Boy, the weeks have been feeling so long here, yet somehow I’ve blinked and am already approaching the one-month mark of being in Scotland—time is flying by way too fast for my liking. In a funny way, it’s actually rather stressful to look at my calendar and the list of all the things I want to do while abroad, only to realize it will already be February tomorrow. So much to see yet so little time! Even though there were a few hiccups in the beginning of my abroad experience, I feel like I’m finally over that initial hump and am now enjoying every bit of being in Scotland. Continue reading “January 2022 Month in Review”
So… I did a thing!!! On Monday, I went to a hair salon near campus, chopped off several inches, and got my hair dyed for the first time ever. I figured, what better way to lose my hair virginity than to go for an unnatural color AND get it done in a foreign country? Go big or go home, amirite?! Continue reading “New Country, New Hair”
Long time, no see? I was disappointed to miss Thursday’s blog post, considering I haven’t missed a post in several months, but I have never had so much schoolwork than I did this past week. Usually on the quarter system, we have 10 weeks of instruction, finals week, and then spring break. Well, for some reason that will never make sense to me, the university decided to get rid of finals week this quarter, meaning the past five days were crammed with normal assignments, exams, and final projects all at once. I didn’t think the absence of a designated finals week would be a big deal but boy, was I wrong!
In other news, my mom sent me this green wig as a fun St. Patrick’s Day accessory, and I have to admit, I kinda dig the look. Maybe I should cut and dye my hair for real?! Continue reading “Weekly Recap #12, 2021”