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Blue Goo Ate My Mom
Gaper's Block
In Passing
Incoherent Babblings of Me
Love Many Things
Maybe Tomorrow
Mighty Girl
Spastic Yak
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Thursday, October 13, 2005

A while back, someone asked me to babysit, I said I could, hung up, realized I couldn't, and realized that I never got their phone number.
As a result of my continued inability to contact them and the fact that I will be leaving school for my fall break for the next week and will not be able to access my school voice mail, I just left this as the outgoing message on my dorm phone:

"Hello, you've reached [R]'s room. I'm not here right now.

If you are the family who I'm supposed to babysit for on October XX- I have been trying to reach you, but without success. I called the people who gave you my number a few times, trying to get your phone number to call you, but they never responded to my messages. I am so sorry, but I cannot babysit for you on the XXnd. I will not be in [---town]. If you have any questions, you can call me on my cell phone at 555-555-5555."

Posted by Serene Chaos at 11:20:00 PM °°°

Heard in passing...

"Like, and like. And so, I'm like...like. And he's like..."

Posted by Serene Chaos at 10:41:00 PM °°°

Things I have done to procrastinate:

Drink 64 ounces of tea.
Visit the restroom about a million times. (See above.)
Brush my teeth really well.
Clean out my keyboard.
Post photos of book covers on Amazon.
Check my e-mail way too many times.
Written thank-you notes.
Gone to the microwave three floors down, when there were about three I could have used on own floor.
Called my mom and left her a voice message.

Posted by Serene Chaos at 12:41:00 AM °°°

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

In one of the books I am reading for class, The Ethics of Special Education there is a case study entitled:

"Pull-out is Best"

We may be mature college students. And we almost got through the two hour class without laughing about it. But we just couldn't make it.

Posted by Serene Chaos at 8:47:00 PM °°°

I have to write a 5 - 7 page paper for this guy tonight. (I don't know how long this story will actually stay on the [---- College] homepage, and it gives no direct link.) I haven't started. Bad.

Posted by Serene Chaos at 7:04:00 PM °°°

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Nancy Drew Mystery #143: The Mystery of the Missing Grading Rubric.

It was Right Here 3 minutes ago. Now it's gone. I'm so confused. Come back grading rubric. Come back! I neeeeed yooouuuu!

Edited: I found the rubric! Mystery solved! (Um, it was on my desk. Under another piece of paper.)

I didn't used to enjoy being the only person in one of my classes, but now I really like it. The missing grading rubric is for that class. As it is a half semester class (to be followed by another half semester class in which I am the only student, but with a different professor), it is ending on Friday. So I am turning in my final project (the painfully written lesson plans) tomorrow.

Whenever I mention to anyone that I am the only student in one of my classes, they ask how that happened, and what it's like.

I think, in truth, it is a really good thing for me. I often don't speak in classes (though in education classes, I actually do speak on a fairly regular basis). And I have this odd fear of professors. So, being forced to spend time, one-on-one with a professor (or, two of them actually, by the time the semester is over), will have been good for me. Since I don't really speak in class, and I don't speak with professors outside of class, I have never really had anyone who I felt I could ask for recommendations. Now though, I think I can legitimately ask this professor for a recommendation if needed (and I'm actually planning on asking for one soon). Also, I think I was lucky because this professor is a really good professor - she's very passionate and knowledgeable about the subject (it is basically what she wrote her doctoral thesis on, I think). But, in some ways that is kind of problematic. Because she knows what she wants, and because I respect her comments so much, I want my work to be perfect, which it never will be (because perfection is unattainable). But overall, this class was a very good experience for me. I've never been this disappointed that a class is going to end, both because I will not be doing the readings anymore (which were, overall, very interesting), I won't be thinking about the subject anymore (which is very interesting), and I won't be talking with the professor on a regular basis anymore (I'll still see her sometimes though - she's one of my advisers).

Posted by Serene Chaos at 9:37:00 PM °°°