Well its possibly been a million years since my last post, so here’s an update you most likely wont read (in a timely fashion). Got news a week ago that I was accepted into the India Journey class. I get to spend the month of September 2012 in India, learning, absorbing, observing, eating, and having a blast with 14 of my peers from Tulane. I’m super stoked about this and want to leave tomorrow. Other notes on grad school, its great, i love it, its everything I wanted it to be and more… not to say that isn’t the same things my peers would say. actually, its nothing I’ve heard any of my peers say. I agree with them on many points, but the majority of it is fine for me. Thats my disclaimer btw. from what i’ve heard from them, they almost despise school. it seems like its a waste of time and they aren’t learning “much.” Professors and the program are kind of unorganized… okay they are unorganized on a regular basis… but so what.. thats almost the beauty of it all. Learning the theories is one thing, applying it is another, but connecting them and UNDERSTANDING it all takes years i think. bc, lets face it, its a little too much right now to apply everything we are learning to our internships in a productive manner. Why do i not mind school, well it keeps me busy for one (and if you know me then you know i love having something to do, okay thats almost a lie bc i love being lazy too….humm i’ve going to have to ponder this some and get back with you)…. other then the busy side of things, i like learning about different populations i haven’t worked with, might want to work with, or had no clue existed. additionally, i’m involved in a research project that so far has blown me out of the water. I created a survey, (which hopefully we can train some people so they can take the damn thing) so we can evaluate some psychological perceptions! whooot whoot! never thought i would ever have such positive, excited, nerve raking, butterfly, happiness related feeling toward research… oh how you never know what life will bring you.
speaking of the crazy turns of life, i met someone a lot of people know… not personally that is, but through the “A-lister/Celebrity” kind of way. fancy me, he was fond of me. at least for a moment that is. no I’m not mentioning who this person might be. there really is no point in it. why? bc i dont really want to. if i tell you, great.. you know. if i dont… then wait for it….. keep waiting….. i might tell you later……… or i might not. hell, if you really want to know, ask someone close to me and i’m sure they will spill the beans. anyways, had a great date with “said person” and possible the best date of my life. AND NOT BC THEY ARE FAMOUS! hell no, bc they asked me the simplest question EVER, in a genuine manner…WHY. love it. it seemed, at the time at least, that they were interested in me. fancy that…ME!!! “why” isn’t a really big deal, but how they posed question to get to know me made it feel real and genuine in the effort. I appreciated it. oh, did i mention “said person” has a job… that they like and seem happy with it. That aspect made me happy too, bc it didn’t seem like some dead beat was trying to hit on me… that was reassuring that there are men out there that aren’t pathetic. wow I’m really coming off as a positive person right now… let me reassure you that I’m not biter about my dating past… nope, I’m very happy that I’m not with anyone from my past
okay so i think those are the interesting aspects of my life that might be worth reading about. none the less, i miss my friends and family that i dont get to see on a regular basis. wish i was closer to y’all…. but at this time… and i’m not sure when, i will be “home” again… just a reminder: I havent forgotten you, i miss you, and most likely love you tons! this includes multiple friends that are PCVs in Togo. Texas, you have my heart, but my spirit is free and wondering the world. see ya when i see ya!