D+ for Effort

So March isn’t over yet, but it’s almost over, so I thought it’d be a good time to go over my Winter list (January-March) and see how I did! Blog at least once a week- Yes! This is my last blog post to complete this goal! Finish my honors thesis draft by the end of … Continue reading D+ for Effort


2.5 Things

Two-and-a-half things from my list that I accomplished this week:   Be able to run 3 miles in 30 minutes. Go to the top of the Hoover Tower. Have a picnic at the Oval. Last week I realized I wasn’t doing enough things from my list. So last Thursday, after my last final of the … Continue reading 2.5 Things


I just went on thesaurus.com to look up a synonym for “poop.” Because when I was thinking of one word I could use to describe this week, the only word that could come to mind was “poop.” But I didn’t want to title this post “Poop.” I wanted to sound more mature, so instead, I … Continue reading Crap.

What it’s like to go for a jog. Outside. In public.

Here’s what it’s like:¹   I technically can’t cross number 3 off my list (Be able to run 3 miles in 30 minutes. And eventually go for a run outside, in public.) because I haven’t accomplished the first part of it yet, but I have done the second part. Many, many times, actually. In fact, … Continue reading What it’s like to go for a jog. Outside. In public.

Nature Adventure #2: Sea Kayaking and Sea Sickness

This Valentine’s Day Tony and I went on a weekend getaway to Mendocino, CA! Now I know what you’re thinking. You’re probably wondering to yourself, “Where the hell is Mendocino?” and to that I say, “I don’t really know, but I was there and it reminded me of how life must have been back in … Continue reading Nature Adventure #2: Sea Kayaking and Sea Sickness

Study Break: Kishi Bashi

Go to a concert!   I have a long history with Kishi Bashi. During freshman year, for our 4th-ish date, Tony wanted to surprise me with Of Montreal tickets because we had initially bonded over “liking” them on Facebook. So we took the Marguerite to the Caltrain and the Caltrain to the Millbrae BART Station … Continue reading Study Break: Kishi Bashi