Studying, Studying, All-Nighter, Apology

I want to apologize in advance for having been absent from commenting. I have been writing a paper for my history course (Classic Greece) all day. And I mean all day. I woke up, ate, wrote, ate, took a brief break, wrote, ate, napped because of coming up all-nighter, ate, and now I’m writing this.

Funnily enough, my all-nighter has nothing to do with my course. No, it’s a voluntary night of studying that I’m spending with two friends. Today is Erev Shavu’ot, which is the eve of a Jewish holiday. I honestly don’t know very much about the holiday, except that it’s something to do with the harvest; that there’s a modern tradition of eating cheesecake during it; and that there’s an ancient custom of studying Jewish philosophy, lore and writings of several rabbis throughout the night.

My friends and I are taking the custom and making it OURS. We’re going to read each other poetry, study random Wikipedia articles, play instructive games, talk about philosophy, and generally make an intellectual pajama-party out of it.

Hope you all have a good Tuesday, and I’ll hopefully be back on schedule tomorrow!


14 thoughts on “Studying, Studying, All-Nighter, Apology

  1. Erin M says:

    I hope your Greece paper is going well!

    And a happy (modified) Erev Shavu’ot to you! I hope you learn lots and have a great time with your friends =]

  2. Hadassah says:

    No apologies needed for me. I know we all have a busy life. Life is meant to be lived and not behind a computer 24/7! Have fun babe!

  3. That’s the best reason for having an all nighter that I’ve ever heard of. I thought you were studying for a final or something. Enjoy yourself.

  4. unabridgedgirl says:

    Oh, what fun! I think an intellecutal pajama party is stellar. And cheesecake to boot? Heck yes.

  5. Ahhh, the days, make the nights of the all-nighter! I’m so glad I’m old and fall asleep on a dime — I don’t think I could do it anymore.

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