Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Life = Beauty



Lately I have been busy juggling work, school, and studying and have not had any time to pay attention to other things. I have not been able to get my head out of the books long enough to actually appreciate life. While taking a study break the other day, I came across the following quote:


"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams."
-Ashley Smith

It was at that moment that I realized how inattentive I have been. I then decided that I would take time to notice things and not be so caught up in the troubles of my daily life. It's a shame how many people ignore the subtle beauty in the environment around them.

So, I say, "LOOK AROUND PEOPLE AND APPRECIATE!!!!"

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So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, adieu

:)

Laura

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Monday, September 27, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 32

So, This is the sky that welcomed me after leaving my Topology class today. I should not have been surprised since I could hear all of the thunder and lightning throughout the 20 minutes of class. Also, the loss of power in class (and throughout the whole of campus as I later found out) should have clued me in. It is kind of scary, but I just love the many "looks" of the clouds in the sky. Seeing this automatically triggers a need for my bed and a lengthy book.

Sorry to say, this is the last of the daily pictures. I have reached my goal (which, if you have forgotten, is take a picture a day for a month) and decided that I would like to continue it, but at my leisure. It won't be "mandatory".

So, I hope you enjoyed :)

Much love and happiness,

Laura
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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 31

So, This is my new friend. I went to a review session on campus, and when I was getting back in my car, I did not notice that this adorable little lizard was on the hood of my car. I proceeded to drive, and noticed the lizard. Then, I took thousands (exaggeration) of pictures of this very cute little thing.

It was sad because when I got onto the main street, I witnessed the lizards fall from my car. He flew by my window. So, I cried. I felt so bad. Just so you know, I do not know where my new friend is. So, please pray that he is indeed safe and is not injured from the fall from my car.

Besitos,

Lourdes


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365 Days of Happiness: September 20-26



Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

Rabindranath Tagore


At this moment, It's almost as if my life is like this picture. My life has so many beautiful aspects to it, and being able to get this far in my "365 Days of Happiness" list is just one aspect of the beauty in my life. How lucky am I to be able to find so many things that make me happy. So, I am going to continue with my list.

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Monday September 20

Surprise gifts from my boyfriend

I am pretty sure that everyone loves receiving gifts. If you are like me, you definitely love surprises, at least surprises from those that you love. So, this "happiness" entry is inspired by something my boyfriend did. He is adorable. He sent me a surprise gift, and gave me hints as to what it was every day. I was living in anticipation for 2 week. I had something to look forward to. And now that I have received the gift, I am living in happiness enjoying it.

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Tuesday September 21

Cary Grant


How Handsome.

How sexy.

How mysterious.

Oh, Cary Grant. You have haunted my mind for years now. I have seen so many of your movies and have enjoyed all of them. These are some of the reasons why you have been placed on my list.

To those who do not know who Cary Grant is. SHAME ON YOU. I am totally kidding. But, I suggest that you watch the following movies before you talk to me next time.
1) North by Northwest
2) Notorious
3) An Affair to Remember
4) To Catch a Thief
5) A Philadelphia Story
Those are only some of his movies. But they are my favorites. Just remember that he has made my "Happiness" list and he could make you happy too.

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Wednesday September 22

3 weeks to go

My trip to see my amazing boyfriend is 3 weeks away and I am so excited. It is hard for me to focus on anything other than things related to my trip.
What I am going to do when I see him?
What am I going to pack?
Oh, how am I going to let school distract me from the fact that I am going to see him in 3 weeks. I am so happy that I am actually finding it hard to study. OH BOY! I am excited.
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Thursday September 23

Early morning weather

Isn't it the best feeling in the world to wake up and look out the window and discover dew all over the grass, leaves, and flowers. It is so beautiful and refreshing. I love how the sun reflects off of the dew droplets how golden and gleaming the world seems. So rich and wonderful. It is no wonder that this makes me so happy!

