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what are they thinking of up in minnesota? And I thought deep fried Mars bars were insane.
I saw this on an episode of Cook’s Tour..which btw is one hell of a show.
Now that is a direction that my life could have taken..perhaps still may..someday in the future.Aah to be a chef..the toil..the heat..the burns..its a wonderful life.
A chef once said this about his menu, “my soul on a piece of paper”. Now that is a beautiful thing.
Anthony Bourdain could be a new role model for me. Travelling,eating,drinking..And making money doing these things.Is that living or what!!
My latest challenge in relation to live journal is the use of html to change fonts etc. I have never in my life done anything of this sort so its kinda interesting. I’m gonna try something.
mmm..cherry pie!
Small experiment to be sure but with any luck, thats gonna be cute and bright red.

PS. the reason for the guilt is insane phone bills..AGAIN. And more specifically..the fact that the insane phone bills have been discovered by higher authorities.

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Numbers

Posted on: April 28, 2004

“He calculated the number of bricks in the wall, first in twos and then in tens and finally i sixteens. The numbers formed up and marched past his brain in terrified obedience. Division and multiplication were discovered. Algebra was invented and provided an interesting diversion for a minute or two. And then he felt the fog of numbers drift away, and looked up and saw the sparkling, distant mountains of calculus.”
(For those who haven’t had the pleasure, this was Detritus in Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett)

As terrified as the numbers are of him..thats how terrified I am of them. The world of numbers has never been one that I have adapted well too. Numbers interest me but they make me feel extremely inadequate. Being around people who enjoy and understand math makes me feel like I’ve walked into an exclusive math party..and I wasn’t invited. Security will be showing me the door any minute now.

And this is not a good way to be..especially now. I’ve been studying to take the GMAT..and I took it. And the score’s not even worth mentioning. So I need to get cracking once more. Get to know the pages of my math book intimately. Find some way to develop the brain of Detritus stuck in a glacier.

PS. Appropriate song choice I feel..very empowering!

Trying to work out exactly what I want from this. Just felt like this is something i needed to explore (by this i mean blogging). It might help me get my own thoughts straight..or it might just be a great space to vent. And possibly a whole range of stuff in between.In any case..I’m ready for it.

Trying to work out exactly what I want from this thing. Just felt like this is something i needed to explore (by this i mean blogging). It might help me get my own thoughts straight..or it might just be a great space to vent. And possibly a whole range of stuff in between.In any case..I’m ready for it.


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