Four Day For Sure!
Posted October 8, 2012on:
Four-Day has been a blast! Though, I am getting slightly stressed as I feel like I have not been as productive as I had planned. But that’s okay! I have one more day to finish up two stories for creative writing and 700-pages worth of reading.
Four-Day is a Whitman holiday about midway through the Fall Semester—many students are off of campus and at home or with friends. I was a bit worried that I would be terribly lonely, but I have been making friends these past couple of days.
On Friday, I went and had dinner with the FGWC club. I was very worried that no one would show up, and I would inevitably have a blind date with Leslie, but soon after Leslie and I arrived, many others made their appearance. All was jolly and fun, as we went around the table, chatting about anything and everything. For instance, I spent five whole hours on a single physics problem—glad to say, I’m done with it! Sayonara! After dinner, we headed to the Glover Alston Center (the GAC), where we watched the Hunger Games. All in all, Friday was very great.
Here is a picture of the group that went and watched The Hunger Games! This brings back great memories—i.e. Leslie jumping inches in the air at a scary scene. She was sitting at the very front so everyone saw and heard her.
This is the group of people I would want to be with as I make my way around the North Hall during Halloween. They are funny, sassy, and adorable. I really feel like the FGWC is going in a good direction. (As the date approaches, I’ll tell you more about our upcoming event. I cannot wait!)
On Saturday, I made a mad dash to Walmart and bought some necessary items: food (a lot of it) as well as a tennis racket and fish food. Yes, that’s right. I have a fish (or two) now. Their names are Jona Bartleby and Nicky Sparks. Pretty cool, huh? Here is a picture of some us as we waited for the bus to come.
Afterwards, I went disc golfing with some of the guys. I’m not sure if I’m doing this right, but my score added up to +17, I think. And as a beginner, I feel like that was a good score. The golf course is off a campus, about a ten minute drive. It is really gorgeous and a really cool place to go to if you’re looking for something to do on campus on a Four-Day weekend.
Yesterday was Alyssa’s birthday. The theme was Whoops. So I decided to wear a jaguar coat, which came in handy as I walked to the party. Lately, it has been very cold (though now, it’s warming up, which is very nice.) The coat kept me very warm, and the party, itself, was very warm and fun. There was a lot of mingling and chatting and tea. I discovered my love for vanilla tea with soy milk.
Then I went to prepare for a sleepover I hosted last night. It was super fun—and I practiced playing Halo. (I intend to beat Max one of these days.) We also painted our nails, chatted, and talked a lot. I think it was really cool speaking to some of the international students that came—one of them is from Vietnam and the other is from Japan. I loved it. Here is a picture of us playing spoons. It was quite civilized at first, and then everyone started getting competitive in order to get the spoon to reenter the game.
And now, here I am, blogging all of this. It has been a good weekend—I sort of wish that it was longer. But that’s alright. Labs got cancelled this week, so I am hunky-dory. And now, I shall be heading to play tennis with my brand new tennis racket. I cannot wait! See you later, alligator!