It is a tree/Shalom, Shalom/It’s not a bush…

This should have been posted Friday night, but due to internet issues I am posting it now:

For those of you unfamiliar with Reform Jewish children’s songs, the above lyric is from the much-loved favorite, Tree of Life. For some reason, this line (which was changed slightly from my own childhood) cracks me up. Literally, I laughed so hard I cried the first time I heard it. I did the same tonight at services, where I learned…

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Time, It’s a-flyin’

Summer has gone by quickly…yet everyday I sit here doing nothing, the time drags on. A bit of a paradox, wouldn’t you say?

Aside from my AVMA internship, I have too much free time to freak out about graduating early and graduate school. As a junior, I really should not be worrying about this yet. But as my clever friends so aptly reminded me, we over-achievers tend to have major freak outs over minor issues far earlier than is necessary. I miss them. I miss living down the hall from them and being able to storm in at a moment’s notice and rant or rave or just eat all of their extra chocolate. Next year will be different. Continue reading