Laura Lynn Neil...
...is the name I was
given after I was born in Champaign, Illinois on February 24th, 1970. My
parents tell me that I was nearly named Gina, for some reason or
another. Do I look like a Gina? You can form your own opinion by
clicking here to see a picture of
...I've been around and about. I've lived in Chicago, Alabama, and Texas
with varying degrees of permanence. I now reside in Ann Arbor, but this
will change in August.
from the University of Texas at
Austin with a BA in Oriental and African Languages and Literatures.
This translates into Normal English as "Chinese." I'm now pursuing an MA
in the same vein, in the course of which I have been to the University of North Texas.
Update, update, update! College roulette wheel spins again!
Since I last updated this page, I received an acceptance
letter from the University of Illinois. Not only that, but the fine
folks at U of I offered me substantial financial aid. I'll be starting
there in the fall.
Stream-of-Consciousness Frivolity Section
Now that I'm thinking about it..
- Somewhere down the line, Wisconsin crept into my genes. I crave
- They're rating UT's football team well in the preseason. We'll see.
Please, one more national championship before I flee this mortal coil.
- Babylon 5 was renewed for a fourth season! Yay! They're making us
wait until fall for a new episode! Boo.
- Summers in Michigan are far better than summers in Texas.
- My dorm room will be the size of a small apartment dining room. No
lie. We measured.
- Why do we park on driveways and drive on parkways?
- Each day, I grow more convinced that we have been blessed by the
Chinese adage about living in interesting times. I haven't decided if
this is a bug or a feature.
- Michigan has no good Tex-Mex, and therefore can be sold to Canada
- Spice of the week in our household: cayenne.
- NBC should be ashamed of their Olympics coverage. CBC provides far
superior commentary. Remember, guys - less is more, and Tesh shouldn't
be allowed to talk until after 11pm.
Last modified on 12 March 1996
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