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Oct. 31st, 2010

It's been a helluva quarter so far. I'm exhausted and I still have the rest of the year ahead of me. On the bright side much anything else I do at Evergreen after this will feel like a cakewalk. Too tired and too much homework to do to write in detail right now.
My grandpa passed away the night before my class started, that was fun. We went to Ohio for a weekend a couple weeks ago for his memorial service, it was great to see so many relatives at once and my parents. I miss Chicago and people I knew from living there. My trip was short enough we just flew to Ohio with layovers in other cities. Don't think I have the funds (or energy) to go back for Christmas break. Meh.

Oct. 7th, 2008

Your result for The Bem Sex Role Inventory Test...

Androgynous


You scored high on both masculinity and femininity. You have a strong personality exhibiting characteristics of both traditional sex roles.

Take The Bem Sex Role Inventory Test at HelloQuizzy

Jul. 23rd, 2008

Copy and paste into your LJ. Bold the things you've done.
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Summer Reading

So, summer is here and I'm not taking summer school classes so I'm finding I have a lot more free time on my hands and wanting to have something to read while the kids play at the park and whatnot. Last summer I listened to on audio book and read the better part of the Harry Potter series. Now I'm looking for more good stuff to read this summer. I recently finished a Anais Nin Journal, that was interesting...I want to finish reading Persepolis soon since I want to read it before I watch the movie version, even though it's really short I find graphic novels hard to get through for whatever reason...I guess It's the combination of text and pictures that I find hard to follow, it's like I'm trying to read yet constantly distracted by bold graphics I end up having to read the text several times to get whats going on, I never grew up reading comics so I dunno, I find them distracting to read to my already scattered brain. It was the same thing when I tried to get through the sandman series.
I'm thinking of starting The Time Traveler's Wife soon, I picked it up at a book sale at my work 'cause it looked good. Anyone here read this, any good?
Any more suggestions? I'm probably gonna read Half Blood Prince again before the movie version comes out. Excited for that, but it's not coming out till November.

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book meme

Bold the books you've read, italicize the ones you've started but not finished, strikethrough the ones you hated. Underline the ones on your to-read list.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Anna Karenina
Crime and Punishment
Catch-22
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Wuthering Heights
The Silmarillion Life of Pi : A Novel
The Name of the Rose
Don Quixote
Moby Dick
Ulysses
Madame Bovary
The Odyssey
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre
A Tale of Two Cities
The Brothers Karamazov
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Iliad
Emma
The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway
Great Expectations
American Gods
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Atlas Shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran : A Memoir in Books
Memoirs of a Geisha
Middlesex
Quicksilver
Wicked : The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
The Canterbury Tales
The Historian : A Novel
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Love in the Time of Cholera
Brave New World
The Fountainhead
Foucault's pendulum
Middlemarch
Frankenstein
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dracula
A Clockwork Orange
Anansi Boys
The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath
The Poisonwood Bible : A Novel
1984
Angels & Demons
The Inferno
The Satanic Verses
Sense and Sensibility
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Mansfield Park
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
To the Lighthouse
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Oliver Twist
Gulliver's Travels
Les Misérables
The Corrections
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
Dune
The Prince
The Sound and the Fury
Angela's Ashes : A Memoir
The God of Small Things
A People's History of the United States : 1492-present
Cryptonomicon
Neverwhere
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Dubliners
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Beloved
Slaughterhouse-Five
The Scarlet Letter
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
The Mists of Avalon
Oryx and Crake : A Novel
Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
Cloud Atlas
The Confusion
Lolita
Persuasion
Northanger Abbey
The Catcher in the Rye
On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything
Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance : an inquiry into values (I have owned so many damn copies of this book over the years)
The Aeneid
Watership Down
Gravity's rainbow
The Hobbit
In Cold Blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
White Teeth
Treasure Island
David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers

duh...atleast not in the traditional sense



You Are 16% Girly



Um... you're a guy, right? If not, you're the most boyish girl in the world.

And for you, that's probably the ultimate compliment.

hehehe.

sweetpea_girl, i figured you'd get a kick out of this...
http://www.ihatecrocs.com

no offense to any of you croc wearers out there. but as someone who can't stand them i was way too amused by this.

happy news article in the midst of chaos

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070802/hl_nm/usa_breastfeeding_dc;_ylt=AvXvZy50b4iECje8ahWI.aTq188F

i already knew most of this but it's still nice to see in a mainstream news article.