Sunday Quotes: What Stories Are For

“That’s what stories are for. Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can’t remember how you got from where you were to where you are. Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing to remember except the story.”

Tim O’Brien; The Things They Carried


(On-Going) Graduate Students: Watching Your Friends Graduate

You know you have to be all like:

…when you’re really feeling like:


To other people it probably looks like:


Cause the thought of them being out there doing adult stuff, making $$, and not studying all day e’ry day, and you┬ábeing in school for another semester is like:


Then you realize that some of them actually started their program after you:

Then you realize summer term starts in less than a week: