"Seeing the Elephant": Basketball
No basketball last Tuesday. Too many “team players” need to finish up their semester work. This is just what it’s like I guess.A reminder: when you don’t take the backwards turn, it hurts your friends. Also, I was able to go on a nice hour long walk this morning with my dog, because I did not have a care in the world and all of my classes are taken care of (save...
Literary Underpinnings →
In some way, Bachelder’s “Lessons in Virtual Photography” (Embedded at the bottom of this McSweeney’s link) is at the core of the Backwards Semester. It’s hard to express in words.
... Starting from the End
In Graduate School as in Life, I tend to ignore the journey in the interests of getting to my objective. The fastest and easiest path from point A to point B. Nothing fancy, just utilitarian. This may spoil the experience, but I maintain it frees my life from the shackles of deadlines, stress and in some ways responsibility. I work on my terms, not the system’s - even if I am admittedly...