-- In which Britt talks about war, and this war in particular, its costs,
and how incredibly much it sucks.
-- In which Britt thinks about the difficulty of trying to find a job,
and is suitably distressed.
-- In which it is Valentine's Day, and Britt thinks about Valentine's
Day. Rather simple, really.
-- In which Britt reflects on the one-year anniversary of this site and
her her journalling.
-- In which Britt rambles about birthdays, on the occasion of-- surprise!--
-- In which Britt is fine. (Yeah, fascinating, huh? It's at least mildly
more interesting than it sounds.)
-- In which Britt celebrates Thanksgiving by thinking about what she has
to be thankful for, wondering why she is so lucky by chance, and resolving
(yup, more resolutions) never to forget that her privileges are not earned
and always to work to minimize the suffering that chance causes in others.
-- In which Britt thinks about how her drive to Make the World a Better
Place (tm) is rooted in her heart and her head, and talks a little bit
about what she can learn from Paul Wellstone.
-- In which Britt discusses PARC and apartments and moving on.
-- In which Britt muses about friends and friendship.
-- In which Britt wonders about how well emotions can be controlled simply
-- In which Britt returns to school and thinks about how the summer has
-- In which Britt remembers.
-- In which Britt thinks about how she's suddenly kind of close to graduating,
having her own apartment, and being generally adult-ish, then suggests
she really shouldn't think about it too much.
-- In which Britt tries to figure out why this happiness and tranquility
has suddenly appeared in her life, and hopes there's some way she can
take credit for it.
-- In which Britt says she doesn't care what you think (so
there!) and that this is probably a good thing. But it does lead to fewer
-- In which Britt talks about her unexpected conversion to the Gospel
of History, but promises she'll study it in her own weird way.
-- In which Britt ponders her internship, politics, radicalism, the Democratic
party, and the meaning and direction of her life.
-- In which Britt examines her contradictions and decides she really doesn't
make sense. (Big surprise, right?)
26 June 2002 -- In which Britt is really not so happy.
18 June 2002 -- In which Britt discusses her plans for
the summer and, mostly, herself as a writer.
11 June 2002 -- In which Britt talks about the past and
future of her website, as well as some more rambling about the impending
1 June 2002 -- In which Britt decides she's not ready for
the year to be over in just two weeks, and shouts, "It isn't supposed
to end like this!"
27 May 2002 -- In which Britt discusses moodiness and music.
23 May 2002 -- In which Britt moodily decides she's a selfish
and horrible person, then deletes portions of that entry in order to talk
about how gosh darn moody she's become lately.
19 May 2002 -- In which Britt wants a break... just a short
14 May 2002 -- In which Britt thinks about friendships,
about how well (or not so well) we know what we mean to other people,
and about being open with our feelings.
9 May 2002 -- In which Britt actually turns her microscope
onto those around her instead of just herself like usual, and addresses
the Spring Quarter Blues. (Actual phenomenon? Figment of Britt's imagination?
4 May 2002 -- In which Britt talks about soccer and trying
to get over her life-long feelings of athletic inadequacy and subsequent
avoidance of sports.
28 April 2002 -- In which Britt answers her mother's question--
"Do you feel like you're getting a good education?"-- in ways much more
frank than she could express to someone spending $100,000 on said education.
19 April 2002 -- In which Britt attempts to be a little
less serious for once, and rambles in ways tangentially related to warm
12 April 2002 -- In which Britt decides that happiness
comes from within, and declares her intention to try to find this inner
8 April 2002 -- In which Britt talks about trying to come
to grips with painful events in her life.
2 April 2002 -- In which Britt comes to a significant realization
about her life and vows to take responsibility for changing things.
20 March 2002 -- In which Britt, celebrating the end of
finals, discusses music.
11 March 2002--In which Britt reflects upon circles of friends
and shifts in these.
5 March 2002-- In which Britt discusses classes, grades,
fun, and the relative importance of each.
2 March 2002--In which Britt confronts her long-standing
issues of emotional dependence.
27 February 2002--In which Britt responds to the loss of
her original entry by jumping from subject to subject.
25 February 2002--In which Britt evaluates career options
19 February 2002-- In which Britt ponders classes and her
17 February 2002-- In which Britt discusses a lingering
feeling of malaise.
14 February 2002-- In which Britt addresses motivation and
10 February 2002-- In which Britt inaugurates her journal
by explaining why exactly she's starting one.