Yes. Yes it's true. I am on a diet. Kind of? I don't know what it's called, or if it's technically a diet, but I'm cutting out a lot of carbs, sweets, and starches. I'm hoping to lose 15-20 pounds, and I'm taking a dance class this semester so I'm hoping that it will help me to lose the extra weight. :) Let's see if it works! :D I started my junior year of college this week. I'm lovin' it already. Takin' 20 hours may change that later on, but for now it's really fun. lol I need to get motivated to practice piano though...I've been seriously slacking in that area this summer. Yeah...I'll get on that.
Oh man. If you haven't seen the movie Public Enemies yet, you need to ASAP. It is one of my absolute favorite movies now. I've seen it 3 times in the theatre in a matter of days. I'm planning on seeing it again soon. Johnny Depp is usually cast in crazy, weird, comedy-ish roles. But in Public Enemies, he plays John Dillinger, the bank robber back in the early 1900s. He does SUCH an amazing job in serious roles. I really hope that he plays more serious characters, because he's SOOOO good at it. Not to mention DROP-DEAD-GORGEOUS. *Sigh* I'm in love. :)
Mmkay so I'm in the middle of my summer class. Well, not quite the middle. I'm 1/4 of the way done. I have my first of two tests next Friday. Time to study, study, study. Good news, by the way. I had a job interview on Thursday. I should find out sometime next week whether I got the job or not. I hope I land a job soon! Alrighty, so Facebook and farms. Weird combo, right? Not so much. Facebook has this amazing application called FarmTown. You have your own land, you plow fields, plant seeds, water your plants, and harvest your crops when they are ready. You can buy a house, a barn, animals, everything! It's great. I have around ten neighbors and I can go work on their farms too. It's pretty much addicting. I literally come home JUST to harvest my crops. Sad? Yes.
May 30th. The day that I set foot in New York City for the second time. The day I laid eyes on Carnegie Hall for the first time in my life. Amazing. My university's choir was asked to premier a piece written by none other than Dr. David Childs. He wrote a Requiem, and we got to premier it in Carnegie Hall. We got a standing ovation. It was the best night of my life. We were all in New York for five days. Some of the best days of my life. I got to see Times Square every day, I stayed in a hotel ACROSS THE STREET from my favorite building in the world-Carnegie Hall, I got to SING in Carnegie Hall, go up to the top of the Empire State Building, watch an incredible sunrise beside the Brooklyn Bridge, eat amazing food, see Juilliard (the school of my dreams), eat a $1.00 hot dog from one of the thousands of little venders, walk in Central Park, Little Italy and China Town, go to a ballet in the Metropolitan Opera House, go to a Broadway show and do/see soooo many other wonderful things. This second trip was absolutely amazing. I am STILL suffering from post-New-York-depression. I want to go back and spend another week. Psh, how about another month? New York City. God willing, I'll be back there in 2 years to chase one of my dreams.
Okay so I have my first huge test in Music History II today. She has two midterms and a final. The first "midterm" is today, but it's broken up into two days because it's so big that it won't fit into one day. HA! I think I'm ready, so we'll see I guess. Then tonight I have my first "spring" choir concert and a world-renowned composer, whose music we're singing in the concert, is going to direct the choirs. We had a rehearsal with her yesterday, and it went well, so I'm excited about tonight. Also today, my cousin is having surgery to remove as much as possible of a brain tumor they found last week. The doctors said that it was "agressive," and that it needed to be dealt with right away. So we're all praying that the surgery goes well today, that there are not any complications, and that God would just keep His hand on the situation. Well school calls, so I better be off!
Okay so cold is an understatement! What can I say...I HATE cold weather. I can't wait until summer...and I hope it's a HOT one. So hot that you walk outside and you're fried within seconds. YESSSSS. (Part of this demented mindset might come from the fact that I've lived in a FREEZING basement all year long for 3 years now). Oh well. I'm still visiting the other church with my sister and I still love it. I still get sudden urges to drive away and go live somewhere else, far away from every single person that I know, but visiting a different church for a while should help some. Maybe. Oh...ha, so I'm NOT a huge fan of watching tv, right? Well I have found a tv show that I love. CSI: NY. It's great! I've heard about it several times and it's been around for a long time, but I watched my first episode this week. I love it. So...now I'll be watching recordings of it whenever I get some free time. :)
HELLO BLOG WORLD! It's been forever since I posted anything due to the holidays and school. I'm taking a pre-session Geology class so I pretty much eat, sleep, live and breathe Geology right now. Joy. It's not too bad though. I just have one test left and the final and a bunch of huge reading assignments and multiple things to turn in! Okay so maybe it's a little stressful. Only a little though. Squeezing an entire semester into 10 days of 4-hour class periods is pretty much amazing. The real Spring semester starts on the 20th for me, and I'm excited about the rep. my piano instructor chose for me this time. I'm taking 20 hours, and as soon as the new advisor figures out what she's doing, I'm going to switch to a double major. I'm super excited. Also, I'm really hoping and praying about a summer job that a good friend of mine can help me get. It will help TREMENDOUSLY, so I'm excited about that too. Well...hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work I go! To end...here's a line from one of my favorite songs right now: "Romeo, save me, they're trying to tell me how to feel. This love is difficult, but it's real. Don't be afraid, we'll make it out of this mess, It's a love story, Baby, just say yes."