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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006
2:35 am - Why not
This Is My Life, Rated
Life:
6.7
Mind:
7.1
Body:
6.7
Spirit:
7.1
Friends/Family:
3.8
Love:
5.4
Finance:
4.2
Take the Rate My Life Quiz

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Saturday, March 11th, 2006
2:09 am - Excited!
I just found out I got accepted to Georgia Tech for my PhD degree! :)

current mood: excited

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Saturday, March 4th, 2006
2:06 am - Jahari thingy ma bobber
Oh wait...mine doesn't WORK! *Ctrl-7* face. Fucking queer quizzes.

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Saturday, January 21st, 2006
8:43 pm - Yep

Your Political Profile



Overall: 80% Conservative, 20% Liberal

Social Issues: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal

Personal Responsibility: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal

Fiscal Issues: 50% Conservative, 50% Liberal

Ethics: 50% Conservative, 50% Liberal

Defense and Crime: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal


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Thursday, October 27th, 2005
4:46 pm - Stolen from Corda...some of it is true

ColorQuiz.com graff took the free ColorQuiz.com personality test!

"Seeks success. Wants to overcome obstacles and opp..."


Click here to read the rest of the results.


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Tuesday, September 27th, 2005
4:03 am - new Earick...
So I'm an uncle again...w00t! My brother Clark and sister-in-law Kelly had their first baby yesterday the 26th via an emergency c-section. Kelly's blood pressure was something insane like 220/160 so they decided to operate. The baby was about a month early. Both mother and baby seem to be doing fine now. They had a little girl....4 lbs 12 oz. Her name is Madison Ruth Earick and she's gorgeous with a full head of black hair.

P.S. Who do both my brothers have to keep taking baby names from my list for theirs??? First my oldest brother Brian took a boys name from me with his son Blake. Now Madison is gone from my girls list *sighs*.

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Thursday, September 22nd, 2005
4:30 pm - Fun test....good times
This just proves to all you people out there that while I am a staunch conservative, I'm MUCH more central and less wacko than most of YOU! :)

You are a

Social Conservative
(31% permissive)

and an...

Economic Conservative
(61% permissive)

You are best described as a:

Republican




Link: The Politics Test on OkCupid Free Online Dating

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Friday, September 2nd, 2005
3:07 pm - Back from my trip...
I <3 North Carolina and everything about that state. Well, maybe minus the Tar Heels. GO DUKE! Actually, I'm pretty stoked about any place in the southeast. I would absolutely love to end up in VA/NC/SC/GA eventually. Every time I go down there it just reaffirms that. I had a blast hanging out with you Monica, thanks again for letting us crash your new apartment :). Now if only I could get this damn thesis finished so I can graduate and move on to PhD school so I have the chance to live down there. Or if I didn't have a car that would die on me half way down there, I'd be down at Duke visiting Mon about twice a month I think. Football games? I'm down. Basketball games? Hell yes. Baseball games? Yep. So basically I'm just gonna like move in or something. I wish!

On another note, I was on the phone with Kris the other night and I've come to the conclusion that my standards for women are WAY too high for the Dayton area. Well maybe it's just that Dayton sucks so bad but either way. Can somebody please tell me why I don't even KNOW more than a handfull of girls that meet my itty bitty tiny requirements listed below?

1) Christian
2) Smart
3) Attractive
4) Nice
5) Single
6) No children
7) Slept with under 4 ppl (this is misleading cause it depends on the girl...but if you come at me with "hey you'll be my number 8" please do not apply)

There are others, but they're all bonus stuff that would just be nice. Not really mandatory.

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Tuesday, August 16th, 2005
2:09 pm - Hey
Anybody willing to help me move into my new apartment this Saturday? My dad and I could use the help. That is all....carry on.

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Monday, July 25th, 2005
5:23 am - WESTON RD. representin' on my computer desk....
Haven't updated in awhile. Wait, I NEVER update that often so this pretty much isn't a big shocker. Had the craziest most interesting weekend ever. I will leave the "we almost died" , "we're drunken fools" and "we committed multiple misdemeanors" stories to enzo911 and corda (I'd add Chach to this list too but I don't think she has an LJ account...correct me if I'm wrong?)

