From an email to my father: I’ve practically decided to take a year off before grad school. Practically meaning that I haven’t fully announced it and I haven’t discussed it with the trusted academic advisors (Bartee, Miller, Moore, Dvorak) yet, but I’m pretty sure that’s what I’m deciding. Pros: Extra few months to study for […]
I was shopping for groceries, and more specifically reaching for lettuces, when unseen speakers lightly began to play: “I’m singing in the rain, just singing in the rain…”. Within moments the produce sprinkler-spritzers went off. I laughed and laughed. When I made it to the squash (pre-sliced! so handy!), the sprinklers came back with sounds […]
Captain Pausert has, of late, greatly enjoyed this simple toy – a pink sparkley bundle of crinkle thread. Unfortunately, I foolishly chose to spray with him a compressed gas duster just as he pounce-grasped his prized pink crinkle. He ran/jumped/levitated across the room to the shelter of his tower. He has yet to brave his […]
I love productive days. Today, I have built a wordpress database to hold my research, saving me the $120 I was going to spend on a program (doesn’t have all the features, but it’s enough for now), convinced a corporate manager of E-Machines to refund the $75 they stole from my account, squashed a morning […]
This is what happens when you annoy Lorien when she’s in a good mood. Note: You’re best not using “oh my jesus!” and “oh god oh god oh god” in her presence over, and over, and over again.