I’m typing up this entry, trying to think of a title, and sure enough I see Testudo on PTI. Maryland basketball and Mike Tyson…sure, why not?
Classes started back up again the other day. This is it – the final lap of my academic career. But that’s just a peripheral issue. Papers and presentations – it all seems like background noise. I might be less happy when team meetings get fired back up again soon, but for now, things are well.
I wish I had something else to write about as opposed to not having landing a job yet – but to be quite honest about it, I don’t. This is what consumes me. I’m going to have to network my way into something – the school is here as a sounding board, but I’m not counting on them for anything else. In October – October – I had more interviews than I knew what to do with. But nothing came out of this multitude of interviews – and that is ultimately on me. There is a good career prospect that seems to be developing for me up in Philly, but it is too early to speculate as to whether it will lead to a concrete offer. And I certainly don’t want to jinx it. I just have to put my head down, keep working, and make it happen for myself.
Go Kentucky hoops tonight…I would love to see a Penn State-Kentucky NIT Final Four showdown. Bragging rights with V and her family would be on the line if this happens.
Pirates baseball 2009….it could be a historic year. If setting an all-time sports franchise record for futility with a 17th straight losing season is your idea of history.
But all that aside, this article is downright bizarre:
In other news, some fans are bigger than others….
Song: The Band “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”
One of my friends recently revealed that he was moved to tears by this song while re-watching The Last Waltz…however, he’s never lived south of the Mason-Dixon line. I’m not sure what this means.
Quote: ‘“[W]hen you leave school finally you will find that life is a game, sometimes serious, sometimes fun, but a game that must be played with true team-spirit . . .” – Shelagh Delaney
I can’t lie… I just wanted an excuse to quote Shelagh Delaney.