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real life – A Pixelated Mind

Remedial Life

I’ve had a strange feeling for the past few years. It’s a weird feeling of deep unease and unhappiness. It’s not depression – I know depression. It’s more like the feeling a detective in a film noir gets as they…

Recurrent conversation topics

If given free reign with a person of similar interests/background/sense of humor, what conversation topics would be most likely to come up? That question randomly popped into my head because Emily, a graduate student in philosophy, remarked how she always…

Life Buddies

We have gym buddies, we have drinking buddies, and we have shopping buddies. I want a life buddy. Someone to remind me to work toward my goals and to motivate me daily. I think, ideally, best friends or life partners…

I’m a doctor!!!

Sources: Back to the Future, the Muppets, Inspector Gadget, Dr. Dolittle, Fantastic Four, Dr. Dre, Frankenstein, Tombstone, Doc Hollywood, House M.D., Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-long Blog, the Cosby Show, Dr. J, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Indiana Jones, Dr. Katz, Dr. Kevorkian, the Fugitive, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Silence of the Lambs, Mega Man, the Watchmen, Doc Martens, Dr. Mario, Star Trek, Dr. McNinja, the Simpsons, James Bond, Spider-Man, the Doctor Oz Show, Candide, Dr. Pepper, Dr. Phil, M*A*S*H, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Sonic the Hedgehog, 30 Rock, Doctor Strange, Dr. Strangelove, Dr. Seuss, Ghostbusters, Venture Bros., Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Who, X-Men, Planet of the Apes, Dr. Zhivago, and (now) me.

Dear freaders, When I started this blog, I was a lowly 19-year-old college student from New Mexico. In that time, I’ve lived in Australia, Seattle, and North Carolina, I’ve had a half-dozen jobs, and I’ve gone through graduate school. As…

Help choose my new middle name!

I have never had a middle name. And now that I’m 29, I think it’s about time to fix that. So I am going to legally change my name. Here are the best options thus far: Linneaus/Linneo1 Buckminster Maxwell/Maximiliano Ampersand/Interrobang…

Life Block

I am really good at starting projects. Insanely good. I will have lots of awesome ideas and go super far with them in the first week. I tell people, “you could make a fortune by following me around and finishing…

11101

It’s my golden birthday right now. Hard to be more meaningful than that. I was born 29 years ago right now on May 29, 1985. Snapshot of my life: I am moving out of my lovely house to move in…

Halifax

Dear freaders, When I started this blog, back in 2004, I lived in New Mexico. Since then, I’ve lived in Sydney, Seattle, Mexico City, and now Durham. Now I’ve accepted a postdoctoral position in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sooo… this blog…