Listening to: Auld Lang Syne — Jim Malcom
I have to say, these last few months have been a whirlwind of activity. In the last two weeks alone, I have had six papers, one major project, and two grade-defining exams.
First, there are a few people I need to thank and apologize to.
Listening to: Beep Beep (The Little Nash Rambler) — The Kingston Trio
I realize this is going to make me sound old, but it has to be said: What is WITH kids today? Does nobody have manners anymore? When did they quit teaching us to say please, thank you, and excuse me?
Listening to: Band on the Run — Paul McCartney & Wings
Let’s get one thing straight right now. I don’t party. Spring break on the beach with thousands of other drunk college students? Not my cup of tea.
Listening to: Just a Ride — Jem
Little known fact: I walked away from a full scholarship at the University of North Carolina to pay my way through UT.
Listening to: Англо-Русский Словарь -СПЛИН
(That’s “English-Russian Dictionary” – Splean)
I didn’t expect to come to UT and immediately find a cause to throw myself into. And, truth be told, I didn’t throw myself into the cause so much as it threw itself into me.
Listening to: The Garden — Mirah
When I stepped into my first class at UT, it had been six years since I’d been in a classroom. For that matter, it had been six years since I’d had any kind of formal education whatsoever.
Listening to: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These) — Eurythmics
A couple of days ago, I had one of those conversations. You know, the kind you walk away from feeling like you’ve been talking to a brick wall. It went something like this -
Listening to: Leyenda — Michael Boyd
This post might alternatively be titled “Admitting Defeat.” The second week of classes is nearly over. It hasn’t gone quite as I expected — but when does anything?
Listening to: Khe Sahn — Cold Chisel
You know who you are. The one that makes everything go wrong. This entry is for you.
Listening to: Love Potion #9 – Rockapella
Know how I can tell it’s time for the new semester? Money is flying out of my bank account much more quickly than it is trickling in. And do you want to know why that is? Textbooks.