Yesterday a friend asked how I was doing. I said, “Well, I’m depressed, but you know, I’m okay.” We agreed that that was the best way to sum up the experience of grad school. Then we made crêpes.
Add to all this my YES on seeing the shelf of candy corn at the grocery store today. I have my pumpkin-caramel hand soap and my bag of candy corn and my Halloween-costume plans, and it feels pretty good.
Bears, “Please Don’t”
I’m not checking out, I’m just trying not to think out loud.
I apologize that this tumblr has been BMO-heavy in recent days, but this gif is very aspirational for me right now. (The ice block is the conference paper I’m writing.)
Tom Wolfe on graduate school, New York magazine, February 14, 1972