So I’m 25 today, if anyone cares.
Part of me doesn’t give a crap, but part of me is majorly disappointed over how little I’ve accomplished thus far. Obviously there’s no one else to blame for my failure at being important/impactful/whatever but myself, and I’m definitely trying to make it so that I AM important/impactful/whatever, but it’s still depressing how much I suck at life. I’ve never had a healthy (romantic) relationship. I’ve moved around so much these past few years that I don’t really have a steady base of friends. And I’m just…blah sometimes.
But I guess I’ve done SOME things worthwhile. I’ve gone skydiving. I’ve marched in a Seattle Seahawks halftime show. I’ve won some awards for my writing. I’ve seen more than my fair share of internetz (YES THAT’S WORTHWHILE SHUT UP). I have a Masters degree. I’m working on expanding my knowledge as far as I possibly can. I’m studying what I’m passionate about.
And hey, I’m temporary faculty at a university and am getting paid to do what I absolutely love to do. That’s pretty damn good for a 25-year-old.
I miss my Pokemon cards. I should have kept them. Foolish Claudia!
I’m a psychic-psychic, which is awesome, ‘cause I love the psychic Pokemon. Can I be Alakazam? I always thought Alakazam was awesome.
“Puts enemies to sleep then eats their dreams.”
I totally do that.
Also, look at this dude and tell me there’s not a resemblance:
Also, this is relevant to today.
Of course, I’m talking about Gottfried Leibniz’ birthday!
The world has been without your physical presence for too long, my friend. Reincarnate so that I can date you stalk you pet your wig admire your genius in a completely appropriate and non-creepy manner.
Was going to buy some Choco Leibniz today, but I forgot. Instead, I made this:
I was listening to my music in the car the other day and realized how well Bittersweet Symphony would go with something from Coldplay. So I gave it a shot.
Happy birthday, my main man. <3
Happy birthday, mom! Sorry I kind of turned today into a Let’s All Get Depressed party tonight. Unfortunately, that’s the only thing I’m good at sometimes.
However, this shall possibly cheer you up: my new favorite meme.
It’s like Lame Pun Coon, but even lamer. And punnier. And therefore it’s awesome. I’d pick a favorite but I giggle like an idiot through each page, so I don’t think I can.
Also: it’s the 33rd day of the year. There are also 333 days left in the year.
Famous individuals born on February 2nd:
- James Joyce
- Ayn Rand
- Farrah Fawcett
Famous individuals who died on February 2nd:
- Dmitri Mendeleev
- Bertrand Russell
- Sid Vicious
Events that occurred/are still occurring on February 2nd:
- Groundhog Day (duh)
- Inventor’s Day
- World Wetlands Day
- the first polygraph machine was tested (1935)
- the Groundhog Day gale hit eastern North America (1976)
- the first sled in the “Great Race of Mercy” reaches Nome, AK with the diphtheria antitoxin in tow (1925).
I am 23 today.
That is all.
GUESS WHOSE BIRTHDAY IT IS? (hint: it requires caps lock)
Go buy yourselves some Choco Leibniz and do some calculus to celebrate.
Or put on an ostentatious wig, find some guy who looks like Isaac Newton, and have an epic battle in the street.
I’m going to sit here and think Leibniz thoughts for the rest of the afternoon, myself.
Today’s song: Yours to Keep by Teddybears (featuring Paola)
ALSO AN IMPORTANT NOTE: happy birthday, Maggie!
Alright bitches, today is Leibniz’ birthday, so you know what that means: 363 years ago today the coolest person in the universe was born. And as if you haven’t already heard enough about him from me, today I shall remind you all of a few of his contributions to the world:
- Monads. The ultimate fundamental elements of the universe that all act independently but yet appear to act cohesively.
- Optimisim. The best of all possible Leibniz contributions.
- Pre-Freudian psychology. Namely, the differentiation between the conscious and the unconscious.
- Library science. No joke.
- Choco Leibniz. Sure, they’d still be here, but they might have been called Choco Pascal or some such if Gottfried hadn’t been around.
- The freaking BINARY SYSTEM.
- That wig. Dear god, that wig.
- And let’s not forget calculus. Yeah, you hear that, Newton?! CALCULUS!
I adore you, Gottfried.
Guess who passed out on their 21st birthday from something other than excessive alcohol consumption??
These new meds are screwing with my head…got out of bed this morning and freaking hit the floor.
Not sure how long I was out, but I don’t think it was that long.
Also, I now consider myself old.