Lately, I have been having this constant daydream of sitting down with a good book and losing myself in it. I’m not analyzing or questioning the text in any way; I am enjoying the book for what it is…a book with an engaging story that allows me to escape into another world for a little while. A nice, hot cup of tea is sometimes involved in this daydream.
Alas, college has taken over my life and this daydream has failed to become any sort of reality. I thought about writing my own post about this, but I think my fellow Morris English major, Amelia, has said it best. It’s getting to that time in the semester where the evil College Monster is simply becoming unavoidable.
Every once in a while, College likes to pick you up, toss you in the air a bit, and then to grind you into dust. It doesn’t matter how diligent a student you are–no amount of non-procrastination shields you from its bloodthirsty gaze. When College decides to devour you, you really don’t stand much of a chance.
But still, valiant scholastic warrior that you are, you grab your textbooks, put your laptop in your bag (just in case) and step into the fray. Wielding your mighty number 2 pencil, you are determined that no amount of homework, tests, and studying will defeat you. You will not go down without a fight.
That pretty much sums up my week. Unexpected projects and assignments have come up, leaving me to study every second of the day and still come up short. I hit a point where I was sitting in my Visual…
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