So … things were going way to well. This morning, I found out that the airport in Oslo is in a midst of a strike. At this time, it seems to be only affecting domestic flights there … but you never know… our flight is still twelve hours away (just under that) at this point and a lot can happen in that time frame.
So, we’ll see what happens.
I never realized how much I hate packing – and how much effort it actually takes. I had been putting it off consistently, thinking “oh it will only take me a little while to get it done”. But my god, things accumulate … and not only trying to fit everything, but also trying to organize everything is a hassle! But I am FINALLY done.
In about 17 and a half hours, we have our flight for Norway and I am one of those people that can’t fall asleep before anything big … so it is going to be a very long night for me. I am so exhausted (but the kinda exhausted where you just can’t fall asleep).
The only thing that is bugging me about tomorrow (well, actually later today) is that I’m kinda annoyed that I will miss the primaries results tomorrow and won’t know the details until many hours later. Even though it is a given at this point (barring some insane and surprising circumstances) that Obama will win Oregon and Clinton will win Kentucky, it is still neat to follow the results the whole night and tomorrow will be the first one I will miss all election year long so far (no matter what I was doing or even if I had an important exam the following day, I still made time to follow election night coverage). There are a lot of times “unexpected happenings” that make things more exciting, but even in general I love following election nights coverage.
All this election talk reminds me… did you hear about Obama’s rally last night that drew over 75,000 people to it? How amazing is that?
Moving on, I’m going to try and blog as often as I can while I am in Norway, so I can look back later and recall everything. I’m definitely really excited and want to make sure I can remember later things I see that I would most likely forget otherwise.
To end with, it’s the week of birthdays in my family … and I want to give a special early birthday shout out to Hooria and Imran (Imran, sorry I am missing your birthday AGAIN). Love you both 🙂
So today is officially my first day of summer vacation (considering I had work yesterday)..and waking up around 10 today felt AMAZING! I haven’t had a chance to sleep in forever. So far, it has been okay just being lazy for the day (it’s only about 3 P.M.)… but I am definitely not used to not having anything to do since during the semester I never get a second to myself.
At the same time, fortunately my summer will be pretty packed. Thankfully I just confirmed my internship for the summer and my orientation is on June 2nd, which is right after I come back from Norway … so I won’t have much time to waste. I am sure this experience will be great and I will learn a lot from it. I am definitely looking forward to the experience. It’s at a law firm, and what is great is that what I will be doing deals directly with my psychology field as well. I’ll be interning in Manhattan, so I hope I don’t get tired of going there so often — especially with the trains always delayed and what not. 🙂 But, whatever, the experience will (hopefully) be worth it.
Besides the internship and Norway, I have a couple of family weddings to look forward to (one involving a week long trip to Canada – which is always fun). I absolutely hate coming back from Canada (even though I went four times last year!).
Five days and counting until I leave for Norway!
I am DONE! After a very LONG semester… I am finally done my second year of undergraduate! My sixth (and last) final was yesterday and in six days, my brother and I will be going to Norway … so I am extremely excited about that. Looking forward to the trip has made the last month and a half unbearably long… but at last, it’s only a few days away. 🙂
It’s so weird to think that I just finished my second year at Rutgers … time is literally flying. I am definitely big on reminiscing and it is so weird every time I do so. It seems as if it was just a few years ago where it seemed as if college kids were “old”, and all we worried about was the trivial things in life. To think, that in two years I will (hopefully) have my Bachelor’s degree makes it sound unreal.
This summer should be quite busy, and quite fun with all the weddings and what not in the family, but I hope it doesn’t go by too fast.