’s moot? THE WHOLE GOP HAS CALLED FOR HIM TO STEP DOWN.
I’ve come up with how my mother is brilliant. But it’s long and complicated. Of course it is. I’ve been watching Fringe.
So I’ve been thinking a lot about choices and consequences and alternate universes and literary naturalism and its inherent opposition to free will and if any of that has anything to do with existentialism. And also I’ve been thinking about empathy and its relation to needs and wants.