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Entries from February 2005


February 24th, 2005 · Comments Off

So, am writing a paper about the courtly love tradition and its influence (or lack thereof) on The Lord of the Rings. Have stolen my sister’s copy of The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (which is fascinating, must get my own copy) for such a project. Tolkien obviously looked down on the rituals of courtly love– […]

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Tags: Books · School

Hooray for the weekend!

February 18th, 2005 · Comments Off

I don’t think I’ve ever been so happy to have a long weekend. Siriusly, folks, it’s a good thing this semester only lasts until mid-April, because it’s an absolute beast. I thought I was tired before. Hah. Being able to sleep in on a Monday, even if it’s only one day, will be paradise. And […]

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Tags: Fandom · Harry Potter · Life · School

I feel as though I have nothing to say.

February 9th, 2005 · Comments Off

Have you ever been so incredibly busy that it feels like you’re doing nothing at all? Yeah. Feeling like that. Most of the stuff I’m doing would be supremely boring to most of the people who read this, and that which may be interesting to you all, I find I don’t want to talk about. […]

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Tags: Life · School

Sunday Post: Starting up Again

February 6th, 2005 · Comments Off

I’ve been terrible about these, but I’d like to start again. So here we go: Mosiah 5:15 Therefore, I would that ye should be steadfast and immovable, always abounding in good works, that Christ, the Lord God Omnipotent, may seal you his, that you may be brought to heaven, that ye may have everlasting salvation […]

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Tags: Religion

Say hello to Ginevra!

February 5th, 2005 · Comments Off

I’m still fiddling around– WHY does Dell put so much JUNK on these things?– but I love her already. She’s small and she’s cute and she’s really QUIET. The first thing I did was install Firefox. The second thing I did was install Thunderbird. And then I changed it from the default Fisher Price theme. […]

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Tags: Life · Technology


February 3rd, 2005 · Comments Off

My computer shipped! Yes, friends, Ginvera (otherwise known as Ginny III) is on its way, and should be here tomorrow! Model: Dell 600m Processor: Intel Pentium M 725(1.6GHz) Display: 14.1-in. XGA, with 32MB Video RAM: 512MB,DDR,266MHz 2 Dimms Hard Drive: 60GB Ultra ATA OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2 Networking: Internal 56K Modem […]

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Tags: Life · School · Technology