Posts Tagged ‘news’

He was probably the foreign leader with the greatest impact on my childhood. I remember when the Soviet Union collapsed, and how things changed. Most kids don’t hear stories of Solidarity as children (especially not as bedtime stories), but my brother and I were raised knowing that half of our heritage was being oppressed. So […]

I don’t know what to say. The shooting at Virginia Tech hit harder than I expected it to. I offer my heartfelt condolences to everyone at VT. Its very strange to me, I was listening to NPR today, both on the way to my meeting and then to class, and they were talking to students […]

on vacation…


Two weeks ago we went to Disneyland. And it was perfect. There’s nothing more we needed than to be able to behave like a bunch of five-year-olds and have it be perfectly normal, especially after having breakfast with Disney characters two mornings in a row. We’re going to Disney World next year; at least that’s […]

news and notes


Well, its official, I’m going back to the shop. *sigh of relief* I told the boss today at the end of the day, because there was no time before that. I’m mostly excited. I’m partly worried. But it’s good. They give me the flexibility to take classes when I need, and that’s really important. Vacation […]