“What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World”: The Role of Cynicism, Optimism, and Vulnerability

I really like the Decemberists. In case you missed it. I've realized that my recent blog posts, in addition to being few and far between tend to be on the ranting side. I'd like to attempt to rectify this without sinking into naivete, which is always the strange and probably self-inflicted balance I walk. Growing … Continue reading “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World”: The Role of Cynicism, Optimism, and Vulnerability

Just Keep Moving: The Battle of Helm’s Deep is Over, the Battle for Middle Earth has Begun

Haven't posted in a while. A lot has been going on. First, my job in the Hernandez lab has come to a close. Though as Dan informed us, the Hernandez lab is forever. He couched this in terms of rights and responsibilities. We receive free advice and willingly given letters of reference with the stipulation … Continue reading Just Keep Moving: The Battle of Helm’s Deep is Over, the Battle for Middle Earth has Begun