Once May got her acceptance letter and packed her bags, the only thing left to do was say her goodbyes. She saved Tad for last and while they hugged, thanked him for everything he did and the sacrifices he made for both Ice and her.
He told her to keep in touch and let them know if she needed anything which gave her an idea that she’s looking forward to setting in motion.
“There’s the shuttle bus! It’s time for me to go. Goodbye, Dad … Marci … Ice. Love you all and I’ll see you after the term ends!”
Surprised? In this day and age of technology I thought writing actual letters home would be a fun way to let you know how things are going.
On the ride to campus, I looked over my class schedule. It will be a lot of work to keep on top of things but I have my trusty planner to help keep me focused and on task. You don’t need to worry about me!
De Anda Hall is huge! I think there are seven or eight of us assigned to stay in this dorm and there’s more than enough room for all of us.
Several of the guys made a beeline for this one girl, hoping to impress her, but I can’t tell if she’s polite or clueless as she didn’t exactly encourage any of them. Perhaps she has a boyfriend back at home.
Students were invited to attend the meet-and-greet at the Student Union as well as the mixer at the Fraternity House. I can’t see myself joining a sorority but thought it might be fun to get a peek at their place and see how the “other half” live … maybe start gathering ideas for potential class projects.
The meet-and-greet was nice. I met the Sim U mascot and appreciated that he loves books as much as I do. It still astounds me that I had no issue carrying on a conversation with a guy wearing a llama costume when I recall rolling my eyes and avoiding our high school mascot in the school halls. Who knows? He might have had similar interests as mine and we could have become friends.
Look at me. Not even here a full day and I’m already learning something!
More was learned at the Frat Party. The building looked just like they do in the movies and so did the behaviors. I was mindful of my one dormmate snapping pictures and taking videos so didn’t overindulge or do dumb things like I saw others doing.
You would be proud of me! Once I realized the guys were tossing bottles and other things into the bonfire, I hightailed it out of there.
Oh! Before I forget … thank you for adding the second bathroom at home. It makes me realize how lucky I am to have the things I do. Why am I writing this? Easy. Our dorm has large public bathrooms and sharing it will take a little getting used to.
Another thing I’ll have to get used to is noise in the halls outside my bedroom when I’m trying to sleep. Some of my dormmates must be night owls!
Will write more later.
Love and miss you all,
A/N: I thought May writing home about her experiences could be fun. Obviously, she isn’t including most of the pictures in her letter LOL It’s more to give you a visual on what’s really happening.