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A Can of Soda for Your Thoughts?

A Can of Soda for Your Thoughts?

Subject: A Can of Soda for Your Thoughts? Date: Thursday 2/16/06 10:53:00 AM Tags: blog: tag me, blog: edit me So in Hebrew class today we were talking about the Bedouins and the teacher asks “so what do you all know about them?” and one student goes “FOR A CAN OF SODA THEY LET YOU RIDE A CAMEL IT’S SO COOL!!!” and I really am just sort of curious as to HOW that came up between my classmate and the camel’s owner…like,…

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NYC on a Shoe String

NYC on a Shoe String

Subject: NYC on a Shoe String Date: Thursday 2/16/06 2:51:00 AM Tags: blog: edit me,blog: tag me,travels: road trips NYC on a Shoe String Ever since I started reading stevivor‘s LiveJournal I’ve wanted to meet him. The problem with that was that he was in Australia and really…I can’t actually justify just going there at this point in my life…it’s not where my academic pursuits lead me and vacations are really limited to a select few locations where I can also do…

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Two days ago it was almost like coming out of the closet again…

Two days ago it was almost like coming out of the closet again…

Subject: Two days ago it was almost like coming out of the closet again… Date: Thursday 2/16/06 12:06:00 AM Tags: blog: edit me,blog: tag me Two days ago it was almost like coming out of the closet again; not that I was nervous but because I was making a big decision that I knew would impact the rest of my life and that I was coming public with what I was thinking for a long time. After meeting with my Academic Advisor…

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Normally an 80% is a slap in the face…

Normally an 80% is a slap in the face…

Subject: Normally an 80% is a slap in the face… Date: Friday 2/10/06 8:15:00 AM Tags: blog: tag me, blog: edit me So as I was leaving Hebrew class yesterday I asked the Prof. if she graded the exam (more specifically if she got around to grading MY exam) and she said she did…and she goes “I just don’t understand…all of the hard parts…you did perfectly on, the vocabulary, the essay, conjugation…but the easy part, the math…the math you failed” – well…

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Drug & Disease Free Since 1984-09-02

Drug & Disease Free Since 1984-09-02

Subject: Drug & Disease Free Since 1984-09-02 Date: Wednesday 2/8/06 11:17:00 AM Mood: happy but needing caffeine Music: Middle Eastern Rap Tags: blog: edit me,blog: tag me Drug & Disease Free Since 1984-09-02 I went to get HIV Rapid tested today (provided free via Aids Community Services who were brought in today to our schools Student Union) and as I was talking with the lady who was performing the testing we talked a lot about her job and where she’s from (originally Atlanta, GA)…

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Guest Performing at Underground

Guest Performing at Underground

Subject: Guest Performing at Underground Date: Thursday 2/2/06 5:24:00 AM Tags: blog: tag me, blog: edit me, queer: fight back, queer: drag, queer: lgbt community I forgot to mention, I had a Drag Queen approach me and ask me to guest perform at Underground Bar two Tuesdays from now (I don’t know if the date is set, I need to make a call or two). I said that I’d be more than happy to. All proceeds from my set will be going…

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Desert Sands

Desert Sands

Subject: Desert Sands Date: Wednesday 2/1/06 4:48:00 AM Tags: travels: israel,travels: middle east,true life: general,writings: poetry Desert Sands Buffalo, New York And as the darkness envelopes this industrial city and my clock reads 4:15 in the morning and the moon is in the sky and I sit above my school books hoping that these symbols and sounds from days of old/languages of two warring cultures who refuse to see how they’re so similar will one day fully make sense to me/open for…

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