Friday, November 17, 1:37 CST
Well, I was going strong on the whole studying thing, 'til I succumbed to the lure of playing Dead or Alive 2, a game I've become downright addicted to, in a friend's room.

Walking back to my dorm across a silent campus, watching snow drift down from a nearly cloudless sky is an experience I would have missed, if I'd been better at resisting temptation. I think I'm ahead for the night, one way or another.