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On biting off more than you can chew.

Hi readers. It’s been a while. The last time we spoke, I’d just launched my brand new blog and I was full of creative energy and enthusiasm. But then life happened, things got crazy, and Tea and Sea had to take a backseat. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing! Not by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, in the last few months I’ve gotten married, left my job to start graduate-school full time, and moved to North Carolina! Needless to say, it’s been a little hectic… And while I’ve missed this blog and our tiny, little community, I’m trying to work on balance. It’s been a bit elusive lately. Despite all of the new and exciting things happening, there’ve been a fair number of challenges as well. I left an incredible group of friends, experienced tremendous culture shock, and had to re-learn what it means to be a student (and how to function on…

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…

Getting to Know Me

Jackie

Since this blog is just getting started, I thought I might give all of you a chance to get to know me. I found this tag floating around the interwebs. Hopefully it’s interesting and not too long!

Feel free to leave your answers in the comments. I’d love the chance to get to know you, too!

Is August too late for a New Year’s resolution?

Do you ever crawl into bed, when suddenly you’re struck with an idea? And try as you might, the idea just won’t quit? So despite the late hour and the fact that you have to work tomorrow, you get yourself out of bed and just go with it?

Sleep be damned.

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