Monthly Archives: January 2011

Spend lots of money

I had my first Shiatsu massage class today. It was just the introductory “here we all are” class, so there wasn’t much massage taught; I wasn’t expecting any, really. It should be a good class though – I have high … Continue reading

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Unexpected Delights

I had a few unexpected blessings today. The first occurred when I looked at my bank balance, and realised that being a grader this semester means that I get paid more! Sure, it’s not much more, but an extra $100 … Continue reading

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Be exhausted

I slept in this morning, and spent most of this afternoon running a dungeons and dragons game for some friends. Afterwards, I went off to an Australia Day party (as Australia day itself is not a public holiday in the … Continue reading

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Read about unrest in Egypt

In case you hadn’t caught it from the news, there’s a whole mass of political upheaval going on in Egypt at the moment. It seems there’s a number of countries in Africa going through some political turmoil – the Ivory … Continue reading

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Get a new office!

Finally, today, I managed to acquire a key to my new office. Of course, this meant that I got fairly little work done today, because I ended up chatting to lots of people in my new neighbourhood. But it was … Continue reading

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Live life (but gripe about it at the same time)

I have been involved with environmental groups and committees on campus at Cornell for a while now. There’s been some friction recently between various factions, and the net result has been to decrease my interest in the matters. I’m still … Continue reading

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Submit your second paper

I’ve just finished the submissions process for my second scientific paper, which is now in the hands of the editors at Physical Review D (PRD). I’m fairly happy with this paper; it doesn’t have anything particularly deep to it, but … Continue reading

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Run out of food

Well, not quite. However, I was rather disappointed this evening when I looked in the fridge and the pantry and noted that there was very little I could cook with the ingredients at hand. I shall have to rectify this … Continue reading

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Dream a Dream

Apparently my body needed a good night’s sleep. I got to bed just after midnight and didn’t take long to fall asleep, to wake up 10 hours later. My sleep was accented with a number of dreams, however. I remember … Continue reading

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Return home from Princeton

Egads, I know my postings are way overdue now… Back on Friday, I left Ithaca and drove down to Princeton to visit Ifni for the weekend. I very much enjoy that the drive to Princeton is only 4.5 hours; visiting … Continue reading

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