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I just stopped believing in happy endings

listening: stray italian greyhound, vienna teng

Unusually, I haven’t taken to my bed yet, even though it’s ten to seven and I’m mystery-ailing away. When we got home from Edmonton today, everything smelled (but The Fellow seems to have cleared up that water-main-related issue) and I just wanted to be on the couch with the Scentsy giving off a very nice praline and apple pie scent. 243 more words

On busyness and striving for balance

This semester has been rather hectic for me, hence my lack of blogging. Why? Mostly because of a combination of field season and flipping Intro Bio. 782 more words

Navel Gazing

Be who you are.

Having reached the Methuselah-esque age of 48, I’ve learned a thing or two. I expect I’ll learn a few more before it’s all over, but so far the biggest lesson that has managed to sink into my thick skull is to let go of being who others want you to be, and to be who you truly are. 541 more words

Blog Posts

Welcome to the Geneva Symmetry Group!

This will be the website for the Geneva Symmetry Group, an interest group in the philosophy of physics at the University of Geneva run by me, Christian Wüthrich. 28 more words

Navel Gazing

A Good Day

Today was a good day.

I had problems with my run last night and was feeling a bit sorry for myself this morning. Luckily, I had already made plans to run with a group who calls themselves the Goldilocks crew – not too fast and not too slow. 142 more words

Training

A week from now...

A week from now, most of us in the US will be gathering with family for the annual feast. Thanksgiving is a holiday that is fraught with emotional baggage. 563 more words

Blog Posts

Real talk about blogging and writer's block

I’ll just come straight out with it: I am dealing with a wicked case of writer’s block.  It’s been going on for about five or six months now, and it’s evident by the fact that my blog has been updated a handful of times in that time period.  1,521 more words