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iPod Touch. tap…tap…tap

Alright, I caved. I bought a new iPod touch. Now I’m sitting next to my laptop (but I’m not on my laptop), tethered by a stylish white USB cable, and tapping away at a 2 inch keyboard with my right … Continue reading

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Je m’ennuie

I need a new hobby. I don’t think I’ve ever been so bored in my life. In the last few months I’ve been trying to pinpoint the source sucking all my cheer. It’s not my job. I love my job … Continue reading

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Gotta Love Vacations

my feet visit the black sand beach in hawaii

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Ah, Breathe

Finnally things are settling down. Semester is at a close (or “closed” rather). Just finished my final exam–two essays in two days. What a relief. You know, it’s such a great feeling: completing something; whether it be a long novel, … Continue reading

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My New …

… whip?..no “toy”.. Car! yes, car, just “car”, how bout “car”! “…A blanket, just a blanket”

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Technology is Making Me Stupid

I went online the other day to read my blog (somebody has to) and began reading the posting below this one, “Muffled Chinese Blogs”. And while reading it, I replaced the word “disparaging” with “criticizing”–it just seemed to sound better. … Continue reading

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Motel in Kissimmee Florida

My Uncle Tom is one of the few–if not the only–entrepreneur in our family. And, I guess it’s only fitting that this same uncle is not even “technically” related, but when it comes to Sri Lankans, it’s a blurred line … Continue reading

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Post-College Rut

Sustaining a blog can be so difficult sometimes, and even more so when your life is as dull as mine– even my meals haven’t differentiated much. Every morning (since I wake up with little to no time to spare) I … Continue reading

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Graduated Finally

I can’t believe I’ve finally graduated. In fact, the thought never really hits me until someone else mentions it, and that is usually followed by a lifted glass towards my direction–and plenty of smiles. The last five years have been … Continue reading

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A Sparkling New Hoop

God I love spring. I finally replaced the old rusty basketball hoop in my yard with a new one. The old one served me well for over 10 years and I have so many fond memories of that hoop. I … Continue reading

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