Sunday, January 30, 2005


It's a time when school work is starting to pile up and stress me out a little, and this is not even the busiest part of the semester. I don't stress out nearly as much as I did back in grade school or high school because I know I will get it finished. But there is always a pressing need to get work done. As I was walking on campus today, I did something that I always tend to do, and I realized that unconsciously it makes me feel better. When you are walking to and from class, instead of walking to and from on the sidewalks, try walking through the grass. This might help you escape the structure of your life (figuratively and literally speaking) for a short time. Now, this helps me out, mainly because I'm a country boy from Grant's Lick, KY. But you should give it a shot. Don't spread it around too much though. We might not have any grass left to walk on. :)

Saturday, January 29, 2005


When was the last time you reread your blog? Today I decided to go back and read a random month in my blog. It turned out to be the month of August. It was really interesting remember events that I kinda forgot about and remember how I was feeling at those times. Go ahead, pick a day, week or month of your blog and read it.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2005


This semester is definitely coming full force. My hunch that this semester was going to be more difficult than last semester was correct. So far so good though. I am able to keep up with my work, barely, and still have time for myself (which mainly includes going to the gym and playing ultimate and ping pong.) I really need to fit running into my schedule as well, but no success so far. I'm going to take advantage of the totally awesome weather (it was 54 degrees today) tonight and go running. Not only that but I can't let Adam out do me because he went running today already :). Oh, he just said that he would like to start training with me and possibly get another team together to run the flying pig along with Drake's Runnin' Pigs. I think that is an awesome idea and I hope it works out.

On a more personal note, I haven't been the person I want and need to be. That is one more thing I need to work on. I think I am going back to my old ways of being complacent. It's so easy to go back there, but that is not where I want to go.

Hey, look how much fun you can have with long exposures.

Friday, January 21, 2005


Mikey, Mikey, Mikey...Again...You have been hacked majorly.

Yin Dong

Saturday, January 15, 2005

Napelon whats-his-name...

Here I am, sitting at Mikey's apartment, trapped in a world filled with the most awful movie in existence, Napelon oh-who-cares. Having refused to watch the "movie", I have resorted to seeing if I can get into Mikey's blog. However, seeing as this was also easily accomplished, I shall have to find other things with which to occupy my time.

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Topic #3

I've been back in Louisville for about a week now, and the first week of classes are almost complete. Although this week has been pretty easy, I am still a little stressed out about what the semester will bring. Last semester was pretty rough, and it's hard to believe that it would be worse than that. However, I am taking 18 hours again, and these courses are higher level. So who knows? Oh, well enough stressing about that. It will work out.

On a lighter note…
This semester I want to get into shape. I'll be running in the flying pig in May, and I need to get into shape for that. I also want to get into shape for ultimate and just work on my skills. Although I don't need to do, I really want to because it is my favorite sport. Plus, girls only want boyfriends who have great skills so… I do, however, need to get into shape for the flying pig so I don't let my teammates down.

Topic #2

Something totally crazy happened to me Monday night. After playing an awesome game of ultimate down at the waterfront, most people were just going to go home for the night. I decided to go to Steak 'N Shake with a few others. After deciding this, I realized that I had misplaced my keys. I ran Jefi down before he pulled out of the parking lot and told him to hold up until I found my keys. But because of some miscommunication, I turned around after a minute of searching and saw that I was all alone. I didn't panic and thought that Jefi would soon realize that I wasn't behind him and would be back in a minute. But, a minute turned into…more than a minute. Well, I thought, I'll run back to where we laid down all of our stuff and look for my keys. But then I remember I didn't lay my keys down anywhere. I was pretty sure I had them in my jacket pocket and I had not taken off my jacket when we were playing. So that means that my keys could be anywhere on the grass lawn. I hoped that by chance they would be in my trunk. I remembered that I had left my wallet in my trunk. Maybe my keys were there too. The only problem, I couldn't call AAA because my card was in my wallet, and my phone was in the car as well. I needed to get to campus some how. I would have walked the 3 miles if I needed to, but luckily I found a few groups of people to ask. None of them had cell phones (yea right), but finally I found someone who gave me a ride back to campus. We had a good conversation on the way back, during which the man tried to sell me a new car. I thought it was funny.
"So what kind of car do you drive?"
"A '97 Honda Civic."
"It's about time to trade that in don't you think?"
This was before I knew he sold cars. "Well, actually, I don't think so. I just got it a few years ago and it's been treating me very well. I couldn't afford another car right now anyway."
"Oh, well if you know anyone who is interested you can refer them to me. Here is my card."

Anyway, so I have him drop me off at McDonald's and then I walk to UPA to Adam, Matt, and Brandon's apartment. I ask if I can use Adam's cell phone and AAA card and I get pop-a-lock to meet me at my car. Matt said he could drive me because he's a good guy and because he didn't have class till 11:00 the next day. I get a hold of my sister and ask her if I can use her car in case I can't find my keys. She was really confused, but she said ok. Forty-five minutes later I find out that my keys are not in my trunk. I was really bummed, but I pretty much knew they weren't in there. Matt and I searched the field some more, but with no luck. I then wondered what I would have to do to get a key, and what would happen to my car. I called up the local police department and explained the situation, asking how likely it was for my car to be towed.
"Very likely" he said.
"What is the best thing to do?"
"You can have a locksmith meet you at your car and make you a key?"
"They can do that? How?"
"I don't know I'm not a locksmith."
Man, if I would have known this was possible I would have had someone come down the first time and make me a key. I called AAA again and asked for a locksmith to make me a key. I took another hour, but finally he came and it took him about twenty minutes to make a key. Finally I got to drive home and made it safely into bed by 2:30am. I got about three hours of sleep and got up for my 8am class. Phew…

Topic #1

It sure has been a while since my last post. This is mainly because, well, I guess my only excuse is that I've been lazy. So in order to catch up I'm going to talk about three important topics.

Boy do I love Subarus. I can't really describe why I like them so much. Well actually I can, but people look at me funny. All I can say is that you can't appreciate a Subaru until you've driven one. You can notice a difference on dry pavement, but you can definitely notice a difference on snowy/icy pavement. I drove my mom's 1997 Subaru Outback Sport over Christmas break when we had a big snow/ice storm and people decided to not to treat or plow the roads. It amazes me that you can strike fear into the icy road instead of the other way around.

In related news, I just saw my first 2005 Outback. Have you seen yours?

'05 Outback

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