I'm not sure which one I like better, the beginning or the end of the semester. I like the new books and new classes, and the lack of homework you usually get with the beginning, but I'm looking forward to having a few weeks of break from all of this, and wrapping things up in all my classes. I don't mean to wax nerdy here, but there's something satisfying about having kept grades up all semester, and finishing them off on a high note and setting it in stone.
I've already finished two of my three oral reports, and they both went surprisingly well. It's interesting, but just this last weekend I was speaking in sacrament meeting, and that one went pretty smoothly as well. I think I'm really getting the hang of this public speech thing, not that I'm loving it yet or anything.
I'm not at the end of things yet though. I've still got finals in most of my classes, although none of them are comprehensive, so they're no different than the tests I've been taking all year, and I've got a ten page report that still needs some serious work over this weekend. Good times. Perhaps the best thing about the end of the semester is getting things like this done and behind me.
Saturday, November 3, 2007
I carved a couple new pumpkins this Halloween. I know it's a bit late to throw this up, but here's the better of the two I made. The other one was alright too, but I liked this one. We didn't do much else for Halloween. We tried to watch a movie that night, Poseidon, but it seems that our non-scary Halloween movie was a bit too much for my wife with all her pregnancy. We didn't even get past the first disaster scene, so we played some FFVIII instead. Hope everyone else had a good holiday.