One of dearest professor’s spouses passed away last night.
I think all of us had a hard time staying focused after hearing the news. I know my mind was full of a whirlwind of thoughts.
What happens when it’s somebody who’s really close to you?
I can’t even begin to imagine. I thank my lucky stars that I can’t, but I can’t. I can’t. Period.
Sometimes those moments creep up on me and everything suddenly stops. Maybe I’m in the middle of scanning Beowulf. Maybe I’m standing in the kitchen half-listening as my mom chatters away at me while she’s making ma po tofu.… Read more