Thursday, August 12, 2010

Moving (again)!

If there is one thing I hate about being 20-it's all the moving around I do.

I miss the days when I had one home (well, I had two since my parents were divorced-but you get the point) I miss the stability. The knowledge that home was....home.

Life isn't like that anymore. Since graduating high school I have moved 10 times....TEN TIMES! Just 4 months ago I moved into the apartment with Molly & come Monday I move back into the Pi Beta Phi house (ahh I'm so excited to be back!! Pi Phi is the BEST place to live...EVER).

But the whole process of moving is awful! Packing, loading, driving, unloading, unpacking. It's just a lot of work that I would rather not do.

I wish I was Sabrina the Teenage Witch and with a pointed finger it could all be done.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Warped Tour 2010: Denver, CO

I've been in Loveland, Colorado since Friday. Colorado makes me...happy. I love the feeling of familiarity. I love spending time with my dad. And doing random things with my friends from high school. I love that even though we haven't seen each other in months, we never miss a beat. It's like none of us ever left. I love knowing I am blessed with friends like them. Oh 970, you are so, so good to me.

While in Colorado, I went to Warped Tour with some friends. It was amazing. For those of you who don't know, I have a weird obsession with Mike Posner. I love his lyrics. I love his beat. I love everything about him. literally.

When I saw he was going to be at Warped Tour I wasted NO time & bought tickets right away. Me and Jessica pushed our way and before we knew it-we were front row!

Troy, Jessica, Me, & Brittany
He claimed to be in some band....haha?
We got some random band to autograph this!
Oh Jessica, what would I do without you in my life?
Mike Posner, I love you. I LOVE YOU.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Summer Regrets

I'm currently annoyed. I'm annoyed that I spent my summer studying, writing papers, and waking up at 8:30 for classes every morning. I'm annoyed that I didn't get the know...the memo that says summer is for vacations, RELAXATION, friends, and the pool? The one every other college student seemed to get.

For some reason the thought of getting some classes out of the way appealed to me more than the thought of a real summer. I have no idea why. I mean, this is the only point in my life where I get a three month break. In the real world, those don't happen for marketing executives (which, watch out world, is what I plan on being one day)

I'm regretting it, to say the least. Regretting the class time & mental stimulation. I wish I would have relaxed, traveled, and been more spontaneous.

I'm not saying I didn't have a good summer. I went to DC to see the boyfriend (he is so dang cute/amazing/hilarious), Vegas with my BFF (fun doesn't even begin to describe that trip), spent a crazy amount of time with my girls, went to Colorado to see the fam, and went to too many concerts to count.

Vegas with Molly
Modest Mouse Concert
Visiting the boyfriend in DC
My loves.
Enjoyed time with Chocolate in Colorado
Went skiing with the fam

School starts in exactly two weeks. Looks like I'll have to make up for lost time.

I'm going to make these two weeks count. Like you wouldn't even imagine.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The Do's & Don'ts of Finals Week

I find it fitting to blog about finals week. Right now, at this moment, is my summer 2010 finals week. Instead of studying and killing myself trying to memorize formulas and vocabulary words, I'm going to blog about it. A little procrastination never hurt anyone....right?

DO wake up an hour before the test-for that extra cram session.

DON'T get on Facebook. You will end up stalking all 1,000 friends.

DON'T try and study in bed. Trust me, study time will turn into nap time REAL quick.

DON'T try and study with the TV on. I hate the Food Network...but for some reason even that station is more appealing than Operations Management...

DO invest in lots of caffeine. Diet Coke, RedBull, Rockstar...whichever you prefer. I read once that if you study on caffeine, you have to take the test on caffeine. Some psychology
B.S. I'm sure...but hey...I'm not one to risk it.

DO remember to make sure that calculator works (Trust me on this one. A Calc final with a dead calculator is near impossible to pass)

DON'T waste time showering or getting ready in the morning. You'll make everyone else look bad. It's FINALS week. who cares what you look like? honestly.

DO eat before you take your final. Don't be THAT girl in the room who's stomach is growling so loud everyone can hear it.

DO pee before the test. That leg tapping will make you want to Christmas Tree the whole thing

DO Bring two pencils. I get so anxious and scared when I only have one...

DON'T try to hang out with friends/stay out late the night before. Well I guess I should reword this...DON'T do it more than once. Every college student should try it. It's a rush of adrenaline knowing you got two hours of sleep the night before...and even more of a rush when you ace that shiz. DO it Freshmen year...when nothing really matters. But be sure to take a double dose of caffeine in the morn.

DON'T smile. not once. I'm afraid if anyone from the business school catches a student smiling during finals week they will make sure it never happens again.

Now, I'm off to study for my Operations Management final... which commences tomorrow at 7:30AM.

Which makes me wonder, who ARE these people? The ones who make up the final schedule? 7:30AM? Really? I don't think I've woken up at 7:30AM since high school. And even then I would usually sluff first hour. 7:30? SEVEN THIRTY?? IN THE MORNING?? smiles for me. Not even a small grin.

A wise woman once said...

"I'm looking for love. Real love. Ridiculous, inconvenient, consuming, can't-live-without-each-other love"

-Carrie Bradshaw

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Pi Beta Phi @ The U of U

Check out Pi Beta Phi's blog. It is the cutest little blog I've ever seen.

Fabulous job Molly!!!