Sunday, August 31, 2003

Edited 9/9/03 - Got 'em....

Quotes From The Announcer From The Ohio State Football Game, Part I
1. "It's like climbing up a wet dike"
2. "It's a moral victory for the boys in the purple pants"
3. "He stayed at home and made the tackle"
4. "Hair breth moments"
5. "The tight-end might have wiggled a bit"

Quotes From The Announcer From The Ohio State Football Game, Part II
1. "He's the lead horse on that wagon"
2. " The last time your dad went down there he got spanked around"
3. "The Ohio State Buckeyes are singing like a choir"
4. "He had cleat marks all over his chest"
5. "He was well lathered up"

(I actually did write them down, but I left the list at my parent's house so these lists are temporarily on hold...)

Friday, August 29, 2003

Things We Forgot On Our Trip Home
1. We forgot to shut the curtains
2. We forgot to bring pictures
3. We forgot to grab my sunglasses
4. We forgot what we forgot
5. We forgot our brains, I think....

Thursday, August 28, 2003

1. Senior Design
2. Paying rent
3. Engineering management
4. Spectrum meeting
5. Hanging out with cool people... finally something good!

Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Why Dr. Rafe Is Cool
1. He has a link to Howard Dean's campaign site on his webspace
2. He did away with our Friday afternoon classes
3. He's Canadian
4. He writes "laundry" lists
5. He only drives cars with manual transmissions

Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Coffee Quotes
1. Amy gestures
2. "I bet you 10,000 air molecules"
3. "There are some people who are alive simply because it's illegal to kill them"
4. Canada Mike
5. Sugarbutt

Monday, August 25, 2003

Back To School List - Dr. Rafe's Favorite Words
1. Aggregate
2. Heuristic
3. Algorithm
4. Optimum
5. Utilization

Sunday, August 24, 2003

Party at the NRA Apartment
1. Nate, Rachel and Amy have a cute new apartment
2. I made cupcakes
3. We played video games
4. We opened both doors (yes, there are two outside doors)
5. We had lots of fun!

1. Why are soccer balls thought to only be real if they are black and white?
2. Do the different stitching on a volleyball versus a soccer ball really make a difference?
3. Do they use new balls for every basketball game like they do for baseball games?
4. Were footballs ever really made of pigskin?
5. Sports are confusing...

Friday, August 22, 2003

The Nice Things About Being Home From Vacation
1. Sleeping in your own bed
2. Waking up in your own bed
3. Showering in your own shower
4. Hanging out in your pajamas for most of the morning
5. Not having to drive anywhere

Crazy Place Names In New York
1. Schenectady
2. Herkimer
3. Tonowanda
4. Lackawanna
5. Canadaigua

Good Food We Ate In Boston
1. Spinach, eggplant and feta cheese pizza
2. Potato salad from the B&D deli
3. Organic PB&J sandwiches
4. Citrus cooler smoothie
5. Tabouli sandwich with hummus

Cool People We Saw Play On Sunday, August 17, 2003 At The Newport Folk Festival
1. Ani Difranco
2. Joan Armetrading
3. Kim Richey
4. Sam Bush
5. Keb' Mo'

Advice For Attending The Newport Folk Festival
1. Wear shorts
2. Bring a tarp
3. Bring sunglasses
4. Bring umbrellas
5. Be prepared to be sun burnt and wet simultaneously

Happy Birthday To Me
1. Car charger for my cell phone
2. Capri track pants - way cute
3. Matching frog measuring tape and utility knife - Thanks, Maddie!
4. Newport Folk Festival tickets
5. 12 volt cordless power drill - YES!

Cool People We Saw Play On Saturday, August 16, 2003 At The Newport Folk Festival
1. John Prine
2. The Waifs
3. Mary Gauthier
4. Angelique Kidjo
5. Lyle Lovett

Things We Forgot To Bring On Our Trip
1. Leatherman
2. Bandanas
3. Shorts
4. Binoculars
5. Ice

Delays We Encountered While Driving From Ohio To Rhode Island
1. 2 1/2 hours to cross a bridge in Pennsylvania
2. 20 minutes at a Burger King drive-thru
3. New York City at 6:00 pm
4. Accident in New Haven, Connecticut
5. Getting slightly lost in Newport before finding our campsite

Five License Plates We Saw From States We Didn’t Drive Through
1. Florida
2. Maryland
3. Virginia
4. Kentucky
5. Georgia

Spiffy Websites
1. Project Guttenberg Distributed Proofreading
2. Television Without Pity

Monday, August 11, 2003

Things That Should Not Be Bigger Than Your Head
1. Your bra
2. Your breakfast
3. Your calculator
4. Your watch
5. The cup you get at the Arby's drive through when you order a large drink

Saturday, August 09, 2003

Unexpected Place to Post Notes on Post-It Notes
1. Bottom of the toilet lid
2. Inside CD cases
3. Inside the silverware drawer
4. Glove compartment of your car
5. Underside of shelf on a bookshelf

Friday, August 08, 2003

Last Day Of Work
1. Running late in the morning
2. Giving back the key I never used
3. Out to lunch with the supervisors
4. Finished with my work 2 hours early
5. Cleaning out my desk which is just a table so there isn't much there : )

Thursday, August 07, 2003

Things I Want In A Laptop
1. CDRW drive
2. DVD drive
3. 3 1/2" floppy drive
4. USB connections
5. Decent speed and memory

Wednesday, August 06, 2003

Health Food Store Shopping List
1. Organic chocolate chips
2. Red Panda licorice
3. Jamaican lemonade
4. Chocolate soy milk
5. Organic potato chips

Tuesday, August 05, 2003

Signs That A Class Is Going To Be Bad
1. It's your third class with the same professor on the same day in the same room
2. The book costs more than your last vacation
3. You can't pronounce the title of it
4. The syllabus is longer than Time magazine
5. The guy that created the field of study committed suicide

Monday, August 04, 2003

I Think It's Time To Do Dishes
1. There are no clean cereal bowls
2. There are no clean small spoons
3. There are no clean travel mugs
4. There are no clean measuring cups
5. There is no clean space on the counter

Sunday, August 03, 2003

Places We've Found Nate Sleeping
1. The back of my truck
2. The train to Toronto
3. The Toronto subway
4. A Toronto bus
5. Our papasan chair

Things We Would Have Gotten If We Broke the Window in the Restaurant
1. Into the kitchen
2. Kicked out of the restaurant
3. Arrested
4. Fined for destroying property
5. Yelled at by our parents

Friday, August 01, 2003

Fun Ways To Distinguish Headings
1. Font
2. Size and shape
3. Capitalization
4. Color and pattern
5. Underline style