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Violinist. Grad student. Writer. Vlogger. LeakyNews editor. Perpetual learner.
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    I'm in a Band →

    From Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star to I Buried My Wife and Danced Upon Her Grave: A Fiddler’s Tale.

    — 4 weeks ago with 1 note
    #irish music  #irish trad  #fiddle  #violin  #Appalachian State  #FSU 
    How to Survive Graduate School, Part II →

    Just in time for the first day of school! Part II: MAKE FRIENDS AND KEEP THEM

    — 1 month ago with 1 note
    #grad school  #how to survive 
    Bouquets of Newly-Sharpened Pencils →

    When school starts, I always want to watch You’ve Got Mail. “Books. Music. How much we both love New York. Harmless, harmless, meaningless… bouquets of sharpened pencils.” 

    — 1 month ago with 1 note
    #school  #grad school  #FSU  #music history  #You've Got Mail  #Nora Ephron  #fall  #Tallahassee 
    Why I Did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Part II →

    Sometimes you just want to write a little update and then, oops, you write way more than that. Here are some thoughts I’ve had on the ALS ice bucket challenge since my first post last week.

    — 1 month ago
    #ALS  #ALS Association  #amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  #MND  #motor neuron disease  #Lou Gehrig's Disease  #awareness  #activism  #charity 
    A memorial, in three parts

    wheninmusicology:

    When a graduate student tells a professor how he’s doing:

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    When you successfully field a question during your comprehensive exam:

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    When someone hates on academia:

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    RIP Robin Williams.

    — 1 month ago with 71 notes
    I'm an Introvert →

    It took me a long time to be ok with being an introvert. But I’ve found that understanding my own needs have helped me with relationships, work, and family. “Hey world, I am what I am!”

    — 1 month ago
    #introvert  #introversion  #sensing  #thinking  #judgment  #ISTJ  #Myers-Briggs  #personality