Tuesday, October 30, 2007


i write you from a convention center in Arlington, TX.

this weekend i did a stayover in Providence, RI. despite my apprehension about doing touristy things on my own, I had quite a bit of fun.

I planned on going to the open market downtown, see WaterFire and go on a ghost tour at night. excessive rain canceled the open market and I was sure would cancel Waterfire, but it didn't! I ended up trekking all around Providence and seeing much of what the city has to offer. I went to the RISD museum (Rhode Island School of Design). They have real Monet, Degas and Manet art! Crazy. I love Monet. I walked around and picked out houses I want to live in and toured Brown Univeristy. My feet hurt afterward!!

I've decided it is a good idea to buy shirts from law and medical schools of the most prestigious ivy league schools. I should try to look smarter and richer than I actually am...right?

The ghost tour was mildly lame, but still interesting at times. After my long day I returned to my hotel and ended up watching the world series with several hotel staffers close to my age. Haha ...I welcome any and all human interaction.

I'm in Texas all of this week. I fly all week, which I didn't look forward to until I met my instructor for the week. He is a very jumpy, vey talkative elderly man who I grew tird of within 5 minutes. So, no driving means less time I have to spend with him. He had such a cool name, too. I was sure he would be awesome. At lest he keeps his underpants on.

Last night and tonight I am graced by the presence of other program managers, which is always a good thing. I think another gal and myself are going to try and hit up some Halloween fun tonight. Except I have an awful costume I do not want to wear in public.


Justin said...

So you still have the costume? Sweet! haha

Sarah said...

I am jealous you got to see real Monet... and that that girl that doesn't know you gets to hang out with you. The injustice!

Jill said...

um i want to live in that house.

nikki said...

I buy t-shirts from schools i visit. I have one from harvard (one time a checker at target asked if i went there...) and one from stanford. One from U of Texas at Dallas.

What are you going to be for halloween?

Taune said...

ah, ghost tours. when we went to london, my family and i went on one bc it was supposed to take us to a bunch of historic places. our first stop was a pub, where after 5 minutes of a "tour" the leader thought it would be a grand idea if we all had a few pints. since my parents don't drink, and since i was 16 and my brother was 12, we snuck out the door and left.

Jill said...

i will green scarf the shit out of you. (there needs to be a place for general comments). tell me what you want it to look like.

nikki said...

my livejournal account is argh_girlpirate :) come comment me some time, hottie ;)