Grad Gif-nanza

I can’t believe I didn’t think of adding ‘gif’ into the title earlier when I’ve been using them in every post!(I mean, this is still a pretty bad title but…)

I’ve got a few more ridiculous names to try out and some suggestions too (thank you!) so we’ll see which one works best. But let’s get into the recap:


I made it over the first assignment hump! It’s getting to the point where we now have something due every week but I’m under the (possibly wrong) impression right now that it’s pretty manageable so I’m feeling okay.

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for my first award! Thank you to both Lauren @ Comma Hangover AND Shruti @ This is Lit! I’ve got 22 questions to answer so this is gonna be a long one folks, hold on to your hats.

Go check out Lauren’s answers here and Shruti’s answers here!

There are some easy rules that come with this award:

  • Thank your nominator and link back to their blog
  • Answer the 11 questions they asked you
  • Tag 11 more bloggers and come up with 11 new questions to ask them!
  • List the rules and show the award (I’ve seen a bunch of different images of this so enjoy this random picture :P)

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I’ll try my best to come up with good questions but let’s get going on those answers:

Lauren’s Qs:

1. What is the last song you played on your phone, iPod, or MP3?

It’s been a while since I listed to anything on my phone since I usually use Spotify on my computer but I think it was Hallelujah by Pentatonix (sidenote: k.d. lang has the best cover of Hallelujah of all time)

2. What book are you reading right now and what attracted you to that story in particular?
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I’m currently reading The Violin of Auschwitz, which I’ve just started so I don’t have too much to say about it yet. My main reason for choosing it is because it starts with a V for my alphabet challenge (and it’s short!) but it also sounds like a really powerful story about WWII so I’m looking forward to getting further with it.

3. What is your biggest turn off when it comes to a blog?

I won’t often turn away from people’s blogs because of this but overuse of graphics and effects can be distracting. The one real turn off I have is when the only posts are short little jokes, obviously just for the purpose of getting views and likes. Give me substance!

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I’m just going to make more and more ridiculous names each time until someone’s able to help me with this feature’s title. So enjoy!


Last I left you, I was heading out kayaking! Turns out I didn’t fall in the lake but I still got soaked cause I brought all the water from the lake into the boat with me 😛 Still lots of fun, though my shoulders were feeling it the next couple days. Even in our last stretch to the shore, we were saying “It’s so close but my arms are so tired!”. We made it though and another thing checked off my bucket list!

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