26 December 2008

Commentary: Insomnia

At this point, winter break can said to be in full swing. I'm trying not to count down the time until school starts up again partially because it's just too depressing to think about how short break really is and in part because it's quite pathetic to want to be back in school so badly.

I fully enjoy being on break but with a vacation comes insomnia and this feeling of restlessness. I need to be doing more with my day dammit. I like to clean during my breaks because it makes me feel like I've done something worthwhile. Heck at this point I'm up for doing home-fixing projects and whatever else people feel like throwing at me. The fact that I live in an apartment means that cleaning doesn't actually take that much time and there isn't much to fix all in all.

I'm completely jealous of my cats. They can take naps, eat, and take poos all day long and be perfectly content. I'd like to be content with that type of existence. Give me a warm spot and let me bask in the sun during this cold weather. Stupid cold. I definitely don't deal well with it. Sure the cold is fun to a certain extent because it allows you to wear sweaters and gloves and boots and scarves but I'm not convinced that it's a fair tradeoff. At the end of the day it's cold and I don't do cold--well, at least I don't do cold well.

I'm one of the least graceful people I know though so maybe not doing cold well doesn't matter. What probably matters more is the fact that my hands and feet get cold when it's cold (I'm real "smrt," huh?) and then it's a lost cause warming them back up. Stupid cold. Alright I think that's enough for today or maybe it isn't. If it's not I'll come back sometime later tonight to make another post. If it is enough, I'll spend the rest of my night reading "MegaTokyo" or playing on Neopets. If I'm lucky I'll be able to get to sleep at a decent hour tonight.

22 December 2008

Commentary: Winter Break

I just reread my last post about those Christmas gifts. It's been quite difficult to find time so it seems like that's a no-go this year. I've been pretty proud of myself and my ability to save up. I really don't have much money (like many other people this year and in general) but I've got some mad skills in terms of making things stretch. Aside from that not much to report on this end. Perhaps I'll think of something more insightful to say as time passes and the break continues--I don't really know.

28 November 2008

Commentary: Christmas Gifts

This revelation is completely unsurprising but I've come to the conclusion that Christmas gifts are not overrated but money certainly is. As usual I'm short on cash, or even pretend money, this year. I'd really like to do the whole shopping spiel but it's not going to happen so this year I think I'm going to make a big effort to make wonderful things for people.

We will see how this little plan works out. As far as I'm concerned, I've got time to try to work things out since I'll be out of school with a good amount of time to spare before Christmas...wish me good luck!

08 August 2008

Commentary: Senior Year

Entering senior year will be interesting to say the least. I'm looking forward to classes as usual but I don't really feel ready to move on. One way or another though it's going to happen so I should just get on with it, right?

As the geeky student who loves learning, grad school seems like the most logical thing for me to do and indeed I plan to pursue my doctorate. Now, comes the nasty business of filling out applications and taking the GRE's and etc though. Boo on all of that. No way to avoid it though. I'll be taking my GRE for the first time this Thursday. We'll see how it goes...

23 July 2008

Commentary: Working on It

Hmm...so I'm currently working on re-vamping my blog; nothing too spectacular but a change of pace, ya know?