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Femion » 2006 » January » 16

How to Be the Green Apple

January 16th, 2006

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That’s what I’d like to know. The image above is the poster for the Millennium Excellence scholarships, which I am currently working on. It’s the last of the big national scholarships I’m applying for this year. It asks some strange questions. For example: “Describe the community in which you live and how it has influenced the person you have become.”
I bet there are a lot of answers to the effect of: “My hometown is the most boring, un-accepting place in the world to live, which is the reason why I devoted myself to some obscure charity and studied like crazy, thereby fulfilling both the academic and humanitarian requirements of this scholarship”. I’d love to be able to write that and be such an amazing teenager that I wouldn’t have to worry about affecting my chances of getting the scholarship. Instead, I wrote about how St FX has enriched my life.
So. Many of you on the other end of the computer are probably wondering why I didn’t blog about my wisdom teeth until now - or actually a few sentences later. I was busy with science fair and life in general. Good news: I’ve finished applying to university. Back to my teeth: they came out, it didn’t hurt that much but it was uncomfortable nonetheless. I hardly remember of the friday before last after they stuck the anaesthesia needle in my arm. I vaguely remember waking up in another room, mumbling something about how amazing the unconscious mind is, being put in the car and eating pudding. I didn’t take more than two of the Codeine pills I was given. I’m pretty much healed now except for a small wound on one side. Ick. The taste of your own blood and saliva is very gross indeed.
I’ve been in a bit of a rut since lunch, when I discovered that I graphed the function of cotangent instead of cosecant on this morning’s pre-cal fiasco (test). If only scholarships were as easy as this:
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