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Kurt Vonnegut reads from Slaughterhouse-Five. (via)


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So, I took a Myers-Briggs back in August, and it was a weird experience.  Basically, I’m really middle-of-the-road (49%E, 51%I; 57%N, 43%S; 60%T, 40%F; 54% P, 46%J), but slightly more INTP than anything else.


Yesterday, a bunch of sisters and I went to visit Riley Hospital for Children, which is our local (meaning the only one in Indiana) Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. We took a tour, and even though we Phi Mus are pretty passionate about our philanthropy, I think that actually seeing the results of fundraising and donations gave us a deeper connection to it.
On another note, Riley Hospital for Children was named after Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley. Below is my favorite of his poems :)
LITTLE COUSIN JASPER 

LITTLE Cousin Jasper, he 
Don't live in this town, like me,- 
He lives 'way to Rensselaer, 
An' ist comes to visit here. 

He says 'at our court-house square 
Ain't nigh big as theirn is there!- 
He says their town's big as four 
Er five towns like this, an' more! 

He says ef his folks moved here 
He'd cry to leave Rensselaer 
'Cause they's prairie there, an' lakes, 
An' wile-ducks an' rattlesnakes! 

Yes, 'n' little Jasper's Pa 
Shoots most things you ever saw!-
Wunst he shot a deer, one day, 
'At swummed off an' got away. 

Little Cousin Jasper went 
An' camped out wunst in a tent 
Wiv his Pa, an' helt his gun 
While he kilt a turrapun. 

An' when his Ma heerd o' that, 
An' more things his Pa's bin at, 
She savs, "Yes, 'n' he'll git shot 
'Fore he's man-grown, like as not!" 

An' they's mussrats there, an' minks, 
An' di-dippers, an' chee-winks, 
Yes, 'n' cal'mus-root you chew 
All up an' 't 'on't pizen you! 

An', in town, 's a flag-pole there 
Highest one 'at's anywhere 
In this world! wite in the street 
Where the big mass-meetin's meet 

Yes, 'n' Jasper he says they 
Got a brass band there, an' play 
On it, an' march up an' down 
An' all over round the town! 

Wisht our town ain't like it is! 
Wisht it's ist as big as his! 
Wisht 'at his folks they'd move here, 
An' we'd move to Rensselaer

Yesterday, a bunch of sisters and I went to visit Riley Hospital for Children, which is our local (meaning the only one in Indiana) Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. We took a tour, and even though we Phi Mus are pretty passionate about our philanthropy, I think that actually seeing the results of fundraising and donations gave us a deeper connection to it.

On another note, Riley Hospital for Children was named after Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley. Below is my favorite of his poems :)

LITTLE COUSIN JASPER 

LITTLE Cousin Jasper, he 
Don't live in this town, like me,- 
He lives 'way to Rensselaer, 
An' ist comes to visit here. 

He says 'at our court-house square 
Ain't nigh big as theirn is there!- 
He says their town's big as four 
Er five towns like this, an' more! 

He says ef his folks moved here 
He'd cry to leave Rensselaer 
'Cause they's prairie there, an' lakes, 
An' wile-ducks an' rattlesnakes! 

Yes, 'n' little Jasper's Pa 
Shoots most things you ever saw!-
Wunst he shot a deer, one day, 
'At swummed off an' got away. 

Little Cousin Jasper went 
An' camped out wunst in a tent 
Wiv his Pa, an' helt his gun 
While he kilt a turrapun. 

An' when his Ma heerd o' that, 
An' more things his Pa's bin at, 
She savs, "Yes, 'n' he'll git shot 
'Fore he's man-grown, like as not!" 

An' they's mussrats there, an' minks, 
An' di-dippers, an' chee-winks, 
Yes, 'n' cal'mus-root you chew 
All up an' 't 'on't pizen you! 

An', in town, 's a flag-pole there 
Highest one 'at's anywhere 
In this world! wite in the street 
Where the big mass-meetin's meet 

Yes, 'n' Jasper he says they 
Got a brass band there, an' play 
On it, an' march up an' down 
An' all over round the town! 

