Archive for February, 2007

Daily affirmations

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Is it weird that I can get a real pick-me-up out of attention from a random stranger? I was getting lunch at Einstein Bros. today, and when I got in line, I walked past a random guy, who did not smell very good, standing up from his table, who looked at me and said, “Hey, […]

Up next: Voltaire

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

Lost must have some 18th-century philosophy majors on their staff, because they keep drawing on the Enlightenment for their character names. From day one, we’ve had John Locke, of course, and then we were introduced to Rousseau. In the last couple of episodes, we’ve picked up Edmund Burke and (Desmond) David Hume. I can only […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

I miss Dan. At least there’s new Lost tonight.

Paranoia at the library!

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

I’ve been working at my library carrel a lot lately, because I’m writing my thesis this semester and my office is not conducive to work. I enjoy working there, but I have this little neurosis about my carrel. The carrels have nice, heavy sliding glass doors on them, and there’s a push lock on the […]

The Prince Show

Monday, February 5th, 2007

I have to go on record as saying that I thought Prince’s halftime show at the Super Bowl was Super Lame. I’m not a fan of Prince to begin with, but I really thought it was awful. For one thing, he didn’t play his own music for at least 75% of the show. What’s up […]