11/22/2003 11:48:13 AM
Also, the commonwealth of Massachusetts legalized gay marriage!!! How awesome is that???
11/22/2003 11:44:47 AM
My computer is working again yayayayyayay!!!! I have all my mp3's back and everything, I'm so excited!!!
10/26/2003 5:06:27 PM
Aha! I have figured out the problem. Apparently, Educating Jane doesn't let me post really long entries. No worries, I shall write shorter entries. Today I woke up at 3:30 PM, talked online, made some rice while I took a shower, and am now settling down to eating the rice with some dried pork and some seaweed. It's been a good day. :) Yesterday the MIT quizbowl team hosted the Beaver Bonspiel (a tournament) and I worked it alll day from 8 to 7. I got to read, which was much fun. But I was very tired. Then I stayed up talking on the phone all the way through daylight savings time and went to sleep at about 4 and got 11 hours of sleep. Good times. And I'm off to rehearsal in an hour or so. Homework is low this weekend, so I'm looking forward to some relaxing and knitting tonight. Yaaaay. I have been so busy lately. Off I go.
10/26/2003 4:58:00 PM
(Wouldn't let me post the whole thing. Here's the rest.)
I'm sure everyone is interested in how I am doing in my classes. I am taking: 5.112 (introduction to chemistry, and the last "2" is kind of like honors,) 24.900 (introduction to linguistics,) 8.022 (physics electricity and magnetism, with the same final "2" as in 5.112) and 18.02 with David Roe. 18.02 is multivariable calculus, but I am in a class that only does the multivariable calculus every so often, and uses the normal 18.02 problem sets and tests, but teaches lots of random other stuff in the meantime. The teacher is a sophomore named David Roe who is a total math genius. That class is so much fun. 8.022, however, is really hard. It's way more intense than AP physics C or any other such high school approximations of physics were, but fortunately the other two students in the class are as bewildered as I am. 5.112 is easy, and 24.900 is really really interesting! I find linguistics absolutely fascinating, and if anyone is interested, our textbook (An Introduction to Language, seventh edition by Fromkin Rodman and Hyams) is excellend. It is very interesting and is interspersed by funny examples, quotes, and cartoons. Good times, good times. Classes are going well.
In other news, it was my birthday on the 23rd! Yes, I am now 18 years old! Now the only person on my hall who is underaged is my next-door neighbor Scott, who skipped the last year of high school and is turning 17 tomorrow. Our joint birthday party is tonight, yay! Cake!
10/26/2003 4:56:39 PM
Aha! I have been having the worst technical problems with EJ. Anywho, here's an entry I meant to post on September 29:
Hello again! My computer broke and I've been having troubles ever since with it, it's very sad. Actually, my friend Ting Ting decided to tell me to download something that turned out to be a worm. We spent the following six hours getting the thing off my hard drive, and with limited success. End results: I have all my files, twice, on my hard drive, but no way to access them and no room on my hard drive to use. I had to reinstall Windows XP and I have no more Microsoft Office. BUT my AIM client (Trillian) works like it never knew anything was wrong! So I'm good! :)
In other news, I have a Brit staying with me. The Cambridge University Orchestra came to tour Boston and play Mahler 2 (which is INCREDIBLE, by the way) and I'm hosting one of them! She's not actually British though - she's an international student at Cambridge. She's Finnish but she went to school in Singapore. And she used to live in Chicago. It's really a lot of fun talking to her.
I am still familiarizing myself with the ins and outs of EJ. When I hit enter does it make a new paragraph? I guess I will see.
I have recently discovered the Phish song "Round Room". What a great song. "Put me in a square house and I won't have a clue / I want a round room just to be with you."