Monthly Archives: October 2006

Never Stop Learning

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One of my foremost passions is learning. I have always said that if I had enough money, I would attend school for the rest of my life. If you are taking me literally – don’t. I mean it in the sense that I would strive to learn anything and everything for the rest of my life; today was no exception. Five things I learned today: 1. TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language. 2. Transitive verbs, (when the object receives the action of the verb), are more prevalent on the TOEFL than intransitive verbs (nothing receives the action). 3. In Microsoft Excel, the formula that takes a number and formats it as a date, calculates the date from the starting point of the first day of the year 1900. For example, if you were to put 25 in a cell and format it as a date you would see the date displayed as January 25th, 1900. 4….

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Conductive Times -1

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After frittering away an hour and a half watching Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, I changed my underwear and went to the gym. I spent a full three-hundred-and-sixty-degree turn of the little-hand there and then headed home, thinking i would be in bed shortly after arriving. This, however, was not the case. After my key allowed me to open the door, I did my Jon Favreau (Swingers) pose in the doorway, kicked my shoes off and made my way to the couch. From the left cushion, I watched The Office, making sure to fast forward through the commercials. After a healthy laugh, I changed the channel and decided to make dinner #1. Not sure what channel I had chosen, I entered the kitchen to scrounge for the ingredients to #1. The fridge turned up some homemade leftovers – because I made them myself – and an avocado – (Earth made it). While my rice noodles got bombarded by the waves…

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