1. Working (and living) in the Concrete

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    January 23, 2016 by Benjamin

    Concrete and asphalt are not the most exciting solids in the physical world, but I think the people who work …
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  2. Noah and the supporting cast

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    January 17, 2016 by Benjamin

    You know how all the Sherlock Holmes stories and all the detective shows on TV included both “good guys” and …
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  3. Confessions of a Recent College Grad

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    January 9, 2016 by Benjamin

    Its such a strange thing to be done with undergraduate work. And probably the strangest outcome for me has been …
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  4. The End of All the Scribbling

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    December 3, 2015 by Benjamin

    I think I have to begin this post by giving an account for the mysterious 3-month gap in my writings …
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  5. Homer (the Poet) and Me

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    September 3, 2015 by Benjamin

    In World Literature class lately we have been reading parts of Homer’s classic epics, The Iliad and The Odyssey.  A thought has come up in …
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  6. Jhumpa and Me

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    August 11, 2015 by Benjamin

    I have been intrigued by an author named Jhumpa Lahiri during my time in college. For some time it was …
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  7. Leo and Me

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    August 3, 2015 by Benjamin

    I’ve been reading some of Leo Tolstoy’s short stories lately. Stories like “The Repentant Sinner” and “What Men Live By” …
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