Matt - Listen here broseph. You better fix my chopper before I stomp your goofy ass! That's how I roll! You my dawg. Thanks for driving my broke ass up there for a really fun weekend. Even though I bitched and complained about (and am still grumbling about actually) not getting ANY of my work done that I needed to do, thanks for making me stay up there. I've never really had a one night vacation turn into FOUR DAYS before but whatever, it's all good. I'm just glad I'm a heavy packer :).

Corda - You know I love you girl. How many freaking years have I been trying to tell you we need to hang out more? Yeah, don't listen to the smart kid *shakes head*. Here's to being uber geeks together, only the cool kind :). And by the way, the 3 number needs to become 0 like ASAP. I mean seriously....it's kinda gross. Don't forget our deal, next time we go out you're TOTALLY my sister. P.S. I think you're the first female I've ever met in my entire life to share like 95% of my eating habits and likes with....yeah you pretty much rock.

Rachel - No NOT Chach, you heard me right dammit I said Rachel. I had an absolute blast hanging out with you. Now if only I can figure out a way to hang out with you WITHOUT your Aunt trying to make out with me :-\. I have no idea why (maybe it was the bite marks?) but we pretty much had insta-bond between us all weekend, so here's to being instant BFFFFFFFF's.....only if you drank of course, which obviously you don't. You're definitely the coolest 16 year old I've ever met (minus myself when I was 16). After all, I'm only 3 or 4 years older than you right? Besides, your parents think I'm a good influence on you....which of course I AM! Duh. P.S. Thanks to you and my lack of anything at my apartment to remove it...I'm going to have to teach class tomorrow with a certain shall we say "situation"

Mr & Mrs Ryan - Yeah I know there's no chance in hell they are going to read this (unless one of you girls makes them) but I wouldn't feel right leaving them out of this. I can't thank you two enough for the hospitality you showed us. Whether it was simply letting us sleep in until 2 on the couches or making us 410293841 awesome meals or giving me free CD's and audio magazines and taking me on tours of recording studios, know that it was very much appreciated. P.S. I gotta remember to tell my parents about that burger joint in Urbana!

To all the rest of you reading this. I do apologize for falling off the face of the Earth for like 4 days. I'm proud to say I had literally 14 voice mails tonight when I got home. I'm sorry that I spent the weekend in the MIDDLE OF FREAKING NOWHERE, which had NEGATIVE CELL PHONE RECEPTION to the point that my phone likes to cut out DURING THE MIDDLE OF A 911 CALL. Of course getting cell phone reception didn't do me much good the last few days since I decided not to bring my cell phone charger along for the overnight trip....which became 4 days....so my cell phone was dead anyway. I hope every one had a great weekend. Now it's time for me to prepare my lecture for class tomorrow and go to bed instead of grading papers like I'm supposed to :-D.

P.P.S. Kris you totally need to see pics from this weekend. Something happened that you're going to just have to see to believe. You're going to enjoy this...trust me.

P.P.P.S. Long live the art of "cubing" someone. If you wanna know, just ask. It's SOOOOOO true. "He'd be a really strong young horse that's really dumb and does whatever I tell him to do....and I keep him really far away cause I don't wanna smell his poop". "They would probably be a cross between a horse and a camel...sorta like a corse. And I'd keep em close to me and in the shade in case I needed to get away really fast"

. . . .

Did anyone else hear a guy trying to hock a loogie in the woods?!?!?!

current mood: happy

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Monday, June 13th, 2005
3:42 am - Actual update
Well today is my first day as a quasi-adjunct faculty here at Wright State. They had to hire me as that for me to be allowed to actually teach the audio class I'm teaching this summer. I'm excited at the opportunity as this will look REALLY good on my resume and give me some relaxed experience for being a professor in the future. Many people have told me how rare (see impossible) it is to get actual classroom time as only a lowly Graduate student...heck sometimes they don't even let PhD students in the classroom until they're almost done. Anyway, I hope it's fun and a good experience and am excited to get started.

