WuToWu #110: A is for…

Dear C and J, I just had the revelation that I should probably stick to the resolution and write a blog post on time. Wow. Unheard of. Anyway, I’m going to be brief because I don’t really have much to say right now. Things have been uneventful so far, and it’s been nice to just…

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MUM Turns Four!

Mostly Useful Musings turns 4 today. Although most of the past few days have been spent looking backward, and these first few days of January, seems like a time for looking forward, the future of this blog requires a reflection on its past. I’m not very skilled with website design, which is why I chose…

WuToWu #95: Timeliness is not my calling

Why hello Curtis. I am so beyond late there is no multitude of excuses. I can’t even blame it on school either. #SSS Time is an interesting thing. The end of the school year always makes me realize that, as it’s the transition from having a very regimented, school bell dictated day into one that…

Take A Walk

I’m back at school, with light flurries coming down, spiraling and gliding in the wind. Several inches of snow have fallen, and the crunch of fresh snow underfoot has been compressed into uneven walking paths. I’m not in California anymore. On my last day at home, I took a walk around Lake Lagunita. When I…

The Terrible Twos

Happy New Year, everybody, and Happy Birthday to Mostly Useful Musings. It’s starting to become a tradition for me to write a “state of the blog” post on New Year’s Day, albeit a tradition that has only existed for three years. The previous two can be found here (2015) and here (2014). Following the pattern…

Moments of Solitude

I’ve noticed something unusual about my morning commute. My morning routine usually goes something like this: wake up, use the bathroom, read the Bible, check my email, the New York Times app, and Facebook, eat breakfast while still checking my phone, get dressed, wash up, then go back to checking my phone. When 9:05 AM…

The Stanford Bookstore and “Song of Solomon”

Working at a bookstore provides ample opportunity to observe the lives of strangers. Most people don’t want to interact with me unless they have a question, in which case they will initiate the conversation. Often times it is a simple exchange, no longer than a few sentences. Example: “Where is the restroom?” “Around the corner…