Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

25 Nov 2002, 9:04 a.m.

A good evening last night: the flatmates and I made…

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2002 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

A good evening last night: the flatmates and I made burritos and ate them. A feast! Sure, I usually use avocadoes, tomatoes, lettuce, Herdez salsa, cheese, and sour cream, but I never would have thought to use bell peppers or grilled onions. Also included: yummy Morningstar "Grillers" (fake ground beef) and homemade taco seasoning (cumin, oregano, paprika, salt, cayenne). Dessert: blocks of Ghirardelli chocolate and raspberries. Music: mix CDs, including the one Adam made for my birthday. Conversation topic and internet- and whiteboard-facilitated demonstrations included Kannada script and language, Cyrillic script and Russian language, Japanese script ad politeness, forbidden American English, "The Eye of Argon" vis-à-vis "The Good, The Bad, and Scarface", currencies, Cliff Stoll's sale of engraved portraits of Gauss, and the music and food. Of course, Michael and I watched "The Best of the Chris Rock Show Volume Two." Hey, movie rentals are expensive and I'm gonna get my $3.51's worth.

Today I really start my new job in School and Corporate Sales. In other bookstore news, I got to show a customer our books relating to The West Wing yesterday. He may have been unnerved by my enthusiasm; whoops.