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from progressive, reminding me to renew my car insurance. for the car i own that i don’t drive because it doesn’t drive. what do you do with a car that doesn’t drive? some people have suggested donating it, and then…

umm, yeah, so like i’m working on this paper due tomorrow at 11am.

and i’m just starting it now. length? hmm, not really sure about that. i think if i could generate 10 pages (of fluff) by later tonight i’d be happy. omg, i feel like such an undergrad. anyway,,, so like tomorrow…

argh!!!

wrote my paper from 5pm til 4am last night. 11 hours, 11 page paper. slept about 5. so i took the 10:33am bus to campus. got here 10 minutes early. so now it’s nearly noon, i turned in my paper…

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recipe for a birthday

6 lbs pulled pork 5 slabs of wet ribs cut in two bone pieces 1 gallon of beans 1 half gallon of cole slaw 1 quart of bbq sauce (tomato-based) 1 pint of bbq sauce (vinegar-based) 2 peach cobblers 24…

is my head in this game?

taking a break from studying for the research methods final quiz. described by jean as the hardest test she’s ever taken and by jason as not the hardest test he’s ever taken, but no fun. i haven’t given a squat…

when did this become such a complainblog?

when i started it, i was inspired by the idea that i could take the ideas out of my head and put them in a place where people could stumble upon them. not so much because my ideas are extra-special-great…

omg this is the most awesomest thing ever

the rabbit ambulance in legos by “brick artist” nathan sawaya, inspired by september 25th’s cartoon in achewood about which I’ve blogged previously on several occasions. “Rabbits are cute, simple creatures with a social services infrastructure just like anybody else”

so i’m writing this fake master’s proposal

and i’ve got one part left. i’ve got to write at least one and a half pages that describe the “precise statement of [my] (experimental) methodology.” but i haven’t got any experimental methodology. so i’m taking a break right now…

freedom, creativity, caprice

hacked together a little javascript to modify the background colors of my neatlinks based on how recently they were posted. conveys temporal information visually, rather than textually which i think is quite nice. used the too-cool-for-school colour wizard in order…

car

pragmatic or aesthetic? right now i’m entirely sold on pragmatic. i just like looking at aesthetic every once and a while to see if i’m making the right decision. side by side like this aesthetic looks kind of obscene. the…

i bought a car

school ended in a sort of frenzy, excreting me out into a void of other people still working on their finals and my work with not much going on. i spent an entire year looking for a car that most…

wishing all a happy holidays

i’m in austin with the fam. katie’s back from her first semester at ohio university, matthew’s back from his fifth at texas a&m, and I from my eleventh at unc. the weather is warm. the air windy. scarf i brought:…

christmas eve from austin

katie! wait till my eyes are open holy cow, where did all these presents come from? there’s a big ham under the tree this christmas

a watt christmas dinner

Matthew, Katie, Mom, Justin, and Dad, sitting down to a roast leg of lamb, potatoes, green beens, portobello mushrooms and some damn fine gravy