Archive | October, 2006


I’m surrounded by books, trying to write a paper. Instead, I can only think about my Brand. New. Shoes. Very 1940s line. Shiny patent leather. White trim. A touch mod. Only drawback is the round toe, but that just draws more attention to the brill heel. The Spanish Inquisition needs to work to compete with […]

I’m secretly terrified that I’m genuinely burnt out rather than the just temporarily burnt out condition that I have assumed. I love history. I love teaching. I love the life of a professor. Do I want to go to school for another six to seven years, rack up a couple hundred thousand in debt, and […]

Names of Make Believe

1. YOUR SPY NAME: (middle name and current street name) Damaris Weller 2. YOUR MOVIE STAR NAME: (grandfather/grandmother on your dad’s side, your favorite candy) Augusta Chocolate 3. YOUR RAP NAME: (first initial of first name, first three or four letters of your last name) L-Jo 4. YOUR GAMER TAG: (a favorite color, a favorite […]


53 Days Until I’m in Kansas City and Guzzling Tea Whilst Waiting for My Plane to South America. That’s 53 days to finish 8 papers. goodness gracious.