Friday, December 16, 2011


The time has finally come. Put away the backpack for good. No more tests, no more papers, no more drives downtown, no more trekking around school in the freezing cold. No more crabby teachers or shitty group projects. No more scheduling for classes, no more buying books.

I am free! Officially a college graduate. The day has finally come. It still doesn't feel like it but I'm sure it will one of these days. It was a struggle to get here I tell ya. This college business is stressful and not a good time. But I made it through 4 1/2 yrs of it with a degree and a pretty high GPA. I'm thankful I did it because I can't imagine not going straight from high school then going back later. At least for me anyway. I'm not a school lover. I was more motivated in college than I was in high school but you kinda have to be. College does make you realize your full bullshitting potential though. Not my proudest moments, just ask Lyd.

Let's reminisce... Lyd and I took a summer class and we had a paper where we had to write about a philosopher of our choosing. For some reason I just wasn't feeling this paper so I completely bullshit my way through it. Probably my least favorite moment of my college experience. Lyd on the other hand took it seriously and stayed up and worked hard on it. I ended up getting a better grade. That frosted her cookies.

So there have been the low times and the high times. Looking back I realize that I love our school and that this was just one of the stepping stones of my life. Off to the next adventure. Wish me luck.


Thursday, December 8, 2011

For my sister...

Today was my last day of college and I just can't help but think about how thankful I am for my sister. She is always there for me no matter what to lighten my spirits or just to listen. She is seriously such an amazing person inside and out and I appreciate her more than I can express. She is such a kind funny person and by just being herself completely lights up a room. She's also always a voice of clarity. I feel like after I talk to her my head is always clearer. She is so smart, so pretty, so funny, and the best friend anyone could ever have. She frequently wonders why people she barely knows confide in her. I think it's a direct reflection of her character. You could trust my sister with your life and she wouldn't tell a soul and people sense that about her. She's always a neutral kind ground to voice whatever is troubling you or to just get something off your chest. That's why people always love my sister. Over the years people either like me or they don't, but my lil sis? Everyone always loves her. I am SO lucky to have her in my life and I wouldn't know what I would do without her. She is my complete other half and I love her so much. Lucky for me I'm her big sis so she really can't get rid of me. Friends come and go but I'll always have my true best friend and I feel like the luckiest girl in the world for that.

Love you M. I couldn't have finished this journey without you. From the catepillar funerals to graduating college, you've always been by my side.

Your big sis loves you lots and lots,