Awesome! I'll admit it, I was really, really nervous about going to the thing to begin with. Aside from the obvious not-using-my-fancy-degree thing, plus the fact that I'm like 2,000 times the size I was in high school I was envisioning being laughed off campus from the get go. And once there, it quickly became apparent that I was in an extreme minority of fellow alumni who:
- Are married
- Have a child (in particular, a young child)
- Are not currently still in some form of graduate school, post-doc, medical school, fellowship, etc.
Well, that wasn't the case at all. In fact, it was really, really fun. It helped that my former hallmate and all around amazing friend Rebecca was there to
The day was absolutely beautiful to begin with, and before I go any further... can I get an "Amen" for this ridiculously cute outfit my child was wearing. I mean, come on... Baby Jeggings!?! I die:
|Rachel Zoe would be proud.|
|Mom. What is that thing?!?|
|It looks like a horse. But it's not... I can tell. Get. Me. Outta. Here!!!|
After a barbecue and the mascot torture, Rebecca and I enlisted the help of a student "attache" to sneak us back on to our old hall. There was certainly some "Back in my day" talk on the way, as we told the students about
While on hall, we
After the tours and slideshows and even more reminiscing, we met up with a group of our classmates at a local bar and restaurant; where Bea continued her Cuteness Tirade. Since we had the baby (and yes, I did bring my baby to a bar) we called it an early night.
Judging by the fact that Rebecca didn't come home until 4 a.m.... I would say that the rest of the crew had a
It was great to see our old friends again, catch up with everyone and validate that even if my life isn't very glamorous anymore it's certainly fulfilling. And, really? I would rather have that any day!