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Just Whining

Posted March 16, 2015 @ 10:47pm | by Tripp

Once upon a time I could work on four hours of sleep. Now it seems that though I only manage 4-6 hours most nights, I can no longer do the intense intellectual (an overstatement, perhaps) work that is needed. I'm sitting here allowing the white noise of the internet wash over me in the hopes...

 

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Mountaintop Quandary

Posted March 2, 2015 @ 9:01am | by Tripp

How do you solve a problem like Lady Gaga?Is she the mother of monsters or is she Julie Andrews' biggest fan? Did you see her on television singing a medley from The Sound of Music? The internet exploded with commentary. Lady Gaga, with much less fanfare and show than people might...

 

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Challenges, Coffee, and the Lack Thereof #occupycomps

Posted February 24, 2015 @ 9:11am | by Tripp

Clearing the cobwebs this morning. First thing that comes to mind is that social media is proving too much a distraction. Usually, it helps with my more extroverted thought processes. It also helps by providing a little (or a lot) cognitive white noise. Not now. I have too much to do in too little...

 

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Stalled: A PhD Moment

Posted February 4, 2015 @ 9:58am | by Tripp

I do worry about being buried under hundreds of books.Have you ever been to an air show? You know, one of those spectacles where daring pilots test the limits of their skill and aeronautical savvy? "Machine and humanity pushed to the limits!"Usually these events don't get...

 

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Of Things Unseen or Unsaid

Posted January 23, 2015 @ 6:06pm | by Tripp

Words. There have been so many words today. Words upon words. Telephonic. Facebooked. Tweeted. Spoken. Unspoken. Seen. Unseen. Words upon words upon words. I'm at a loss with what to do with them all.5:00am: My day starts off the same almost every day. The cat, Mike, awakens me by...

 

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The Wounded Heart Is A Resilient Heart

Posted January 20, 2015 @ 2:36pm | by Tripp

There is a wound in the heart of the world. Scarred over, we tread upon that injury in all that we do. Every blessing and every curse made upon the wounded heart of the world.I cannot say how the wound came to be, by what illness or act of violence.I cannot say how the healing happens,...

 

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