All things in moderation

It’s funny how life moves in cyclical patters. Years roll by; seasons come and go; habits are established. In school particularly the workload seems exceedingly cyclical: one week, maybe you have no work, but the next week you realize you have three exams and two papers to write. Or, as I found myself, you realize that next week you have all your final examinations and one paper due. Yet over Thanksgiving, I didn’t have any of the paper information to work on, the exams felt so far away as to not even be worth considering, and I would have described life as quite calm – aside from working on my Atlantic Monthly story. Continue Reading >>