Summer 2009: Travel

May 24th, 2009

Here's some of the travel I've done and will be doing this summer:

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Summer 2009: Research and jobs

May 24th, 2009

I decided not to go home to Charlottesville for the summer after the spring semester ended. Instead, I am staying up in Boston until school starts again in the fall.

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It ain’t pretty, but it’s mine

April 25th, 2007
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I have finally joined the ranks of bloggers who have designed their own blog themes. Wheee.

At some point I'd like to go for membership in the My Blog Actually Looks Nice club, but that could be a little ways off.

Edit: Thanks to Russ for the snazzy header image!

Edit 2006-05-07: If you're looking at this blog using Internet Explorer, you'll notice I really don't give a crap. However, if Safari, Konquerer, or Opera users notice something wrong — let me know!

Why I Don’t Drink

March 4th, 2007

I don't abstain from drinking out of any moral code or religious imperative. I'm not rebelling against the norm. I'm not making a statement. I abstain because I 1) hate the taste, and 2) don't want to "lose my mind" (in any sense).

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5 Reasons I Don’t Own a Cellphone

February 19th, 2007

As a geek, I'm sort of expected to own a cell phone (or two!). But I don't have one, and likely won't in the near future. The truth is, I'm a bit of a curmudgeon when it comes to new technology. I'm happy to acquire, play with, and disassemble the latest gadgets, but I won't trust them until they've proven worthy. So what's my beef with cell phones?

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