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Entries from May 2005

Well, this is unexpected. . .

May 27th, 2005 · Comments Off

At about 11:00 today, the power went out in my office building. We waited around for an hour or so, until we got word that a substation had blown, and power wouldn’t be restored until 3:00. So I’ll have an even longer weekend than I was expecting, even with Memorial Day. Despite the lost work […]

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Tags: Fandom · Harry Potter · Life · School

The Book Meme

May 21st, 2005 · Comments Off

I’ve now been tagged three times for this, so I’m guessing I’d better actually answer. 1) Total number of books I’ve owned? I really don’t feel like counting, but several hundred. 2) The last book I bought? An Old Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott, on ‘s recommendation. I’m enjoying reading about the brown curly-haired […]

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Tags: Books

*can’t breathe*

May 13th, 2005 · Comments Off

Melissa! Interviewing JKR! At her house!!! *runs around in circles while her coworkers stare at her* Congratulations, Mellie. No one deserves it more than you. And I’m not even jealous. Just so, so excited. *tries to calm down* *fails* mobile spy al;ksdjfla;ksjfdla;ksjfdal;ksjfdal;ksjf

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Tags: Fandom · Harry Potter

*gasp!* She’s posting twice in one week!

May 12th, 2005 · Comments Off

Yes, folks, its a miracle! Can you believe it? All joking aside, I’m actually quite pleased with myself at the moment. That’s because I finally finished my Pride and Prejudice custom Live Journal mood theme! Yes, I know I’ve been using it forever, but it was merely functional, not complete. Now there’s a unique picture […]

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Tags: Life · Technology

The Force is with him, always.

May 10th, 2005 · Comments Off

Shortly after we moved into the house we’re in now–nearly 20 years ago–I was playing with my brother’s action figures. He had some cool ones– a Skeletor whose chest showed damage when you punched it, an Orco that spun around when you pulled out the little plastic cord, and a Yoda figurine, among others. I […]

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Tags: Life

So much for that idea. . .

May 3rd, 2005 · Comments Off

Got my letter from the English Composition department. I will not be teaching English 115 in the fall. GAH. They said that they just had too many qualified applicants. Yeah. Still makes me feel like I suck. And now I will have graduated with my masters degree with no teaching experience whatsoever, which is not […]

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Tags: Life · School