Archive for May, 2011

Ruminations on a rainy night

May 18, 2011

I haven’t abandoned this blog, despite appearances.  I must have written a dozen blog posts in my head, missives directed at this site, in the past several months, like letters to a lover light-years away.  You know they’ll never get there in time but you want to write them anyway, if for nobody but yourself.  Unfortunately my barriers weren’t time and space but an extraordinarily difficult, rewarding, frustrating, backbreaking, amazing semester.  I’m including not just academia but life in general.  I feel about 300 years old in multiple ways and perhaps 3 years old in all the ways that are important…