10 Jan 2001
(updated 10 Jan 2001 at 03:54 UTC) »
OI!!!! Good grief it's been ages since I've been able to
write a diary entry.
In the meantime.. After breaking from school, I immediatly
flew up to Denver to work a bit at Jabber.com's HQ. I
realized nearly immediatly that I do not want to work in an
office. Of course, I was sick (cold junk) and I missed my
family and friends from school terribly. I still didn't like
the whole getting up, going to work and figuring out what to
do for lunch routine. No thanks, I'll stick with working
Following that I came home and did nothing. It was
fantastic. At first I couldn't figure out what to do because
I've never been bored before. I always have projects or
deadlines or something. After I figured out how to enjoy
having nothing to do, I had a brilliant time.
Desperate for some new music, I picked up the Coldplay
Parachute CD. I was a bit saddened by the loss of the
acoustic piano, but I still enjoy their drummer's jazz
beats. The lead singer's voice is very enjoyable as well. He
reminds me a lot of Dave Matthews.... I also got the Beatles
1 CD as I've never listened to the Beatles much and wanted
to get to know some of their songs. What better way to do
it? I was surprised at how quick a lot of the earlier songs
are. The song is over before you even know it started. I
really like Help. :)
I wasn't too happy with my semester report card.. too many
B's. I only had two A's and one of the classes I got an A on
was just a one credit hour class. In the constant reflection
of a college student, this year will be better.
I'm in total chaos about where to live next summer. I was
sure that I would go live in Denver, but now I don't think
that's a good move. Ah.. I've got lots of different places
to live, but I just don't know which one is good. How's the
weather in Australia in summer? :) I'm also in a bit of a
conundrum about whether or not to take English as a second
major or just do a minor. I want English something. I figure
a Computer Science Engineering student mixed with a little
English would make an interesting enough background to stand
me out a bit from all of these idiots taking CS courses.
I'm finally the maintainer of the campus Debian server. It
hasn't been updated since a year ago. The previous
maintainer was a RedHat user and didn't know about apt I
guess. Loads of packages are being updated..
You don't hear many people say this, but I'm not afraid to:
I am really glad to be back at school. I miss the people
here and the schedule and just college life in general.
highly recommended :)
Welp, I want to get back into Advogato reading. Over break I
just visited fejj, Iain
and julian .. I should
probably branch out
I'm looking forward to classes tomorrow. Today I had
Engineering Graphics (CAD stuff!) and tomorrow I have CalcI
(again), Speech (with a fun teacher), Engineering Graphics
Lab, CompSciII and chapel. Good stuff.
Odd.. I'm not a Journeyer anymore. Guess I'm losing grip in
Advogato. Oh well.
This is going to be a fantastic semester.