Monday, May 19, 2008

Starting Out

I honestly thought when I returned from Hungary a year and a half ago that I would not travel again until I was a well-established professional who could afford such luxuries.  I am neither well-established nor able to afford more traveling, and yet, this evening at 5:15 I will be heading back across the Atlantic for a little more acculturation.  Since I switched my major sort of at the last minute last spring, it is going to be difficult for me to get all the necessary classes in and still graduate on time (which is a goal I definitely hold).  I need a speech pathology elective, and wouldn’t you know it, they don’t offer those during interim if you stay on campus!  So this past January I took it easy academically and studied the great sport of gymnastics for a couple hours per week instead of taking an actual interim course.  Now Calvin will still let me take three more interim credits, and the only speech pathology interim happens to be going to the UK and Ireland, leaving today.  I’m starting my day off with some Lucky Charms cereal, getting me in the right spirit to go along.

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Posted by Emily MacLeod on 05/19 at 08:46 AM
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