Like the title says, its been one week since shit went down. Life changing events, and the tables turning. One week ago was my last day in Boulder. The end of an era passed. Four awesome years were behind me that really opened my eyes to the world. Learning to snowboard, drive in 3 ft of snow in a Coupe, paying bills, a multitude of class subjects I forgot within days after finishing, and finally how to be a better person and take care of myself. With all the ‘YOLO’s and whatever that Greek saying is that’s similar, people justify their actions with the idea that they only live once. Why not just do whatever you think is right? I mean, you never know until you try. Is it the same as ‘Go Big or Go Home’ or is that too extravagant? I actually don’t really know.
Looking back on my college experience I can honestly say avoiding joining a fraternity was a great move for my health and dignity. I wish I had hung out with some friends more and others way less. With that, I learned that if friends are shallow towards other people, they will be to you as well. That idea took awhile to figure out, but came in handy especially during senior year and post graduation. My friend group was always changing as each year’s graduation ceremony ended, but a few stuck around til the end. I think that the hardest moments of graduation was one room mate, who I’ve known since the first day of college, just randomly leaving one day without a ‘goodbye’ or a heads up. Pretty shitty move on his part as the third roomie and I just sat there for two months with some of his stuff just randomly placed in the house. Finally, saying goodbye TWICE to one of my closest chick friends. She left early May but came back for a week, during my final week. It was like watching a bomb about to detonate, you knew the end was coming, but there was nothing to do about it.
But no point in dwelling on the past when you can just reminisce on the happy times. I got off subject. Way off actually since this post is about my past week. Well, I guess that kinda contradicts my starting sentence to this paragraph, but this is an update post so whatever. Like I mentioned in my previous post, I recently moved to DC with a friend of mine from CU. Agency life has been amazing and exciting. I seldom have downtime and when I do the interns have something I can help them do. The food here is a way different playing field in Boulder, as I actually have to watch what/how much I eat for the first time in four years. No Mod Market or healthy burger places, it’s all going straight for that stomach. Not to mention the traffic. Colorado people, you can’t even imagine this. Miles and miles of just sitting everyday, and once you finally make it to the next highway (yes, we have more than one) you sit again. However, as one of my friends often points out with her ‘peasant’ comments, John and I each have an EZ-Pass, so its all express lanes for us. I haven’t gone boating or cruised in DC yet, but I’ve hit 30 hours in three days at work.
Rebranding and repositioning a salon hair care product line, branding a county outside of DC’s cultural arts, and retargeting a study abroad company for high school students all over the world. Thats just the first three days too! Who knows what will happen in the next few months, or even in the next few days. Gettin’ money… finally.