Alex Claman

Landed at Cagliari

Caffè doppio

Landed in Rome!

All set to fly to Rome! Now if only there was more mask-wearing on this flight…

I was trying to type “flight to Rome” but my autocorrect turned that into “flight to atone.” What does it know that I don’t…

First flight complete

It took an hour and a half to check bags, but made it through security rapidly, sprinted to the gate, and made our first flight

Off to a strong start: boarding starts in 40 minutes, but still trying to check bags.

First of two travel days.

Time to vote in the primaries.

The semester is over, but I still have (paid) work to do and leave for fieldwork in a week, so it’s clearly the best time to also attempt to finish a 500-page novel with fascinating ideas by …

Trying to get back into Semantle.

Time for The Northman 🍿

Brain tired.


It is definitely worth $40 not to have to get your eyes dilated.

I like when I look back through a draft and see helpful comments that past me left for then-future Alex.

Tired, angry, and stressed. Oh right and I guess it’s also somehow still finals week.

This paper is going to wind up being a lot more stream of consciousness than I’d anticipated…

Time to watch a documentary about Automats. 🍿

I’ve turned in one of my final papers, so now I’m spending some time printing out exam sheets for next week.

I’m somehow missing 15 minutes of time from this morning.

Today has mostly felt like moving through molasses, but also it’s somehow about halfway over already.

The power of a nap followed by an espresso cannot be understated.

After the rain.