crazy / Pop Culture / Uncategorized

Terrible Thoughts from the Past 24 hours

1. I graded 32 papers last night while I had John Carpenter’s The Thing on television as background noise. Of course, the movie distracted me in all of its nailbiting gory suspense. However, all I could think of at the moment was the fact that Keith David was in it, and I STILL have yet … Continue reading

Education / Work


  Let me get on the record here by stating that I absolutely detest Bertrude. Bertrude (aka Betrude the Rude, the Bertinator, Bertie Wertie, Bertrash, Bertroomhilda) is my office PC. She’s like the worst possible colleague one could have in academia. She is… …stubborn (refuses to do what is asked of her because “her” way … Continue reading