speech path + pie making + projects

a year of pursuit between work and grad school

Visit with the Langers — October 23, 2015

Visit with the Langers

Benziger Family WineryMark’s parents came to visit our new place in Palo Alto over the weekend. We had a grand time and ate extremely well.

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Chicago: Ipsento — October 2, 2015

Chicago: Ipsento

Ipsento Website

In New York I’ve found myself thinking about Chicago often. Perhaps it’s the urban environment or the City Year backpack I’ve been using. Maybe it’s the contrast of staying in hectic Times Square and not being able to pocket a subway map that have made me miss my quaint neighborhood and CTA routine. No matter the reason(s), it seems time to write more about my year of service. Topic of the day? My favorite Chicago coffee shop.

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Travel: San Diego — September 17, 2015
Current Book: Running in the Dark — September 7, 2015
Travel: Malibu — September 4, 2015
Current Book: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? — August 20, 2015

Current Book: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling

This is my first week after leaving work. Since my lineup of speech path volunteering gigs and fall quarter classes won’t start till September,  I found myself with some good ole fashion time off. What have I been up to? Errands, socializing, the apartment hunt, and lighthearted reading. In other words, here’s a half-hearted attempt at justifying my post-work existence.

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Travel: Minnesota — August 9, 2015