Well, here we are at the end of 2012 and it was one hell of a year, not necessarily all good. It started out fine, but went downhill quickly to the point that by mid summer I was looking forward to 2013. So here are the highlights and lowlights from my own little personal corner of the world:
I started grad school. At this point I am halfway through a two-year master’s degree program in Integrated Marketing Communications at Eastern Michigan University. And I have a 3.56 GPA. Yes, I am proud of that! At this time next year I’ll be graduating. I’ve wanted to get a master’s degree since I got my bachelor’s degree but just never got around to it. I finally put my foot down and did it.
I scratched my cornea, which resulted in my having to wear glasses for two weeks. Thankfully late last year I got some super cute and totally fashionable new frames – they’re plummy purple and oh-so-subtley metallic.
I saw my first opera. In May my friend Mike and I went to see I Pagliacci at the Michigan Opera Theatre. It was a wonderful experience, far better than I expected it to be! I hope I can go again next season.
I saw Sarah McLachlan at Meadowbrook on July 1. She always puts on a great show. Despite the heat and humidity (and stupid me wearing my hair down and forgetting to pack a pony tail holder in my giant Vera Bradley bag), it was an awesome show. It was a little different as she had a symphony backing her, but Sarah was splendid. Continue reading