photographer. artist. author. singer. songwriter. musician. teacher. student. humanitarian. visionary.

Three Weeks to Go

I can’t believe that there are only 3 short weeks to go before graduation. (Bachelor’s in Psychology.) My long road is almost over! At least for a while. Somehow, through my incredibly crazy life, I’ve managed to hold on to my grades: I’ll be graduating with honours. 🙂

Statistics for Behavioral Health- A
Marine Biology- A
Senior Seminar- A
Sensations and Perceptions (Psych.)- A
Psychology of Personality (Psych.)- B

I’m not happy about that B, but I can live with it. I am utterly exhausted. Five classes is no walk in the park and I’ve been doing this college thing for a long time now. I’m looking forward to picking up my camera again and MAKING ART. 🙂 I miss the mercurial, barefooted girl I used to be- wandering around abandoned farm houses picking branches and leaves out of my hair. And, if I have to reject one more null hypothesis I’m going to SCREAM. (Feel free to scream with me if you even know what that means!)

I’ll be taking a significant amount of time off after May- at least for the rest of the year. (And maybe all of 2017.)  I need a long sabbatical. Two years ago, when I got my Associates degree in Behavioral Sciences, I wanted to take a year off and do the photography thing again; but- I ran right back into the fire because apparently, I like my challenges on full blast. But I think I’ve had just about enough of that for now, so I’m ready to kick off my shoes and break out my M42 lens adapter and the Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon and go for a long walk.

I think it’s been more than two years consecutively since I’ve had an academic break. It’s been so long I don’t remember and I think I hit burnout about 3 years ago. I’m so glad it’s almost over! The academic and the artist have been battling it out for years now, and I’m happy to say, the artist is winning.

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6 responses

  1. Congrats! You rock!

    April 11, 2016 at 2:01 pm

  2. u r amazing….
    congratulations 😀

    April 11, 2016 at 11:26 pm

    • Don’t know about amazing…but I suppose I have the tenacity of a cockroach…heheh. Thanks, G. 🙂

      April 12, 2016 at 12:55 am

  3. Congratz, I am so happy for you and I am so proud of you! I am looking forward to your artistry full throttle!

    April 13, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    • Thanks, O. SO glad it’s almost over. 🙂 Looking forward to your artistry as well. This is going to be the summer of Cyanide and Cherries. :0) I’m planning on reading it over the summer out on my deck with coffee and/or Pink Moscato. Preferably in a hammock…heh…

      April 14, 2016 at 10:55 am

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