Tag Archives: personalities

The Cowboy has left the building.

From the beginning A was uncomfortable with the label, The Cowboy. She said it objectified him and she did not like it. I giggled like the schoolgirl I appeared to be emulating, “But it’s cuuuuuute!” I countered. She shrugged. In … Continue reading

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S/He’s got a… personality.

As an element of their work to analyze Holden Caulfield in J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye, I had my freshman students complete a Myers-Briggs personality quiz as if they were Holden, and then retake the test as themselves. It … Continue reading

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Conundrum: How do you like your eggs?

You’re so lost, you don’t even know what kind of eggs you like. What? That’s right. With the priest, you wanted scrambled. With the Dead Head, it was fried. With the bug guy, it was poached. Now it’s like, “Oh, … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a little kung hei fat choi-ish

Inevitably, I’ve been thinking a lot about the upcoming Lunar New Year. The idea of a lunar new year is appealing to me because it seems less arbitrary than one based on the numbers assigned by [Hail!] Caesar. Plus, I … Continue reading

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The eyes are the windows to the soul? I don’t think so… it’s your iPod.

There are two things that I find to be the most evocative brain triggers: smell and music. Since I have waxed on and on about my smell fetish I figure now is the time to talk music. I LOVE MUSIC. … Continue reading

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