Sunday, March 14, 2010

Happy Pi Day

I've been made aware (thanks to friends' statuses on Facebook) that today, 3.14, is Pi Day. Alas, I don't have a pie to celebrate; besides, I'd only be celebrating by myself today. But no worries, because tomorrow morning I'm flying out to Washington DC to visit a couple friends for a few days! And I still haven't packed yet . . .

So yeah, it's been a while since I last posted. Not much has happened - just had another grueling week of exams. I did better in physiology (thankfully) as well as cell & tissue biology (CTB), but I did considerably worse in neuroscience. Bah, truly the nervous system isn't my friend. It's all good - I still solidly passed.

After our last exam, my lab group went out to lunch. I like this new "tradition" of ours. :-P It's nice to just chill with some people and not have to worry about school and such for a few days at least. Even better that it's Spring Break now for us.

The "after exams" period is always a little strange for me. Life gets put on hold while studying for exams. Afterwards it comes rushing back, but sometimes there's an odd . . . gap. Sure it's great to celebrate with friends immediately after exams and such, but after that, when one's alone and everyone else has gone, it's . . . hmm, I don't have the words to describe this feeling. There are things I should be doing, things I mean to do, but all I sense right now is this gap.

I feel like I'm waiting for something, or someone, or some kind of sign. But if I could tell you what/who I'm waiting for, then I'd no long be waiting because I'd seek it out.

Anyway back to packing and such. I'll catch you all once I'm back from DC.

8 comments:

naturgesetz said...

Could the gap be relaxation — taking a moment to draw a breath before you have to move on to the next item you have to deal with?

Ron said...

neuroscience and neuroanatomy aint my friend either. but today i had a series of lectures on phototransduction and the eye and that stuff, which was pretty darn interesting.

rods and cones.

but i dont think i can be an ophthalmologist.

congrats on finishing ur exams.

Ron

Sam said...

Hope you get a fabulous time in DC!
Funny day, eh? lol

Best,
Sam

Manu said...

aww i hate CTB ;-;

Aek said...

naturgesetz: No, the gap does not equal relaxation. If this is relaxation, work me to death instead. :-P

Ron: Yeah, I didn't like how the eye was taught much. Ophthalmology is definitely off my list now. :-P

Same: How's the day funny? I don't follow. o_O

Manu: I don't mind CTB. It's taught pretty well here, and it's easy. :-P I still won't be a pathologist though.

Seth said...

Have a wonderful and safe trip!!

:)

. said...

Have a great trip to DC Aek. I'm sure it will be a nice break and a relaxing time. Don't forget to take some photographs of DC to share on the blog. Glad things went well after exams.

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