On the Infinite and Everything

On the Infinite and Everything

I thought the moment I passed my Master’s defense my brain would shutdown.

That it would pause for a little while before preparing to pick up the last bits of the semester–to finish teaching, grading, researching, and learning.

It would be like those movies where a nuclear bomb goes off and then the chilling moment of silence ensues as remnants of dust dance to the ground.

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On Being Thankful

On Being Thankful

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving, and all through the house……

Dad: Well, I’m not sure. *continues to prepare the meat*
Me: DAD! DAD THE CHEESE IS IN THE CANDLE!
Me: DAD IT’S ON FIRE.
Dad: The cheese is in the candle! *sings to the tune some random Christmas carol*
Me: DAD!
Dad: Oh…. oh! Whoops. Stupid candle.
Me: Totally the candles fault.

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