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Tea With Me [004]

Currently Drinking: Twining’s English Breakfast Tea (From my favorite elephant mug!)

Happy Friday, everyone! I have the day off of work, and so I got to enjoy a rare, quiet breakfast with a hot cup of tea and a magazine.

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down to write one of these “Tea With Me” check-ins. It’s a busy time of year, and I thought it might be nice to fill you in on some of the things happening in my world.

24 Thoughts While Preparing for the GRE

Okay, let’s do this. Buy all the test-prep books! Wow, these are expensive… I’ll study tomorrow. Or maybe the day after. Crap… I’m running out of time. I really need to sign up for a test date. What do you mean it’s $190? Do you know how much makeup I could buy for $190?! Time to study. No, seriously this time. God, math is awful… did I really know all of this at one point? Why didn’t I just take this test after high school? Pretty sure I would have done better. What the hell are you supposed to do with a negative exponent in the denominator of a fraction? Is that even legal? Maybe vocab will be better… Garrulous? Really? Who even uses that word? And nadir? When is that going to be useful? Maybe I’m not cut out for grad-school. I’m never going to accomplish anything in life! No. Stop…