I watched a video with Dan Rather and Richard Edelmen this week (well, I watched a little bit, but mostly was listening to it like a podcast - it's a bit lengthy). Jeremy Skule hosted the two for a discussion on the current trustworthiness of media. Basically, it is at an all time low. There … Continue reading The Whats and Whys of an RT Blog
Now, moments of clarity when I started to understand a bit more about the housing crisis. Mood: ominous clouds on a highway. I watched The Big Short last night, on Thanksgiving ironically enough. Why ironic? Well, if you haven't seen the movie (which is also morbidly humorous), it's about the housing crisis. You know, that period … Continue reading Takeaways from the Great Recession
Seeing as I now write for The Mighty and The Odyssey in addition to this quiet corner of mine, I'll probably be cross-sharing more. Hopefully it's not seen as laziness; if I write something, I now have three disjointed arenas I'm considering, and I'd like to try and have all my original work at a … Continue reading When Post-Grad Isn’t What You Pictured
I was here. Probably sweating, possibly tipsy, and definitely screaming with everyone else each time we (frequently) screwed up a play, handed our opponent a gentle first down, or left every door in the house open for the other team to rush 70 yd to a touchdown right in front of the student section (how's … Continue reading Three years ago today..
What do these two things have in common? First, my realization that narcolepsy had turned into this cold, lonely, and heavy weight attached to me. And second, there's a whole lot I don't want others to see in regards to how much I'm struggling with this darn thing. At my follow-up appointment with a … Continue reading Chronic illness and icebergs
Since I've been diagnosed with narcolepsy, I've not taken the time to fully process it. Sure, I experience it everyday. I live in a constant state of "I'm tired," without knowing what that really means. Is my tired really more tired than your tired? Aren't we both as tired as we feel? I shouldn't be … Continue reading Narcolepsy is everything I’m not