Today is Commencement Day. And two years ago, that was me. Crazy. Do I wish I could go back and do it again? Sometimes yes, sometimes no...I have to admit that life with a salary and a house has some major perks. But I still relate to this song from Avenue Q. And now and… Continue reading I Wish I Could Go Back To College…
Let's take a break from flood coverage. It's a tad overwhelming, and there will be so much to talk about in the months to come. Let's talk about field day. This morning, Katy said, "Do you hear music?" and in fact, she was right. Coming through our windows was the joyous sound of music: it… Continue reading Field Day
It has become increasingly clear to me this week that the new academic year is upon us. Today begins my first fall as a graduate student, boyfriend's last fall as an undergraduate, roommate K's last semester as a graduate student, and roommate A's second year as a real teacher. It's crazy to think about all… Continue reading A New Year
What a nutty weekend it has been! I wish I had some pictures to show you what's been going on these past few days, but I just don't. Instead, I'm writing an old fashioned catch up post. This weekend, Call Me Home opened here in Nashville. We got a great turn out, and it felt… Continue reading A Quick Catch Up
I have recently been re-introduced to my old friend stress. With a class that is intensely split over only three weekends in a row, I have quickly begun to feel the pressures of school all come back to me. I am good at time management and generally keeping my cool, but my inner tension is… Continue reading How do you deal with stress?
One of the items on my 101 in 1001 list was to apply for graduate school. Well, I did that, and here I am about to start a Master's program in Organizational Leadership. On a part time schedule, I'll be taking two classes each semester, for six semesters, allowing me to complete my 36-hour program… Continue reading Graduate School Begins
I've had this conversation many a time on a first date, in a bar, or on a bus. If your conversation went something like this, don't expect a date... boy: so where did you go to school? girl: oh, I graduated from (insert good school here). boy: oh, wow, I bet you shelled out a… Continue reading How to NOT get a date with a smart girl.