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microserfs

I’ve been rereading Douglas Coupland’s microserfs for the past week. To say it inspired me to start up this blog is an understatement. I’m loving the book again, and I’m about 30 pages until the finish. Definitely one of those novels that you hate to see end. Excerpt: It’s late at night. Basketball on TV; computer and fitness mags everywhere….

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The Upper Echelon

My cousin Carolyn left yesterday. After a week of deciding, she’s chosen to attend law school in San Diego, instead of Chicago. So – even though she didn’t end up getting an apartment here, we were able to do some catching up. It’s been eight years since we’ve talked, so the past week has been rather nice. In honor of…

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Taste of Chicago

My cousin Carolyn is in town, visiting from California. She’s been deciding on whether to attend law school here (at Loyola) or in California (San Diego). It’s been a tough week for her, as she has been trying to figure out where she wants to attend school (and, by extension, where she wants to ultimately live). Like me, she is someone who can plan "too far" in advance, and factor in a multitude of possible outcomes. After a while, it becomes a bit paralyzing.

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