Monthly Archives: October 2008

apple, you suck.

My black Mac just died an hour ago. With my presentation for tomorrow and 8th draft of my Comparative Consti essay inside.

Please, God, let the data be recoverable.

And after this, I’M FUCKING SWITCHING TO WINDOWS.

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whitman.

[On how ideas of privacy have shifted and mutated over time]
Anyone who wants a vivid example can visit the ruins of Ephesus, where the modern tourist can set himself down on one of the numerous ancient toilet seats in a public hall where well-to-do Ephesians gathered to commune, two thousand years ago, as they collectively emptied their bowels.
[Footnote: For a discussion of communal defecation in Greco-Roman antiquity, governed by some complex social and even legal rules, see … For a tourist guide, see Ephesos: Der Neue Fuhrer.] 

Talking about salaries is not quite like defecating in public, but it can seem very off-putting to many Europeans nevertheless. 

You know you’re stressed (and probably extremely deprived to boot) when reading this in a 70-page article makes you burst out in uncontrollable laughter.

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i think this is very funny.

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seven.

It’s when she’s all alone, when she hugs her knees to her chest, and her head sinks in defeat, that she’s honest with herself. 
It’s only when the confused welter of thoughts swirl around inside her exhausted mind that she’s unable to explain away the obvious.
It’s only then that she hears her heart speak.

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unconscionability.

I discovered only today, after thirteen years of dog ownership, that my dog is not a Jack Russell Terrier but a Miniature Fox Terrier. =.=

The breeder LIED. To a little girl of EIGHT.

Wahlau.

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i have something to say.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGH
HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!

 

That feels better.
Or not.

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when it rains, it pours.

SUBJECT REGISTRATION IS A PAIN IN THE ASS.

WHERE IS THE UROP!!!!!!!! GRRRRRRRR!!!!!!! I SPENT TWO HOURS THIS MORNING TRYING TO REGISTER AND I AM STILL NOT REGISTERED.

And I think my supervising prof is not happy with me. WOW way to go Rachel. 

Now all this would not have happened if they had just DESIGNED THE SYSTEM PROPERLY.

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