Snow Is A Big Deal

It’s been a little while, and though it may seem like a cop-out, I’m going to tell you why I haven’t written in a while. Brace yourself, internet. You ready?

I didn’t update recently because…

IT. SNOWED.

IT SNOWED!!! IN CENTRAL TEXAS!!

It snowed (in case you didn’t hear) and we lost internet and a small piece of our minds, probably, but it was wonderful!

Tangent: in relationships of every kind, I’m always afraid I’m going to come on too strong. I’m afraid I’m going to send too many picture messages and make too many big deals out of everything. I’m nervous that I’m going to scare off anyone new in my life with my excitement levels and my wanting-togetherness-to-happen-instantly-and-never-end. But that’s why I like when things actually ARE a big deal! Snow is a big deal! Sure, people get it all the time elsewhere but we’re in Texas. But when snow happens here, classes are cancelled, no one knows how to drive and so everyone gets trapped inside, which in my case means one big sleepover with my best friends in a blanket fort.

And here’s the thing– every last ounce of excitement can be used up on this snowday because it rarely happens. It’s worth the jumping up and down and yelling and being overly excited! So, the solution to feeling like I come on too strong is just to make every single day a once-in-a-lifetime (or at least once-in-a-semester) ordeal. As of now, I’m working on it.

And speaking of once-in-a-lifetime,

my lovely and talented roommate, bandmate and best friend Christie (the one in the middle of that little circle-of-lovin’) turned 21 years young yesterday! She is musically grand, infectiously wonderful and delightful in every sense of the word- not to mention a fantastic writer, so stop by her blog and tumblr and wish her the happiest of drinking-legality and belated birthdays!

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4 responses to “Snow Is A Big Deal

  1. “In relationships of every kind, I’m always afraid I’m going to come on too strong.”

    If I’m being honest, me too.

    I’m mad with jealous for everyone who got to experience that blanket of white heaven God gave to the Texans last week, which compounded with my normal daily jealousies pretty much made my jealousy-ometer fly off the handle and break into a thousand little bitter pieces.

    I’m so glad you guys got to experience snow covered Texas ground, the rarest of Texas grounds. That’ll be a memory for the books…..(the memory books)

  2. didnt snow in sugarland…all we got was sugar. :(

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