I talked to my friend Heather this last week. I hadn't talked to her in probably over a year. It was good to hear from her and get caught up with each other. She's long graduated from college and has a new job travelling all over the place (albeit not relating to her major AT ALL) but seems to be very happy. On other fronts graduation was this weekend and I realized that with this graduating class absolutely ALL of my friends that I've ever taken any form of classes with from undergrad will now have graduated. Hell at the graduation party tonight I realized that half the guys there I've taught labs to in the past. After graduation and talking to Heather I really started doing some thinking about ultimately what I want to accomplish in my life and how far I've come to achieving that so far. And without a doubt the conclusion I've come to is that I haven't even hardly started to come close to being or doing what I want. I feel like I've spent the last six years of my life here at WSU getting a good education, making some great friends and figuring out what the hell I want to do for a living....but other than that I've pretty much just been spinning my wheels and living out the hours of each day waiting for tomorrow to come only to do the same thing all over again then too.

I'm really a simple person. Kristine knows that better than anyone I think...maybe that's just why she gets me so well sometimes. Ultimately though the things I want in life aren't that far fetched or extravagant...it's just the simple pleasures that I want to enjoy. I want to be married to a smart, sweet, caring, genuine girl that will be the love of my life and make me excited to wake up every morning. I want to be able to live in a nice home (see not ghetto) in a decent neighborhood. I want my Corvette. I want to be involved with and coach HS sports. I want to have a dog. I want to have and raise children. I want to be the best Christian that I can possibly be. That's cool and all, but for the last six years of my life I've spent them at school learning to be an Electrical Engineer and doing projects and research and teaching. Now I honestly do think I want to be a professor, and I really do enjoy EE and audio. Music always has been sort of a passion of mine. But the simple fact remains that what I've been doing occupies all of my time yet it accomplishes absolutely nothing from what I truly want out of life.

Wes' checklist of things he wants to accomplish in life
Items checked : None

*raises glass* Here's to living each day and trusting in God to provide for me and put me in the places He wants me to be in order to become the person both He and I want me to become.

P.S. I told you bitches I had a real update I wanted to post. Who knew I had it in me? I know, what can I say....maybe once in a blue moon I actually get inspired.


current mood: contemplative

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Thursday, June 9th, 2005
1:54 am - lol....
Has to be the funniest way to go I've ever thought of *shrugs*


Your Deadly Sins



Gluttony: 40%

Envy: 20%

Lust: 20%

Sloth: 20%

Greed: 0%

Pride: 0%

Wrath: 0%

Chance You'll Go to Hell: 14%

You'll die choking on a cookie in bed.

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2005
5:10 am - and....go
Your IQ Is 130

Your Logical Intelligence is Above Average
Your Verbal Intelligence is Genius
Your Mathematical Intelligence is Genius
Your General Knowledge is Genius




P.S. I had a really nice, long, thought-provoking and insightful post for here just the other day. Too bad I wasn't at my computer to actually type it *sighs* . I guess you all lose cause that sorta stuff only hits me every once in awhile.....anyway, carry on.

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2005
4:57 pm - Quizzes galore...

Your Linguistic Profile:



65% General American English

15% Dixie

10% Upper Midwestern

5% Midwestern

5% Yankee




Your Star Wars Pickup Line

"Get in there you big furry oaf, I don't care what you smell!"




You scored as Yoda.

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Yoda

75%

Chewbacca

61%

Darth Vader

58%

General Grievous

56%

Anakin Skywalker

53%

Obi Wan Kenobi

53%

Mace Windu

50%

R2-D2

50%

Clone Trooper

50%

C-3PO

33%

Emperor Palpatine

31%

Padme Amidala

31%

Which Revenge of the Sith Character are you?
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Wednesday, May 11th, 2005
2:22 am - What the....
I wanna know just how in the hell they came up with this from asking me a bunch of stupid animal questions. *scratches head*


The Keys to Your Heart



You are attracted to those who have a split personality - cold as ice on the outside but hot as fire in the heart.

In love, you feel the most alive when your partner is patient and never willing to give up on you.

You'd like to your lover to think you are loyal and faithful... that you'll never change.

You would be forced to break up with someone who was emotional, moody, and difficult to please.

