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Hey, I'm Austin, and I'm currently a freshman here at Butler! I'm an ENTJ, a travel junkie, and an entrepreneur. I'm an Alpha Kappa Psi brother & True Blue Mentor, as well as being a part of Entrepreneurship & Innovation club, the volunteer center, and a student production crew member at the brand new Schrott Center. I also am a part of the student-run business, the Butler Bed Buddy. I'm always looking for something to get involved with on campus as well. Go Dawgs!

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Posts Tagged “home”

Weekend Recap

Since this past weekend was an extended weekend, I decided to come home (like I said in my last blog). Of course, I missed the biggest basketball game of the year versus Gonzaga, which I actually had a wristband for, but that’s besides the point. I had a great weekend back at home, and I actually had the opportunity to pick up things that I had forgot to bring back to Butler from the break, but I took care of that!

When my bus arrived in Knoxville, there was snow all over the roads, cars, and sidewalks, even downtown! The bus had made a stop at a red light and it began to slide down a hill due to the snow, which was crazy, and according to the weather on my phone it’s supposed to snow not once- but twice- this week!

It's gonna be a cold week!

I’m on my way back to Butler now, and I’m also writing this on my iPhone again! It’s crazy how great technology is, isn’t it?

What’ll Ya Have?

I’m home for winter break, now, and it feels SO good to be back! Yesterday was a really challenging day. I got up, ate breakfast with my roommate, and then he drove me to the airport (what a nice guy, right?) at 10am. That was the beginning to my long journey home, but it wasn’t necessarily horrible.

It started with my flight to Atlanta, which was at 11:25. It was on time and I ended up in Atlanta at around 12:40 which was INCREDIBLE. I, for one, do enjoy the frightening Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It was incredibly busy, and it was my first flight where I actually had to wander around the airport to find baggage claim (I just used a carry-on when flying to D.C.) and I thought I was lost, but luckily I found my way around. My sister met me at the airport and picked me up, and we drove around Atlanta for awhile and ended up having lunch at The Varsity in downtown. It was my first time eating there, and it was pretty solid if I do say so myself! It’s the world’s largest drive in, and it has a lot of character, too.

A picture in relation to where The Varsity is located in relation to downtown...it was awesome.

Atlanta is probably right with Washington D.C. as my favorite city. It’s a close tie! But after we drove around for a while, she drove me to the bus station and I caught a Megabus to Knoxville, like I stated before. It’s so great to be back home – all I’ve done is lounge around and sleep all day to catch up because of the busy day I had yesterday! I fly back to Indy (& Butler) through Atlanta on the 12th, so I’m gonna try and make the most of my time I have while being home!

DONE DONE DONE DONE….DONE!

Well, well, well….I’m DONE with my first semester of college! Hooray!

While this semester has been great, it’s also been incredibly busy. I’ve somehow managed to balance working 13 hours a week and taking 14 credit hours this semester. It really doesn’t sound like much, but having homework every night on top of working and class really wears on someone! Next semester will be interesting because I have 17 credit hours, but I’ll figure it out.

Today I’m going home! I’m so very excited, too! I’m flying to Atlanta and hanging out with one of my older sisters, and then taking to Megabus to Knoxville where my momma is gonna pick me up! I’m so excited to get back home, and I’ll be home for right at a month so it’ll be really nice!

Happy finals to those who still have them, and Happy Winter Break most of all! Here’s an appropriate song for how I currently feel. :)

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Thanksgiving Break

Well, unfortunately, it is Saturday. Usually that’s not an unfortunate thing, but after being off campus and out of class all week it is unfortunate due to having to get back to campus tomorrow! It’s really bittersweet, because I’m glad to get back and only have two weeks before finals, but at the same time they’re going to be an incredibly hard two weeks. I can’t even begin to explain the amount of papers, projects, and reviews I have to do in the next three weeks. How I’ll get through the next few weeks is completely beyond me, but ready or not it’s about to begin!

This past week has been great. I spent a few days in Washington D.C. again, came home on Tuesday for the first time in over three months, visited all of my amazing family, and also ate a lot of amazing food. My mom’s birthday was coincidentally on Thanksgiving this year, so it was extra special! My favorite food by far was Pumpkin Pie; it’s the best. I did have to work on Black Friday from 8AM – 4PM at J. Crew, which was hard after shopping until 3AM that night but I managed. My best Black Friday deal was definitely buying a pair of Lucky jeans for only $11! It was great, but it’s time to get this show on the road!

Here’s a video that already has 1+ million views uploaded today of people fighting over deals last night at Black Friday. Thankfully I didn’t witness anything, though!

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