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"The streets are paved with diamonds..." [Sep. 11th, 2004|04:01 pm]
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Two India books:
I read (and wrote book reports for) the enthralling and ecumenical Holy Cow! by Sarah Macdonald and the dreamlike The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, but the machine I'm on won't let me install the drivers for my USB thingy. So I'll post my reviews later, but know that I endorse reading both of them as soon as possible. And not just because they are related to India.

It's something I'm not doing very much of. I went to London earlier in the month, and I'll go to New York twice. That leaves 21 days off. I won't get a huge salary, but you won't hear me complaining.

(But if I were expecting a bigger paycheck, you can bet I would have bought the Karaoke machine I tried out today. It ruuuuules... I see it in my future.)

New York:
I've been to New York a lot recently. These pictures were taken the first time Emirates sent me there - for the inaugural flight.

Somewhere near Canal Street, I think..

This might be part of NYU. (I welcome corrections.)

SoHo's warehouses-turned-lofts

Large-ish Picasso sculpture

A fortuitous meeting of Stricklands!

[User Picture]From: webwawa
2004-09-11 10:27 am (UTC)
ohh your last name is stickland!
there was a guy at austin college who it seemed everyone knew - very outgoing good looking guy,,, and everyone called him "strickland" - I wonder if you are related! hm!

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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2004-09-14 04:44 am (UTC)
Don't know if we're related or not.. probably yes, if he's outgoing and good-looking. ;-) Everyone calls my brother "Strickland!" and certain people call me that as well.
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[User Picture]From: joshdavis
2004-09-11 08:29 pm (UTC)
New York is fun, but the temptation to walk alot tends to cause the feet to complain. :)

This is in third person.
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2004-09-14 04:43 am (UTC)
Great icon!!
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[User Picture]From: joshdavis
2004-09-14 02:30 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: wizdom_2004
2004-09-13 04:14 am (UTC)
Hello, I came across your journal. Great pix. Friended you ~ hope that's OK? :]
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[User Picture]From: chu_hi
2004-09-14 04:47 am (UTC)
Of course it's okay! Are you Punjabi? I'm snickering out loud at the quote in your info.. advice I'll heed, thank you!
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[User Picture]From: oates
2004-09-14 10:42 am (UTC)
hey, i added you to my friends list. i'm a laid off FA from NWA.
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[User Picture]From: joshdavis
2004-09-18 02:48 pm (UTC)
I never realized until now, but did you realize you look strikingly similar to Milla?

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[User Picture]From: medicalfairy
2004-09-24 04:16 pm (UTC)
those are really neat pictures.

this is really random, but do you know a guy from corpus christi named eric?
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