Boston, England and the WORLD!!

Faneuil Hall at night

The end of my crew season was fantastic!!  We had great results at our regattas and I ended the season as the only freshman rowing in a varsity boat, which was very exciting!  Unfortunately I have a stress fracture in my hand so I can’t row for a while ( or do anything involving my upper extremities) which is a bummer.  My classes from this semester are great and coming to a close in the next few weeks.  Today I registered for next semester’s classes which will be sociology, organic chemistry, german and comparative literature.  I’m just really hoping for a good chem professor because this semester has been rough…to say the least.  But luckily my grade is doing well now and I think I’m starting to get the hang of it!  It’s also nice having a break from crew and having a bit more free time. This past weekend I went to my teammate’s house in Boston and it was SO much fun!!  We walked around town, went to the aquarium and saw the Blue Man Group.  It was HYSTERICAL!!  I also found out today that I will have the opportunity to travel to England this summer for the Henley Royal Regatta which is literally the most legitimate regatta in the world!  It’s the opportunity of a lifetime and one that every rower dreams of.  Needless to say, I REALLY want to go.  And what’s next?  I’m not quite sure!  Thanksgiving vacation is starting this weekend and will run for ten days.  I’m excited to see my family and be home for a while.  Then it’s the home stretch before the semester ends.  And after that?  Maybe it will be an EMT class so I can be part of my school’s emergency medical service.  Maybe it will be research or an internship.  I guess we’ll just have to see.  I hope everyone has a fantastic holiday! Stay warm and stay safe!!

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