Your ideal relationship is comforting. You crave a relationship where you always feel warmth and love.

Your risk of cheating is zero. You care about society and morality. You would never break a commitment.

You think of marriage as something precious. You'll treasure marriage and treat it as sacred.

In this moment, you think of love as something you thirst for. You'll do anything for love, but you won't fall for it easily.


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Wednesday, April 13th, 2005
2:52 pm - and another quiz....enter
You scored as Divine Command. Your life is directed by Divine Command: Your god and religion give you meaning and direction.



“Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations.”

--King James Version of the Bible



“Even as a tree has a single trunk but many branches and leaves, there is one religion--human religion--but any number of faiths.”

--Mahatma Gandhi



More info at Arocoun's Wikipedia User Page...

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Divine Command

100%

Hedonism

75%

Justice (Fairness)

60%

Utilitarianism

55%

Apathy

55%

Existentialism

40%

Strong Egoism

40%

Kantianism

40%

Nihilism

0%

What philosophy do you follow? (v1.03)
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Tuesday, April 12th, 2005
11:24 am - wow, imagine that
You scored as Christianity. Your views are most similar to those of Christianity. Do more research on Christianity and possibly consider being baptized and accepting Jesus, if you aren't already Christian.

Christianity is the second of the Abrahamic faiths; it follows Judaism and is followed by Islam. It differs in its belief of Jesus, as not a prophet nor historical figure, but as God in human form. The Holy Trinity is the concept that God takes three forms: the Father, the Son (Jesus), and the Holy Ghost (sometimes called Holy Spirit). Jesus taught the idea of instead of seeking revenge, one should love his or her neighbors and enemies. Christians believe that Jesus died on the cross to save humankind and forgive people's sins.

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Christianity

75%

Paganism

46%

Buddhism

33%

Islam

29%

Judaism

29%

Hinduism

21%

Satanism

13%

agnosticism

4%

atheism

0%

Which religion is the right one for you? (new version)
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Friday, April 1st, 2005
10:05 am - MOSTLY correct, yet interesting
Your dating personality profile:

Religious - Faith matters to you. It is the foundation that you build your life upon. You trust that God has a plan for you.
Conservative - You take a conservative stance on most issues and aren't shy about saying so. Your political views are an important component of who you are.
Intellectual - You consider your mind amongst your assets. Learning is not a chore but a constant search after wisdom and knowledge. You value education and rationality.
Your date match profile:

Religious - You seek someone who is grounded in faith and who possesses religious values. You believe that a religious person can enhance your life.
Liberal - You need a person who has liberal opinions and beliefs. You are engaged by political discussions and would find a liberal viewpoint refreshing in a date.
Practical - You are drawn to people who are sensible and smart. Flashy, materialistic people turn you off. You appreciate the simpler side of living.
Your Top Ten Traits

1. Religious
2. Conservative
3. Intellectual
4. Athletic
5. Big-Hearted
6. Adventurous
7. Wealthy/Ambitious
8. Traditional
9. Romantic
10. Shy
Your Top Ten Match Traits

1. Religious
2. Liberal
3. Practical
4. Intellectual
5. Traditional
6. Adventurous
7. Athletic
8. Romantic
9. Shy
10. Big-Hearted

Take the Dating Profile Quiz

current mood: awake

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Friday, March 18th, 2005
1:18 am - lol
You scored as white. you are white.

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white

100%

latino

58%

black

33%

asian

33%

Are you a different race than you think you are?
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Tuesday, March 15th, 2005
4:32 pm - NCAA tickets
Two tickets for the NCAA Tournament in Nashville are now MINE! Compliments of the University of New Mexico, LMFAO, but hey I'm going to be there. Found out about 10 other OU people got their tix from UNM as well so we're going to try and all sit together...plus the UNM section is the section RIGHT NEXT to the OU section anyway! W3rd. I'm so stoked I can't even sleep.

If OU wins I'm going to have to do some figuring as to what I'm doing for the Sunday game. We'll come to that fork in the road if we need to. That is, after the Bobcats shock the country and upset Florida!

current mood: ecstatic

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