Things I Hate

Each year at Gustavus seems to go faster and faster and knowing that this is my final year as a student and that I will be graduating in the spring is scary. I don’t have a job lined up yet, although I’m in the process of finding one, I hate not knowing for sure what I will be doing and… Read More


Is it alright to be bored? Do we always need to have some sort of mental stimulation? When was the last time you sat there and did nothing? I tried it today, just sitting there focusing on something on the wall. I did for maybe three minutes before it got really uncomfortable. Almost like there… Read More


My brother came to visit me this past weekend and he ended up getting as far as only 5 min away from campus when his car broke down.  I had to end up bringing him all the way back home at the end of the weekend and getting the Volvo towed.

Telling You Things

“The way they leave tells you everything” – Rupi Kaur – How could you write a character who is characterized only by their absence from the story and the way they left it? It’s weird how you feel nervous before seeing an old friend for the first time in awhile. Even if you’ve been communicating… Read More

Buffaloes, Saltine Crackers, and Existentialism

Band Name: The Modal Model of Memory One of my favorite things about the English language is that “Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo” is a grammatically correct sentence. German may have a word for every obscure emotion you might have, but Deutsch doesn’t have anything  on eight buffalo’s. I wonder sometimes about what… Read More