Category Archives: school

In Which, We Reflect On The Hazards Of Not Regularly Erasing Scratch Media

So, just shy of five years after graduation, I’m back in a classroom. This time, I’m taking an intermediate Japanese class from the local community college’s Continuing Education department. It was a little pricier than I expected for an 8-session … Continue reading

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iTunes U and Me.

So I upgraded to iOS6 recently, because I hate the idea of having a functional maps application and this was the only way to get rid of it, and I noticed that Apple had broken some of the fringe features … Continue reading

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It’s more than a little weird being out of school, even five months after I graduated.  I spent the better part of five years defining myself as a student who just happened to be doing other things at the same … Continue reading

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Now what?

  A gap of a month or so between posts usually means that I’ve gotten back into MMORPGs, and this one is no exception.  I’ve been sucked back into Everquest 2 with the release of the latest expansion, Destiny of … Continue reading

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What lurks within…

I have a good friend at school who’s a dual Digital Arts / Japanese major, and her professors give her some very odd assignments. Not the Japanese professor, mind you.  She gives out perfectly normal assignments – they may make … Continue reading

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In which I take a cheap shot at the math impaired

I don’t actually have any math classes at school.  I’m a liberal arts major, which means that I had to take one (1) term of Math 111C, College Algebra, in order to get my general studies requirements out of the … Continue reading

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Missing the point.

I have a part-time job now.  Well, I’ve had it for a few months actually.  It came out of my attending my school’s “campus jobs fair”, finding out that “campus jobs fair” meant “jobs for people with work-study packages in … Continue reading

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Illusions, crushed

One interesting thing that came out of spending two months with a bunch of college-age people experiencing Japan for the first time was getting to watch illusions crushed first-hand. An awful lot of them were anime or manga fans, and … Continue reading

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So whatever I type shows up here?

Obviously I’ve taken a few weeks off blogging. 🙂 There is a reason for this, and to my mind it’s a pretty good one: I realized, after about two weeks of studying in Japan, that I needed to do a … Continue reading

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This SEEMS educational…

I’ve been taking a Japanese literature series at school this year, and I’m in my second term.  The last first term covered everything from the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki to Muromachi period writings, so this term started with the Edo … Continue reading

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