The weather here in Ithaca has taken a slightly dark turn, with icy winds taking just long enough to freeze exposed extremities so that you can rotate hand in pockets and hand getting numb holding umbrella in a 2 minute rotation. (Granted, if it’s raining it’s not freezing, but windchill is a scary enemy of [...]
Archive for November, 2007
I think getting back to Ithaca after Thanksgiving Break is over can be as exhausting as leaving in the first place. This is because unlike when the student body leaves and scatters into the greater expanse of the entire nation, when everyone gets back, the student body converges on little old Ithaca. Because I don’t [...]
Chunky snowflakes and coooooold temperatures mean winter is finally upon us here in Ithaca. I’ll regret saying this 2 months from now, when -20 degree weather and blizzard like conditions take over, but it’s about time! Welcome winter!
Tomorrow evening I will be leaving for an interview, and that means I’ll be missing Thursday at Cornell. Thursday at Cornell is not particularly more exciting that Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday at Cornell, but there is one thing that makes it stand out for me. I know that every Thursday I will get a good [...]
This past Friday I took a 4 hour bus ride to NYC where I met with an old friend from high school. Together, we continued on our journey to NJ to watch our friend featured in his orchestra concert, playing Weber’s concerto for Bassoon. I took the bus back the next day on Saturday to [...]
What day of the year is it when: A tomato serves you your morning coffee? A vampire serves you your evening coffee? A frog and a fairy are laughing over dinner? A transformer is checking ID’s at the bar? Spongebob and Patrick run into your class, whip out speakers and break it down, only to [...]