You are remembered for the rules you break. --Douglas MacArthur
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. --H.L. Mencken
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. --Abraham Lincoln
Serendipity is the only word that fits. My life is guided by curiosity, and I fall into things by following. So far, I have been mural artist, TV camera operator, planetarium guide, magazine editor secretary, and more... Just because I hear the call of the open door.
Because I talk about him so much, I figured I would add in a piece here about Ed. Physicals: 6'4", curly dark hair to shoulders, swarthy, barrel-chested with green eyes Known Associations: gamer, computer geek, ex-fencer, festie, ex-dot-com Wears: t-shirt and jeans/khakis, long/short sleeved button up worn unbuttoned at all times, leather jacket when necessary, comfortable shoes Campus Presence: messenger bag that carries laptop and papers to his office in CompSci Certificates Collected: A+, CISSP, Security+, CCNP, MCP, LINUX/GNU (found the cards in his wallet--I can never keep all the acronyms straight), BS Math and Computer Science EMU Summa Cum Laude with Departmental and College Honors, 12/2005 MS Math EMU, 12/2005 AI Grad Certificate EMU, 4/2006 MS Comp Sci EMU Current Projects: Second Master's thesis, PhD program search
Hrm. Should do the same thing about me. Physicals: 5'7", hazel/dark blonde to shoulders, light-complected, on the curvy side of 160 Known Associations: gamer, language geek, ex-ballet, former mural artist, childfree, notagoth, worst waitress *ever*, ancient IRCer Wears: varies; t-shirt and jeans unless otherwise specified, wears girly stuff in costume form Campus Presence: feet up on the desk in front; carries as little as possible--can dump gear in office on campus; must have beverage Certificates Collected: Cecchetti Grade 3, BS Research Psych: Cognitive Science U-M Flint, 2007 MA Linguistics EMU Current Projects: Grad Assistantship (per hour) at the Linguist List, interests in endangered language documentation and computational linguistics