I cannot believe it is November already! Time flies so fast here at the Coast Guard Academy. In exactly one week from today we will all be able to go home and see our families and I cannot wait! (Mainly to see my dogs but shhh!) Anyway, this week cannot go by fast enough.
Speaking of which, we only have a four day school week this week because of the Veteran’s Day holiday this past weekend. Normally I’d use Veteran’s Day to thank my mom, dad, and brother for their service, so it was weird this year to get text messages from my parents thanking me for mine. This past weekend was definitely eventful, since the corps of cadets were granted a long weekend. I used this time off to my advantage by hanging out with all of my friends from school. On Friday evening, I went to a friend from my company’s home in Rhode Island with a couple other 4/c from. We had a campfire and made s’mores like we used to when we were little. Then, Saturday I spent the day in Boston with two other 4/c in my company, one of which is now my date for the holiday formal on December 1st. Sunday, I spent the day with my roommate and her sponsor family. Their home reminded me of my house, especially the shedding dogs.
Despite all of the fun I had this past weekend, now it’s back to work for the rest of the week. All of my professors and upper class keep reminding me to work hard through these next couple of weeks, which I am determined to do.
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