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A List of Things.

It’s been awhile since I last posted. I know. It’s Halloween! Which means I eat a little candy and sit in my room, maybe watch a movie. (I haven’t watched one yet. I will do so after I’ve posted here.) … Continue reading

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That Orange Kitty

So, the name’s a tad obvious. But I am very bad at naming things. There are many strays around Sweet Briar College. This cat, who I refer to mostly as “That Orange Kitty,” is very friendly. S/he wanders about the … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day

So, Founder’s Day was Friday. It seems a little strange to celebrate and mourn the college’s founder at the same time. The people here are incredibly aware of their history here — the story of the college’s founder, Indiana Fletcher … Continue reading

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On Habits (And Changing Them)

Guess what? I’m not dead. While I get settled into my new routine at college, I will be a bit patchy in my blogging habits. This is a fact of life. But if you really wanted to know, there are … Continue reading

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Rock Climbing

So, yesterday I went rock climbing. As we drive into the city, I take note of it. I’ve only been into (any) city a couple of times; where I’m from, it’s mostly suburban residences and the occasional Wal-mart and Food … Continue reading

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Weekends

So,  Yea. Yesterday morning, I am about to take a shower when a girl and her boyfriend come stand outside the doorway to the bathroom.   Boy: Are you about to use the bathroom? Me (holding up my towel and … Continue reading

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Fun Facts

Fun Fact: You can totally have male teachers at an all-girl’s college. Of my seven classes, three of them are taught by guys (all of them white guys, for whatever reason. But this is the South.) In fact, the college … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Had Thought to Bring With Me to College

Forks and spoons. (Luckily, a nice young woman down the hall gave me a few plastic forks and spoons so I may eat my rice, peanut butter, and cereal without having to use measuring spoons.) Extra towels. (I have only … Continue reading

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Hello.

This is the obligatory first post. You have to start somewhere, right?  So, let me begin with my name. Or a name. Call me Jess. Jabberwocky Jess. I am a college freshman, a first-year, a girl way out of her … Continue reading

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