It was Saturday, and tummy full of breakfast eaten with the family, we were killing time before the planned IKEA run. “You have another thing in common with Pantani,” I was informed, “you both love karaoke.” Then, “…Oh my God.” From Mike’s new iPad came the streaming sounds of an Italian song. He had found [...]
Entries Tagged as 'law school'
June 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments · life
November 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments · training
If you’ve ever seen even one scene from The Paper Chase, you have a vague sense of what it’s like to be called on in a law school class. Even as a third year, the Socratic method of drilling questions eludes me. It’s like being asked to perform a waltz with cinder blocks for shoes. [...]
November 6th, 2009 · 9 Comments · fixing stuff, general stuff
Every year, a typed sheet of paper will arrive in a tri-colored air mail envelope, my address inscribed with my father’s well-handled Mont Blanc pen. A jumble of Japanese mixed in with the occasional English word, he’ll even sometimes provide the odd phonetic pronunciation of a simple Japanese character while somehow leaving the harder ones [...]
May 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · general stuff
I don’t deserve it so I’m trying not to take one. A break, that is. Because that’ll free up time to think about things that fuel headaches and cramped shoulders. There’s a lot to do in the next 48 hours…and after that I’ll be looking at my final year of law school. It might be [...]
May 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · general stuff
…from my rollers… …is absolutely amazing. Took an exam this morning and I have one coming up on Friday. Then Tuesday. Then sleep, maybe. I’ll be back Friday afternoon. Cross my heart.
April 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment · general stuff
Just a warning: this blog will becoming increasingly…boring…for the next few weeks. At least in the cycling department [which is the whole point of this blog, right?], due to finals. However, it might be mildly entertaining in that can’t-not-look-at-that-train-wreck kind of way. In moments of clarity and sanity, even I’m amazed at what finals can [...]
April 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments · general stuff, new bike day
There seem to be two kinds of law students here: those that share their personal lives with each other and make normal friends, and those that keep work and play distinct. I clearly fall within the latter. In the past two years, I’ve perfected the art of putting off social events until it starts to [...]