Ner (djner) wrote,

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I'm drinking some coffee, its not just coffee but its coffee made from my espresso maker. I have no milk so I didn't get to put my usual 60% to 70% milk and the rest espresso, and I didn't put chocolate because I don't know how to use the new powdered chocolate stuff I got from my mom, so I'm drinking some coffee that reminds me of the times I was in Spain and ordering a "cafe conleche extra", a coffee with extra milk. They too have espresso machines rather than coffee machines, and the strong men drink the coffee fast and often. Four cups of coffee from their/my machine has enough caffeine to kill a horse, I swear, and enough flavor to grow hair on a bald man. It tastes good and it has caffeine enough to keep me awake during my show.

I'm enjoying the music, as you all know I *love* Celtic music, but when I have absoltuely no listener interaction as has been the case much of the time lately on ACB, it really is boring. At least with KXUA, I get the odd "you guys suck ass" call or the odd "Oh wow, what's that" call, but here, nothing! Abso freaking lutely nothing.

So with Mary Jane Lamond in my ears, I"ll recount this evening/

I went to chi alpha whic I always was kind of scared of before actually as a freshman. I had never been invited before a few weeks ago and today, just to see if I could figure out what, if any, differences existed with the religious groups on campus, I decided to go. My show was practically ready today, so I called my friend Megan and told her that it was a go. They do this thing called Free Food Fridays, which basically entails going over there on Friday evening and eating, a lot, of, food. By there, I mean, their house. The house is nice except for the fact that there were lots of steps Fiona didn't really like. We got there a bit early, and there wern't many people. That all changed though; I'd say maybe thirty people crammed into this little living room. Fiona did great with all the activity and I only had to yell at a few people for petting her.

I was impressed by the whole deal, mostly because I did not feel in the least pressured by anything / asked whether or not I was a Christian, and to what degree of a Christian I was. That has been the biggest thing that turned me off of the college religious scene. At times, I like to be a passive observer, taking in things, discerning differences, and not only being reflective, but more importantly not being judged for what I believe. It was nice just seeing / meeting lots of nice people, and of course eating the food. The other thing that was cool about it was that there were peoplee of all races, and lots of international students too. For some odd reason, there were also a huge amount of people there that I knew; from chemical engineering, from people I knew who knew people I knew who ... you get the picture. My Brough crossword friends were even there.

I do hope to check it out, and possibly check out other groups around campus. I'm sure it will, as I experienced tonight, help me feel more comfortable about what I do believe. Its important for me to be in an environment where I don't feel pressured to believe something that I don't believe, and I think tonight was a good start.

Well, that's about all here. I'm not quite done with my two shots of espresso yet, but I'm already feeling the buzz after only four ounces. I'llhave to get up at some point in the morning and then head over to breakfast/the studio. Because I'll probably be bored/want something to do besides sit around here, I'll probably traipse over to the studio at about 10 or 11, something like that, and hopefully, this week, I'll remember all cables and such this week so I can start non stressed and have a good time doing my show again. With that, I think I'm going to sit here and sip cold coffee.

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