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Friday September 24

The Top

I absolutely love this restaurant. I have only been here a couple of times, but have always gone with special people. What makes me like this restaurant so much? I love the way the restaurant is decorated. Very unique, yet I always have to look around at the pictures on the walls. I also love the food. Although I have only ordered one dish. ( I am one of those people. The ones that pick a dish that they like at a restaurant and sticks to only that dish. )

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Saturday September 25

Gators winning a football game

You know you are a true Gator when this makes you extremely happy. Just looking at the picture evokes emotions. "Orange" and "Blue" has always been beautiful to me, BUT never as beautiful as it does after a Gator win. Whenever we win a football game, it makes me want to cry and makes me so proud to be a Florida Gator. Hopefully it makes you just as proud.

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Sunday September 26

Olive Garden
So, I just recently had dinner with my beautiful neighbor. We had a small glass of wine and talked. Where did we go? Olive Garden. Can you say YUMMY?!?! So delicious and so filling. I love going to Olive Garden. Everything I order there always comes out amazing. I usually get the Five Cheese Ziti and I always leave completely fulfilled. I mean, How could you not? Never-ending bread basket. And you cannot deny how yummy the bread sticks are. Oh, no wonder this restaurant made the list!
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So, this is the end of the list for now!

I'll be living in anticipation for my trip in 2-3 weeks. So excited!

Love,

Laura

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 30

I know, I know. The picture is blurry and it is hard to read the text. Here is what it says:

"This disc contains valuable info and should not be used as a mirror, drink coaster, throwing star, or pizza cutter".

Isn't that clever? How about cute? I probably would think more so, if my computer was working properly and if the company (whom I shall not name) was not going to charge me $130 to reinstall the operating system on my computer.

So, yes. I think it is clever and it actually made me smile and chuckle a little bit when I read it. Hopefully it did the same for you!

**Lourdes**

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Friday, September 24, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 29

Every time I go and have dinner at "The Top" I always want to take picture of this. I love the colors used, and the mixture of emotions that the girls face portrays. She is slightly smiling, but her eyes look so unhappy and solemn. And the sadness in her eyes are slightly confirmed by the colors used in the background.

I have looked at this picture many times and have determined that I LOVE this picture.

I think that you should go and request the table that is close to this picture. Analyze it and then we can have a conversation.

With love and randomness,

Lourdes


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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 28


Hmm... Lake Alice. One of the many reasons why I love campus. It's like a nature park right on campus. I cannot believe I was able to capture the birds taking flight. So beautiful. Looking at this picture makes me want to go to Lake Alice and relax.

Love,
Laura

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 27


I absolutely love going to barbecue places because they always have moist towelettes. BUT, I love going to Hooters because their moist towelettes have little sayings and quotes. I love the quotes so much, that I got a bunch of them and took a picture.

Enjoy

Lourdes

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 26

So, first, let's overlook the fact that this picture was taken in a bathroom. Look straight at my hair. I took this picture because I had just gotten my haircut and actually liked it. So, hooray for new haircuts!

XOXOXO Lourdes XOXOXO


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Monday, September 20, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 25

Story behind this picture:

My boyfriend is amazing! AND he is super sweet. (Sorry to ruin your macho image babu) He sent me three amazing gifts that were supposed to arrive on the 22nd of September, but actually arrived on the 20th.

Moral of the story:

He is amazing and I am SO lucky to have him. THUS, every girl needs to find herself someone like him. BUT, HE IS OFF LIMITS :)


Much love,

Lourdes


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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 24


Hooray for sand messages! I love sand and wrote this in the sand so I could send it to my love. This picture just makes me smile the cheesiest smile in the world.

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P.S. Do you see my toes?

