August 26, 2011 Tuesday was the first full day of classes. I woke up at 7:30, because I had Spanish at 9:00. Now, let's set something straight. Regardless of the fact that Emmanuel's Spanish course was pretty easy, I drove the struggle bus on the regular. When I say easy, I mean my professor hardly … Continue reading First Week at School: Observations and Happenings
August 20, 2011 Today I went the Grand Forks Famer’s Market with Kristi and Rachel. You could say that it was a blind-friendship date. Father Lefor, from UND’s Newman Center, passed on our information to Kristi and Jake, a young couple involved in FOCUS ministry. Kristi gave me a call yesterday and invited me to … Continue reading Can’t Get in Contact With Her? Call the Senator or The Lake Home
August 18, 2011 Today Josh and I went to Bed, Bath and Beyond. After walking by the candle section, Josh said that I could pick out ONE candle. I.E. he wanted a candle; nonetheless, I appreciate the effort to enhance the smell of our apartment. After picking out bed pillows (for our bed that has … Continue reading Discoveries
Josh and I moved in to our first apartment in Grand Forks after driving through Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and North Dakota. I think I drove about two hours and Josh drove the rest, but we had a good time. The first night we drove all the way to Missoula before stopping, and there we … Continue reading Car Rides, Family History, Janky Motels, etc.
We're prepping to ship out to ND sometime this week, and though I am nervous, I am also ready. I love being with my family, but I'm ready create a space of our own and get out of this transitory period. I'm also coming up to my twenty-first birthday, at long last! We're going up to … Continue reading Brief and Boring Update
After the powerfully surreal whirlwind that is a wedding and a honeymoon, lessons in Now That You're Married 101 begin: Packing (and unpacking and repacking). Waiting to be able to move to North Dakota. Deleting Facebook. Merging bank accounts. Making joint decisions. Running errands. Sleeping in the same bed. Finding an apartment. Determining and communicating known … Continue reading Embarking