Monthly Archives: September 2007

Another Series Down

I just finished the “Crown of Stars” fantasy series, by Kate Elliot, and while I’m glad that I’m less one distraction now that school is actually starting, I’m sad that it’s over. It was pretty good. It takes a much … Continue reading

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Happy Turtle

Have you ever seen a happier-looking turtle? =)

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Ramping up

I have class on Monday! After seeing another pre-orals section, this one closer to my interests (about planets!), I’m really excited about classes. I’m actually glad the summer quarter is ending. I’ve found it kind of hard to get going … Continue reading

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Reindeer Games

Orientation began yesterday, and you know what that means — free food all week! And, since we’re all grad students and presumably therefore overage (mostly, but not quite true, I’m sure) — free alcohol. Lots of it. I’m beginning to … Continue reading

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It’s Raining!

A lot! Like, whoa.

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Yay Shakespeare =)

I bought a new book yesterday, called “Speak the Speech! Shakespeare’s Monologues Illuminated,” and I really love it. It’s just a whole bunch of monologues (>150 total) from all the different plays, with commentary and analysis of each one. I … Continue reading

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I’m starting to get a bit more nervous about grad school really starting now…just about a week away. I still really want classes to start so I have more on my plate, but I hope they don’t kill me. I’m … Continue reading

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I finished my coasters tonight – the first product of my new hobby.  I’ve started the next project already, but I’m waiting for more supplies to arrive…it’s cheaper to buy online than at Michael’s for most things. Ok, and before … Continue reading

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The wheel weaves as the wheel wills…

Robert Jordan, the author of one of my favorite fantasy series, the Wheel of Time, passed away yesterday. He was diagnosed with a terminal illness last year, so I guess it’s not really a surprise, but I really thought he … Continue reading

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Cookies! + The Great Fridge Adventure (TM)

I helped organize social hour on Friday (it’s the collective responsibility of the first-years to make sure it happens each week, so we take turns), so I made a bunch of my mom’s sugar cookies, and people liked them!  Yay … Continue reading

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