Saturday, July 26, 2008

Surviving and Thriving

The ability for stupid people to breed amazes me. I got a new client a couple of days ago. He is in his twenties and is well-intending but he has to be one of the biggest idiots I have ever seen. And of course, he has twins. The truly dippy people are rewarding the world two kids at a time. I am slightly bitter about all of this but on the upside, getting him has allowed me to make a ton of money this week.

In other news, class is going well and I am enjoying it. I will be glad to take another class from this guy in the Fall without all of the snippy women. I will pay another guy to take the Fall class with me. We had our first test day before yesterday and I did alright on it. The nice part is that I did alright and I study for all of twenty minutes for it.

Everything else is going well and I am going to a former co-worker's birthday party tonight which means Olympic level drinking. It should be fun seeing that I haven't done that for a while. In general, I am just kind of worn out. This new guy is awesome for my finances but having all of my clients plus school makes things a tad crunched time-wise.

Monday, July 14, 2008

First Day Of School

Well, today I went back to school. It was interesting in a lot of ways and very invigorating. I only had one class today because my other summer school class has been canceled due to only three other people signing up.

This is going to sound cocky and maybe a tad arrogant but I am pretty confident I am smarter than almost everyone in my class. Albeit, the class only has 11 or 12 people in it but I think I could outscore at least 8 of them on any test or paper we have. They are all nice people but they all seem very inept for graduate students. Now I am starting to understand why the chair of special ed wanted me to start my Masters.

Having said that, I am feeling a little bit bad for being mean but I am serious when I say, gone are the days when only the people that were actually intelligent got Masters degrees.

I like being back in school, so much so I think I am going to go talk to the Japanese department and see what I would need to do to either get into 200 or 300 level Japanese. I am starting to forget what I learned while in Japan and that bothers me. It may bother me enough to drop a ton of money to keep studying it. That and if I take the classes and then test for it, I can teach it and that can't be bad.

After school Jim and I went out to lunch and that was nice. Then I came home and was still feeling all productive so I watered all of the plants in the house and then proceeded to sort MP3s for almost 4 hours. Tonight, I feel like I made a dent in the music collection so that is good. So many songs, so little time to properly tag and name all of them.

Oh, one more thing about class. I am the only guy in the class. The downside is that all of the women are either my mom's age or spoken for...or not my type. There was one girl that kind of stood out but was disqualified for historical reasons. Why do I always end up liking cute girls named Becca that work at hospitals?

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Star Gazing

Have you ever gotten into a swimming pool at midnight and just floated on your back and watched the stars? If not, you should try it sometime. It is so relaxing just to lay back and look into the night. The cool part about doing it in a pool is that in the dark it makes you feel like you are drifting through space, weightless and alone. Very zen.