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Tuesday, June 29, 2004

My first blog entry

Well here it is... this is my first blog entry.

This past May I just graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University. I received a Bachelor of Arts with majors in Computer Science and Economics. Although I am happy to have graduated, at the same time I feel sad that it is over. Undoubtedly, there were times when Delaware Ohio was frustrating in many ways. I felt that I was not doing what I really wanted to or what I was really "destined" for. It was not exactly what I expected going to America to study. However, after four years there I can, in retrospect, see that I gained a lot and I would not change a thing as far as what happened.

A lot was achieved academically but most of my growth was personal. Although academics at OWU try to "push" you, I also grew as a person through my relationships with people, in groups, through working as a Resident Assistant and other experiences such as a ten day mission trip to Peru. I have learnt to go with the flow more. I have realised that when you really want something you will get it. Sometimes not in the form you expect, but in a slightly different one that is "given" to you to learn more. In addition, I learnt that only when you consiously and actively remove yourself from your comfort zone do you grow and learn about yourself and the world around you.

At the moment I am pondering my next step... I might end up in London to work in about two months... The truth is that I am adjusting to Cyprus. My whole daily schedule has changed, my social circle, friends and even simple things are changing for me like sharing a room with my brothers again or having to run errands for my parents.

Anywayz... today I went to downloaded Java 2 SDK 1.5.0 and I am going to start "learning" it tommorrow... maybe write a chess program...