Wednesday, September 07, 2005


Well, I'm on my second day of classes. Yesterday I had a fine arts class and a history class. The fine arts class is on art and religion (yay!) but included a disclaimer about how if we were particularly religious we would probably be offended (boo). However, I am a grown-up and I realize that being offended is an inevitable part of life. I hate PC, anyway, so I should be consistent ...

My history class seemed ok - although we have to read, read, read, a whole lot! I'm in that class with Lauren, at least. The professor also said that he likes to bash Europe, "especially the French." (!)

Today got off to a rotten start, however. I am in a 400 level journalism course - magazine writing. From what I can see on the syllabus, it is going to be the Class From Hell. I always seem to have a Class From Hell, except for that one quarter where I had two Classes From Hell. Anyway, there is going to be a lot of writing, and criticizing of writing, and research. And coming up with ideas, ideas, ideas! That is the part I seem to have the most trouble with - ideas for stories that I could find sources for and really flesh out, etc. Not good, since it's the first step and all! My brain is a dried-up turnip when it comes to this sort of stuff. If anyone has any ideas for stories I could do on a college campus, feel free to leave a comment. Those of you who have been reading for a while may remember how long it took me to come up with the one major story idea I needed for my newswriting class! Auuugh!

Breathe, Maggie, breathe, lol! Over the summer I went through my blog archives and read all my posts, and I noticed that I always panicked at the beginning of every quarter, whether the challenge was a Latin class or a Public Speaking class. I think it has to do with the shock of getting back into the swing of things. I have soldiered through a lot of stuff in the past, and I will get through this, too, with God's help, of course :) I'm such a drama queen.


  1. What about students and their faith(s)and practices.....?....

  2. Come visit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    And yes, that is an order

  3. Well, I'm going to assume because there's some panic early on... That you're going to do amazing this semester. As usual.

    Darn, girl- you REALLY suck. :P

    Just kidding! ;) ;)

    Glad you're off to such a great start! :)

  4. QUIT WHINING! why don't you tell everyone how you went into the wrong apartment the other day?? :)