I bought myself a domain & other things

You may have noticed that my URL has changed. As of this morning, Cake & Cows's permanent home address is now officially cakeandcows.org. I know .ORGs are typically reserved for non-profit organizations, but why are .COMs accepted as the default? Don't they signify companies? In that case, I'd much rather be an organization, Canadian socialist … Continue reading I bought myself a domain & other things

From the ivory tower to the purple hobbit-hole of blogging

"The best academics are really just autobiographers in disguise," my M.A. Program Director, Dr. Dwight Hopkins, said to me during my first (and only) office visit. We talked about our mutual appreciation for jazz music, among other things, and I took comfort in his words. I was a naive first-year who believed a two-year M.A. … Continue reading From the ivory tower to the purple hobbit-hole of blogging