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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hotty Toddy

I had forgotten how much I love SEC football games.

Saturday, I ventured down to the University of Mississippi, where John goes to school, for the football games versus the University of Memphis. I must say, the Grove did not disappoint.

When I decided to go to Rhodes, which is a very small school, I remember my dad telling me "Victoria, I'm so excited for you because I really believe this school is the best fit for you, but I'm really sad you're going to miss out on college football games that are actually important." 

Well, he's right. I'm going to be honest and say that my high school football experience was more fun than Rhodes football is, but let's remember, even in the South, football isn't everything. Just a lot of it ;)

We had a blast. The entire experience was a little overwhelming, but it was so good to see him and his family, and get to experience a little bit of SEC life, and then come back to Rhodes on Sunday and have an e-mail from a professor saying she'd see me in the morning since I need help on an assignment. 

Plus I snagged this of him when he wasn't paying attention. Isn't he cute?!



 xx, Victoria

Monday, September 29, 2014

A day in the life

Disclaimer - these are some of my absolute FAVORITE posts to read on other people's blogs. Their lives are interesting. Maybe mine is too, who knows.

Let's take my normal Monday for a spin, shall we?

6:00 AM - Alarm clock goes off. Press snooze until...

6:02 AM - Snooze goes off. I actually get up now to start getting ready for my morning workout.

6:17 AM - I leave to trek across campus to the weight room. I'm probably super happy about this right now.

6:26 AM - I have four minutes to mentally prepare. Alright, people. Here we go.

6:30 AM - Everything is heavy, and I am a weakling.

6:57 AM - Hellooooooo basketball team.

7:45 AM - Off to breakfast!

8:15 AM - I have 30 minutes to shower and look decent for class. Ready, set, break!

































8:44 AM - I leave for Spanish, and arrive promptly at...

8:52 AM - I'm alone in the classroom. Let's check other people's blogs for 8 minutes, shall we?

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM - No hablo espaƱol muy bueno.

9:57 AM - 10:45 AM - An hour(-ish) of work (usually blogging) and coffee before heading off to..


10:55 AM - 11:50 AM - Search Class. For those of you who don't go to Rhodes, it's basically Humanities 101.

11:56 AM - I need food. Now.

12:40 PM - Off to computer science!

1:52 PM - Off to swim practice! (again.)

































2:03 PM - I shouldn't have eaten lunch.

3:36 PM - I'm getting a tan from my swim cap. This will not be cute.

4:30 PM - Showers rock.

4:57 PM - 6:15 PM - Studying, joy.

































6:15 PM - 7:00 PM - Dinner

7:15 PM - Embark to the library

7:30 PM - After spending 15 minutes looking for somewhere to study, #rhodesproblems, I finally found a spot. Here we go, homework!

10:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Back to my room I go to clean up and wind down.

11:07 PM - I fall asleep typing mid-text...again. Oops.





 xx, Victoria

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Home Sweet Home to Me



Just look at those Chattanooga shots, will ya?

Happy Saturday.

 xx, Victoria

Friday, September 26, 2014

Fall Wishlist

Fall Wish List




I'm thinking this season (if it ever gets here...) will consist of a whoooole lot of cognac & accessories (want need that leather tote).

Since we're still in this awkward transitional period, in the South at least, I plan on throwing some bright colors in there to keep things September-y.

What's on your wish list?

 xx, Victoria