Monthly Archives: April 2013

Last day of exams

So I don’t know if you guys noticed, but there are giant bean bags all over the main part of the UBCV campus. I’m looking at you, Main Mall.

They’re literally huge, white, squishy, organ-shaped sacks with “Pop Rocks” printed on them in red ink. They appear to be here for the sole purpose of being stepped, sat, and lounged upon. seriously UBC, what’s going on.

They’re not even that soft 🙁 Lounge upon them I did, though! With a vengeance.

Friendly warning: contact with the giant bean bags results in noticeable amounts of static. Use this knowledge to your advantage.

Anyways, my point is that I finally have time to goof off on giant bean bags and not feel bad about it.  My last exam was biomechanics and I’d like to say that I aced it but who knows.

I’m not worrying about it, because I’ve got four academic-free months of summer! Huffah! 😀

Now to job hunt and clean my room. Yay priorities.

And here’s my new favourite song!

PS. I think I’ve pretty much kept up my end of the Blog Squad contract, so that’s all good and done now. I’m not really sure if I still count as a BlogSquadder or not, but I’m going to continue blogging into the summer (so you can sleep soundly now).

Halfway there

For spring break in the seventh grade, I went on a ski trip to Kicking Horse with my family. This meant six Chans, crammed into a Toyota minivan for over eight hours. It took less than two hours for queries of “are we there yet?” to begin. And each time, my dad would quip “we’re halfway there!”.

You can see  how that might drive my twelve-year-old self up the wall. “but you said that half an hour ago”

Anecdotes aside, this post was meant to be a friendly reminder that we’re nearly halfway through exam season. If you’re lucky, you’re less than a week away from finishing! Yay!

If not:

This makes me feel better already

If studying has got you down…

Like stories?

Try Humans of New York.

Think Portraits of UBC (which is a Facebook page), but a lot more personal. Instead of just an answer to a question, each picture is accompanied by a fragment of an interview—enough to get a vivid glimpse into a person’s life. It’s very moving.

You can follow the blog on Tumblr, and the blog’s creator Brandon Stanton is publishing a book filled with some of his favourite photos.

Potatoes, cherry blossoms, and ukuleles

Hi there.

Long time, no blog. I know.

Between classes and things ending, and exams and job opportunities looming, I’d say I’m a little stressed out. And stress makes me mopey, which puts me off blogging. Kind of like how a sad sack of potatoes doesn’t blog.

Despite that, there are good things that have happened.

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