Last Weekend (and a Skiing Adventure)

All pictures were taken on my skiing trip through the woods.
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I’m currently almost three weeks in to the second semester of my freshman year of college, and I’m already feeling a little overwhelmed.  I have had a lot more homework and a lot less time than last semester.  The workload isn’t terrible, it is certainly still manageable, but I feel like it takes a lot longer and I have much less free time.  That isn’t really a bad thing, as I frequently got bored last semester, but it has taken some getting used to.  I have also gotten very little sleep.  So this past weekend it was nice to get away and go home for a couple of days.

My brother leaves to go back to college this coming weekend, and because our vacation schedules don’t match up, I won’t see him again until June, so that was partly why I decided to go home.  It was also nice to eat some home-cooked meals, go to my sister’s basketball game, hang out with my family, relax, and get outside.  I didn’t get any homework done, which I paid for when I returned Sunday evening, but it was worth it.

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On Saturday, I went cross country skiing with my mom, brother, and sister.  I don’t downhill ski, but I usually enjoy cross country skiing.  For some reason, I just wasn’t feeling it on Saturday.  Let’s just say I almost went back, but then decided to continue on (the rest were way ahead of me by this point since I stopped for a bit).  I didn’t know the trail circled, so I figured I would meet the rest once they turned around.  Turns out I was wrong about that, which meant I did the rest of the trail by myself (and my mom, upon returning to the car, figured I had turned back, so went to find me on her skis and ended up doing the entire loop twice- good thing she loves to exercise and ski!).  Despite a pretty hard fall, it was really peaceful in the woods, and I enjoyed most of it.

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Luckily, this week has been a little bit easier, and I finally had a little bit of free time yesterday.

Have a wonderful next two days and enjoy the weekend!!