365 Days of Happiness: Sept. 12-19

Eating, loving, singing and digesting are, in truth, the four acts of the comic opera known as life, and they pass like bubbles of a bottle of champagne. Whoever lets them break without having enjoyed them is a complete fool.
~Gioacchino Rossini



I am sitting here with a glass of wine and am enjoying the thought of updating my list of happiness. Who knew so many things could make me happy. I sure didn't. YET I keep finding and discovering new things. So, here I go. Hope you enjoy!

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Sunday September 12

Lake Wauburg

Isn't the picture amazing? This was taken at Lake Wauburg. I absolutely love going here. It is beautiful and there are so many things to do here.
Rock Climbing? CHECK
Kayaking? CHECK
Canoeing? CHECK
Swimming? CHECK
Be HAPPY? TRIPLE CHECK!!!
There's so much more and it is also the perfect place to relax and self-reflect.
I am trying to decide what I love about this place. Why do I keep coming back? Is it because of all of the activities? Or is it the memories this place evokes? Every time I go to Lake Wauburg, I always think about my boyfriend. I can always remember the first time we went. We weren't dating yet and we just went to hang out. We kayaked and I don't know about him, but I had a blast.
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Monday September 13

Forever Love (Digame) by Anna Nalick


On the ground
With my world
Upside down
I got a vision of your face
And I must get me out
For so many memories we've yet to make
God don't send to me your angels
I just wanna hear you say again

Forever love
Say you'll love
Digame, Digame
Tell me so
I can hold you in my soul
If I go
I'll know

When you smile
With those eyes
Baby it's like
You place a finger on my heart
And your lips next to mine
Makes me think that maybe heavens where you are
God don't send to me your angels
I just wanna hear you say again

I absolutely love this song. The lyrics are beautiful and I adore the second verse of the song. Whenever I hear it, I always end up singing along. (Even if my voice is not up to par). And whenever I sing the second verse I become overwhelmed with love. I can actually see my boyfriends eyes. His cute smile. I'll stop right here. To sum up, this song is amazing.

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Tuesday September 14

Dreams about my Babu


Every little girl dreams about her fairy tale prince. She watches Disney princess movies and models her prince after the men in the movies. Every night when they go to bed, they dream about this prince and have an amazing dream. i can honestly say that I was one of those girls. i had a prince that I always dreamt about. And, three years ago, I met the man that would become the prince of my dreams. Every night, when I lay down to sleep, my Babu enters my dreams. He whisks me away and saves me from my evil stepmother, or the evil witch. He takes me on a magic carpet ride, defeats the evil dragon and wakes me from my sleep. This may sound cheesy, but I always look forward to going to sleep. That's my time with my Babu; To dream. To love. To laugh. To be happy.

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Wednesday September 15

4 Weeks to see Babu


Can you say exciting? I am so excited and this Excitement cannot be contained. So, let's back up. My boyfriend is amazing and has bought tickets for me to go and visit him. It has literally been months since I have seen him, and I cannot wait. I even created a countdown calendar that I keep on my fridge. 4 MORE WEEKS!!!!

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Thursday September 16

Listening to Babu speak Spanish

So, yes. My boyfriend speaks Spanish and I absolutely love hearing him speak. Maybe it's his voice; Maybe it's love. I just don't know. All I know is that when he speaks Spanish, it makes me smile. I start to adore him even more. So, for you girls out there. Find yourself a guy that speaks Spanish. Even if you do not understand, you will definitely love the way it sounds.

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Friday September 17

Songs Babu sends me

My boyfriend has been gone for several months. Without him here, I occasionally get lonely and I miss him terribly everyday. When I come home from school, I always look forward to the little messages that he sends me. But, the song suggestions and the song links make me feel so special. he is just amazing.

