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Starting Anew

Here comes a brand new semester, and what a way to start another chapter of life. But then I feel as though I would be going in the same pace that I went in the last few semesters I've been in the University. However, there are a few exceptions.

In this semester, I will be dealing with the somewhat conclusion of my stay in the University. Here I will define what I want to be right after I get out of the University. In this semester, I decided to go finish things I should have finished a long time ago, and conclude whatever that's needed to be concluded. Something to do with life and love, and the lack thereof.

First off, I want to be able to finish whatever I have started with Ms. Two Years. I somehow still do not know what's finally happening, and I would like it to end in one way or another. Either I talk to her about it and complicate things, or I just drop her like a filthy slew of goo and leave her where I found her. I might just want to keep silent about it, but hey I'm not a silent type of guy.

Another thing I would like to conclude ASAP would be my research paper, which IS due December for the conference I would like to be part of. January is the CS week, and March should be the month I hand in my final thesis writeup. I would like to employ an editor, but I'm thinking whether it would cost too much for a student like me. But the 900 peso poster (see my page for a link to the poster) I recently posted at the University isn't too much, considering how vain I am. But then that's already done, and I'm thankful that it was over.

I would also like to end my undproductive stint as a developer -- I would like to finish up pending projects, and start new and fresh projects that I can devote my time to. I have a couple of pending projects online, and I hope I could get to revamp one project, add in a few more useful features to it, as well as finally release something for the other project.

Anyway, I am also surprised that people actually read my rants and raves. I would really like to hear more from those who read my posts, and Mai, I'm sure I could hear a little more from you. :D I hope you could email me so that we could get in touch some time. :D

Keep it chilled...

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