“What’s Your Name?”

Part of the weekly homework assignments for my "Intercultural Communication" class is to watch a video (or set of videos) relating to the topic that we are studying, One of the 8(!) videos for the unit on 'Perception' is from Syrian-born, spoken word poet, Amal Kassir. It is a 16 minute video from the TEDx … Continue reading “What’s Your Name?”

Inside The Terrordome: “Month #1”

Song: "Tell It To The Sky" by Tracy Bonham 1 month into the new apartment and all's well! It has furniture now, plus I bought some small odds and ends, such as a wet mop, a microwave, and a microwave cart. Combine it with a camping chair I got last summer, and I can start … Continue reading Inside The Terrordome: “Month #1”

“Night Walks”: ‘And So It Begins’

(Tuesday 2:40 AM) Technically, Finals Week starts on Monday, December 4th, but I actually have a Final in about 11 1/2 hours. In the next 9 days: 2 HW assignments (Database Admin II and Systems Security) 1 Quiz (Security) 1 Exam (Security); I nearly failed the Systems Design Exam earlier 4 Finals (including the Telecom … Continue reading “Night Walks”: ‘And So It Begins’

Inside The Terrordome

(random thoughts and events going on in and around my life) Music - 2 tracks, this time: "I'll Still be True" by Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings "Double Bass" by Gorillaz I do not own these videos! 11 Days.┬áThat's how long I have until my first Final of the semester is due. I say … Continue reading Inside The Terrordome

“Night Walks”: ‘Fall 2017 Semester’

The start of the 2017-2018 school year at Western Kentucky University is on August 21st. However, I have one class that is On Demand: I can start it whenever I like, as long as I spend at least 7 weeks in the class and, since I'm paying for the class with Financial Aid, finish the … Continue reading “Night Walks”: ‘Fall 2017 Semester’

“Night Walk”: “Hermit”

3:50 AM I was looking through some old messages between some good friends and I on Facebook. I realized just how little we had talked to each other, or hung out, over the last few years. Unfortunately, it's been that way with about 95% of my friends, since probably 2013 or 2014. There are 3 … Continue reading “Night Walk”: “Hermit”