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Saturday September 18

Singing in the shower


Everyone does this. Right? I have always done this. Ever since I was little. I love the freedom, and I LOVE the fact that I always sound awesome. Or, at least I think I do. The people that can hear me probably don't agree, but they can't take away the pleasure that I feel when I am belting out a song. It's amazing.
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Sunday September 19

Getting a mixed CD

My friend just recently gave me 3 mixed CD's, and the music on them were amazing. I do not know why mixed CD's make me happy. Maybe it's because they contain music and I love listening (and singing along) to songs. It just makes me feel good. That a friend loves me enough to take the time and choose songs that he thinks I would like. It makes me feel special.
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So, this is the end for this entry. Most of the things that appear on this list pertain to my amazing boyfriend. Crazy, huh? It shows how happy he makes me.

Hopefully you enjoyed this part of the list.
Much love!!!!!

***Lourdes***

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 23


This is a common thing I do with the objects on the table at restaurants. I always try to make things with the objects and those that are eating with me always look at me with a look of humor. So, this is a lesson for the waiters and waitresses that will be serving me in the future: Do not put objects on the table because there is an immature 21 year old that will play with them. :)

Please tell me that you do this too.

Besitos,

Lourdes

Friday, September 17, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 22


Again, my obsession with trees is confirmed with this picture. The way the blue contrasts, yet blends, with the tree is absolutely amazing. I also love how all of the lights in the picture are blurred.

:)

Lourdes

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 21



I was walking to Little Hall and this is what I stumbled upon along the way. Is it not beautiful? I love how the yellow contrasts with the white petals, and how the purple blends and compliments the white nicely. Flowers always have a way of reminding me how beautiful nature can be, or how simple things can make the whole day seem better.

I'll leave you to enjoy the beauty. Just remember:

"Earth laughs in flowers"

~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Lourdes


Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 20


"How sweet to be a cloud floating in the blue"

AA Hodge




This is probably going to be one of MANY cloud pictures that I post. I absolutely love clouds. They can provoke so many emotions within me. I absolutely love how clouds can be so many colors. They can be ominous and playful and can turn my mood just by my looking at them. Amazing.

Lourdes

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 19


I do not know if this is considered normal for a 22 year old, BUT I still frequent toy stores and play with all the toys. This piggy was one of the toys that I admired. I love piggies and this kind of reminded me of my sister. I'm not trying to be mean. But, when my sister was little, she used to look like a little piglet. Adorable.

Muah,

Lola

Monday, September 13, 2010

Picture A Day: Day 18



Can you say, "YUMMY"? This was the dessert that me and a friend had after a much needed dinner date. It was extremely delicious and I thought I should take a picture because this pretty much made my day.

"Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart"


Yes, I will remember those women and make it up for them. I have no problem doing that.


Much Love,
Lourdes

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 17

This is very random. I know. But I could not help myself. I was shopping with my friend Kayla and then I saw it.

"U + me =organic chemistry"

I just thought that this was adorable. It was such a coincidence that Kayla also was intrigued by this underwear. I mean, She WAS a biochemistry major with me. How could she not be fascinated. Honestly, when I saw this underwear my thoughts went to those friends of mine that were organic chemistry graduate students.

::::cough:::cough:::Judit:::cough:::cough:::etc::::::::

So, I hope you thoroughly enjoyed this picture.

LuLu



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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Picture A Day: Day 16

A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
Edna Ferber

I absolutely love this picture. I was laying down underneath the tree and happened to look up, noticing how beautiful the contrast between the green of the tree and the blue of the sky. It is pictures like this that makes me realize why I love trees.

Try taking a picture like this someday :)

much <3>


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365 Days of Happiness: Sept. 3-11



I am back and am ready to update my list. My computer got sick and needed to be taken to a doctor; Hence the gap in updates.
I am just going to plunge in!

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Friday September 3

Cheese Sticks

What is it that makes this fried food so good? I cannot really put my finger on it. You would think something so simple wouldn't make me so happy. BUT, cheese sticks always do. I am always fulfilled after eating them AND I am finding out that they have the same effect on my friends.

