Seeing in the Dark

Today the power was out from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and I figured that it would be quite opportune to see if my latent super power was seeing in the dark. I agree that that would be a pretty boring super power, but who ever said it had to be awesome? Anyway, I took a shower for about half and hour in the pitch dark since the power was out and I never saw anything but my watch hands.

Posted Sun, Aug 5, 2007

Your Possible Super Powers

I was thinking about super powers the other day and I came to a realization; even if I do have super powers I rarely try to do things that require super powers so I might have some super powers and not even know it! This could be true of all of us! I mean, honestly, how often do you try to fly, or double jump, or breath underwater, or walk through walls?

Posted Fri, Aug 3, 2007

El Salvadorisimo

From Thursday the 19th to late Monday the 23rd I was on a trip to El Salvador. It was the best vacation that I have ever had in my life. The reason I went is that an LETU grad, Lee Shaver, is in the Peace Corps there and this is the best chance that I will ever have to visit him. So we planned it all out, which bus I would take there, etc etc.

Posted Tue, Jul 31, 2007

Friday Tips and Tricks

Time saving tips and tricks! This first tip is something that I use almost daily. Do you ever want to change a filename to something that is similar to the original name? For instance, maybe you just want to change/add/remove the extension? Well, if you are using a reasonable shell you can do the following: # Add .txt to the filename cp textfiel{,.txt} # change el to le cp textfi{el,le}.txt # remove extension cp textfile{.

Posted Fri, Jul 6, 2007

On the Validity of Taking Nine Credit Hours in Half a Summer

A lot of people thought that I was crazy to try to take nine hours in the first half of the summer. I even admit that in retrospect it was probably not the best idea in the world. But I do think that it was helpful in a number of areas. The most obvious area that I benefited in is the fact that in my senior year I will only need to take twelve hours a semester.

Posted Tue, Jul 3, 2007

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Posted Tue, Jul 3, 2007