Day’s Verse:
God [was] also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders and by various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit according to His own will.
Hebrews 2:4

This morning at 10:00 I studied Biology with a friend of Luke’s. I fear for the friend’s grade.

At 11:00 My Peer Tutoring in Writing class started and finished with a kaput. The professor spent an hour talking about how to write IQP introductions, which I would have found exceedingly helpful A-term, but the last day of D-term did nothing whatsoever for me since I finished my IQP two terms ago. My friends Lesley and Lawrence felt the same way.

Between 12:00 and 2:00 Lesley and I hung out and studied Biology some more, after which I found Ian slacking in the EE building, delivered a dessert I snitched from Founders, and we talked. Then I studied Biology a little more (do you see a theme emerging?) and then – finally – took my biology exam.

Which brings us to my Lucky Guess. One fill-in-the-blank asked for any radioisotope we talked about in class that was used in biological testing. I had no idea – none. I could envision the page of my notes where to find it; I could see the shape of the table where I had written them and their half-lives down; but I couldn’t see any letters or numbers. I knew Nitrogen, Sulfur, and Phosophorous all had radioisotopes we’d talked about, so I just picked P. The question was, what number went with P to distinguish the radioisotope from the regular P? I picked 32, and wrote P-32 in the blank and moved on. As I finished the exam I checked the whole thing and still couldn’t think of a solid answer, so I let it stand and turned the exam in. In the hall outside I checked my notes and lo and behold! P-32 appeared in my notes! Clearly God meant for me to end this biology exam on a high note, because although I couldn’t remember a couple other things, that random guess really redeemed the exam for me.

– KF –

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