15 Apr 2001, 2:55 a.m.

So heaven is a slasher flick?

Weekend fun, I had. A Gateway to Heaven, I saw. Various jokes, sight gags, and puns, I discovered. Cheeriest, to me, was the nicknaming of "CollabNet" as "ClamNet." So Dan, a friend of mine, told …

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11 Apr 2001, 3:52 a.m.

Comedy Night Is Coming!

Many of you may know that I often indulge at the open-mikes at the Squelch Comedy Nights on campus. Well, here comes another one. Monday, 16th of April at 8 pm in the Bear's Lair …

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11 Apr 2001, 2:43 a.m.

And did you always do what Mama said?

So when was the first time your parents lied, and you knew they are lying? --I asked my class on Friday. Perhaps the best response: "Once, my parents told me to get in the car …

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09 Apr 2001, 3:31 a.m.

And when I die I expect to find Him laughing

"I missed the lecture on sleep learning." "You mean you slept through it." "Well, yeah." "You know, there's some irony in that." -heard in the Open Computing Facility As Depeche Mode said,I don't want to …

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04 Apr 2001, 2:21 a.m.

Take that, economists!

Me, yesterday, during Political Science 171 lecture: "If I never hear the term 'Pareto equilibrium' again it'll be too soon." Prof. Bruce Cain, during the same lecture: "Don't make fun of economists, now, they make …

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03 Apr 2001, 12:37 p.m.

Cats and Advogato and freedom

Urban astronomy, feline friendships (or tentative steps towards them), and Lodi. I got new shoes. They're pretty much exactly like my old ones, except that they don't have any holes in them, and they're tight …

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02 Apr 2001, 12:09 p.m.

Space, time, and "take my wife ... please!"

Today: Seth's diary, Einstein's Dreams, and free professional comedy! Seth's diary yesterday contained a hilarious commentary on our historical shortsightedness, titled "California history." I recommend it highly. Last night I read Alan Lightman's Einstein's Dreams …

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31 Mar 2001, 3:56 a.m.

More morosity, & some hope

I've no anchor, and no mainsail. Women's work is never done. Maybe if I weren't so fearful-- maybe I could have more fun. "Time is out of joint"? -- no, the place. Sometimes I feel …

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30 Mar 2001, 11:27 a.m.

Where does the track end? Can I stumble without falling?

Saw Crouching Tiger, Hidden Comb today, as my sister and my cousin call it. It was pretty disorienting to come out from that movie into a bright, bustling cineplex lobby. There should really be a …

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29 Mar 2001, 2:32 a.m.

President Barlet, and April Fool's Day

Today, my mother and I spoke about "The West Wing" and nuclear power. Ergo, today's poll. Today, I think I'm seeing Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon again. Do people actually pull elaborate April Fool's pranks anymore? …

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