shanaqui: Firefly quote. Text: time for some thrilling heroics. ((Firefly) Thrilling heroics)
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Yay! My essay for Reading and Identity is finished!

Boo, my essay on Beowulf is nearly finished but nowhere near long enough. Let's hope adding references and quotes gets it closer to the wordcount!
shanaqui: Yukari from Persona 3. ((Yukari) Smile!)
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I forgot how very hungry reading makes me. Especially when the book has loads of descriptions of food anyway. Sometimes it sucks a little to be a synaesthete. Or at least, it sucks to be a synaesthete with no access to tasty food right now.

Maybe I'll make some toast.
shanaqui: Hayner, Pence and Olette from Kingdom Hearts II. Text: a world we're meant to see together. ((HaynerPenceOlette) Together)
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Since I have a paid premium account on here now, I should use Dreamwidth more. Maybe I'll make a community or two tomorrow.

Unrelatedly, I have 155 books to read, and I can't choose a single one to read right now. I'm partway through Naomi Novik's Empire of Ivory, but I'll finish that tomorrow. Oh, dilemma.

Ah kids....

May. 6th, 2009 06:23 pm
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One of my 3A students (ESL) just asked me what "eat you out" meant.

Luckily, his English/Chinese electronic dictionary did not help him or make me explain.
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I think something smells funny in my apartment, but I can't really tell because my sense of smell is so bad. It's like I can tell there's something in the air, but not what.
trouble: Elizabeth from Pirates of the Carribean, looking down on a kneeling Will "Eat Me" (PotC)
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It's a bit distressing how often I wander around my flat going "But I just had pants".

(Pants = slacks here, not underpants. I tend to know where my underpants are.)
shanaqui: River from Firefly. ((River) I walk alone)
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I might as well join some communities...

Why am I putzing around on Dreamwidth and not writing my essays?

Failing that, why aren't I at least reading my book so I don't stay up too late to finish it?


May. 4th, 2009 06:05 pm
trouble: Meg from Disney's Hercules.  "You'd think a girl would learn." (You'd think a girl would learn)
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The lady whom I cherish is enamored of a fool.
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When did it become acceptable practice in society to begin any conversation that involves resolving a problem by screaming at the top of your lungs at the person that could help you?

cold feet

May. 4th, 2009 12:32 pm
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I was searching around dreamwidth for a weight loss and exercise community; but I haven't found any yet. I'm afraid to make my own because I know how inconsistent I am when it comes to exercising and I don't want any lack of activity on my part to hurt a community I make.

Internet actions are serious business, haha.
momentai: ([girls aloud][jus cause ur raisin da bet)
[personal profile] momentai
I had no idea that people actually WENT on blind dates anymore until I had one yesterday XD
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[personal profile] mecca
The power cord briefly stopped working on my computer. I instantly felt like my life was over at that moment. When did the computer suddenly become that important to me?


May. 2nd, 2009 02:24 pm
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The hands of my watch glow in the dark. I'd never noticed before.
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My co-workers and I were talking about candy.

M&M's was mentioned.

I made a comment about the tan M&M's.

My co-workers gave me a blank stare.

They had no idea what I was talking about.

I felt old...even though I'm really not. :(
forensics: (celeb - Tina blerg)
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I never want to go back to work after the weekend's done. I sometimes wish I had a job where I did.
trouble: Sketch of Hermoine from Harry Potter with "Bookworms will rule the world (after we finish the background reading)" on it (Default)
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It irritates me that in a quiet zone with "no cellphones" written on every available surface, there are people making lots of noise and chatting on cell phones.

LJ News

Apr. 16th, 2009 07:25 am
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Today's news email had quite a lot of advertising in it. I'd never noticed it being that bad before.
trouble: Sketch of Hermoine from Harry Potter with "Bookworms will rule the world (after we finish the background reading)" on it (Default)
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The post below mine uses an icon with a chess set in it, and that excites me to no end - I collect chess sets. Yes, I'm that pretentious!
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I am so excited to be here at DreamWidth. I wish I could invite all my friends now. :D
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