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Celebrating The End @kerbeylanecafe

Currently listening to: William Fitzsimmons – Everything Has Changed
The “home stretch” is finally over – two weeks of meetings, classes, intense study sessions, no sleep, I am finally done! It does, however, feel entirely strange.

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May 11, 2009 | | 1 Comment

The Beginning of the End

Currently listening to: Landon Pigg – Can’t Let Go
Today marks the beginning of the end. My last 10 days of college. Can I panic yet?

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April 27, 2009 | | 2 Comments

A Birthday Celebrates Three People

Currently listening to: Crowded House – Hey Now, Hey Now*

April is my favorite month. It’s a month of celebrating spring, a month closer to summer, and yes, my birthday. I have not properly celebrated my birthday in years – homework, bad weather, traveling friends and family – but I was determined to do it right [...]

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April 13, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Bittersweet April

Currently Listening To: XTC – Then She Appeared
As March comes to a close and the best month fast approaches, I’m taking stock of where my life is right now. My love for being part of the university is stronger than ever – perhaps it’s because I realize there are just six more weeks of [...]

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March 30, 2009 | | 1 Comment

“It smells like nerd in here. I love it.”

Currently listening to: The Perishers – My Heart

And just like that, we’re back in the grind. Spring break usually serves as the semester hump, and now that we’re officially on the other side, it feels like we’re snowballing all the way to May. Except it’s spring, so instead of snowballing, we’re surfing our way in. [...]

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March 24, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Like a Tilted Balance Beam

Currently listening to: Teitur – I Was Just Thinking
The thick of the semester is upon us – I opened my planner and was struck by a wave of panic: tests, quizzes, papers, meetings, deadlines deadlines and oh yes, more deadlines.

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March 3, 2009 | | 3 Comments

Goodbye, But Not Forever (Not Even Close)

Currently listening to: Josh Rouse – Quiet Town
College has allowed me to explore friendship in two ways: make new friends and strengthen old friendships.

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March 2, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Get Your Groove On

Currently listening to: City & Colour – Hello, I’m in Delaware
I remember thinking my freshman year that time stood still during the week–the weekend could never get here fast enough. In contrast, my senior year is just flying by. As I cross the weeks off in my planner, I wonder, where does the time go?

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February 11, 2009 | | Comments Off

Yes We Can…Survive This Semester

Currently listening to: Everybody Else – In Memoriam
Today was the first day of my last semester of college. I feel… old. Isn’t that such a sad thought at 21? But I’ve got to tell you, when I walk around the Jester area–fraught with freshmen–I look at them and all I see are babies.

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January 21, 2009 | | 3 Comments

Austin Tradition: Trail of Lights

Currently listening to: Michael Penn – Walter Reed
So my 38 days of winter break are almost behind me, and it was exactly what I needed. I got to reconnect with my family, friends, SLEEP and relax.

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January 19, 2009 | | 1 Comment

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