This probably is a little odd, but a specific memory I have of my senior year of high school headed into college was looking at the expiration date on a package of cheese and thinking, “by the time this cheese expires, I’ll be in college.” In that moment, it hit me that my high school … Continue reading Life changes and expired food
Sometimes, you just have to buckle down and get things done. (or, you know, carry on) I’m less than two weeks away from graduation at Fuller. And all that’s keeping me from it are a paper and a final exam. That’s exciting. But between doing some research and making plans for next year at work, … Continue reading Press on and get things done. Avoid distractions. Like blogging.
It’s amazing how much coverage Google now has with their Google Maps street view feature. If I can find the house I grew up in from a town of 8,000 in east Texas, what ISN’T covered? Two more thoughts: 1. Wow, those trees have gotten huge! 2. I’m pretty sure we had some nice bushes … Continue reading Google is everywhere!
In the midst of sparse posting, here are a few things that have been sitting on my desktop I want to put out in cyberspace. >> Some people don’t get Twitter. I don’t get it sometimes, but I do think it’s a good way to stay connected to some folks. It’s also a great way … Continue reading Odds and ends: Obama, Palin and Yoda
Things have been pretty sparse here recently, but for good reason. Between finishing up classes, taking some trips and making some big transitions, life has been packed! For those who may not know, I’m transitioning out of my position working with small groups and moving into a job as a residence director at a university … Continue reading Classes, transitions, and a lot of paint
This is part of what I’m reading tonight and trying to make sense of: “The matres lectionis as indicators of historical vowel quantity. The matres lectionis not only indicate certain timbres, albeit imperfectly, but they also indicate etymologically long vowels, again imperfectly. Unlike the Arabic script, the Hebrew script does not use quiescent letters exclusively … Continue reading Wha..??
If you’ve been in our apartment you’ve seen some art done *ahem* in the style of a Vietnamese artist named Minh Son. We picked them up when we were in Vietnam a few years ago. I love his style – it’s unique, vibrant, modern, and still has a traditional feel to it. Well, NorthWood’s bringing … Continue reading I hope those Texans appreciate good art…