To get the word out, tonight I sent this in an all campus e-mail to more than 38,000 students:i("/media/2008/12/Herald-Hiring-Advertisement.jpg","The Badger Herald is hiring","http://charlie.charliecorp.com/2008/12/hiring-at-the-herald-and-semes.php"); ?>
Tonight was a pretty amazing night. I was dreading a drawn out months long controversy over flawed electronic voting machines and voter fraud, but instead we got a substantial victory for Obama that was apparent early in the evening after media networks projected New Hampshire and Pennsylvania for the Democrats.i("/media/2008/11/05/CNG_8292.JPG",""); ?>
I'm pretty sad it's been so long since I've really written anything, or even posted photos. I'll be retroposting soon I think, as has become the norm for this photoblog.
But there's good news! I nearly finished implementing the template I designed a year ago for this blog. If you see a sunflower in the masthead, you're looking at it. I still have to do the monthly and category archive pages, but all the entries and the homepage are updated. I also need to fix a lot of the style sheet, but that's to be expected with any haphazardly redone website.
So, today. Just a quick update on life:
The museum was fairly interesting, though my dad would have definitely gotten more out of it. I was surprised by the extensive motorcycle culture that apparently was much more widespread earlier in the 20th century. I also had no idea Harley-Davidson produced so many (88,000?) motorcycles for the U.S. military.
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My second and last semester of Russian, for now.i("/media/2008/05/P1020349b.jpg","Russian 102","http://charlie.charliecorp.com/2008/05/new-friends-rock-climbing-and.php"); ?>
To celebrate the end of the school year and make up for missing BRIDGE's last event, Ariel decided for me that we would have a bonfire at Picnic Point. Her delightful and incredibly astute grandmother was in attendance, as was Sun from China and two of Ariel's friends. I felt bad for not bringing food, but there was enough for everyone and then some. Next time I shall redeem myself.i("/media/2008/05/01/P1020198b.jpg",""); ?>
This semester I hosted my Russian class's culture night, and it was fabulous. My instructor, Darya Alexandrovna, taught us how to make pelmeni (пельмени) from scratch. I made some more the next day, and though it took a long time, it was amazing and well worth the effort. Plus, they keep in the freezer forever and are so easy to cook!i("/media/2008/04/25/CNG_6557.JPG","","http://charlie.charliecorp.com/2008/04/russian-culture-night.php"); ?>
This morning Madison began removing the tree across the street from my apartment. I can't wait till they're done, because then I will have a much better view of the parking lot and the old apartments the tree was blocking.i("/media/2008/04/03/P1020010.jpg","","http://charlie.charliecorp.com/2008/04/dead-tree-removal-restores-vie.php"); ?>
I snapped this photo on my way to work on a lovely Saturday morning. (This is where I work.)i("/media/2008/03/P1010022.JPG","Van Hise standing proudly","http://charlie.charliecorp.com/2008/03/weathers-nice-and-so-is-workin.php"); ?>
I visited my Subway in Menomonee Falls for the first time in a long time. Months. Dyan was there. I was happy.i("/media/2008/03/CNG_6424.JPG","Little Tristy","http://charlie.charliecorp.com/2008/03/a-subway-visit-and-a-plastic-e.php"); ?>