Monthly Archives: March 2010

Sip by Sip

I wish I was at home in my nice hobbit-hole by the fire, with the kettle just beginning to sing! –The Hobbit, J.R.R.Tolkien

With the end of winter here (it’s springtime in Rochester!), and the season of cuddling warm mugs under blankets (more…)

Final Quarter Update

We’re now into week 3 of 11 here at RIT, with less than 60 days to go. All my classes are surprisingly good (I’m not really a theater person, and well, writing seminar? I think I got that info my first year of high school). Mostly they’re good because of teachers. I get a daily dose of German language/culture, between Adv. German III (more…)

Electronic Reading

With my librarian cousin’s recent visit, I’ve been reminded of the disappointing status of reading in my generation. She reads so much that we made a stop at the bookstore before her flight home – which as far as I can tell, is very unusual for Americans my age. The modern computer and especially the internet, have essentially (more…)

Road Trip

Over the weekend I visited my grandparents for about two and a half hours. My mom swooped in Friday afternoon, and we drove off to visit them and pick up our dog who they were taking care of. Unfortunately my grandparents are getting fragile and with the icy winter and Kai’s un-dog-like eating habits causing them worry, (more…)