Saturday, June 15, 2013

Life of Twenty-two.

Well, another birthday has passed, and I only feel a tad bit older. I am not the so-called wild, wondrous 21 year old that has just fully blossomed into a young adult, but the still-wondrous but adaptive 22 year old that now feels like she has found some-what of a place in the real world. That was a run-on sentence, let me tell you. Anyway, I have found myself in the work scene at the university library as well as the public library. People consider me a librarian I suppose, but that is far from the truth. You actually have to have a masters degree in the library sciences (yes, it is a real thing) to be fully considered a librarian. I do not have the degree or the knowledge to even meet what I consider to be a great librarian. All the same, I am very pleased to have my jobs, and I only wonder what is going to come next in this little life of mine. Maybe I will go on to the major university of the state I reside and become a librarian? Maybe I will go to Kentucky and study art therapy? Who knows, because I sure don't. Tonight will be the celebration of my birthday with my family, as I was unable to see them on my birthday this past Tuesday. We will go to a German restaurant, as I am trying to influence my life with German culture and practice the language. I am a bit nervous. I want to speak German to the waiters, as I know they are native, but I don't want to sound so silly. I have a pretty good German accent, but sometimes I get so confused with what words to use. German grammar is pretty tough! At least for me it is. Are there any Germans who read my blog? I would very much like to have a German pen-pal to write to.
My Bavarian-styled pretzel at Starbucks I had last weekend coming home from Georgia! Yay!

In other news, I visited my best-friend Gabby last weekend in Georgia. It was very hot and humid (as most of the South is), but it was also lovely. Before we left for Georgia, Gabby and I exchanged birthday gifts since my birthday was coming up and hers was at the end of May. She bought for me this cute little tote bag that had a flower design on it (which I use to keep my necessary toiletries in), a beautiful red rose candle (I love roses!), and a little floral bat key chain. Yes, you read that right. A bat. Eine Fledermaus. She always knows what to buy me! I love flowers and bats! So do you know what I did with Flower (that is her name)? She dangles on the side of my camera, and I call her Meine Fotografie Fledermaus. That is where she resides. Anyway, on to the trip! The town in which Gabby, her boyfriend, and his family resides is a college-town, so we had the chance to take an unofficial tour of the campus. Of course I went to the library! It was so big, and I loved it so much. The walls were painted in all of these pastel summery colors, and it just made the atmosphere very positive and vibrant. The campus actually has a little nature-trail as well, which I thought was pretty nifty. Both Gabby and I love nature, so we were very spritely about that. I took some practice photos of the leaves and the trees, which I will publish in later time. Other things we took upon ourselves to do was to go to this little comic-book shop off the square, where I found a Little Lulu comic! I was so excited, as I collect Little Lulu memorabilia. We also went to Books-A-Million, where I found a personal birthday gift for myself.
This is Flower, meine Fotographie Fledermaus.
This is a book I had bought at the local Books-A-Million, The Sunflower. And to the right is a sweet little smiley face the associate drew for me! How creative.

I will post the rest of the photos I took of the trip possibly tomorrow. Gabby and I also had fun with our cameras before we left for Georgia, so we were taking pictures of each other and all the neat little things that entailed within her grandmother's home. I suppose that will be all for today, as I have so much on my mind, and when I am in this state it is very hard for me to write. How ironic. Most writers do so because of the very fact that they do have so much on their mind. Not me! Nope.

"Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place."
Kurt Vonnegut