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PCL time.

The Perry-Casteneda Library is my second home. I’m always here, usually with my boyfriend Scott and often with some of our other friends, Travis and Tiffany, studying, reading, and reviewing CDs for KVRX 91.7.

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February 25, 2007 | | Comments Off


Hey everyone! Sorry I haven’t written in over a week. I am *insanely* busy, mostly because I’ve just signed up for SO much. Biting off more than you can chew is really easy to do in college, because there are SO many opportunities! This is just a quick update to let y’all know that, because [...]

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February 22, 2007 | | Comments Off

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!! Even if you don’t have a particular Valentine, make sure to be good to yourself today. My own relationship with myself is. . .less than awesome, so I’m going to try to be totally in love with myself just for today:) Anywho, the point of this particular post is to put [...]

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February 14, 2007 | | Comments Off

I’m getting old.

I’m having a minor-life crisis. I feel like my writing is suffering, and like I haven’t been spending very much time allowing myself to meditate and do nothing, guilt-free. Usually when I procrastinate, I putter around on the computer and feel awful for not working on the piles of reading or papers I have to [...]

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February 12, 2007 | | Comments Off

Running all over campus!

I realized yesterday that the first three days of my week are totally filled with class, meetings, and other activities, to the point where I constantly run from one event to another without a break. It’s a little exhausting, and it is taking a slight toll on my emotional health.

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February 5, 2007 | | Comments Off

College makes me tiiiired!

Retreat this past weekend was AMAZING, albeit soooo exhausting. However, working with other Orientation Advisors on the issues that we deal with makes me so incredibly proud to be a student at the University of Texas in Austin.

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January 30, 2007 | | Comments Off

What do you do when you have SO much to do? Retreat!

Classes thus far have been insanely busy, trying to play catch-up with the winter weather. Personally, *I’ve* been crazy busy trying to play catch-up from my sick day last weekend!

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January 26, 2007 | | Comments Off

Sickness seems to follow me around.

Being sick away from the comfort of a parent’s watchful eye is MISERABLE. However, it can also really help remind you how many people care for you, and how your new friends can become a brand new family.

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January 22, 2007 | | Comments Off


Yes, even in Texas we have our annual ice day. Last year it was only icy and slippery, but this year – there was legitimate SNOW falling from the sky!

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January 16, 2007 | | Comments Off

Back and busy.

I’m officially moved back in. In fact, I managed to get EVERYthing put away and all of my appliances plugged back in! I also found a friend to hang out with last night, which I encourage to anyone moving back in.

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January 8, 2007 | | Comments Off

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