Why I’m Going to Make the Most of Finals Week

“Well, that sounds like the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard, Britta… finals week is basically a royal suck fest and the sooner it is over, the better!”

Yes, some of you may very well be questioning the title of this post. I assure you I have good reason for this; please, please, let me explain…

Last night, I was holed up in the library working on my senior seminar paper. In order to make my homeworking a little more bearable, I turned on some instrumental Christmas music on Spotify. I haven’t been listening to a lot of Christmas music this year, and this was really the first time I turned it on since Continue reading “Why I’m Going to Make the Most of Finals Week”

Christmas in October?

It’s October 22. Halloween hasn’t even come and gone yet.

And I have this sudden urge to listen to Christmas music. As I sit here writing this, I have my Spotify turned on to a Mannheim Steamroller playlist, my go to Christmas artist of choice. I’ve always loved Mannheim Steamroller’s Christmas arrangements and I find them to be conducive for studying, which works out perfectly when I’m in the Christmas music mood (a mood that usually only manifests itself between the day after Thanksgiving and December 25).

WHAT IS HAPPENING TO ME? I have a strict rule that no Christmas music is allowed until the day Continue reading “Christmas in October?”