Monthly Archives: February 2013

Nailed It.

A few days ago, a wrote a post suggesting that some (and once again, I must stress, by no means all ) opponents of increased gun-control measures appeared to be suffering from something akin to castration anxiety. This provoked some … Continue reading

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Victory At Last

I spent pretty much all of last week preparing for yesterday’s thesis defense, culminating in a “practice run” which took place last Friday afternoon. I had originally intended to deliver this exclusively to a group of my fellow graduate students, … Continue reading

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Day Reckoned.

I will provide you, my dear readers, with the full story sometime tomorrow, once I sober-up to the point of coherence. However, suffice it to say that I am now a Master of Science. …And a particularly auspicious four hundredth … Continue reading

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Day of Reckoning

I am off now to finally defend my thesis. I would ask you to wish me good luck, but really, so long as I don’t have extraordinarily bad luck, I think I should be fine. “Return with your shield or … Continue reading

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The Appreciation of Fiction

The truth is that prior to about four years ago, I didn’t really have very much in the way of life experience. I lived at home (as I had always done), had few friends, never dated, and kept to myself … Continue reading

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My Superstition

I’m doomed for my Thesis Defense on Monday. Of course, I always say this beforehand about everything, and not once have I ever actually been doomed, but the past is not a predictor of the future, and this time, I … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Arguments I Have Ever Heard

I should be preparing for my defense, but honestly, I feel like I would be ready to go right now if I had to do so, and endlessly rehashing the same information is hurting my brain. So instead, I’m going … Continue reading

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