It has come to my attention that I have in the past devoted significant amounts of time towards gaining a single adjective attached to my being, like being well-read, or being carefree, or being obliviously attractive. I’m not proud of it, but I’m also not yet sure whether I should be ashamed of it.
Reading novels like Einstein’s Dreams, texts that survey human life and distill it to simple actions of arbitrary and interchangable men and women — always put me in an odd state of mind. The Bible. One Hundred Years of Solitude. I can’t quite describe it. It takes me out of the present, takes me outContinue reading “05/29/17 3:32pm, sitting at the supper table with LaoLao reading Einstein’s Dreams”
8/15/16, 9:29pm, notes on iPhone walden the importance of reading but also that he prioritized living in the nature the sounds – minimal human sounds, lengthy descriptions of nature (birds, leaves) visitors solitude appreciating the pond – water is green in large quantities, like glass
Spent about 2 hours in the alumni center reading a book – I can honestly say it’s been a very long time since I’ve been completely into a book to the point in which I don’t have to think about reading, but rather I’m just experiencing what’s on the page. Quick reflection: I really resonatedContinue reading “My Latest Existential Crisis”
Just a particularly good day. A pleasant surprise of a late start for school. So, delicious breakfast of squash and some Jane Eyre, as well as a solid page or so of the concerto. Just tons of energy at school, with people and whatnot. Greeting and jabbering to everyone; I couldn’t help it. JL gaveContinue reading “Arbitrary Good Day”
I had another amazing day! Practiced all morning – actually practiced – and rehearsed with MB for accompanying his college audition. Ate lunch. Almost alone, but Friend BC sat with me. Had a corec with friend JW’s cabin, and then had a unit activity. Both eh. But then we went sailing. It was amazing. IContinue reading “IJournals: 24 (7/22)”
well just practiced (or tried to practice) spreading for about half an hour. did not work. at all. i started by reading at a normal pace and timing. then i would [try] to spread it and time that. i took the difference and wrote it down. then i tried to beat my spreading time. wellContinue reading “spreadin”
basically a day of rest and getting things done. so i get up nice and early and watch twilight while i digest my cereal. my day starts out great because i wake up with a somewhat flat stomach! for the first time in days! YAYYYY i go running around 8:30, and i run outside andContinue reading “boring, nice day at home”