Let Me Give You One of My Cards

Tonight, I’m listening to Jimmy Stewart’s special narrative introduction to the movie Harvey. I’m getting ready to watch the movie, starring Stewart and Josephine Hull. He just used the phrase “squirmin’ in their seats.” I knew I loved this man. It’s also the perfect background noise for revising my statement of purpose and CV. JG:Continue reading “Let Me Give You One of My Cards”

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Today’s Theme Song

Thousand-word Personal Statements If you miss the theme I’m on, you will know that I am goneYou can hear rejection’s “no” [from] a hundred miles,A hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles,You can hear rejection’s “no” [from] a hundred miles. Lord I’m one, Lord I’m two, Lord I’m three, Lord I’mContinue reading “Today’s Theme Song”

Impending Epistles

Two days ago, I did a very strange thing. I started writing a personal statement for my PhD applications. It was incredible how quickly the sense of panic began creeping over my fingers, not unlike the cricket that skittered over my foot later that night. I can’t help wondering if the cricket was a personificationContinue reading “Impending Epistles”