On Break!

As some of you may have noticed, I haven’t been posting this week.  I’m taking a week’s break to get caught up on some other projects and rest a little bit.  I’ve been working full-force and I’m starting to get burned out.  I’ll post a few times this week (mostly to catch up on my reading logs) and make a couple of announcements.  Otherwise, I’ll see you on May 9th!

— POM

Personal Update — Schedule Change

Hello, everyone!  As you can see, I’m back to regular posting, but I will be changing the schedule a little bit.  Effective immediately, this is the weekly schedule:

Mondays — Adventures in Reading

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays — Daily WTF

Wednesdays — Gun Laws, State by State

Saturdays — Adventures in Links

Sundays — Long form essay (interview, review, etc)

So thanks for waiting, and I hope you’ll continue to follow The Adventures of a Pissed Off Millennial!  We should have a lot of fun things happening this year.

Happy New Year!

— POM

Personal Update

Greetings, readers.

As you may have noticed from the lack of updates over the last few days, I’m having trouble keeping up with my regular schedule.  Christmas is nearing, and I will be organizing, decorating, wrapping presents, traveling, cooking, visiting family, and having family visit me, so I’m going to change the update schedule for a bit.  For the next three weeks (through January 10), this will be the schedule:

Monday: Adventures in Reading

Wednesday: Gun Laws, State by State

Friday: Adventures in Links

Sunday: long-form post

Likewise, fellow contributor Drew is having some personal issues that make it difficult for him to write, so there will be no post from him this week (I know, I’m as sad as you are.).  However, he anticipates being able to post the second part of his interview with Jacob Sumners on January 3.  So at least we have that to look forward to!

Until then, I’ll be pinning and promoting a different, older post every day. Feel free to peruse the archives as well — there are almost 350 different posts to choose from!

So until tomorrow, Happy Holidays and thanks for your support!

— POM

Personal Update

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It’s-a me, Zombie Mario (and Zombie Luigi, motherfudgers!)!

Unfortunately, I am quite behind on posts.  This has been a whirlwind weekend full of fun, a little bit of stress, quite a bit of crafting, and friendship — but not much writing. Anticipate a deluge of posts and pictures over the next few days and, as always, thank you for your patience and patronage.

— POM

Drum roll, please…

Boom.

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Edit: It occurs to me that not everyone knows the grading scale of the GRE or what these numbers mean. The GRE has three sections: Quantitative (math), Verbal, and Essay Writing. Quantitative and Verbal score at 130 — 170 (don’t ask me why), and the Writing scores 0 — 6. To qualify for my graduate program, I needed to score a 140 Quantitative, 150 Verbal, and a 4 in Writing (or, to be more accurate, get at least two of those three qualifications). As you can see, I scored a 153 Quantitative and a 166 Verbal (I won’t hear about the Writing portion for about a week). Thus, I qualify for my program! In the percentile range, I scored in the 52 percentile for Quantitative (which is pretty good), and the 96 percentile for Verbal (which is GREAT). These scores are high enough that I qualify for pretty much any school in the country — at least, if I’m applying for a verbal-heavy program, which I am. Of course, this doesn’t mean that I’ll get into any school, just that, technically, I do qualify. Any way you slice it, I’m very happy with my scores and even happier that I don’t have to worry about this anymore. Yay!

Personal Update

For this month, I intend on publishing an audio file of me reading a scary story or event every Sunday (because, you know, 31 Days of Halloween).  However, as I sat down to choose the story and begin recording, I realized that I would need to do a fair bit of screaming and shouting.  At this point, I should add that I live in an apartment complex and it was 9:00pm.  So, since I like my neighbors and don’t want to terrify and/or enrage them, I’m not going to record tonight.  Instead, I will record and post it tomorrow.

So, once again, I need to apologize for posting late.  These posts represent a new format that I’m trying out and will require a bit of trial and error.  I appreciate your patience and continued support and will work hard to make sure that the posts stay on time and in high quality.  As always, I encourage you to submit feedback and comments.

Thank you.

— POM

Personal Update

Hello, everyone, I’m back!  Thank you for your patience and your patronage.  Expect the post “Impressions and Regrets from New York” within the next week (as well as the regularly scheduled posts).  And Happy Fall, Y’all!

— POM

Personal Update

For the next six days, I’ll be out of town for a wedding in New York.  As I’ve never been to New York and rather enjoy these relatives, I won’t be able to maintain this blog during that time.  I’ve managed to queue up some posts and should be publishing on the regular schedule, but there may be some disruptions (I am frantically blogging across Pennsylvania as I type this.).  Either way, we will return to the regular schedule by Thursday, October 1.  Thank you for your patience and your support, and I hope you’ll pursue the archives in the meantime.

— POM

P.S. In the future when trips like these happen, I’ll be requesting guest posts.  If anyone would like to submit a guest post or a post exchange, let me know.  Thanks!