Month: March 2004

  • A Fun Dream

    I had one of my classic vivid dreams last night. It was fairly realistic, but, as usual, there were some fantastic elements. I’m not sure exactly where it started, but my sister and I were touring New York City( which we did in reality over spring break). The first thing I remember was going to […]

  • Smarm!

    And with the final play of “smarm”, which Emery unwisely challenged, I am Scrabble Champion again. About time I broke his streak. He was almost catching up to me in the stats. Here’s a plot of our average game, as of the previous game: This is our average score per turn over a number of […]

  • Classic Rock

    Ah… I love it when my otherwise random playlist is nice to me. I just got some Led Zeppelin, followed by The Who’s “Pinball Wizard”, followed by Boston’s “More Than A Feeling”, and now, Steve Miller Band. I win. I feel much better. All of the paper-inflicted pain is washing away… ;o). “The Stake” from […]

  • The migration of Britons from Britain to Brittany

    Yup, still working on the paper. I’ve got almost an entire half-page since my last post, which isn’t terrible, I suppose. The title of this entry is a phrase I just wrote for the paper. Cool, huh? Guh… at least I’m on the conclusion. Then I’ll give it the old once-over, and write up my […]

  • Ancient Europe

    Guess what… I’m still working on my paper! And even better, I’m still slacking off by posting in my LJ. Clearly, I win… In studying Breton, I’ve had to do some reading on the Celts. I’m really annoyed by the fact that none of my historical education taught me about the ancient Celts, beyond referring […]

  • Bleh. Paper.

    I am half-assedly working on my Historical and Comparative Linguistics paper. It’s on how Modern Breton is not a descendant of ancient Gaulish. I wanted to do a paper on the evolution of the Elvish languages, particularly Quenya, but Sean said that, although they are linguistically valid, they might have a history that’s a little […]

  • Photo Opportunity!!!

    Emery and I found a really cool place to take a picture, although unfortunately neither of our cameras would be up to the task. At the University City SEPTA station, there’s a long tube-like arch over the station platform. If you stand halfway down the stairs down to the platform, you can look all the […]

  • My Laptop Cooling Pad is Dying…

    The under-laptop cooling fan I bought freshman year is dying a slow, slow death. I think the little electric motors are seizing up every couple of rotations, but whatever it is, they’re making some pretty awful noises. At least it was only $20, and since I run it whenever my laptop is on, I’ve gotten […]

  • Sager

    So I’ve been having conversations with a few people who read my LJ, focusing on my comments about Sager in my previous post. I’m going to try and explain myself here, but I’m probably just going to make things worse. ::sigh:: First, a few snippets: “Nick, you need to loosen up” “You don’t know what […]

  • I Miss Theater…

    When I went to get dinner at Tarble tonight, I ran into one of my friends, who mentioned that he was having a party. I assumed that it was an alternative-to-Sager party, because he said it would just be him “and a few other people”. So after dinner and sitting in my room being worthless, […]