End of semester brunch at Morning Sun
rainy day library grading session
Six month anniversary date with roses and The Great Gatsby!
Tony’s graduation celebration dinner at his parents’
Sendoff show at Steph’s
Mother’s Day brunch
LA 2013: Beverly Hills, Santa Monica Ferris wheel, dinner with Vivian’s family, Long Beach exploring, Annenberg Space for Photography - War/Photography exhibit & Lyndsy Addorno lecture
Pasadena night with Vivian
making my way back to Ohio
dinner at Melt and poetry reading at Wordplay
College Hill Coffee Co. working
Monday brunch, student meeting, library working
Clifton working, lunch at the original Skyline Chili
Finishing the seminar papers, portfolios, & students’ grades
Thrifting trip to Fairfield & West Chester Arts & crafts:
my record cupcake stands!
6 months anniversary date: The Great Gatsby!
Tony’s graduation & parties
April 26-May 3
Tony’s Glee Club show & bagels with his aunt Eileen
Overnight French Toast Casserole
Last week of school work ethnic!
Last day of teaching!
Half birthday balloon release! Banana Sunday Cupcakes!
English department awards ceremony
Second-year creative writers’ showcase
Fiesta Charra dessert date
drafting, revising, finishing final seminar papers and first-year portfolios
Brittney’s Birthday Party VI & Cove Reminiscing Bookstore tea & coffee Campus touring and the new Horvitz Hall Friends! Pink Cupcakes & Sips Lunch at Chuchay’s with Ivonne!
Granville coffee & walking with Tony & Kyle
MEGAA/Staff appreciation lunch & Blueberry Lemon cupcakes
Be Heard filming
Workworkworkworkworkwork, paper writing
Tony’s Glee Club concert and dessert date
Mung bean dinner & writing with Suey
Edwin’s poetry reading + Waffle House with friends
Tony’s Glee Club concert at the Oxford Community Arts Center
Kona Bistro dinner with Tony, Suey, Julianne, & Julian
Pre-interview with Cherith, details TBA
Success: Spanish classes on the books & meet enrollment minimum!
Final OxMag reading
Poem in your pocket day
The Invisible War documentary screening
Brittney’s birthday party
Filipino food with Ivonne
Seminar paper progress
Student creative projects
Spring Clothing Swap with Hummingbird Cupcakes and Nutella Buttercream frosting
Erin’s birthday outing at Circle Bar
Applewood town house showing + lease signing
park reading & sunning & tea drinking
Spring Street Treats ice cream date
Chris Coake fiction reading + Corpse Flower
Fingers crossed: submission to the City Wide NYC Theater and Performance conference
5-month Kona Bistro dinner date :)
Col. Malay visit to my first-year war stories class
Thursday night blogging at Kofenya with Suey
Weekend Wishlist Tony’s poetry reading
paper, blog, annotated bibliography writing
March 29 - April 5
Home adventures: breakfast twindate, Biggby working, Filipino Easter, visit to Grandma
Easter night Chinese dinner in Oxford with Tony
Fingers crossed for my submission to
a/b: Auto/biography Studies work work work
Obnoxious hamburger dinner with Suey at 45 East
Helvetica documentary screening + discussion Kashmir historical presentation
ODA’s Spring Etiquette Dinner & Business Wear Fashion Show
Thursday night roses
New house shopping
Spring Clothing Swap
Erin’s birthday week celebrating
Planning English department teach-in on social media and difference
Summer course planning
MEGAA Symposium presentation: “Biopolitical Dictatorship: (Non)Citizenship Under the Marcos Regime”
Tony the Tiger’s Funky Jambalaya!
Library productivity & Saturday sunshine
Sunday soup & studying
Monday Hamilton errands, new lipstick, & apple fritters
Class & meetings cancelled = Leisurely Tuesday lunch!
Cracking India & sexual violence discussion led in Postcolonial Studies class Fingers crossed for my submission to
The Feminist Wire! Details TBA.
Mac-ing with Amanda
Biggby! & productivity
Lunch with Tony, Akï, and visiting from NY Steve at Patterson’s
College Hill Coffee Company work session & dinner
Phan Shin dinner
Tuesday “Let’s Talk” dialogue about social media & diversity
Wednesday: Miss bus. Walk from Library to Kroger. Buy Cheetos & English muffins.
Visiting prospective graduate students’ meet & greet and OxMag reading
Cesar Chavez Celebration Program lecture
Funky Jambalaya dinner
Music recital date
Saturday studying session at Kofenya; pancake + spicy chicken and cabbage dinner collaboration with Suey
Sunday studying & blogging with Suey
Roadtrip to Nashville!
Detour to Maker’s Mark
Nashville exploring, Country Music Hall of Fame, Gigi’s cupcakes, Miami friends, Jack Daniel’s
College Hill Coffee Co.
Mung beans & Samosa double dinner date with Suey and Julian, 9 Circles, all of the dessert at MIA!
Saturday and Sunday anti-social productivity
Sarah Murnen’s “Bros & Hos” talk at Miami!
Risky shopping adventure with Alex and Brenna for Alex’s pants, my computer charger, and Auntie Anne’s pretzels
$85 into the Apple-opoly
Led seminar discussion on
Dogeaters, time and narrative confusion, and Martial Law Steinkeller dinner & Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat Beer - spring must be just around the corner!
Culinary adventure: Whiskey Chicken pasta with mushrooms
Cinnamon Rolls & tea with Suey & Julianne
MLA Conference 2014 - Asian American Lit Division proposal submitted
Cleaning thee apartment
Independent academic things (nerd!)
Nashville prepping :)
Northside - dinner at The Comet + Dana Ward poetry reading at NVISION
Sara’s birthday party in Cincy
Soup and Bread Brunch with Suey, Julianne, Ara, & Tony + Oxford Coffee Shop studying & photo shoot
OxfordAsians fiasco meetings, interview by
The Oxford Townie #powertrip: kicked a student out of class for not bringing a draft or laptop to peer response day.
9 Circles panel discussion + 1809 room dinner + Oxmag reading Jungle Jim’s trip with Suey!
Bratwurst & sauerkraut dinner by Tony
9 Circles postcolonial casserole
fancy double date dessert + drinks celebration with Suey + Julian
Oxford Coffee Shop working
Tony’s Glee Club performance
Fancy nachos & peach wine
Skype date & celebration with Twin David
Culinary adventure: Chicken Adobo!
Akï’s birthday potluck
Late night taco bell sunday
Teamwork lunch & coffee with Suey
Bad day, lazy day Tuesday
Cyndi Wu’s talk on
Chang & Eng Reconnected + lunch with her on Wednesday Quarter Barrel dinner with Poets
Open Mic at Kofenya
Thursday night dinner of White Turkey Chili and jalepeño and cheddar scones
Coffee with Sarah
Cincinnati Poetry Reading
Cincinnati Birthday Party
Tony’s Glee Club concert
Strawberries & cupcake shells & peach wine
Aki’s potluck birthday party
Jungle Jim’s & Costco
AWESOME presentation on the Asian comfort women and PTSD at the Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium
Center for the Performing Arts Wine Tasting
Personal Day of shopping at Party City, Target, Goodwill, and studying at Panera
OxMag Reading & drinks at Mac & Joe’s
Cary Wolfe talk on Biopolitics of Animal Bodies
Peter Orner reading of Love and Shame and Love
Rascal Flatts in Lexington
Riverside Cafe fancy triple date