Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Back, and not really loving it

So I'm back from my wonderfully spontaneous Alpena weekend, and just to say, being away from a place where you have a comfy bed, plenty of food, and a readily available Tom isn't all that fun. Anyway.

I'm studying for LSAT as much as I can now, especially considering the fact that one of the most important things for me when it comes to law school is being able to go wherever I want. Ergo, high LSAT score. Which also sucks because it means I have to study a lot, but no pain, no gain, right?

Yesterday, I received a text message from the surprisingly technically cell-phone savvy Tater. Unfortunately, as I am neither technically savvy nor text-message experienced, I will have to resort to sending her a shoutout here on my blog.


Friday, June 23, 2006

An unexpected off-island jaunt


I am being spontaneous and implusive and taking a quick off-island trip to see my Tom for the weekend, which means I will be away from my computer and cell phone for a few days. Say it with me now, people: Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.

To keep you occupied, at the request of my darling Amanda, here are some pictures.

This is Pudge, me and Tom in front of Fort Mackinac, and the cool fudge birthday cake Leslie got for me!

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

At last, an update

Sorry for the weeklong delay, although I'm not even sure if anyone reads this. oh well. It's good for me, at least, to get my thoughts out of my head where they seem to be rattling around on super-high speed.
Hmmm. I'm hungry. After I write this post I'm definitely going to eat something.
I have a bueaitful unch of flowers on my desk and they are so pretty, and made even prettier by the fact that I arranged them! Yes, I did indeed. They are pretty and pink and they make me happy.
Hopefully today I shall get a letter in the mail from a Tom. I think I will also send one today. Won't that be so exciting!? Also, i bought these really awesome markers at Wal-Mart the last time I was there and they are so cool. I'm afraid that they'll run out soon because I've been using them so often.
I still have a few stories to work on for this week. If I can get everything done today all that will be left for tomorrow is the Weather Channel and I can finish it and then relax because another stressful deadline is over.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Posts, sporadically

Unfortunately, blogger has updated its browser requirements, meaning my shady computer at the office which is still running Mac OS 9.2 is unable to deal with the cookie system. Therefore, I can only post on my blog when I have the energy to haul my laptop down to the office, which is going to become more often since I plan on signing up for an online LSAT course. Woohoo. fun fun fun.
The LSAT is pretty much taking over the part of my life tha'ts not already taken over by work. I want to get a really good score, really good, and the only way I'm going to do that is if I study because this test is a bitch. A bitch! And I need (and want) a very very very good score. Like, breaking 170. So I'm going to study. I've already blown a vast amount of money on LSAT books, and I hate spending money on things I don't like very much. I think it''s poopy. Which, come to think of it, it certainly is.
I miss everyone. On Sunday i went to Alpena and got off of this rock for 18 hours, which was fun and fabulous because it was for his mom's surprise birthday party and I had a really good time. I ate lots of food.
Also I went to Walmart, that mecca of consumerism and a veritable nirvana for those convenience-shopping deprived loonies living on the Island. I bought lots of stuff and lots of food, including containers that are compartmentalized which I was SUPER excited about but then my yogurt leaked into my sandwich. Lovely. So now I'm mad at the containers.
Nothing else to report except that it's Lilac Festival here, meaning busy busy busy. I am busy busy busy. Send me love! Send me emails! Send me anything and I shall send you fudge.
Love, an Island-bound Bernie.

Friday, June 09, 2006

Ohhh I have such a headache

As you can tell from the title of this post, I've got a headache. And it's not pretty, either.

Also, I have just found out that one of my friends who lives in AZ has gotten engaged. ENGAGED, people. This is weird. People all around me are getting married and to be honest, it's kind of freaking me out. I mean, I am not freaked out about the potential or certainty that I may indeed one day be married. The freak-out factor stems from, I'm sure, the fact that these people are in the same life bracket as me and I am still studying for exams, worrying about papers, applyign for internships and law school and in this funky transitional period of my life that doesn't really jive with the whole settling down thing.

Perhaps I am simply fickle. My roommate and I are going to get icecream and it will be SO delicious. What flavor shall I get? I simply do not know.

Things are looking a little better lately. I have noticed a trend - I always get down in the dumps in the beginning of the week. It usually dissapates by Thursday morning. Coincidence? I think not.

Saturday, June 03, 2006

The first month is ova!!!

Don't get me wrong. I'm having a great time here on the Mack. I am also not having a great time being homesick, Tomsick, and Chinesefoodsick. So I think things balance themselves out. I look upon this summer as a challenge. If I can make it through this and still have a good time, I can make it through anything.

The other day Leslie and I were singing Rent and there's a line that goes "New York City/The center of the universe/times are shitty/but I'm pretty sure they can't get worse/It's a comfort to know/when they're singing the hit the road blues/that anywhere else you could possible go after New York would be/A pleasure cruise." We think that it applies very well to Mackinac Island.
Nothing else is really happening in the life of the Bern.
What should I eat for lunch?

OOOH I remember what's new. In two weeks Tom is going to come and visit me again! How exciting is that!? I can't wait. I miss that kid so much.

Everyone else should come and visit me too. Ahem.