Random cat moment (December 23, 2007, 1) - My Random Posts widget turned up a link to Another kitten who must not be named!, which told the story of how my parents adopted Ollie, another stray cat.
And of course there’s Neko, my somewhat psychotic but sweet-to-me cat.
I miss them. I rarely talk about the cats during my webcam chats with my family because
First day (October 21, 2004, 0) - Think technical challenge. Think fun. Don’t think about classrooms
and a dorm five minutes away from school.
Delphi is fun, although I miss Lisp’s you-can-lowercase-everything
style. I miss Lisp parentheses and easy syntax. I’m weird, aren’t I?
S’okay. Am getting the hang of Delphi, and am looking forward to the
translation challenge tomorrow.
I miss the academe, though. I feel more
Teaching assistantship (August 15, 2005, 0) - I wasn’t sure whether I should go for a teaching assistantship. New
campus. New university culture. New subjects I’d never taken before.
Heck, if teaching CS123: Introduction to Software Engineering was
enough of a harrowing experience (I profusely apologize to the
students who had to suffer through that!), how would I handle teaching
here? I felt that I needed a
Missing (January 5, 2007, 0) - I miss Canada, too. No, I don’t miss Canada; I miss the people I left
But I am here to be with the people I will miss all the rest of the
year. My weekends are theirs. During the week, though, I miss
everyone. We used to meet more often than this (even the cook has
asked where everyone
Rotman School of Management: Nexus for non-profits (October 5, 2006, 0) - Ushnish Sengupta told me about
Nexus, the Rotman School of
Management’s initiative for providing low-cost services to non-profit
organizations. Already in its second year of operation, Nexus has
helped many non-profits through affordable management consulting and
other services provided by MBA students and a network of mentors.
I’m glad to see that Rotman (part of the University of Toronto) is