Hello friends – I am here with a little chit-chat post, and this series has a new name: Chats with Kat! I have been writing Life Updates posts for a while now, but I thought that this collection should have a a name (plus, it rhymes, which makes everything 1000000x better). It seems as though this has become a trend within the college blogging community, and while I hate to hop onto a bandwagon, I will say that I do love reading and writing these posts.
As a reader, it gives me a better idea of who the person behind the blog is – after all, nobody has ever said that your Twitter bio has to encompass every facet of the person that you are! It makes the blogging community feel close, I think. For me, even though I always feel guilty because these posts tend to come following a long break from blogging, I like to write about what’s been going on. I consider you, my lovely readers, to be my friends, and this is kind of like us sitting down with a cup of coffee and catching up on our lives.
Okay, enough of me rambling – here is what’s been going on lately in my life:
|Move-in day! (Ft. my stuffed animals – I have no shame)
I finished up the internship of my dreams this past summer, and beyond what I learned in a professional setting, I gained so much as a person from the summer experience.
I made friends from all over the country, from all walks of life, and at all different schools. It was so cool to bond with kids that were similar to me in their interests and goals but so different in their life paths and stories. Even though the summer is long over, I know that the friends I made while I was at my internship will last forever, and I am really grateful for that chance.
I did quite a bit of traveling in the short period of time between my internship and school, believe it or not! My family and I took a short weekend trip to Texas in the beginning of August, and we definitely seized the opportunity to explore as much as we possibly could have. We even visited the Dallas Cowboys stadium and drove four hours to San Antonio! Though my family considers itself to be a hardcore New York Giants-loving family, there is no denying that the stadium is a really cool building, and we had so much fun touring it.
|My sister and I on the Dallas Cowboys field!
When I came home, I visited Philadelphia twice, and I had the most amazing time! My best friend Amanda moved closer to the Philly area, so my friend and I took the trip down to visit her & explore. We visited Elfreth’s Alley, which is a cool little part of the city that is simultaneously historic and fully-functioning, and we also spent time just walking around & seeing the sights.
|Rohan, Amanda, and I on our Philly adventure!