Blog Sync

I had to make a WordPress acct for class, and made some entries there, so I’m just reposting what I put there with a few additions until I sync it all up.


Con-jugal Visits – The Smoking Gun

I guess it’s just a sign of human desire at work here. Apparently, some were trying for months to even get access into the ceiling. I wonder if they even bothered to search for a possible escape through the vents. Kinda weird how they’ve been charged for felony escape when it doesn’t seem like they tried. Maybe they did unsuccessfully and just decided to settle for some boom-boom instead. Imagine if you drop down into the wrong cell…


Prince’s “realization”Star Tribune

Of all people, I didn’t expect someone like him to have such an opinion, especially with the image he portrayed in his act (think MTV butt-pants). Any time I think of Prince, it’s usually in reference to Chappelle’s or Foxx’s portrayal of him.


Poor College EnglishBaltimore Examiner

Fitting news, considering I have a Writing Skills Test coming up at CSUEB. Reminds me of when I used to proof papers back in middle/high school.


‘Meh’ Added to DictionaryTimes Online

I actually didn’t start using this word until I saw it online, and I pretty much only use it online. Verbally, I think I use “eh” more. So how do I feel about it?

Meh…..


Self-defense fraud at UCDCBS 13

This reminds me so much about a prior post I made (gotta dig it up) where a doctor basically prescribed sexual intercourse with him as therapy. Of course a doctor is a position of more authority than a self-defense instructor, but still an amusing story nonetheless. What a way to pitch your product and get your jollies off at the same time. I could just imagine him trying to justify his actions and explanations to those who went to his demonstration…

“Yeah, if you reach back here and grab this… Don’t be afraid, go ahead. Yeah… like that… You see, by doing this, you’ll confuse the attacker.”

I guess the lesson out of all of this is that there is only one true form of self-defense…

and that is the Hikuta punch ( 1 | 2 )

Self-defense fraud at UCD

Source: CBS 13

This reminds me so much about a prior post I made (gotta dig it up) where a doctor basically prescribed sexual intercourse with him as therapy. Of course a doctor is a position of more authority than a self-defense instructor, but still an amusing story nonetheless. What a way to pitch your product and get your jollies off at the same time. I could just imagine him trying to justify his actions and explanations to those who went to his demonstration…

“Yeah, if you reach back here and grab this… Don’t be afraid, go ahead.  Yeah… like that… You see, by doing this, you’ll confuse the attacker.”

I guess the lesson out of all of this is that there is only one true form of self-defense…

and that is the Hikuta punch ( 1 | 2 )

random stories

Con-jugal Visits – The Smoking Gun

I guess it’s just a sign of human desire at work here. Apparently, some were trying for months to even get access into the ceiling. I wonder if they even bothered to search for a possible escape through the vents. Kinda weird how they’ve been charged for felony escape when it doesn’t seem like they tried. Maybe they did unsuccessfully and just decided to settle for some boom-boom instead. Imagine if you drop down into the wrong cell…


Prince’s “realization”Star Tribune

Of all people, I didn’t expect someone like him to have such an opinion, especially with the image he portrayed in his act.


Poor College EnglishBaltimore Examiner

Fitting news, considering I have a Writing Skills Test coming up at CSUEB. Reminds me of when I used to proof papers back in middle/high school.


‘Meh’ Added to DictionaryTimes Online

I actually didn’t start using this word until I saw it online, and I pretty much only use it online. Verbally, I think I use “eh” more. So how do I feel about it?

Meh…..

Sleep is my friend

I always wondered if there’s any general guideline in terms of maximizing your time when it comes to cramming for an exam. I have to admit I came quite unprepared for this test which I just took for my history class. I haven’t touched the book all quarter until last night and this morning. I targeted a time line of 15-30 minute chapter reviews to cover 15 total chapters of content which consisted of about 200-250 pages total reading. This was to hopefully fill the gaps that weren’t covered during lectures and to provide more details on some key subjects.

That didn’t happen.

Last night was occupied with defiant behavior from the kids followed by a Calculus assignment that took up way too much time to complete. Once I got around to continue studying, it was already late. I decided that sleep was important prior to exams and set aside a few hours for that. Figure I’d wake up super early to squeeze in hopefully 5-6 hours prior to the test.

That didn’t happen either.

I got up much later than I had planned, but early enough to get about 3 hours of study in. It was studying without a plan though. I should’ve read through my notes and targeted areas where I didn’t have a thorough knowledge. Instead, I just kinda read through the book, trying to pinpoint important points on the way.

When the hour finally rolled around to take the test, it didn’t look as bad as I thought it would. I don’t know whether to account this to me paying attention in class or if the last minute cram paid off. What I do believe is that getting sleep actually helped me to think clearly. I think that getting sleep paid off a lot more than busting an all-nighter ever could, at least for me.

So anyway, sleep is good. Sleep is great. Now don’t let yourself fall behind again, dang it… lol

The Election

I believe a lot of factors lead to size of the margin in this election. One of those factors being the Presidency of George Bush. I would like to see the end results and do some comparisons in terms of voter turn out. Obama was a much more appealing candidate than Gore and Kerry could ever hope to be and probably attracted many voters to the polls.

Whatever the case, all we can do now is wait and see. I can only hope that the “change” Obama promised is truly a change for the better. I don’t think that’s too far-fetched an idea, especially after Bush.