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MIT student blogger Bryan O. '07

Dear Mom, Vol. 1 by Bryan

If I told you my life was a circus, would you believe me?

So my mom and I are pretty tight. I do call her every day courtesy of free family minutes.

Today, I tried calling my mom, but there was no answer, so I resorted to sending her an email.

I decided that I would share with you today’s email. It is very reminiscient of the letters I would write back in the days of old at WJ Bryan.

To: [email protected]
From: [email protected]

Dear Mommy,

Today the circus came to school. They brought the big elephants. I took some pictures for you.

Here are my friends. They’re smiling because the elephants are coming soon.

I think some of these people are supposed to be in class right now, but the elephants are coming, so they’re waiting.

Look, it’s an ELEPHANT!


Love you,

Now back in the 90s, I used to have to rely on stick figures and Crayola crayons to communicate my daily adventures. I guess it’s a sign of the times.

11 responses to “Dear Mom, Vol. 1”

  1. Mitra says:

    I still use stick figures and Crayola crayons to communicate. What are you trying to say?!

  2. Pam says:

    Hahaha, that’s awesome bro…

  3. Diana says:

    cute. let’s get a pet elephant for mit.

  4. Ben says:

    I call my mom every day too. grin

  5. nehalita says:

    Ahh I see you went to a dade school — I lived in dade county until 1st-ish grade (only to move to a county that became almost as overpopulated). Did you go to high school there?

  6. Hartley says:

    Okay, the elephants aren’t what I loved about this: it was your friend with the green shirt. I can’t wait to show it to one of my friends who is thinking about majoring in economics. Oh boy, it’s a couple of minutes since I read the shirt and I’m still laughing out loud.

  7. fengling says:

    an interesting elephant!!!!!!!!!!!hao ke ai de da xiang a!!!!!!!you ren kan de dong han yu pin yin ma?????hahaha…………………………

  8. Alexandre says:

    I agree – the economics shirt is classic.

  9. Brian says:


    I was talking with Bryan Nance and told him I’m applying to MIT and trying to get some information about the competition Tae Kwon Do club. He suggested that I write the students with blog sites to see if they know anyone on the team. If you do, I’d like to contact them. Thanks.