Category Archives: Senior Year

books are like bacteria

You can tell that you are a person who reads herself to sleep when most of what you clean off of your bedside table is a stack of books tall enough that you have to take it down the ladder in two bunches. That sentence has been sitting in my draft folder for two weeks, [...]

Playlist Ephemera

If you check out the playlist section in the sidebar, you’ll see that I’m up to date with the track listings from my monthly playlists. My notes and links are only done through say, September of 2007 or so, but I’m working to catch up on them. That’s the part that takes forever, so hold [...]

these are a few of my…things

So, it’s been a turbulent couple of weeks around here. I’m not going to go into it, the internet being a public forum and all, but no worries, I’m finding my feet again. However, I’m still pretty much operating at minimum functional capacity. I’m getting the vital stuff done, but everything on the list below [...]

If you get a minute, please head over here and vote for my charming friend Lauren O so that she can interview for an internship! I know it’s a totally strange way to decide interviews, but she’s super fly and totally deserves to get all employed up in that place.

BLINK! goes Kristof

I’ve been drafted to blog on the admit website in honor of the upcoming admit weekend here, which reminded me that I should really blog here also. The advantages of having your own site are many and myriad. For example, I am not required to keep my thoughts to a short list of ProFro appropriate [...]

I went to New York with the intention of taking lots of interesting pictures. Instead, I took one picture. This picture: Not exactly inspiring, is it? Yeah. The trip was totally awesome, though. You just can’t see photographic evidence.

Shining Examples

In an effort to maybe someday be able to do a respectable number of “big kid” pushups, I’ve been undertaking an exercise program with a couple of my suitemates. It’s about 30 minutes long, including warm-up and cool-down and is structured in circuits. 3 minutes of strength training, two minutes of cardio, and a minute [...]

Valentine’s Day, the Exhaustive Review Edition

For Valentine’s Day, we headed into San Francisco for a charming event called Writers With Drinks. The basic premise is that you put a variety of writers (and an amusing MC) on stage in a bar, give them free drinks, and see what comes out. There’s a five dollar cover, and there are very few [...]

A Post from the Stats

Every once in a while (as you who have been reading me faithfully for-boring-ever will remember) I like to take a look at the search engine referrals for this site. For the uninitiated, (get ready to be reminded how very very not private the internet is) basically, every website’s host stores a lot of information [...]


This quarter I have the first creative writing workshop of my Stanford career that is led by someone OTHER than my first poetry teacher, whom I seem to have minorly stalked through all of his course offerings over the past year. This quarter, class is led by Mark Doty, who is charming and wonderful in [...]