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Dissertation acknowledgements

On Monday, I’m defending my dissertation. I have many people I’d like to thank, and yet I know that I’ve not even …

99% Invisible!

So exciting: 99% Invisible interviewed me about pneumatic tubes for the first episode of their new season! If you’re not familiar with it, …

40 things

A list I started before I turned 40 on November 26: 40 things that have made me who I am that I …

Sweden!

Hello again, Girlwonder! This missive reaches you from Sweden, where I’m on my way to Umeå. I’ll be spending a month here …

A little op-ed in Domus

My friend Fred Scharmen and I wrote a piece for Domus titled “Architecture Needs to Interact,” about better crossovers between architecture and …

All-Nite Grocery! Walt Mink!

Walt Mink was a terrific band from St. Paul in the early 90s. They were named after a psychology professor at Macalester …