why, hello!

Oh my.  It’s been a long time since my last update, and, admittedly, I never thought I would return to blogging.  I was consumed with my day-to-day, enjoying the summer and studying all fall.  But I’ve missed having an outlet for photos and stories – I’m terrible at keeping diaries or making scrapbooks, so having a blog allows me to preserve whichever memories I choose.

Since I wrote last (on July 25!), I’ve been busy!  Josh and I got season passes to a local amusement park, threw a series of successful barbecues, and devoured a little too much television.  I just finished the second-to-last semester of my undergraduate career (with a 3.8 GPA for the term!).  I also switched jobs, from garage attendant to student researcher at the Osher Map Library.  I didn’t get to engage in much socializing, cooking, or crafting in the past months because of my schoolwork, but I seem to have set forth a less-hectic schedule for the spring semester (I hope!).

If you’re so inclined to see for yourself what I’ve been up to, click over to page 2 for a massive photo recap!  Hope everyone is having a happy, safe, and productive New Year!