Monthly Archives: July 2014

violations

my biggest accomplishment today was becoming invisible on LinkedIn. for some  reason, i felt liberated, uplifted, fleet of foot, the full weight of non-anonymity lifted from my shoulders. for some reason, LinkedIn feels creepier than Facebook. Maybe because Facebook is … Continue reading

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over/under/thinking

last night’s piano lesson was a catastrophe from the get-go. i had not practiced in over 2 weeks and i probably should have cancelled because lessons tend to go very poorly and are are extremely extremely difficult when i don’t practice. … Continue reading

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feedback loop

my latest video

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intentionally blank

today I found a letter in my mailbox from my health insurance company, which always feels ominous. But there was only this one page in the envelope, which feels even more ominous. what could this possibly mean? they made it … Continue reading

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n/a

in pursuit of my mission to commit every possible mistake a person can make as a job candidate… i offer the latest episode. at last week’s conference, i was contacted by somebody from a company that researches “authoritative” blogs and then … Continue reading

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a visitation

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interviewing the librarian, part II

how could i forget to mention… the film students also asked if I could offer any words of wisdom (for them)? Again, I drew a blank. Who knows how long that lasted? Maybe 10-15 minutes. maybe an hour. Then I recommended that … Continue reading

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interviewing the librarian

today at work, i was interviewed by 2 film students who had an assignment to “interview the librarian.” I guess they wanted to know how I came to be the person they do not know at all today. I told … Continue reading

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Fleeing Las Vegas

Miraculously landed on the earth at O’Hare airport from my flight from Las Vegas where I had spent 3 days and 3 nights to attend a conference. During the final harrowing 3 hours of the flight, the pilot repeatedly announced … Continue reading

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