"If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there." Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Chillin like a Villian/Antagonist

Fourteen days left till graduation. Just saying.

As my world of undergraduate academia is decelerating from its catharsis, I now have time to catch my breath before the onslaught of tying loose ends begins to beckon me.

While I did not wake up this morning till 11am, and then took a shower, and then took a nap till 3pm, I did feel accomplished in my endeavors not only of today, but of the past week.

I will now Tarentino my week for you, starting with the end, working towards the beginning.

Today, I napped. And it was glorious.

I then created a list of 21 potential apartments around the Chicago/Gotham City area. Really excited on that front, but even more excited that I also found a potential mate for my cat, Mystic.
This is how his majesty sleeps. He also demands bed time stories. I bore him to sleep with Emerson.

This is Miley, the potential buddy for Mystic.
Not only are they both part-bengals, but the also are blind in the same eye.

And this is me (not Lisa) in a couple years. But at least I will have a law degree.
The day is not over, but I have little hope for it. Probably some awesome FX movie that I've seen a thousand times. Then it will be a night of reading "Game of Thrones."

Note - EVERYONE SHOULD READ GAME OF THRONES. FANFREAKINGTASTIC.

Yesterday, was another day of rest. Sleeping in and taking another nap.

I regret nothing.

Later that night, i went over to a friend's house. Nothing like reminiscing and playing dumb apps on an IPad.

Thursday was a huge stress relief. I turned in my screenplay to the wonderful, yet slightly scary Dr. Kovich (the aforementioned Dr. K./Dr. Kill).

Then painting class. Lots of paint. Lots of fumes. Headache.

Then I totally forgot about my Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society induction. Totally. Forgot. But luckily I saw Brian, who kindly reminded me. Long story short, I got me some cords. Bo-ya!

A revelation I had whilst at Induction. The Rockhurst English department is a hodgepodge of people. Brilliant to the point of eccentricity (like the Doc Brown way). Seriously. Some awesome/weird folk roam the halls of Sedgwick.

Wednesday held for me a huge presentation, which went surprisingly well. Very happy that it's over, and every excited to see the next presentation which promises to be a parody of Star Wars. Once again proving that Rockhust has some of the best faculty.

Also, Plays in Progress (a brainchild of Dr. K) was Wednesday night. Frank Higgins was the playwright, and it was a pretty awesome show. Very enjoyable.

Tuesday, another day. Really uneventful. I do remember a delightful pizza I ate. But that's about it. #mylifeiscollege

Monday, the last time we meet. There was a pizza party given by the English department. I love nothing more that conversing with the English folk. They are so...so...overly intelligent. Yeah. that's the phrase.

Flashforward to today. Saturday. 14 Days till graduation. My to-do list is supple, filled with such important things as "study for finals" to "laundry," both of which needs to happen, but I will just say that one is more of a priority than the other.


"After all this time?"
"Always."


Monday, April 23, 2012

19 Days. And Counting.

That's right folks! Just 19 days till I graduate!!!!!!!!

But a "while you were out" breakdown...

DXP's "That's so Ghetto" program about racial language and its effects went well. We had a great turnout (thanks to extra credit by our awesome Dr. Saz). I feel that those who attended had their eyes opened and their understanding on racial issues has deepened.

Next, the DXP Formal.

It was a pinterest inspired twilight picnic in Loose Park. LOVE IT!! It is just so nice to relax with my sisters. That is what DXP is all about. Sisterhood.

Also - Congrats to DXP for winning at the Festival of Student Achievement. Outstanding Diversity Award!!!!!!!!!!!!

Next. Sunday night, we inducted our newest sister - Lorie. She is an awesome lady!!!! I love calling her my sister!!!

Next. Greek Week. Games, speaker, chalk, cans, skits. It was exhausting, but so much fun. Bitter sweet, however. This is a week of "lasts." My last Greek Week.


Next. Theater. My last show. I've been doing theater for 8 years. 8 years. It gets under your skin. But I've enjoyed every minute of it. From forgetting ques, to amazing cast parties, my time in the Rockhurst theater has been the most memorable part of my college experience. Every member has become apart of my family. And I will truly miss them all.





And now. My last full week of undergrad classes. I have a huge project and a screenplay and tons of other homework. A long week followed by my final goodbyes to my second home.

Speaking of homework, I should probably start that.



talking 'bout my generation...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Decision rendered.

For law school, I will be going to:



Chicago!!!

Loyola Chicago Law school.

Class of 2015!!

Monday, April 9, 2012

So.

So. I should probably do this more often.

Sorry. I'm a second semester senior.

Since we two parted:

I got accepted into another school. Northeastern in Boston. What did that mean??

That meant that I was off to Boston.

While most would be excited about the historical importance of Boston, my first thought was Cheers. And Norm, who actually graduated from Rockhurst.

Now, I found out about Northeastern a week before Easter Break. And I had to visit before April 15, since that is the day Loyola Chicago's seat deposit/I'm defiantly going here is due.

This meant that I had to get my already full schedule in order for me to spend 2 days traveling/Boston/school time.

I booked the flight and spend the last 2 school days before break in Boston. Not the best time, but it had to be done because next week is going to kill me.

Scratch that. April is going to kill me.

Breakdown of April:

9-15: My sorority's Founder's Week. Greek Week meeting. Banner Drawing. Skit making. DXP program, formal, work, 60 pgs of a screenplay, group project. law school decision.

15-22: Greek Week, Tech Week, Show, Festival of Student Achievement (I will be presenting my Conrad paper).

22-30: catching up on EVERYTHING

 While I have a lot going on, I am not too worried. I've learned to take things as they come. I know I can do it, and I know that my friends will help me out when I need them.

And if all else fails, I know that 30-someodd days, I will be a graduate of Rockhurst.

Speaking of graduation - I pick up my cap/gown on Wednesday. SO. FREAKING. EXCITED.

Meow.