Monthly Archives: May 2003

Random Post

Going to chicago tommorrow to watch the races and probably do a great deal of shopping (gotta look good for Japan…). Much thanks to everyone who commented on the last post – I really appreciate it! I’m still not resolved as to how I feel about being way up in Ishikawa. At any rate, I’m…
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The Hood

well, the long wait is over. All in the span of a 3 hours, I got my JET placement in the mail AND a nice long e-mail from my predecessor. The verdict? [b][Redacted - 10.03.2005][/b] – prefecture, probably in [b][The City Now Referred to as "The Hood" in this Blog][/b] (as garnered from my predecessor’s…
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Insert clever title here…

going to green bay. *shudder* for those of you who have never been there before… be afraid. be very afraid… on the plus side, I’m going to go watch my friend’s brother drag race this weekend down near Chicago – her family owns a bunch of race cars and from what she tells me, it’s…
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Random Pictures

Thursday, May 29, 2003 Random pictures Click to get a larger image! Now listening to: “Tupac – Me against the world” With all this extra stressin The question I wonder is after death, after my last breath When will I finally get to rest? Through this supression they punish the people that’s askin questions And…
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fu fuuuu fuuuu….

fu fuuu fuuuuu….. it’s a rainy day today. nothing special going on. And I still don’t know where I’m going in Japan. The Chicago consulate is so slow! (osoii yo!!! – must be pronounced in a rising, high pitched whine). Hugh G. Rection (should have your sound on for this one. It’s a video so…
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Remote Mobile Blogging Panda…

Panda has officially gone mobile! i am writing this entry on my pocketpc in a coffeeshop using a wireless LAN card. now how cool is that…!? *gets tired of pecking at a tiny keyboard with a stylus* ahhhh, and thus dies the novelty of m-life. And everyone wonders why I’m always broke… now listening to:…
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Its gonna be… a bright, sunshine-y day…

So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round : And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills, Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree ; And here were forests ancient as the hills, Enfolding sunny spots of greenery. Today was a beautiful day, the sort of sun-shiney summer day where…
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No more leaves in summers sky…

who would have thought that the joys of graduation would be so quickly replaced by the mind-numbing boredom of “real life”? It is memorial day weekend; more pressingly, it is the one-week mark denoting the end of the first five days spent in the “real” world. My accomplishments so far this week? 1. Bought a…
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Jikoshokai

I think it is time for a self introduction, for those of us who don’t know me. My name is Michael. I am a panda. Like most pandas, I enjoy the occasional snack of bamboo. But what really gets me drooling, Pavlov-style, is that wonderous food of the gods, Tonkatsu. If you don’t know what…
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Can I graduate…?

I think I was the only one not wearing an Honors stole. . . So I finally graduated. Four and a half years of hard work (well, only about two and a half years of hard work. I kind of slacked off for the other two) and what do I finally have to my name?…
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