Well I’ve always hated being a quitter

...and this has resulted in me suffering through many a broken situation, relationship, work/study environment, miserable experience. I like to try my hand at many things and do jump at the chance of doing stuff that sounds/looks appealing. Sometimes the appealing-ness fades quickly, but out of some weird sense of duty I struggle on. When … Continue reading Well I’ve always hated being a quitter

Norm and Norma, oh I know those guys

This morning I found out my divorce had been finalized and I am now showing on the national registry database of Finland as 'divorced'. Let's not even go there with the normative implications of allowing for that option only, instead of, y'know, 'unmarried' (you shall forever bear the burden of your inability to predict the … Continue reading Norm and Norma, oh I know those guys

Today in the life and times of a Masters student

A topic really important to me is utility. I want to utilize myself for the greater good. I want to spend my time doing a lot of useful, meaningful, value-adding things. Reading dusty books in a dusty library does not present itself to me as particularly useful. I could be working, meeting people and helping … Continue reading Today in the life and times of a Masters student