I'm Anything But Ordinary

I'm Anything But Ordinary

23 April 2009

Stone For Art's Sake?

~~~~ Restless

For my Anthropology of Religion class I'm writing a paper on the "religion" of early Homo populations. Mostly I'm looking at Neanderthal and early Homo sapiens because they are the only two species to have more extensive archaeological evidence for cognitive understanding of symbolism and a recognition of life and death. Neanderthals were the first hominids to bury their dead, for example. When doing my research I found this article on the BBC. It talks about how the flint knapping is an example of Neanderthal art because it's an artistic representation of a face...

Sorry, I just don't see it. They say the eyes have been carved out and the V is the prominant brow ridge of the Neanderthal arching down into a nose. I mean, maybe... but I kinda feel like there's a bit of a stretch here just so scientists can be like "lookit! Neanderthals had art!" I mean, that's all well and good and in fact in my paper I argue that perhaps the cave paintings found in such places as Lascaoux and Altimera may just be early Homo sapiens being like "I like to paint deer." But still BBC, I think this might be a big stretch...

Currently Listening To: Call Me - Shinedown

20 April 2009

If That's How It Has To Be

~~~~ Distressed

I guess that's how it is. I deserve it. At least it's something. A future. Maybe more. There could be some comfort in this. Maybe it'll get better. Everything happens for a reason. And I have a silver lining. A silver lining that supports me and cares for me and makes me feel like I'm worth something. This could be my future. And it might just be ok.

13 April 2009

Of Course

~~~~ Upset

I keep getting my hopes up... things aren't going my way. Even the little things. I just wanted to see him. Just one night. Now it's been reduced to one meal and even now I'm not really keeping my fingers crossed. He'll have to cancel. It'll never work out. Even if he does come Friday I'll be working and won't be able to see much of him then. He probably won't even be able to come anyways. Things go right just in time to go crashing down down down. I don't have a future. I don't have a present. This is just the icing on the last few weeks of terrible. Nothing seems to be going right lately. I'm tired and upset and just want to cry. I can't catch a break. If karma's a bitch what the hell did I do? I know he doesn't care like I do. I should be caring the way he does. He just seems to be the only one who understands at the moment. And I keep losing it. Wonder what's wrong with me...

08 April 2009


~~~~ Aggravated
omg I just articulated and intelligently answered a question in 403. I was fairly certain that could never happen. He even wrote it down in his notebook. I have hope for my IQ!

03 April 2009

The Week of March 30

~~~~ Enthralled

What a crazy busy week. I have gotten so much done and hopefully done well. I feel accomplished, productive, and so very happy. Here's to hoping tonight will just be the cherry on top of this week.

Happy Birthday ♥

01 April 2009

4 Things


Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. PAC Student Manager
2. Paintbrush Production Assembly Line
3. Hostess
4. Student Assistant at Miami University Athletic Ticket Office

Four movies I've watched more than once:
1. Boondock Saints
2. The Lord of the Rings
3. Who Framed Roger Rabit
4. Pirates of the Caribbean

Four places I have lived:
1. Wooster
2. Oxford
3. Cairo
4. Cincinnati

Four places I have been:
1. Italy
2. Jordan
3. Greece
4. Germany

Four Favorite drinks
1. Coffee
2. Pepsi Max
3. Sex on the Beach
4. Pinot Noir

People who email me regularly:
1. Mom
2. Anthro Department
3. MU Democrats
4. Dad

Four of your favorite foods:
1. Koshari
2. Veggie Sushi
3. Ice Cream
4. Chipotle

Four places I would rather be right now:
1. Cairo
2. Disney World
3. Florence
4. NYC

Four things I am looking forward to this year:
1. Graduating
2. Grad School
3. Seeing what lies ahead with Matt and I
4. Disney World?

Four TV shows that I watch:
1. How I Met Your Mother
2. Smallville
3. Dead Like Me
4. MythBusters