Home | Join! | Help | Browse | Forums | NuWorld | NWF | PoPo   

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.


The Profile


Zanzibar
Age. 33
Gender. Female
Ethnicity. that of my father and his father before him
Location Cherry Hills Vil, CO
School. Other
» More info.
The World









The Link To Zanzibar's Past
This is my page in the beloved art community that my sister got me into:

Samarinda

Extra points for people who know what Samarinda is.
The Phases of the Moon Module
CURRENT MOON
Croc Hunter/Combat Wombat
My hero(s)
Only My Favorite Baseball Player EVER


Aw, Larry Walker, how I loved thee.
The Schedule
M: Science and Exploration
T: Cook a nice dinner
W: PARKOUR!
Th: Parties, movies, dinners
F: Picnics, the Louvre
S: Read books, go for walks, PARKOUR
Su: Philosophy, Religion
The Reading List
This list starts Summer 2006
A Crocodile on the Sandbank
Looking Backwards
Wild Swans
Exodus
1984
Tales of the Alhambra (in progress)
Dark Lord of Derkholm
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
The Lost Years of Merlin
Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers (in progress)
Atlas Shrugged (in progress)
Uglies
Pretties
Specials
A Long Way Gone (story of a boy soldier in Sierra Leone- met the author! w00t!)
The Eye of the World: Book One of the Wheel of Time
From Magma to Tephra (in progress)
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Harry Potter 7
The No. 1 Lady's Detective Agency
Introduction to Planetary Volcanism
A Child Called "It"
Pompeii
Is Multi-Culturalism Bad for Women?
Americans in Southeast Asia: Roots of Commitment (in progress)
What's So Great About Christianity?
Aeolian Geomorphology
Aeolian Dust and Dust Deposits
The City of Ember
The People of Sparks
Cube Route
When I was in Cuba, I was a German Shepard
Bound
The Golden Compass
Clan of the Cave Bear
The 9/11 Commission Report (2nd time through, graphic novel format this time, ip)
The Incredible Shrinking Man
Twilight
Eclipse
New Moon
Breaking Dawn
Armageddon's Children
The Elves of Cintra
The Gypsy Morph
Animorphs #23: The Pretender
Animorphs #25: The Extreme
Animorphs #26: The Attack
Crucial Conversations
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
A Great and Terrible Beauty
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Dandelion Wine
To Sir, With Love
London Calling
Watership Down
The Invisible
Alice in Wonderland
Through the Looking Glass
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
The Host
The Hunger Games
Catching Fire
Shadows and Strongholds
The Jungle Book
Beatrice and Virgil
Infidel
Neuromancer
The Help
Flip
Zion Andrews
The Unit
Princess
Quantum Brain
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
No One Ever Told Us We Were Defeated
Delirium
Memento Nora
Robopocalypse
The Name of the Wind
The Terror
Sister
Tao Te Ching
What Paul Meant
Lao Tzu and Taoism
Libyan Sands
Sand and Sandstones
Lost Christianites: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew
The Science of God
Calculating God
Great Contemporaries, by Winston Churchill
City of Bones
Around the World in 80 Days, by Jules Verne
Divergent
Stranger in a Strange Land
The Old Man and the Sea
Flowers for Algernon
Au Bonheur des Ogres
The Martian
The Road to Serfdom
De La Terre เ la Lune (ip)
In the Light of What We Know
Devil in the White City
2312
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Red Mars
How to Be a Good Wife
A Mote in God's Eye


want to read: Last Hunger Games Book, Honeybee Democracy, The Bell Jar
The Juanes Module


Juanes just needed his own mod. Who can disagree.
srsly?
Tuesday. 4.7.09 11:00 am
Once again, I bring you this important bulletin from the Future Leaders of America:


To: All Students
Subject: SAFETY: Brown's Safer-Sex Dance (win SPG tickets!)

Bringing back safer sexy together on April 11th @ Grad Center Lounge (10pm-2am). A celebration of safer sex with DJ Tramp of WBRU. Free water, free condoms, free lube, free love, freedom. Best "safety outfit" wins a prize. $3/Door. Presale Tues 4/7 and Weds 4/8 @ JWW mailroom from 10AM-2PM (+ enter a raffle to win SPG tickets and a "I want to talk about sex" t-shirt!).


Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

Comment! (5) | Recommend!

