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Remember, Remember the 18th of April

April 25, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

There comes a weekend in April that you don't necessarily know how it exists. Namely, there is so much packed into a 72 hour period that you need something akin to a Time-Turner (from Harry Potter, lest you forget) to process everything.

Al Franken and Garrison Keillor have Endorsed this Blog Post

March 15, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

Inside, podcasts of A Prairie Home Companion ushered Keepers and visitors into the dining room where we filled our plates and other eating receptacles with hamburger noodle hotdish, green bean casserole, wild rice, powdermilk biscuits, and jello with Swedish fish before heading outside to the sunshine.

Chop chop

March 2, 2009

Megan Emberton

I knew that college was supposed to be full of life-changing realizations, but I'm not sure I could have prepared myself for this.

Flying and fooding

January 29, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

Once we landed at Cleveland-Hopkins Airport, I woke up and raced for the bus stop. After waiting outside for 10 minutes, I huddled indoors and discovered I had missed the last bus by 15 minutes. Gahhh.

Pizza Night at Keep

January 29, 2009

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

I learned that there is a certain art to pie-making, kneading from the center out, making sure that the middle isn't too thin, and being careful to leave a slightly raised border along the outside so there's some semblance of crust after it bakes.

Flavor Trippin'

December 14, 2008

Ma'ayan Plaut

It looked delicious... but we were told we couldn't eat yet. It is an extremely sadistic thing to show us food and tell us we can't partake. I was ready to dive in. But there was a reason.

Food!

November 25, 2008

Zoe McLaughlin

As I write this (but not as I type this, because I'll be doing that later), I'm drinking egg nog left over from my dinner at Lord/Saunders. That's right, I ventured to south campus to eat dinner tonight.

Obies in the Eternal City

October 30, 2008

Alice Ollstein

I had the distinct pleasure of flying to Rome for fall break to see my S.O., who is studying Classics there, and I got to employ a lot of what I've learned in classrooms and the coops during my stay.

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