I am a senior in college who will be off in the wonderful world of finance come July. While my resume passions include scrupulously watching economic indicators and reading the Wall Street Journal, I could just as happily spend all day reading blogs and sharing my passion for food, fashion, and fun. I chew too much gum and probably write too many lists. I know I don't know everything just yet, but TheGarnetLetter is the beginning of my little thank you note to the wonderful world!
It’s only my first full weekend back at the U and there is already so much I have to do! I’m actively trying to be better about balancing work with a little R&R this term… even if that means putting breaks for fun on my to-do list:
1. finish unpacking — I know, it’s so embarrassing, but I still haven’t finished unpacking! My poor housemates have been starring at a pile of suitcases in our common room as I struggle to make time to finally finish moving in for the winter. I have to finish unpacking, if not for my own sanity, at least for that of my housemates!
2. return library books — It’s no secret: I love the public library. Last weekend I rented the third book in the Hunger Games series hoping to read it in my free time. This week then begged the question, “What free time?!” Time to bring that puppy back to the SCPL… until next break, dear friend!
3. go to moe’s — Finally, something for my mental health (if not for my overall health, really…)! My friends are obsessed with the queso at Moe’s Southwest Grill. Even though I won’t eat the plastic cheese, I’m looking forward to taking the tasty trip with them!
4. do homework — I really wish I could be one of those people that doesn’t do any homework during the weekends, but that’s just never going to happen. I have embraced my craziness: I have always worked too hard and I will always work too hard.
5. catch up with friends! — This is without a doubt the most important item on my list. While there are always a million little things to get done and a billion assignments to be completed, nothing is more important than catching up with old friends and making new friends. At the end of the day, the rest doesn’t matter unless you have someone to share it with.
What does your weekend schedule look like? Anyone doing anything especially fun?!
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