Soundtrack in my head: The Polyphonic Spree, "We Crawl" geralt / Pixabay Community living doesn't automatically happen just by sticking a bunch of people into the same house. Depending on who lives in the house, people might interact all the time or hide in their respective rooms and rarely come out. Moving into a co-op … Continue reading talking about community living–where are we?
Soundtrack in my head: Beat Happening, "Indian Summer" I don't know what it is about this fall's "Indian Summer" but there's something about it that seems, well...strange. Brief spells of summer-like weather in October or even November aren't unusual. Perhaps it's because this year's Indian Summer is so cloudy as to be gloomy. Might it … Continue reading funny, i don’t remember “Indian Summer” being this creepy
Soundtrack in my head: Love, "Maybe The People Would Be The Times or Between Clark & Hilldale" Now they're giving me the steering wheel at my social work internship. I am now the proud manager of my own small caseload--three "consumers" or "clients" for whom I'll be taking primary responsibility. I probably shouldn't get too … Continue reading my own caseload
Soundtrack in my head: The Primitives, "Spin-O-Rama" I knew it...but...it's now official. I'm in the hell year of the four-year part-time graduate program at UW's School of Social Work. Our program director even confirmed it. I knew it was going to be crazy when I saw that we would be enrolled for seven graduate credits … Continue reading hell, year…
Soundtrack in my head: Green Day, "American Idiot" geralt / Pixabay We're down to less than sixty days before the finish of the chest-beating, truth-twisting, anything-but-informative ritual know as the American presidential election and the respective political conventions. As a both a Bahá'í and the holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, I'm a … Continue reading everything we know about politics is wrong (spitting out the political conventions kool-aid version)
The stomach flu epidemic started on Saturday afternoon right at the end of class when I started feeling nauseous. I attributed it to hunger, as I remember having a similar feeling a couple of weeks before at about the same time. I met a few friends for drinks. Someone ordered a nacho potato thing with, … Continue reading stomach flu sweeps through co-op house, seven ill