Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder
Friday was actually very good. Reasons follow. I discovered what…
Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2002 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.
Friday was actually very good. Reasons follow.
I discovered what oatcakes are supposed to be, upon eating one I bought at the local coffeeshop. They're supposed to have the wholesome goodness of oatmeal and the portability of muffins. Terrific!
I did my music homework and now I really understand intervals and compound intervals and harmonic inversions even.
I caught most of an optional logic lecture and understood why compactness is really neat and contributed to the discussion.
I conversed with Steve, visited Marisa at the Davis Co-op, and watched and participated in the Creativity Slam. She played the accordion, I recited three of my poems in alternation with her accordion riffs, and I used comedy to compensate for my bad rendition of "Someone to Watch Over Me" as she accompanied me on piano, and I performed stand-up comedy for approximately eight minutes and did my best set ever! Seriously, great audience appreciation for my whole performance. I had a great time.
(Set list: Riot/laundry, Eddie Bauer mannequins, shiny pants, I'm Indian, political science, Gandhi was gay, sick students, "socially constructed," jobs, Pakistanis, Tele-BEARS, elephant, attacking Muslims, my international roommates.)
So I kicked heinie and took names. A good day.