Wednesday, May 20, 2009


Praise God! I made it through yet another collegiate year. I'm proud of my hard work and diligence this semester that produced a 3.5 for the semester. Never in my life, let alone my college career, have I made three A's. Such an achievement rejuvenated my confidence and further ensured me that I am going to make it through college. Thankfully, the semester went by pretty swiftly, making summer get her right in time.

Although the spring semester has ended, I'll only have three weeks out of a classroom because on June 8th, I start summer school. During the Summer 1 session, I will be taking Spanish 1010 and PSCI 1050. Stats & Spanish 2 will be taken during the Summer 2 session. This will be my first time in my college career to take summer school so hopefully I'll stay strong throughout. Along with taking summer school I will still be working two jobs with the addition of a remote intern position with Falling Whistles. I wanted to intern with them on site but that required me to go to Venice, California. Unfortunately, I can't afford to work for free the entire summer and do summer school.

These past few days have definitely been a whirlwind. Saturday, I got word that one of my childhood friend's grandmother died at the age of 84. Nanny was an incredible woman who I've known since I was in 5th grade. Always acted lady-like and looked her best at all times. I attended her funeral along with friends on Tuesday afternoon in Quinlin, TX. Prior to that, I took a random/blink of an eye roadtrip to Lubbock, TX! My friend Alexa lives there and goes Tech, and she needed to make a quick trip down there. I didn't have any plans for two day so I took on the 6hr trip as her companion. It was a fun time even though we were on there for less than 24hrs! Lubbock is flat, making you feel as if you can see to the ends of the Earth. It has a small town feel but there's so much to do there. The streets are really wide and it's surrounded by huge old homes with gigantic front porches. Tech itself is too a very nice campus. There's lots of open space and history. I liked how the campus is spread out over a few acres.

Even though I don't graduate until December 2010, I've been looking into graduate school for Sociology. Right now, I'm comparing the University of Texas at Dallas & Texas A&M University. They both have really good Sociology programs, but I don't know if I wanna move farther away from Dallas for another 2 years.

Today, I applied to be the campus rep for TOMS Shoes. TOMS Shoes is a company that for every pair of shoes a person purchases, they donate a pair of shoes to a child in need. I would love get the UNT population involved in such an amazing cause. Next year is going to be a great year. I'm looking to do some great things and make a definite mark before I leave Denton.

This Saturday, I'm going to a big 21st birthday extravaganza in Dallas for my friend, Kenny Leddy! Next Wednesday I'm going to watch the Rangers beat the Yankees! As for the res of the summer, I'm not sure what I'll be doing beside work, school, and going to Louisiana for the 4th of July. All I know is summer is here and so far it's off to a good start!

With Purpose,