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RIP to my favorite band and almost to me graduating ever.

14 Nov

This past weekend was Jack’s Mannequin’s final show(s) ever. I am very distraught by this fact but feeling extremely lucky that I got to go to their concert last year. Last week I was searching for “Jack’s Mannequin” on ebay to see if there was any good merchandise, and I came across something that I thought only existed in my dreams: a large square poster of their first CD cover (my favorite) called Everything in Transit, which just so happened to be AUTOGRAPHED! It was even better than in my dreams! I’d pretty much given up hope on ever finding something like that, because I figured that it probably didn’t even exist in the world, but somehow it did. The bidding started at $9.99, and I ended up winning with a bid for $35. Not even feeling guilty about it. Totally worth it, good thing I have a job now right? Anyway, I’ve spent a lot of time this weekend watching videos of the concert on youtube and feeling nostalgic.

There were about 30 minutes this week where I thought I was just going to quit college, fo rillz. Wanna know why? Because of this damned little thing called class registration. I started preparing for this weeks ago. I had every semester planned until graduation, with everything I needed to get my Advertising and PR major, and Global Studies and Spanish minors. Students with more credit hours started registering last week, and I decided to go online and see how many seats were still open in the two classes that I absolutely NEEDED to take next semester, because they are pre-requisites to pretty much every communication class ever. So I go to the course search, and what do I find? BOTH OF THEM WERE EFFING FULL. WHAT!!!??? I didn’t understand! WHAT upperclassmen were signing up for these classes!? Surely if they really needed them, they would have taken them much sooner than the second semester of their junior/senior year?! I frantically emailed both professors asking them what I should do, I was also grudgingly thinking about having to move my study abroad to next spring…

Then I went into the living room to pout. I recounted my story of endless woe to Caitlin and Kayla. Caitlin asked me if I was sure that I was looking at the courses for spring semester, not fall. So I went back, and sure enough, I was looking at the courses that were already full because they were happening THIS semester. Whoops… then I checked spring semester and only like 2 or 3 seats were taken in each. You know what I had to do then, right? I had to email those professors and be like, lol jk, false alarm. But I was so happy that I gained my life back, that I wasn’t even that embarrassed. In other news, due to a strange turn of events, I’m taking senior seminar in Spanish next semester, nbd. Also thinking about just going ahead and majoring in it too.

In other other news, QUIDDITCH CUP CHAMPION RIGHT HERE. Proud member of the Hulking Hippogriffs. Quidditch sign-ups were individual or in pairs, and on the day of the tournament, they assigned teams. Luckily, Caitlin and I got put on a team with two super-athlete Frisbee players, and a cross country runner who could be the Seeker. I did score a few goals though! 🙂

Cathy

P.S. Question of the day: How the hell is Ms. Sparks’ nickname Libbi when her real name is Katherine??

Fall Break

17 Oct

Hello, I am on fall break right now and it’s awesome.

The week has been pretty uneventful overall. Last Wednesday I had CPR training for 4 hours which was super boring if you couldn’t guess. Friday night I make cake batter bark and painted my nails gold.

Monday night I made cake batter puppy chow and I posted the recipe to it on the recipe tab. It was really good.

Also I had a Residence Life Association meeting, which that organization was pretty boring last year but this year so far it’s fun. We were planning for our Quidditch Tournament and decided to make a live-action, promotional video for… wait for it…

And I get to be Ron! (Ron, Ron, Ron Weasley!) We’re hoping it’s going to go viral.

Yesterday I had “orientation” for my new job which also lasted 4 hours but I learned not to sexually harass my co-workers (darn) and what to do if there’s an armed robbery. I start next week and I got 16 hours.

Today I had a big fail in Spanish because we were discussing some literature and every time I tried to say anything I just felt like I didn’t know Spanish anymore. So one time I just said “Pienso que…” (about 7 seconds silence of me trying to figure out what I wanted to say about the poems) “Okay I don’t know how to speak Spanish today.” But I blame my teacher because she cancelled class on Monday so I guess I got pretty rusty since Friday.

The drive home today kind of sucked because of stupid people who don’t put their headlights on when it’s pouring rain, so incidentally their tail lights are also not on, so incidentally you can’t see where the damn car in front of you is. I even flashed my high beams at them, hoping they would get the memo but nope, didn’t work.

But the drive home was really beautiful with all the different colors of leaves, I kind of wanted to just pull over and take pictures all the time but I’d probably still be driving if I decided to act on that compulsion.

I just watched a new TV show called “The Neighbors” and it was really weird but I think I liked it.

And I took a 3 hour nap on the couch today as soon as I got home.

Cathy

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