Archive | September, 2007
27 Sep

thankful thursday

  • people’s patience with me
  • my growing supply of patience
  • wawa, as a last tribute type thing you know
  • parents who know how to make bubble tea correctly
  • the many laughs becky and i had this week over random, stupid things
  • really nice people at little lights, kati and mijin for being so welcoming
  • snacks
  • cheddar cheese. b/c it tastes yummy when paired with the right food
  • indoor gym, to run in when i misjudge the weather outside and wear long sleeves 😦
  • sunshine, b/c for some reason, i tanned a LOT this week from walking around and waiting between classes
  • improving in drawing class and finally feeling like i have some potential at it.
  • people who respect me as a real person
  • people who won’t bullshit me
  • futons and other rooms in my apt to avoid people sometimes
  • smarttrip, so i don’t have to buy a new farecard everyday when i ride metro/metrobus, which is almost everyday lately.
  • buying jimmy eat world tickets before they sold out today!
  • mon&wed b/c i can wear tshirts/shorts/flipflops on those [non-work] days
  • sleep, i don’t get nearly enough lately
  • health b/c i didn’t get sick tonight after feeling like crap after my run
  • health clinics b/c they are convenient and no hassle, unlike my awful physician.
  • almost being done with that horrid trustees directory at work and a lovely new layout for it (i actually asked to change it and i think its approved!)
  • donuts.
  • tastespotting.com + becky to go crazy over it with me
  • real people, real hearts.
  • my parents who come all the way to cp to take me to health clinics.
  • everything in the past month thats pushed me to grow
  • support/encouragement from places/people i didn’t know i had
20 Sep

thankful thursday

  • guys who pick up tabs 🙂
  • people who are willing to try new things
  • farmers markets
  • random half-theme parties
  • metro
  • smarttrip cards
  • free redye jobs within one week of first dye
  • free samples
  • living close enough to 930 club to avoid ticketmaster fees
  • the return of jimmy eat world to my life
  • photoshop
  • that i’m not ugly (and thus have nice photoshoot photos)
  • friends with cars
  • ice cream to regain my fat
  • youtube, the reason why media literacy class is so fun
  • fresh, morning air
  • the hopper exhibit at the national gallery of art
  • the ansel adams exhibit at the corcoran
  • some of the best friends a person could ever ask for
  • the person who changed the direction arrow on the track (finally!)
  • being 21 so i can go to pulp, ink, and hops this year 🙂
  • plenty of work for me at work, thus increasing my portfolio
  • free massages
  • the BFC car in lot xx1 that always makes me smile b/c it reminds me of the BFG (roald dahl)
  • the cars that do not run me over while i run outside
  • google maps pedometer!
  • tank tops to run in so i don’t overheat
  • endurance, for running and for signing off on SSL forms
  • sunshine and warm days
  • cheap concerts 🙂
  • friends who go to concerts with me
  • real friends

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13 Sep

thankful thursday

  • meal plan cutoff dates
  • ice cream
  • indoor tracks
  • “i love handbells” bumper stickers
  • being a senior
  • being an art major
  • no class fridays
  • seeing friends at the gym
  • butt stretches, b/c my butt is sore 😦
  • the people i work with
  • melons at the diner
  • allergy stuff to keep my eustachian tube open to make running more pleasant
  • leg muscles, willpower, healthy heart, so i can run a lot. (max so far: 2mi 🙂 )
  • cooler weather
  • monday night football with my favs
  • doctors who will nurse my ravens back to health
  • hair strainers for bathtubs
  • teachers who let me sleep for an entire hour in the front row of class and don’t hate me
  • bmore loves
  • stupid story sessions with raq
  • sunshine and long daylight hours
  • butterflies
  • shoulder strap portfolios
  • the downhill walk home from art/soc or the erc
  • hospitals so my friends don’t die
  • girls, b/c guys are really stupid and sleazy sometimes
  • sport bras that work
  • people that walk in the walk lane on the track
  • finishing a rush of deadlines at work and having stuff that i designed printed, not my edits on someone’s work 🙂
  • sweatshirts in frozen classrooms
  • funny family feud answers
  • south park during theory class
  • my newfound running ability so now art/soc doesn’t seem as far
  • auntie eugenia and her prayers
  • my perforator 🙂
  • a gorgeous lake next to my apt
  • people that push me to my potential
  • people who don’t sugarcoat, sweettalk or bullshit me
  • people that respect me
  • that my theory teacher mentioned today, hope, love, and faith. 🙂
9 Sep

thankful sunday

  • finally sending out the email about small group
  • having a Bible reading mission to make it meaningful to me and someone to keep me accountable
  • finally going to do tutoring/working with kids, by way of little lights (i just need to fill out the app)
  • great support from friends for all the things that have been going on
  • being a counselor. i’m finally able to get to know church kids better
  • opportunities to grow. i may end up being a small group leader
  • my daily running. i can feel my heart rate being lower and i can run faster and further than before.
  • running, b/c its helps me find peace
  • tetanus shots, b/c i’ve had a one too many incidents/accidents involving fences
  • the thanks i received tonight by unexpected people, b/c it helps me realize when i have a positive impact upon others
  • honesty
6 Sep

thankful thursday

  • my friends who make me smile
  • $2 calzones
  • ERC being in a prime location and having an indoor track
  • running shoes so my feet don’t hurt
  • being an art major so i am able to live this hang out with people every night lifestyle i have come upon
  • i’m a senior. i am graduating in spring. i can’t believe it.
  • my roomies for all sorts of reasons
  • a return of a cappella to my life
  • cold water to drink after good runs
  • the path that runs under rt1 so i don’t have to wait for traffic to cross the street
  • classes that let out early so i can run early without the mad rush of people at the gym
  • random bubble tea straw acquiring events that make me laugh
  • finally being able to drink with chris
  • sleep, b/c its so sweet when it happens
  • CSPAC for being a music haven
  • ASY for being my new second home
  • FA for being the best second home ever. camerata, GD, VCs .. 🙂
  • all the funny things that have happened this week
  • having finished two projects at work recently and getting samples for my portfolio, i’m really proud to have accomplished more this summer than before
  • fun football games
  • boston market for corn muffins, for not being packed with lines to the door
  • the return of taco salads to my life! although i need more lettuce 😦
  • running. for 20min of peace.
  • the feeling of such freedom when running, since i’ve finally reached a point where running takes over my body.
  • ib for educating me in ways that make me laugh at things in college now.
  • the fact that i can laugh at the hilarity of the guy in art theory that genuinely asked if our research essay is supposed to be informative or persuasive
  • art at maryland is um.. interesting.. we got punk’d… TWICE. at least they have a sense of humor?
  • stupid movies 🙂
  • did i mention running?
  • love, hope, and faith, but the greatest of these is love