Thursday, April 22, 2010

Of races and food

Good luck to all my coworkers in the TC10k; know that I'm thinking of you as I eat chocolate pizza at work. (Just kidding, I'm not actually eating it, and I'd much rather be outside anyway (though not necessarily running a 10k).) From Overheard at UVic group: "it's not run for the cure, its just run for no apparent reason!"—this may or may not refer to the TC10k, and may or may not be accurate, but at any rate it kind of sums up my thoughts on the matter.

I've been doing a lot of cooking and baking lately, which follows upon the heels of reading a lot of food blogs. I even went out and bought some canning jars expressly to make a batch of delicious lemon curd, but fortunately the Tigress' can jam challenge will be churning out great recipes all year.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

No more classes

As of last week, I'm totally done classes for my program (and that's a wonderful feeling after 7 years of post-secondary schooling!). This just leaves my final essay, which is roughly half finished and which I'll be defending in August. It's exciting stuff, but my motivation has been lacking of late. One thing I will say for university is that it provides a wealth of drawings ideas, and as soon as I can forage another battery for my camera I'll be back in business. (Actually, there are a lot of great things about university.)

I've been harbouring thoughts, recently (again), about going into Pharmacy like I had considered several years ago, but if it seemed grievous to embark on a 5-year degree at that time, it's an even bigger problem now with 3 more years of schooling under my belt.

The bad thing about working on weekends (actually, there are a lot of bad things about working on weekends) is that I'll almost certainly miss out on this year's Oak Bay Tea Party, among other things. Summer in Victoria is fantastic, but it would be nice if our schedules were more coordinated so we have more than Sunday mornings to enjoy it.