Posted by Nicole

A lot has happened since I last posted on Tuesday. I’ve been up to a lot of exciting stuff that doesn’t have to do with school. Recap time:

1. I’ve still been doing really well eating most of my meals at the sorority house. Kudos for saving grocery money!

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2. Men’s basketball ALMOST beat University of Oregon (literally missed it by one basket). This would have been awesome because Oregon is ranked and we aren’t, buuuuut we lost :( Luckily, we beat Oregon State last night by one point!

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3. My best friend from home, Cassie, goes to Pepperdine and she came to the game with a few of her friends. We spent the night out in Downtown because my friend’s brother was DJing. It was such a long night of dancing- from the basketball game at 8 pm and the club dancing until 2.

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4. Three of the girls are DG’s at Pepperdine so I gave them the officially tour of our chapter’s house.

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5. Friday was a pretty lazy day. LA weather has officially transitioned into “summer” weather… I’m loving it! Other highlights from the day were visiting 2 Chainz the puppy and eating junk food with Charlotte. Lesson learned- never get to extreme hunger because you will resort to 7-Eleven snacks. (Totally worth the stomach ache though)

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6. On Saturday morning I hiked to the Hollywood sign with my friend Grant. I wanted to take photos, but I forgot to bring the memory card for my camera (blonde moment I guess). At least the iPhone has a dang nice camera.

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7. Luckily I convinced two of my dance team friends to hike with me this morning! We hiked about 4 miles and the air was extremely clear. We could see Downtown, USC, Culver City, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice Beach etc. from the top of the hill. This time I remembered my memory card :) I already have shin splints and a bit of a sunburn. I think that means I got a good workout!

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8. I finally roasted the eggplant and broccoli that have been hanging out in my fridge for the past week. Nice and simple with garlic powder, minced onion, and a spice blend that I got for Christmas. I always forget how good roasted veggies are!

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And now I’m watching the 49ers game with my roommate Allison. I’m publishing this with 1 minutes left in the game and it looks like the niners are gonna win!!!! Hello Super Bowl!

- Nicole

 

One Response to Lots of Exciting Stuff!

  1. Gah, that was such a heart breaking game! I’m from Atlanta and I’m so sad the Falcons couldn’t keep that lead! Oh well.

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