getting real. sorta.


welcome mat
September 8, 2010, 9:59 pm
Filed under: the woman growing down

I HAD A BIT OF A NIGHTMARE LAST NIGHT. it was so bad i had to check to make sure it wasn’t real this morning right when i woke up. i dreamed my apartment had yellow shag rugs strewn haphazardly all over red and maroon speckled lynolium tile. the hallway had oak hardwood flooring that was aged in all the wrong way. and the entrance to my apartment was a set of stairs, sans door and thus sans obstruction to unwanted visitors. one of which was a cow.  since i do not want cows in my living space, i’m glad i have a door. and i’m glad nothing that was in my literal-dream apartment is in my actual dream-apartment.

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getting real
September 8, 2010, 7:57 pm
Filed under: the girl growing up

SO, THIS IS MY FIRST POST UNDER MY NEW TITLE for my blog. for those of you who are just joining us — or for those of you who have been here all along, but weren’t aware of this change — i have changed the name of my blog from “life as an intern” to “getting real” because, as most of you have probably heard by now (since i’ve practically shouted it from the top of every steeple(sp?) in america due to the fact that i simply cannot retain my excitement) i got a job.

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the end of the intern
September 8, 2010, 7:23 pm
Filed under: the girl growing up, the underling

WELL, IT’S OFFICIAL. I’M GOING TO HAVE TO CHANGE THE NAME of this blog if i wish to continue it as i will no longer be an intern after sept. 17. however, i won’t be finished working at the pilot. come oct. 6, i will be a full-time designer at the virginian-pilot!

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through a lens
August 21, 2010, 3:24 am
Filed under: the east coaster, the girl growing up, the underling

I KNOW I’M A FEW WEEKS AWAY FROM BEING DONE with this fabulous experience i’ve had as an intern, but i wrote this as part of one one my papers. most of you are probably very aware of which papers i’m talking about here. so i’m sharing it with all of you so you can get into a little more of what i experienced with this internship.

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the end comes with cake
August 21, 2010, 3:08 am
Filed under: the underling

SO APPARENTLY SUMMER IS WINDING DOWN. i know this is somewhat true based on the fact that i no longer feel like i’m getting scorched when i walk to and from my vehicle and also becuase i feel sick on the amount of cake i’ve consumed in the last few weeks as the other interns start to drop off like flies. dead ones. but hopefully not ones that land in the cake.

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books are better than websites any old day
August 21, 2010, 2:52 am
Filed under: the girl growing up

COMING TO THE LIBRARY ALWAYS MAKES ME FEEL so inspired to do things. for some reason i feel like i have so many more resources at my disposal than when i’m at home on the internet.

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ho-hum: a hum-drum day
August 15, 2010, 2:11 am
Filed under: the woman growing down

YEARS AND YEARS AGO, A DEAR FRIEND OF MINE (aka kim) was kind enough to share this video with me. sometimes i just sit and think about that video and it cracks me up. those days are what i refer to as “just one of those days, yup it is, bah bah dah dah dah, ooooooooh!” Continue reading