Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Clam Before the Storm

I have a bit of free time this weekend (doesn't happen too often), so I thought I'd do a little update. With only three weeks of classes remaining until finals I'm beginning to feel the "pre-stress" of the approaching storm.

One of the things that will make the coming weeks a tad constrained as far as time goes is my participation in CLU's production of Into the Woods. Despite being a large time commitment, it's really quite a bit of fun. It's nice to be able to play in a small ensemble where your part really counts. I'm the only clarinet so that's a new challenge in itself. If you're interested in coming down for the show, it runs April 30-May 3. I'm not sure yet what I can get as far as tickets, but if you're interested let me know. More info here.

We got a nice little Easter break last week. It was fun to head home and see everybody. As you can probably tell by the previous post, the boys were pretty excited about the Easter Bunny. That was a nice weekend. One of the highlights had to be the acquisition of my NEW A clarinet. It's a buffet R-13 and it's awesome. She's a real beauty. I'll be breaking it in this week with a performance of Stravinsky's Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo on a student recital.

Other than those exciting items, I'm basically keeping busy as usual. Josh and Sheena came up to Cal Lu this weekend for a tour and to get a feel of the campus during the annual Scandinavian Festival. We were able to hit some fun stuff and I think all had a good time. My hospital CCE Internship is going well. I recently got word my rotation this summer will be in Labor and Delivery...should be pretty interesting.

We've covered a bit of really basic neurophysiology in my Bio class recently so I was excited the other day when I happened upon a site known as the "mouse party" where you can drag a number of stoned mice on a variety of different drugs into a chamber that reveals the science behind the drug. Pretty interesting stuff.

In case you didn't get the memo, don't eat Domino's Pizza. Both employees in the video were fired.

Keeping in the theme of gross restaurants, it's pretty well known that you're not getting food that looks like what the fast food restaurants actually advertise. It's about time time somebody actually setup advertisement vs reality side by side.

That's it for now...I have a bathroom to clean.


Nothin Left To Say said...

You should show Nichter the mouse thing. It's pretty sweet and I have a feeling she'd go nuts over it

Clark said...

Yeah, good idea. I'll have to pass the link on.