To anyone who doesn’t care about skiing: you’re weird, it’s a great sport. But also sorry for all of the skiing-only posts the last few days. Here’s the promised (first) continuation of “Books everyone needs to read:” The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns (Khaled Hosseini): it’s hard to say which is better, or […]Read more "Book list, part II: Depressing but good"
Here’s the link to the Eastern Collegiate Ski Conference (ECSC) results website. As of now, only the results for the skate race are up (I’m rather disappointed in my time, but oh well); hopefully the classic results will be up by tomorrow.Read more "Ski Results: Cornell Invitational"
Oh my golly, people are reading this thing! Even though it’s probably only my suitemates (you tricked the name out of me, congrats) and people looking for Cornell Invitational results (I’ll try to post a link to the results when I find them, but I don’t have any official results as of now). I guess […]Read more "Dear Reader,"
Well, it was another good day of ski racing for Dartmouth in the classic 10k mass start, with Nils Koons winning the men’s race (Dartmouth took at least the top 3) and Dartmouth women taking first, second, third, fifth, seventh and eighth. I had a good race and ended up in third (yay!) after teammate Hilary […]Read more "Skiing update: Cornell Invitational part 2"
I am aware that nobody reads this blog and therefore nobody cares what I post about my skiing, but I had an okay race at Oak Hill today. Cornell University’s ski club organized their carnival races here because they don’t really have a ski area of their own. Among the colleges with teams there were […]Read more "Skiing update: Cornell Carnival at Dartmouth"
Much along the lines of my previous book list (which will have a sequel sometime soon), this is a list of classic/good/interesting/influential movies, according to me. Casablanca (1942): classy WWII love triangle, great acting, nice music, and a memorable script. “Here’s looking at you, kid,” “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship” […]Read more "Films everyone should see"
Test today, no time. oculus: a round window or opening, often in the roof of a building. From Latin oculus, meaning “eye.”Read more "WotD III: the return of the words"