First day back and I'm glad I didn't find any of the books for my classes at the bookstore, since the Sufism & Islamic Mysticisms class lists different books on the syllabus than the bookstore had on the shelf. I don't understand the disconnect, but hey, at least I'm not out money. And perhaps the Japanese class won't be as bad as I thought - lots of people I know, many of whom had the same trouble remembering the word for "reading as a hobby" as I did. Finally I settled on Ikebana, because hell, as least I can remember both what it means, what it is, and what it sounds like. HA.
Also it was damn good to actually walk around campus, even though I huffed and puffed my way through it.
Lessons learned for the day:
Smoking is bad, and makes you more short of breath than you used to be School is good, and you learn things there and occasinally meet interesting people