Since arriving in London a few days ago, I have been swept away with the magic of this city. It is vibrant, diverse, spectacularly beautiful, and so strange. Of course, the best way to explore my new home is atop a bicycle, so on my first day in town, I hopped aboard a Boris bike (cycle … More My cycle-saturated move to London: Critical Mass London
Those of you who know me know that I do love my things. Earlier this year, I embarked on a minimalism challenge where I tried to get rid of some of the excess “stuff” that cluttered my apartment and life (which you can read about here, here, and here). Little did I know that that was … More Forced minimalism
It has been a month of goodbyes. It is a grey, drizzly morning as I board the train and roll away from the place I have called home for the past three years, and the people that made it a place I will not forget. Don’t get me wrong, I am so excited for this … More Saying goodbye
In an inspired moment of intense procrastination a few years ago, when struggling to write my thesis proposal, I crafted the following fake thesis proposal, to delight my fellow grad students who were similarly miring in the slog. My research objectives included: To examine the cross-sectional association between viral cat video viewing and measures of … More Viral cat video viewing has a moment in the sun!