If you are like most graduate students, you dread midterm exam week. Personally, I cannot think of one person I know who actually likes taking exams or gets really excited about studying for long periods of time. I can usually handle the "spaced" out exams where I have one exam per week. The real challenge comes when you are forced to have to study for 2-3 exams in the same week and it almost turns into a game of Russian Roulette deciding which exam you are going to study for.
A couple of months ago I was watching TV and I came across a commercial that I thought was quite ingenious. It was for Reese's Peanut Butter cups. The commercial was insinuating that chocolate and peanut butter was the best combination since Saturday and Sunday. I would definitely have to agree. Well, at least with the Saturday and Sunday part.
I am sure that everyone is well aware of the local overnight internet sensation, Ted Williams. Less than 3 weeks ago, he was begging for dollar bills at the intersection of Hudson and I-71 in Columbus, OH; less than 3 weeks ago, he lived in a make-shift tent behind a rundown gas station; and less than 3 weeks ago, no one - and I mean, NO ONE - knew who he was or cared, for that matter.
I have certainly been enjoying the "Indian Summer" we all have been experiencing this fall season. Its definitely been nice not having to bundle up like an Eskimo around mid-October like I did every year of my life living in South Dakota. As much I miss SoDak, I don't miss the 2 seasons (summer and winter), the sub-zero temperatures or the too-early snow storms. Now, when I got out of bed this morning, I noticed some snow. And surprisingly enough, I was excited! As much as I enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather throughout fall, I was really hoping to see snow soon - and I got my wish