Blazes and Cairns: Week of July 12, 2017

Patience is not my forte. I like quick outcomes and immediate feedback. In all areas, really: new hobbies, relationships, emotional processes, other people’s processes. Come to find out, most of life doesn’t work so quickly and immediately. I sometimes joke that the world of academia broke me. By which I mostly mean: I felt deeply unprepared for the “real world” when I left the structure and certainty of higher education.…