Delusions of Grandeur
Little frum girl moves to Southern California and imagines she can have it all—life devoted to Torah, education, Ph.D., family (eventually), career, and then some ...
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
It's the Little Things, Part II
The U.S. Department of Justice recently reported that one in four college women will be victims of sexual assault by the time she graduates, though officials say that statistic might be higher than the reality at USC.
Am I a bad person if I was distracted from the disturbing-ness of this article's topic by the horrendously ungrammatical lede? What if, in the moment, I was maybe more upset by the latter than the former?
One of the occupational hazards of copy editing, I suppose.
It's the Little Things
New highlighters (after years of being a yellow-highlighter purist, I have graduated, or devolved, to colored highlighters), the first pumpkin latte of the season, free coffee, a belated birthday card and gift, two cans of diet coke, and I'm a very happy person. (Or at least a very caffeinated person.) Oh, that and an upcoming visit by my best sister (luckily, I'm pretty sure she's the only sister who reads my blog) for Sukkot. Which reminds me of all those yom tov meals I need to find, which I can't host myself because I don't have a sukkah and my balcony (I have a balcony!) has an overhang (not that I have the technical aptitude to put together a sukkah anyway)... I have too much caffeine in me right now to get nervous quite yet. I'll write "yom tov meal-finding stress" into my calendar for tomorrow.
Sunday, September 05, 2010
'Grad Students: They Just Made a Terrible Life Choice'
Thursday, September 02, 2010
This week has been a crazy one, full of ups and downs and not so much sleep.