Wisht our town ain't like it is! 
Wisht it's ist as big as his! 
Wisht 'at his folks they'd move here, 
An' we'd move to Rensselaer

litclasses:

I had been looking forward to seeing this show for months, and it did not disappoint! I just got back from Chicago, where my brother and I watched irreverent singing and dancing Mormons and laughed for two and a half hours. I also now have a weird urge to go to Orlando, Florida… Anyway, I definitely recommend The Book of Mormon to anyone who thinks they can take it!

WHOA. Why am I reblogging my own post? Well I’m glad I asked. Guess who’s going to see Book of Mormon in Chicago AGAIN?!?! Guess me? Because that is exactly right! One last hurrah from the region before my glorious return to UE.
On a side note, did anyone else know that there’s a winery in Jasper County? I just found out that exists. I’m going to have to visit sometime when I’m home again. Check it out:http://carpentercreekcellars.com/

litclasses:

I had been looking forward to seeing this show for months, and it did not disappoint! I just got back from Chicago, where my brother and I watched irreverent singing and dancing Mormons and laughed for two and a half hours. I also now have a weird urge to go to Orlando, Florida… Anyway, I definitely recommend The Book of Mormon to anyone who thinks they can take it!


WHOA. Why am I reblogging my own post? Well I’m glad I asked. Guess who’s going to see Book of Mormon in Chicago AGAIN?!?! Guess me? Because that is exactly right! One last hurrah from the region before my glorious return to UE.

On a side note, did anyone else know that there’s a winery in Jasper County? I just found out that exists. I’m going to have to visit sometime when I’m home again. Check it out:
http://carpentercreekcellars.com/


Hello Lovlies!

There are only 9 days left until my glorious return to school, and I’m ecstatic.  I’m done with community theatre for the summer (and possibly forever) and now only have to worry about working a few more hours and packing up my life into a pickup before next Tuesday.  All in all, I think this has been a successful last summer in my hometown. I made a few trips to the Windy city for BoM and the Printer’s Row Lit Fest, got my first real job, actually played an Asian role in a musical, learned how to cook/bake even more delicious things, refinished some furniture, and turned 21.  Yup, I’m ok with that :)

Oh. I also discovered this blog: http://www.brokebeautyblogger.com/

I’m unreasonably addicted to it.  This girl subscribes to a bunch of box services and reviews them. I didn’t know such things as subscription box services existed until I read this, and to tell the truth, I’m a little in love with the idea. I mean, who doesn’t want to get mail? And stuff? I’ve put a few boxes on hold until I get to school so I don’t have to do any changing of addresses or deal with somesuch confusion, but I’m looking forward to receiving packages at my apartment and making my roommate jealous.  Look this stuff up. There’s a page of her blog that’s dedicated to promotional codes, too, and some of the codes are for free boxes (for things like accessories, food, and nail polish!). 


To anyone who may have noticed,

I have not been posting very often since I got back from England. Maybe one person (if I’m lucky) has wondered, “Why?”  WELL. My internet connection at home is dreadful, and it seems not to like this particular site. Yes, it’s a tragedy, I know.

Fear not!

I shall be back to spending too many hours (if there is such a thing) scrolling and scrolling and scrolling once school starts again in August. I also promise to keep recounting my adventures, even though they will be slightly less exciting now that I’m stateside again ):

Until then, anyone who reads this can just take comfort in the fact that my hair is partially lavender. I don’t know how that will help, but I tried.


I had been looking forward to seeing this show for months, and it did not disappoint! I just got back from Chicago, where my brother and I watched irreverent singing and dancing Mormons and laughed for two and a half hours. I also now have a weird urge to go to Orlando, Florida… Anyway, I definitely recommend The Book of Mormon to anyone who thinks they can take it!

I had been looking forward to seeing this show for months, and it did not disappoint! I just got back from Chicago, where my brother and I watched irreverent singing and dancing Mormons and laughed for two and a half hours. I also now have a weird urge to go to Orlando, Florida… Anyway, I definitely recommend The Book of Mormon to anyone who thinks they can take it!


Spoils from the Printer’s Row Lit Fest in Chicago!

Spoils from the Printer’s Row Lit Fest in Chicago!



Bath, England; home of the Roman Baths, some pretty nifty architecture (if you’re into Neoclassicism), and stuff about Jane Austen.