When I was growing up, my brother and I really expected our youngest uncle to go into a career as a computer repair person. After all, he was always helping my grandparents with their computer, and he even set up a weather cam for them that they still use today. When I got older, I… Continue reading Tales from a tech-fluent teen
It wasn't unexpected, but it was a shock nonetheless. In one moment, it hits you. Then some time later, it really hits you. All of the things that used to happen won't, can't, happen again. Maybe they stopped happening a long time ago. But now they have really ended. And… Continue reading A shock nonetheless
I graduated from college at the end of April, and the three weeks since then have been a major adjustment period for me. In addition to gaining a lot of free time, I lost a large source of external structure and routine, and my roommate moved back home, leaving me living on my own, just… Continue reading Putting My ‘Self’ Back Together
As I am a mere four days away from finish my senior year of college, I think I finally understand this whole "Senioritis" thing. I am torn between the facts that I have only a few days left before I am done with schoolwork, but also that I have a fair amount of work to… Continue reading Senioritis
This week I thought I would take a break from talking about school to write about something a bit lighter (and fluffier). Introducing.......... Smokey! Smokey has been one of my best friends for about 15 years. The exact day that I got him when he was a kitten is written down in the journal that… Continue reading All about cats. Ok, maybe just one.
First class of my last semester of college. Last semester until I am home (or new home) free. An actual musician, playing actual music, to actual people. My mind is not quite awake, clearly. Shuffling through my backpack. I have no pencil. First day of class, no pencil. Idiot. I see many familiar faces as… Continue reading The Prereqs
Last week I left off saying that I would compose a piece of music over the weekend. Yeeeeaaahh.... that didn't happen. This seems to be a trend for me. I tend to set goals and plans and then, for whatever reason, I don't end up completing them. Actually, I do have a few reasons. This school… Continue reading Great Expectations, Not so great results