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March 7, 2008

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There is no Justice!!

Filed under: Grad School Madness,It's a Cat's Life — Cat @ 5:00 am

Epcot Ibex

There is no Justice. I mean, really.

There I was, all disappointed because I knew that I did not study for the exam very well (or very much).

Our grades were announced yesterday afternoon. I literally happened to be on the site as he was uploading the grades.

He posted a graph showing the grade distribution – class average around 51. Highest grade 80, obtained by four individuals.

“What overachievers” I thought. “Who could have gotten a grade that high on an exam that was that full of details?” I sighed.

Finally…. it appeared.

My grade.


There is no Justice!!! This is absolutely the worst possible result! Now I have positive reinforcement for my bad behaviors. Next thing you know, I’ll be skipping class to go hang out behind the building and smoke.

Ok, the smoking thing is not too likely, but maybe I can go hang out behind a diferent building and knit something. Start a “gang” of campus rebel-knitters who defy authority by knitting sweaters without doing gauge swatches and by knitting lace weight wool on size 35 knitting needles.

We would start out, harmlessly enough, with gateway fibers like Red Rocks Fiber Works and Cascade 220, but would end up daring each other use more and more lethal fibers (like bison or qiviot).

    It is anarchy, I tell you, anarchy!!

Sorry. I’m rambling. Can you see how upset I am? :-)

Everyone have a great weekend. Stay out of back alleys, and, if someone offers you a great deal on some bison yarn….

    Let me know.

pitter patterpitter patterpitter patterpitter patterpitter patterpitter patterpitter patterpitter patterpitter patter


  1. Tee hee! I had an Education Psychology class like that. I studied for the first test and got a B. I studied hard for the second test and got a B. I didn’t crack a book for the rest of the semester. And got a B. Something is seriously wrong there. :) And it really does reinforce bad behaviors. I even started skipping choir. Heh.

    Comment by Nicle — March 7, 2008 @ 9:00 am
  2. Mom’s always know best! This Mom knew you would do well on the exam.

    Do they really make bison yarn?

    Comment by Mom — March 7, 2008 @ 9:14 am
  3. Gosh, we could have used your company on Tuesday night. It was just Christie and I with short visits with Nicole and Betsy.

    Comment by Judy — March 7, 2008 @ 9:33 am
  4. I knew you would do better than you though you would! You smarty pants, you! Go knit something! :)

    Comment by Knittin' with the Boys — March 7, 2008 @ 9:33 am
  5. yay! good for you! You had me in stitches today.

    Comment by Kari S. — March 7, 2008 @ 11:07 am
  6. You are as always hysterical……and mighty smart to boot………but then we always knew that…Cheryl

    Comment by cheryl — March 7, 2008 @ 12:36 pm
  7. Yay! Way to go :)

    I want to join your rebel-knitting gang!!!

    Comment by Terrie — March 7, 2008 @ 1:03 pm
  8. Wooo Hoo. You’re my kind of rebel.

    Comment by Christie — March 7, 2008 @ 5:08 pm
  9. HA, you’ve beaten the system. You have to keep doing what you’re doing. This means more knitting time!

    Comment by Betsy — March 8, 2008 @ 3:27 am
  10. Reminds me of the ten page microbiology paper that I procrastinated until the last night to do…you guessed it, an A+! Talk about reinforcing bad behavior!

    Comment by Nancy G — March 9, 2008 @ 1:20 am

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