Friday, February 1, 2013

This and That

A quick drive by of random updates:

1. Some advisors need to get better at their jobs.  Chris learned last week that his transfer electives did not transfer over as "advance" electives.  You would think the advisors would have caught that before he applied for graduation since he went to them every semester to make sure he was taking the correct classes. They apologized, but it still means no May graduation :(  We're crossing our fingers that he can find any 4 classes to fit the bill (his advisor said it could be anything including advance basket weaving, ha!) this summer and graduate in August.

2. Due to #1, we canceled our plans for DC in May.

3. Although there is no trip in May, we have booked our annual birthday trip for August!!  Hopefully it will be a birthday/graduation celebration trip and this year we're traveling with friends so I know it'll be a great time!  I'll post more on it later, but here's a hint: we're heading west.

4. I'm a little obsessed with Tervis cups right now.  It's a good thing because I find myself drinking a lot more water during the day.

5. I finished Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Onto The Goblet of Fire!

6. Have you heard of the Paper Tongues or Hollywood Undead?  I had not until Chris downloaded them.  Now I'm a little hooked listening to their songs during my daily jogs.

Do you and your spouse have the same taste in music?  Any guesses where we might be going in August?

Hope you all have a great weekend!!


  1. Ooooh that is so not cool about the electives! I'd be pissed!

    I have 2 of those cups from my husbands company with their logo on it...I carry them around ALL THE TIME!

    And no, we don't have the same taste in music AT ALL. Luckily, we have found a few artists that we both enjoy and tend to stick with those in the car :)

  2. So sorry to hear your husband won't be graduating on time. Fingers crossed he finds something that will get him to graduate at the end of summer!

    And happy Friday, hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  3. So sorry to hear about your husband and his graduation debacle! That must be so frustrating for him!

    Is it Outside Lands??? :D

  4. Bummer that Chris won't get to graduate because of someone else's mistake! Hopefully the last few classes will be easy to make up!
    My guess for vacay ... Arizona!

  5. Aw, I'm sorry to hear about Chris' electives issues, maybe he'll find some fun things to take this summer to make up for it. You guys should still come out to DC though, we'll be happy to have you! And, btw, Goblet of Fire is my favorite HP book, enjoy it!!!

  6. Thanks everyone! There were several choice words from both of us last week, just keeping my fingers crossed that everything will work out for this summer.

  7. Oh no! I'm so sorry your hubby has to graduate later than you thought. I can't imagine how I would react if that were my guy. I'm counting down the days until my hubby's done. (And it's over a year still!)

  8. Bummer about the class fiasco! I know of too many people that sort of thing has happened to..advisors need to double check their advice!

    I know your bday trip will be awesome though~wherever it is!

  9. I'm so sorry about the credits thing - its actually pretty common. Several of my friends have had that happen to them and its awful. But it sounds like he is taking it like a champ and just getting it over with. Sometimes that's all you can do. I can't wait to hear about your 2013 bday trip. I'm thinking San Diego?

  10. That sucks that he didn't get all his credits transferred. This same thing happened to my sister and one of her friends and I took some classes that were redundant due to the ill advice of an "advisor". At least you have something to look forward to at the end of summer!!

  11. i'm sorry about the graduation/credit mix-up. that is super frustrating!

    selfishly, i am also sad about it because i would have loved to meet up with you if you visited the dc area! hopefully another time!