‘transition time’ Archive

Finding My Voice November 15, 2010 3 Comments

It’s been really hard to find my voice since I arrived at college.  School is so difficult and the culture shock has been so insane that I haven’t felt like I can really write about it.  The leaves were gorgeous, but they’re all gone and the trees just look naked and cold.  Classes are interesting, [...]

New York City!!!!! September 6, 2010 4 Comments

I got here on Saturday and I’m having a blast this weekend with Ava. She is a smart, liberal, feminist activist teenager and we get a long great.  Ava’s a year older than I am and she’s studing film at NYU.   We’ve been going to street fairs and watching unicycle riders and walking and [...]

It’s Here! It’s Real! I need a Tissue! September 3, 2010 3 Comments

I fly to NJ tomorrow morning. I said goodbye to the rest of my friends tonight — most are already off to college themselves. I have a few days with a good friend in NYC before I actually go to school myself, and I’m so sad about leaving Texas. Excited. Scared. Clinging to a teddy [...]

Transition Update August 9, 2010 8 Comments

Here I am trying to come up with material for a post about transitioning toward college, but I haven’t done much yet. I know who my suite-mates are, but I don’t know them well enough to write about them here without worrying that someone will spray-paint my walls on my first day. I have a [...]