A window inside life at Augustana College

Welcome to Augie!

So welcome week has come to an end, activity after activity. Each has been so much fun! Well except the hour speech about ITS on Monday… I knew almost all of what she had told us, plus it can all be found online… Then I was stepped on by guys when they pushed their way […]

Starting New

It’s a little weird not being in High School anymore. I would be watching TV and suddenly remember that I am not an High School-er, I’m in college now. Now that some of my days are extremely busy and others are extremely boring I have been getting used to this new-found freedom of stupid busy work […]

A Cold Day in Autumn

There’s a stretch of rural road near Cambridge, Illinois where suddenly the pavement finds itself reduced, narrowed and flanked by grasses. It is a surrounding that seems at once altogether foreign and yet so fundamentally familiar as one climbs the hill through the waving seed-heads. Whenever I find myself along this stretch (a rather frequent occurrence), […]

Top 5 reasons why October is the best month of the year

5) Leaves are falling off the trees – Augustana is gorgeous in the fall! Walking down the slough path, it feels like you are in a sea of oranges, reds, and yellows. It is so wonderful walking through piles of leaves, kicking them as you go from class to class. Augustana has so many trees, […]

5 Things!

Another week come and gone, and let me say, this one went fast! I swear yesterday was Monday… Anyways, for this blog I thought I’d share 5 things that are making me happy this week! #1: Post-its! My favorite system of organization by far. I swear, I have like 20 on my desk right now […]

Childhood Catches Up

Well, to be honest- it’s been a struggling week, what with allergies, being sick, and midterms, yuck.  However….thankfully the weekend has much in store! Which brings me to my next point: Childhood, and the fact that mine has never really left me.  For example, tonight I will be going with a group of rambunctious friends for the […]

Ive Never Been Happier to Wake Up In My Own Bed

I opened my bleary eyes at around 11:00 this morning, to a cool, peaceful, dark room all to myself (my roommate slept elsewhere last night). I instantly sensed that it was cloudy and raining outside through the open windows, my favorite weather. I had slept wonderfully, after not having been able to sleep this late or […]