So I'm in class. And bored. So I've been reading over OLD entries. I was so much more vocal then. More verbose even. But all I ever do is whine about work and school. Eh. Oh well. I guess I'm still whining about work and school.
Tomorrow is Friday. The day before the weekend. Here at Ft. Gordon, we live for our weekends. It's almost the only thing we have to look forward to. Nielsen hasn't seen Team America: World Police yet so Meeker and I are going with him to see it for the second time. Meeker got her POV (privately owned vehicle) last weekend and I'm pretty sure she got her POV packet approved. No more expensive taxis! And I'm still playing the waiting game on my car. It looks like Katie and Chris are going to bring it down the weekend of Halloween. And that is outstanding.
So I had an assignment to go to Ft. Campbell, KY after AIT. Then that got deleted. I still have no assignment and now my instructor says that Ft. Gordon is on Stop-Movement (where no one stationed here leaves or retires until Ft. Gordon is up to 100% strength) so there's a good chance I could get stationed here. It's no Alaska or Korea or even Ft. Campbell but I could live here for a while. I don't think they're deploying out of here either, especially if they're on Stop-Movement. Here's to the unknown future!
This will probably be the only link to a political article on here ever.
"Bush started his term by removing a budget provision that required some insurance companies serving federal employees to cover contraception. Then federal National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed fact sheets about sex education and the effectiveness of condoms from their websites. Bush went on to cut funds for family planning throughout his time in office while pouring money into "abstinence-only" education, which forbids frank discussion of birth control. For the past three years, Bush has withheld $34 million for international family planning from the United Nations Population Fund. Meanwhile, he is promising to increase abstinence funding, already at record levels, and to insist that nearly one-third of domestic funding for HIV/AIDS be spent on abstinence."
So I came home last weekend. It was fan-freaking-tastic. I had tons of fun and 4 days is nowhere near long enough.
It's hard coming up with stuff to put here. My days are pretty monotonous. I'd explain everything but you'll have to wait for the FAQ. Katie and I are going to put together an FAQ about me since we're tired of answering the same questions over and over. We'll just start handing out the FAQ instead.
There's a new version of Movable Type out. Entirely new. With tons of new stuff. And an enormous price tag. $60. And it's still limited to a certain number of authors and journals. I want to support Movable Type but Katie would absolutely MURDER me if I spent $60 on something crazy like Movable Type. Especially since I still don't have steady internet access. Maybe I'll get it once we move to my permanent duty station and I've got my computer again.
So how about some unwarranted free information? I've become a buddhist. It's not something that I'm going to go insane with but when people ask, that's what I tell them. I'm buddhist. And part of that is doing things like not cursing. So I'm working on it. Being here it's like impossible to not curse but I'm working on it. On top of other things.
Anyway. I'm off to enjoy my weekend.