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he/him (er)

An der Uni. Aspiring Jack of All Trades.

Ask me about my radio show!


recent comments, posts, and shares:
galen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: J Dilla: Jazz's Latest Great Innovator

And if you're in the mood to cry:

galen  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 12, 2020

It makes me so happy when you're happy. Miss you, buddy.

Do we tag all our reviews with #pretentiousopinionsabout?

galen  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 12, 2020

Prost :)

Y'all, I'm doing really damn well these days.

I finally made the decision to stop stressing about my degree and just use my studies as an excuse to keep my visa (and cheap rent), which is really just what I was doing in the first place, except that now I'm being conscious about it in a way that takes a huge amount of stress out of my life. These days I'm free to focus on the things I care about: my half-time job and a few interesting courses each semester, but also reading for pleasure, playing in a 7-piece funk band (!) and a baseball team, and being an active part in the incredible community in my dorm. (And lots of foosball.)

After years of stressing about relationships and loneliness and sex, I finally feel like I'm at a point where I can just kind of relax. I really like being single, so if nothing happens, nothing happens, but I can also enjoy (purely hypothetically, of course) going on a first date with an incredibly cute Swedish girl on a Wednesday evening and walking her to class Thursday morning. It's nice.

I've even gotten to the point of moving therapy to once a month instead of once a week—my therapist and I put in the work and said fuck depression.

Oh, and term break starts today, so expect to see me back on here a bit more ;)

galen  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski, February 5, 2020

I'm so proud of you, father/son/best friend/husband :)

Enjoy TAoF!

Edit:

    unlike the last project I had to do on WordPress this one wasn’t first coded by a stoned radio DJ

Hey! 20% of the last one was coded by a not-stoned radio DJ!

galen  ·  40 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 8, 2020

So goddamn happy for you, Q. At the risk of getting sentimental: what an honor to have been around for so much of your journey, and to watch (or at least read about) you finding your wings. Lots of love :)

Keep us posted on haircut/piercings/therapy!!

galen  ·  40 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 8, 2020

Think of it this way: the more people of all stripes introduce themselves with their pronouns, the less queer* people expose themselves to bigotry and hatred simply by virtue of asking others to use their preferred pronouns.

Oh man, why didn't you tell me?? We can write each other letters! And give each other book recommendations! And share essays and poetry and silly stories!

Easy way out: text me and let's exchange writing / reading recommendations

Fun way out: Hubski writer's club?