Journey (to the center of the sun)

10 07 2010

I am in a routine.

By 6:30 AM every morning the sun bursts through my window and lands squarely on my face. I toss; I turn, hoping to squeeze another hour of sleep from the day. At 7:30 my phone, buzzes and ‘Mu Empire’ plays a brutal and awakening call. I pull the two bright pink ear plugs out of my head, sit up, and sigh. This is what its like being a working man.

(At this point, you can crack a joke. Yes, I know its only been 4 days.)

Take a shower. Get dressed. Say hello to my dad and the dog.


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Riding in cars with… Boys night… Out from Under

5 07 2010

Now that I have been here for a few days, I think it’s time to reflect on a few things.


Riding in Cars with Boys (Keith)

1) When planning for Washington, D.C. I should have given myself a day to pack. Doing it the night before and the day of is stressful and puts you 2 hours behind.

2) No trip down 390 is complete without stopping by the Buckhorn at the TA gas station in Dansville.

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1 Week, 2 Week, This Week, Next Week

22 06 2010

Next Thursday I will leave for Washington D.C. to begin one of six rotations. It’s hard to imagine that I have gotten this far, and how little time is left. But I am sure my ACPHS classmates will all agree, the end came to quick.

So, what should I do now? It would be cheesy and clichéd to talk about how I am beginning some great adventure, or how I am about to embark on some magnificent journey that will affect the rest of my life. No, instead I will quote a great and simple story to summarize my future. 

Dr. Seuss once said, “We see them come. We see them go. Some are fast. Some are slow. Some are high, and some are low.” Sure, maybe the Doc was talking about fish, but I think he could have said the same about the weeks of a year. Time will fly by, and sometimes it will crawl slower than a Dr. Meek lecture. Regardless, I should cherish the time I have left. Because in about a year, no matter of how ready I am, I will have to grow up.