[audio-pals] Re: First Day of School

  • From: Thomas McMahan <thomas.mcmahan@xxxxxxx>
  • To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:27:47 -0500

Well sounds like he has some fun then though.  

On Aug 22, 2014, at 9:44 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Something that is even more funny that he shared with the class today is that 
> his name in Deutch means Butt Cheeks *LOL*. He said that next year after he 
> defends his dissertation fingers crossed we could start calling him Dr. Butt 
> Cheeks *LOL*.
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> Oh thats funny.  I know that I’ve had small moments of intuition but didn’t 
> expect that whatsoever.  
> On Aug 20, 2014, at 7:15 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It is interesting that you say it is going to live up to it’s billing. My 
> professor’s name is  Professor Billen *LOL*. Thank you for the vote of 
> confidence.
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> Shouldn’t a family stress class have some stress for you and your family 
> then?  Sounds like it’s going to live up to it’s billing.  
> You will do okay.  Amanda might want to ring your neck before the semester is 
> over, but you will get it done *lol*.  
> On Aug 20, 2014, at 1:56 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I had a little issue when I first arrived at the school. It was kind of weird 
> because the semester before last the area that they drove me to was the big 
> deal and they said they couldn’t take me thorugh there, well some of the 
> drivers anyways. This time they took me to the place that was the issue when 
> all they had to do was drop me off at the entrance there at the street. They 
> insisted that they could not do that because there was construction going on. 
> I told them I was aware of the construction and if they will walk me back to 
> the road I will show them where I need to go. They refused saying that the 
> construction blocks the road. Finally, I get my disability person on the 
> phone there at the school and he says he will come over there which he is in 
> an office several blocks away. After I hung the phone she said well lets walk 
> donw where I had originally said. I told her exactly where I needed to go and 
> she complimented me telling me that I drew a pefect visual and brought us 
> right up to the doors I needed to go to. I am thinking to myself why didn’t 
> you just listen the first time when I told you instead of both my driver and 
> one of the supervisors acting like I was an idiot. So, I try to call my 
> disability person back and he had already started making the trek over so he 
> had to walk all the way over there to just find that I was where I needed to 
> be. Hopefully that does not continue to be a problem.
>     I made it to class without any issues once I was inside the building. The 
> class although very interactive with groups which I am not a big fan of was 
> and seems like it will be an interesting class.
>    Then I catch the bus over to the disability office only to find out that 
> they did not let me off at the right doors. So, I am trying to find an office 
> and I did so I asked them how to get hwre I needed to go. So, I get up to the 
> office where I need to be and talk to the person I need to talk to only to 
> find out that they do not have what I need. So, I make the phone call and 
> take the bus back over to the building where I need to be.
>     I then head inside to go to my second class. This class is going to be a 
> tough one even though it is a junior level class. The work load sounded like 
> it is going to be graduate level. This is my family stress class. The 
> graduate student though seems like he is going to be willing to work with me 
> and that makes all the difference in the world when you have a teacher 
> willing to work with you and get feedback.
>    I go to head out for the day and I am waiting at the door for my bus. 
> While waiting a friend of mine, also blind, walks in and I helped her find 
> the elevator. I think I threw her off by standing on the wall she needed in 
> order to get to the elevator. So, I did my good deed for the day. A lady was 
> walking from the parking to trying to get to the cross over bridge, this is 
> where I get to do my second good deed for the day *LOL*, she asked me how to 
> get to it. Just so happens I remember that location very well from the days I 
> worked on campus and was able to give her directions right to whre she needed 
> to go.
>     I have homework in both the classes I had this morning. We will see how 
> my 3 hour class goes this evening.          

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