Hosanna in the Highest!
Sunday. 4.5.09 4:08 pm
It was Palm Sunday today, and Rhodes revealed to us that she, too, is a Lutheran, and she heard through the grapevine that Angle and I were Lutherans and she would like to go to church with us. That makes... 5! Not just five Christians, but five Lutherans in our department. Zounds. We decided to go to a church we'd never been to, a United Church of Christ, since the closest Lutheran church is in Massachusetts. Plus we heard that the UCC church was going to have a parade with palms for everyone and children leading a donkey around the block. When we arrived, we ran into my Phase Equilibria professor, decked out in a choir robe. He introduced us to his wife, also in the choir, who was surprised to learn that we were from the Geology department. We paraded around the block with the donkey, waving our palms and holding up traffic and singing "Hosanna in the highest".

We also saw my most recent secret crush, whose name is still a mystery. This crush began last semester when used to see him erasing boards and boards full of equations in the Engineering/Physics building. Then starting this semester he showed up at the Graduate Student Council to represent his department. At that point I was going to come up to him and "welcome" him to the council, but I got involved in an ideological debate with Rhodes and he passed us by on his way out. A month later when the next meeting took place, it was a bit too late to welcome him.

But NOW we find him singing in the CHOIR at a local church with a bunch of old people and my awesome PHASE EQUILIBRIA professor! I managed to catch his eye for a fraction of a second, and he smiled as if in recognition.

BWAHA~! Now at the council meeting on Wednesday I can totally say, "Hey, I saw you at church-- so you're in the choir?"

I think I might also find myself called to attend church on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, as apparently the choir will be regaling us with some new songs they've been working on....

hmmm.....
I've never joined a choir before...

Comment! (6) | Recommend!

Money Money Money
Sunday. 3.29.09 11:43 am
I wrote a grant, and it got approved. I'm independently funded! Hooray!

Comment! (8) | Recommend!

Falling Out of Love
Saturday. 3.28.09 4:37 pm
Be it extremely emotional, controversial, messed up, or whatever, this entry has been password protected.

If you know it, enter it; or, ask me for it.

Comment! (3) | Recommend!

Iapetus
Thursday. 3.26.09 1:06 am
Honorable Ladies and Gentlemans,

I beg to put before you, the moon Iapetus:


Here is a close up of the ridiculously long ridge, many times the height of Mount Everest:






Discuss.

Comment! (4) | Recommend!

Out standing in his field
Monday. 3.23.09 11:23 pm
I'm in Houston. Deep in the heart of Texas.

Saturday I gave a talk about the interior of the planet Mercury. I was talking mostly about the biggest and coolest volcano on Mercury, Caldo Mon$ (disguised so it can't be googled) Ok, it doesn't technically have a name yet, but I suggested it be called "Caldo Mon$" after our good friend elessar257. Every mountain on Mercury has to be named something that means "hot" or "heat" in some language. "Caldo" means "heat" in Italian. And "Aldo" means "Elessar" in Italian. Or something.
I didn't suggest it at the talk, though, just through my secret contacts who have some say in these things. Too bad there isn't a famous artist or composer named "Zanzibar". Apparently in order to get a crater on Mercury named after you you have to be a really famous artist or composer and dead by at least 50 years. According to people "in the know", this guarantees that all the craters on Mercury are named after people that nobody actually cares about.
My famous and infinitely knowledgable coauthors subsequently mentioned me in their talks and I abandoned all reservations and gave my frank opinion to the 100+ people in the room about things as varied as how the crust of the Moon was formed to whether or not there was graphite on Mercury during the discussion period. When it comes to public speaking, the only thing you have to fear is fear itself, I've come to think. Now random people have been coming up to me and asking me to explain things to them. I tell them my name and they say, "Oh, I know who you are." Very strange.

For my next trick I will be presenting a poster on volcanic ash distributions on Mars. For my third and final trick I will be giving a talk about the age of a particular unit on Mars. It is a contentious issue so you may be sure that I will be yelled at by at least one German. Right now I am trying to muster my support.

Until later then,

Z-bar

A geologist who is out standing in his field:

Comment! (5) | Recommend!

Zanzibar's Weblog Site • NuTang.com

NuTang is the first web site to implement PPGY Technology. This page was generated in 0.028seconds.

  Send to a friend on AIM | Set as Homepage | Bookmark Home | NuTang Collage | Terms of Service & Privacy Policy | Link to Us | Monthly Top 10s
All content ฉ Copyright 2003-2047 NuTang.com and respective members. Contact us at NuTang[AT]gmail.com.