Hello wonderful readers! I apologize for my absence; let me explain!
At my college, students take one class at a time. (It’s weird, but it works. Trust me.)
Each class lasts 3.5 weeks, meeting for at least 3 hours every day.
This week marks that .5 week portion, aka “fourth week”; in other words, my class ends Wednesday at noon, so I’ve been hard at work writing my final paper. If you really want to know, it’s now finished and titled…
Saint Paul’s Afterlife Anxiety, Revealed by His Controversial Contradictions.
So yes, I had a steamy Valentine’s Date with Saint Paul. Not the best way to celebrate, but at least it was good conversation 🙂 In the past few days, I’ve spent a lot of time confined in this corner:
Friday night started off with a fantastic foodieness: Indian food!
Dishes got passed around the table; I had some saag paneer (spinachy awesomeness) and a bite of someone’s lamb korma (the taste of which brought me right back to Jordan! Daresay I missed it a little?) but I mostly stuck to my veggie korma, rice, naan, and everyone else’s neglected veggies 🙂
We just barely got back in time for the start of our own party:
We totally forgot to take any photos other than this one, but we dressed up in Carnivale fashion because 2 of our roommates were leaving for Brazil the next day! My costume involved a tutu, wings, lots of pink and an excessive amount of glitter.
It was a fantastic night in more ways than one. The next morning, we ventured out to brunch in the dining hall:
Usually I go for sweet, but I was feelin’ some savory goodness this Saturday. What you see is spinach quiche, roasted carrots, tofu lettuce wraps, cheesy eggs, and a cheese blintz. I made a dent, but after heavy-drinking night, it was too soon for all that food! I hate when that happens.
Per usual, we also stole a boatload of fruit 🙂
The rest of the day was about friendship.
I met a friend for a lovely walk in Garden of the Gods:
However, we were both in flats. Bad choice.
But at the same time…
(Does it sound better if I say it was a lemon cookie with lavender vanilla ice cream? I thought so.)
I finally got back on track this morning (while finishing my paper) with a green monster. Of course!
Now I’m finally free…
Question: How do you tackle a big assignment? Do you tend to procrastinate or dive right in? I am a huge procrastinator, but if the motivation is powerful enough, I can get it done quickly. I knew I had rugby practice today, and I didn’t want to get beaten up AND have to work afterward. Therefore, it gone done early!!