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Entries from February 2009

lack of tired-ness

February 28th, 2009 2 Comments

TweetIt’s funny how you realize how neurotic your whole entire family is when you spend some time away. It’s also, ironically, what makes going home so great: you fit right in, and you don’t have to worry about acting “normal” anymore. I’m not at home, but I take comfort in the fact that my Mom […]

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spinning out

February 27th, 2009 4 Comments

TweetExcuse the late evening posting recently, but it’s been warm out. Which means I haven’t been getting enough work done, but it’s not like the balmy weather’s going to last much longer. Which also means I’ve been spending the day [since getting out of class] pedaling as hard as I can [to places where I […]

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rose sky

February 26th, 2009 4 Comments

TweetIt’s in the 40s today, which means that the cyclists are out in full force. I saw my morning older-bearded-dude-on-road-bike-with-bright-yellow-wind-jacket and the girl-on-hybrid-who-always-looks-really-really-happy-to-be-coasting-down-the-hill-I’m-trying-to-struggle-up. Those are the only cyclists I usually see. Older-bearded-dude usually does either the slight hand raise or nod of what I like to imagine is a seasoned cyclist salute of mutual respect […]

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inferiority complex

February 25th, 2009 10 Comments

TweetSo I’m still feeding off the trackosaurus-rex-posting-plus-garrett-chow-facebook-friending extravaganza of Monday. I’m not going to lie, that totally made my week life. Sure, my 15 minutes of fame might already be over, but I was having a hard time thinking up new [blogging] goals. Think Lance after winning the Tour seven times, minus the dating hot […]

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February 24th, 2009 2 Comments

TweetA friend asked me a few days ago what exactly would prevent my biking to school – snow? sleet? driving rain? Embarrassed at admitting the truth, I just shrugged. Ever since, my weather arch-nemesis – strong, gusty wind – has been making a recurring appearance. Yesterday morning I felt like I was on a wind […]

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