Mike’s Posts

Catching up, Part II

It occurs to me that my “Catching Up” earlier was entirely academic and job-related. I should fill in some of the remaining personal blanks. I’m still with H, and I mean “still” in its positive, amazing sense. My birthday is in a few days. I’ll be 31, which is incredible. I feel more like 23.

Read on »

Choosing a name

In launching this site, I figured I’d start with a new domain name. As I am a PhD student in rhetoric and composition, my first thought was to type in every rhetorical term I could think of into whois. I had high hopes for synecdoche and enthymeme. But practically every term available is taken. One

Read on »

Catching up, Part III

It has also occurred to me that I should state my opinions on the current political climate. After all, that is what I used to do with this site, and what I intend to do so again. The 2008 election is beyond commentary until the primaries begin. The 2006 elections will result in a Democratic

Read on »