Friday, October 25, 2002
Posted 2:05:31 PM by Ben
Posted 12:56:20 AM by Ben
Thursday, October 24, 2002
Posted 3:53:39 PM by Ben
so those that don't know, i do most of this webpage while i work at my on campus, computer lab job. it is quite possibly the best job in the world seeing as i get paid to do homework and occasionally help people (of course that's not how the officical job title would put the order of responsibility). I only mention all of this becasue i just stumbled on the best virtual tour that i have ever seen. it's of the new computer lab that i try to never work at becasue there are too many people, but it's a damn nice looking space.
Wednesday, October 23, 2002
Posted 9:30:52 PM by Ben
Really Weird Guy: "do you have any kleenex?"
Me: "no, i don't think so" i look around. "no, we don't"
RWG: "do you have any paper towel then?"
RWG: just stares at me, as if it is my fault.
M: "i'm sorry, we don't have anything."
RWG: "it's okay. are you from lebanon?"
M: suprised, "no, it's just a baseball jersey"
RWG: "oh" and then walks away.
Posted 7:25:54 PM by Ben
i think that it's official now, i'm addicted to caffeine, or more specifically espresso. i fell asleep in class yesterday without one and today i was wide awake and ready to go and i had the same amount of sleep both nights i suppose there are worse things in the world that a $5 a week habit. like crack. thankfully that has not yet made it into my morning routine.
Posted 7:00:49 PM by Ben
as if i wasn't taking it hard enough from my friends, it seems that gary trudeau has gotten in on the act with last sunday's doonesbury.
i'm sitting here at work writing this and i just had one of the wierdest interactions ever. a woman came up to the desk to use this big ass stapler that we have (it can staple up to 100 pages at a time) and it was not working. i opened the thing up, a piece of yellow rubber fell out, and i put it back together. she looked at the yellow thing and asked, "did a penguin just fall out of there?" to which i just nodded and she walked away dumbfounded. of course, the rubber thing was shaped like a penguin, but it was still weird. and of course i did put the rubber penguin in the stapler to begin with, but that is besides the point.
Tuesday, October 22, 2002
Posted 2:35:10 PM by Ben
it's isolated on the lake, you need to park in parking lots and walk in like a mall and there is virtually no connection to the surrounding community. the campus has essentially walled itself off from the rest of evanston and all the new buidlings are terrible. say what you want about the university of chicago and the way that it has drastically changed hyde park, it is still part of this community and this city. okay, enough ranting for right now.
Monday, October 21, 2002
Posted 6:52:01 PM by Ben
Sunday, October 20, 2002
Posted 2:50:29 PM by Ben