Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year! (almost)

Hi everyone. I know I promised a resolution post today, but that is being pushed back a few days while I rest and relax. We got back from visiting family in New York today and nothing went right. Our first flight was delayed by and hour and a half, which meant we missed our second flight. We were given new boarding passes, but then our second flight was delayed by an hour as well. Total travel time for today was eighteen hours. I don't think I'm going to make it to midnight tonight, so HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Friday, December 23, 2011

Merry Christmas Eve Eve

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given."
                                                                              Isaiah 9:6

Hey, guys. I just wanted to pop on and wish you all a Merry Christmas! My family and I are heading to upstate New York tomorrow to visit with my grandparents and aunt and uncle and cousins. We'll be gone until New Year's Eve. My grandma doesn't have internet, so I won't be posting until New Year's Eve, but I have a resolution post planned for that day. I hope that you all enjoy this season, however it is that you celebrate. I always celebrate with the birth of Christ in mind, especially because my own birthday is on Christmas day. Have a blessed holiday, everyone!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Thank Goodness

My first semester of college is over. I'm home safe and sound and am looking forward to resting for the next few weeks. Its always nice to visit with family and friends and I'm super looking forward to Christmas and my birthday. I am also super thankful to have passed my math class. Math is not my favorite subject, and I'm also not very good at it. I failed the final, which was supposed to mean that I also failed the class, but my professor passed me anyway. I was so excited to find that out. So now, I just have a lot of time to veg out and chill until my next semester starts in January. The surprising thing is, as much as I like being back in California, I kinda miss New Mexico. Well, this post is getting really ramble-y, so have a good rest of the weekend :)

Monday, December 12, 2011


Math final at 10, presentation at 1, Spanish final at 3. Bring it on! Today is my 'hard' final day. Tomorrow and Wednesday will be cake after this. If I can survive today, I'm home free!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

One Week

There's one week left of my first semester of college. I'm all registered for classes next semester, but before I can think about that, I have four finals, a presentation and an oral exam to get through first. Tomorrow is my oral exam for Spanish, I have my pre-cal final at 10 am on Monday, a presentation for my honors class at 1 and my written final for spanish at 3. Tuesday, I have my geology final at 7:30 in the morning (kill me) and then I'll spend the rest of the day packing, doing laundry and organizing my dorm. Wednesday, I have my linguistics final at 10 am, and then I'm headed to the airport to fly home! I am so excited to be going home and I am beyond ready for this semester to be over. There were definite highlights, definite low moments, but I think it was a good experience. Hopefully, next semester goes even better. I'm taking 18 credit hours next semester, and I'm going to try and find a job on top of that. Hopefully I don't bite off more than I can chew...But that's a month away. For now, I'm going to get through this last week so I can concentrate on family, friends and being home with nothing to do.

Friday, December 2, 2011


So, I saw this post on Krista's blog and on Danielle's blog, so I finally got around to jumping on the band wagon. Ready? Here we go!
Obsessing over: How I Met Your Mother. My cousin introduced me to this show at Thanksgiving and the first six seasons are on Netflix play instant. I love it. It's a really cute idea for a show and Neil Patrick Harris is my absolute favorite. I'm also obsessed with The Mark of the Lion series by Francine Rivers. AMAZING.
Working on: Finishing my first semester of college. I have one week of classes left and four finals to take the week after that. I have a final project due on Monday, so that's my main focus this weekend.
Thinking about: Going home. I can't wait to see all my friends and family and rest and relax.
Anticipating: Christmas! And my birthday, since they are on the same day :) This is my favorite time of the year and I am so glad it's finally here again!
Listening to: Various Christmas albums on my iTunes account. I don't break these out until after Thanksgiving, but after that, I play them non-stop. The album playing right now is BarlowGirl's Home for Christmas. So good.
Drinking: Right now, nothing. I did have a Peppermint Mocha from Starbucks earlier though. That drink is pretty much Christmas in a cup. Yummy.
Wishing: For my homework to magically disappear. I really need to get some stuff done this weekend. We'll see how that goes...

In other news, I went with some friends to a piercing place today and I got my tragus pierced!

I love it. It really didn't hurt that bad and the place that we went to was super professional. The guy who pierced it was friendly and engaging and made me feel totally at ease. So glad I did it.