a golden hue

Today I spent a few minutes chit-chatting with a colleague about photography (He’s really good at it btw). I happened to realize that the good time to do the things that I love most is now. I just have to take the time that I need. Procrastination is really my worst enemy. That and a slight tendency to delusion 🙂 So …

Easy living

Not. So. Much. This past year has been extremely intense (not bad, just pure madness) and I ended up with a crazy schedule and not much time for fun stuff. Even photography or tennis or any form of hobby/personal time must be somehow planned in advance and that conflicts badly with my unorganized/improvisational approach to most aspects of life 🙂 …

Good Hope

Today I feel upbeat,  something very rare these days, but the sun is so shiny and the sky is so blue and I finally managed to put behind some work deadlines so that I will have more time for science (yay!)  and less for dreadful bureaucracy/paperwork [before becoming faculty I didn’t realize how much time is invested in such things]. …

Under the weather

I am the one usually making fun of the others falling more or less regularly to the seasonal flu. At most, I end up with a couple of days of some kind of cold and that’s it. NOT. THIS. TIME. This time it’s been a super-long-and-boring week of me stranded at home. At first is annoying, then you appreciate luxuries …