28 July 2006

What A Week It's Been!

Monday: Gave draft of dissertation to advisor.

Thursday: Fourth anniversary of (a)musings of a grad student.

Friday: Movers come and empty my apartment.

Saturday: Depart on my drive to Texas.

Sometime next week (or possibly the week after!): Resume regular posting.

20 July 2006

There's Nothing New Under the Sun, is there?

From a report by The Faculty Committee on the Use of English by Students:
"[students] write bad English because of sheer ignorance. Errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure abound...the influence of bad school training and years of indifference."

(The FCUES delivered its report in 1916.)

*source: The July/August 2006 Harvard Magazine, page 58.

18 July 2006

I wanted to be Inigo, but...

Instead I'm Buttercup.


Which Princess Bride Character are You?
this quiz was made by mysti

02 July 2006

Sunday Cat Blogging

No, I haven't gotten a cat (or two or three). But I thought I would share this with you, because it's too cute:

For more, do visit Cats in Sinks. Great place to procrastinate!