Tag Archives: Literature

How I Conceptualize My Life

I have a (potentially bad) habit of conceptualizing my life through fiction. This is probably an artefact of having spent so many years prior to transition feeling like I was watching someone else’s life on TV, but I’m afraid it … Continue reading

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Have I Got My Head On Backwards?

This is a bit complicated and tentative, but I’m going to try to work this out in writing, so with or without your permission, I am going to try to do so here on my blog. So: As you know, … Continue reading

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The Next Exciting Phase of My Career

Frustrated by my near-complete lack of success with job-hunting, I have turned my attention to the longer term. Specifically: grad school. I’m going back. Probably for September of 2014–hopefully no later–but I’ve decided that that’s what I want to do. … Continue reading

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Am I Being Stupid?

One of the things that first attracted me to the Space Studies Program was its inter-disciplinarity. I liked the idea on paper, but in practice I figured that it would be lip-service and that the bulk of the program would … 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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Some Thoughts on the Future

I think I’m done with Physics now. The process of my Master’s Degree has left me feeling disenchanted. For the last several years, I have felt like a cog in a vast machine–and not a particularly necessary cog either. Beyond … Continue reading

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Terrible Books You Had To Read In School

My post a few days ago seems to have tapped into a rich vain of frustration amongst my readers. It has also left me curious: what was the single worst work of fiction you were ever compelled to read (by … Continue reading

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