As promised, a detailed recount of Bryan’s Wednesday.
7:45 AM: Alarm begins to buzz. Play hide and go seek with my alarm clock for twenty minutes. I need one of these.
8:05 – 8:17 AM: Shower.
8:18 – 8:27 AM: Respond to emails and decide whether or not flip flops are appropriate given the weather. I actually wear flip flops until the first snow, so yes.
8:28 – 8:40 AM: Breakfast made to order, the wonders of having your own chef.
My best friend telling me I’m crazy because I’m taking a photo of my food.
8:55 AM – Arrive in lab, unload my stuff at desk.
I have a *great* view from my window in lab.
Until 9:57 AM: Finite element modelling of a new version of the device I’m working on in lab.
10:05 – 10:55 AM: Spanish 4
10:57 AM – 11:22 AM: Trek down the Infinite Corridor.
Stop 1: Take a picture with Tammy the Beaver for Fierce Forever.
Stop 2: Stop by the Balfour booth to get my ring resized. All the running this summer dropped my ring size by three halves.
Stop 3: Dunkin’ Donuts in the Student Center for a glazed stick.
11:25 – 12:54 PM: Party in lab where by party I mean more finite element models.
1:00 – 2:34 PM: 20.430 lecture where Professor Grodzinsky introduced electroquasistatics and Laplace’s equations.
2:45 – 3:30 PM: Chilling on the 2nd floor of the student center while doing some simulations for lab.
3:30 – 3:57 PM: Bertucci’s Pizza with my advising group
4:00 – 5:00 PM: Visit to the Towing Tank where they are developing an underwater vehicle inspired by turtles. They also developed the RoboTuna in this lab.
5:00 – 5:45 PM: Wait to go home.
6:00 – 6:25 PM: Dinner.
6:25 – 8:27 PM: Homework and reading.
8:27 – 8:42 PM: Run to Shaw’s to buy sorbet
On a side note, I am very excited to add this to my ice cream portfolio.
8:42 – 9:12 PM: Read through personal statement for graduate school and take down away message.
11:20 – 1:12 AM: Reading for classes, catching up with friends from high school, commence sleep.