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Hold On To That Speed of Light – Part 2

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Panic arose as I stood in front of the ticket counter, helpless.
This cannot be happening, I thought.  I’ve just had one of the best weekends of my life and I was all revved up to begin my first day of internship in less than 12 hours.
“I’m sorry, but we’ve closed 15 minutes ago.  We can’t let you board the flight.”
I couldn’t believe it.  I dialed my brother, and then my mom – she was furious, and I thought I had just died and gone to hell.  Just as I was about to take my brother’s advice to go home the next day, I turned and saw that I wasn’t the only person who missed it.  There was a queue of people who were stranded as well!  That was quite a comforting sight to know I wasn’t the only one stuck in the predicament.  Or the only idiot. READ MORE

Hold On To That Speed of Light – Part 1

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After a series of events such as the H1N1 epidemic, a crazy (and wet) surprise birthday visit at one of the most unpopular locations, a carefully-planned and executed church anniversary, a friend’s wedding, a stretch of assignments and tests and the grueling group project, I thought the 5th semester would never end.
As I was preparing myself for the final examinations, a good friend sent me an email. READ MORE

Nice View, Nice People

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Room 1511.  Being a local and staying in a hotel seemed like an odd thing.  I rang the doorbell.
“Hello!”
I was greeted by a bunch of cheerful, familiar faces – some expecting me while some were half-surprised.
“We’re staying at Room 1510.  Let’s go.”
The room was pleasant – the view was spectacular.  Made a new friend, and I decided that I like my roommates. READ MORE

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