This weekend I won my first award in Model UN after 3 years. I was pretty freaking excited. Normally I go into the conferences with the intention to do well, but I eventually give up because the conference was getting nowhere. However, this one I was really focused for and I actually got an award. Even better it is the most prestigious conference of the year. Needless to say, it means a lot to me to finally get recognized for my efforts.
This night at the dinner table, I got into an argument over the expulsion of the peaceful Occupy Wall Street protesters out of Zuccotti Park. I still maintain that it is an attempt to silence the protesters, while my Mom said that the City had the…
Can now cross #3 off my bucket list (have something published on a website). Didn’t expect this to actually get put out there, just wanted to get it off his chest. Kinda cool!
“When I say “I love you,” its not because I want you or because I can’t have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are, what you do, and how you try. I’ve seen your kindness and your strength. I’ve seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what and who you are.”—Joss Whedon (via quote-book)
So one of my college apps had asked me to write my top 10 of anything, so I wrote my top 10 ordinary things on my bucket list. I felt inspired to go a lot further than 10 and go a lot crazier than ordinary, so here is everything I want to do with my life before I die.
Ride the world’s tallest roller coaster.
See a meteor shower.
Have something published in a magazine or website. Completed 11/15/11
Learn to play the acoustic guitar.
See all the original Star Wars movies in one sitting.
Travel to London.
Drive across country.
Join an A Capella group.
Go camping for a week without any electronics.
Fall in love.
Sing in public.
Hold someone’s hand (and have it mean something).
Name a star.
Sleep well for a week.
Have a random extras role in a movie, video game, or T.V. show.
Tell everyone how I feel about them.
Celebrate my birthday at Disney World.
Have a day that would be an 11 out of 10.
Go to a college I’ll be happy at.
Write a meaningful poem.
Have a family.
Rescue a dog from a shelter.
Ride a Ferris wheel as a couple with someone.
Go to Australia.
Learn to juggle.
Ride a horse.
Go to the World Series.
Live to see the Mets win a World Series.
Get in touch with one old friend.
Learn to bake.
Send a meaningful letter.
Go back to Italy.
Own a house with a lawn.
Send my own kids off to school.
Have some actual meaning to my work.
Be happy at my job.
Swim with the dolphins.
I wonder how much of this I’ll be able to do, or how much more I’ll add to it. Only time will tell, I guess. :)
I just got home from my last Hofstra ever. It is kinds surreal, I can’t believe I’ve gotten this far. I don’t even know what to think about it, besides being really sad that marching band is coming to an end.