Thoughts on Time Constraints

Hello, humanity! Tonight, as I was taking my evening walk on patches of icy crust, a thought occurred to me. Before I started my new job, I had a lot of flexibility in my schedule. Alongside the two jobs I worked, there were a lot of things I wanted to do: read scads of books, … Continue reading Thoughts on Time Constraints

In Praise of Coworkers

Hello, humanity! I stopped at a local Starbucks today while I was running errands, just for kicks and giggles. As I sat sipping my frappuccino, I noticed the young women bantering with each other behind the counter as they worked. They sounded so mirthful as they traded remarks and requests, and I remembered my days … Continue reading In Praise of Coworkers

A Brief Theory of Memes, Part 2: Recontextualization and Making Meaning

Yes, I'm showing it again. #sorrynotsorry Hello, humanity! Back at it again with some non-scholarly meme analysis! (Which is to say, these are just my connected opinions. I'm no expert by any stretch of the imagination; I'm just spit-balling here.) So, I left off yesterday with the question: Why does the recontextualization in memes appeal … Continue reading A Brief Theory of Memes, Part 2: Recontextualization and Making Meaning