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Saturday September 4

Gator game days


How could you walk around campus, or Gainesville, on a Gator game day and hate it? I love the sea of Orange and blue that the campus becomes. It's amazing. I love the random gator chomps, and the random cries of "GO GATORS! ORANGE.....BLUE". It's so beautiful.
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Sunday September 5

BBM

Wait, You don't know what BBM is? What planet do you come from? I'm kidding! BBM is Blackberry Messenger and it has become a favorite. I use it to keep in touch with friends that NEVER answer texts. It really is nothing special, but it just makes me FEEL special because only Blackberry owners have it. Hence, Feeling special makes me happy.
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Monday September 6

My Blackberry

What can I say? Sounds materialistic doesn't it? But I do not really care. I love my Blackberry because it allows me to keep in touch with my friends. I can send pictures, email, call, send texts, and even update my blog with it. It has gotten me through a lot. So, I will honestly say that I am in cell-phone love with my Blackberry.
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Tuesday September 7

The Big Bang Theory

This was a show that I enjoyed, but was never really "hooked" until recently. My friend, whom I shall not name, was always mentioning the show, and knew some scenes by heart. I became curious and decided to watch more episodes of this show. I have decided that this was a bad idea. I have become hooked. I absolutely love this show and think that I should be on the show too. The men are so NERDY and socially awkward. I love it. I always end up laughing hysterically when I watch an episode.

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Wednesday September 8

Cheese Pizza

I have created a cheese theme for this entry. I absolutely love cheese pizza and am always disheartened when I go to a pizza party and there isn't cheese pizza. Isn't it weird that I am such a cheese fanatic, but I am dating a man that hates cheese.

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Thursday September 9

Listening to my boyfriend when he speaks about his "technical" stuff

I just realized that I loved this. He called me the other day and started telling me about something, and I just sat there trying to understand what he was saying, but reveling in the thought that my boyfriend was super smart. It makes me feel good when I can hear the excitement in his voice.

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Friday September 10

My computer

I absolutely love me computer. Mainly for the same reasons as loving my Blackberry. I did not realize how much I depend on my computer until it got sick. that was when I realized how much I loved it. It was on my computer that I received all the loving messages from my boyfriend, or watched so many shows. So, Mr. HP Echagarruga (that is what I am naming my computer for now), I am publicly announcing that I love you.

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Saturday September 11

Our troops

It's the day of remembrance. Remember all of those people that died in New York on this very day several years ago. But, don't forget the troops that have died also. Always remember them. I guess this topic should make me sad. But, it doesn't. It makes me proud to know that we have so many brave AMERICANS out there. Every time I look at an American flag, it makes me swell with pride.

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I will be updating soon. I promise!!!

Much love and happiness,

Lourdes

Friday, September 10, 2010

Picture A Day: Day 15

"I sit looking at this damn computer screen all day long, day in and day out, week after week, and think: Man, if I could just find the 'on' switch..." — Zachary Good.



So, I officially hate computers! (Not really, just extremely frustrated with them)

Funny story:

I called Geek Squad and they asked me what operating system. I said "Vista". He said "Wow, I am surprised that you knew that. Usually when a girl calls in they say 'Intel'"

Yeah. Not that funny, BUT at least I knew what an operating system was. Do you?

:)

Much love,

Lourdes


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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Picture A Day: Day 14

Can you say horrible parking? I understand that parking for some people may be hard, but come on people. This is horrible. I just thought this would be an appropriate picture and the reason is that it makes me a little bit more confident in my own driving :)

So, To all you bad drivers out there. Are you this bad?
hehe :)

<3>

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 13

I was walking through the corridor again. But, i was walking in the opposite direction.

Century Tower

throughout teh day you hear the bells of the tower. Around the Christmas Holidays, you can hear Christmas and holiday songs playing. I love it. I decided to take a picture of the tower and I think this one came out great.

~~~Laura~~~


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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 12

This is a picture of the french fries on campus. I am standing between Marston Library and the CSE building. I don't know how many times I have walked through this corridor on campus and I always smile when I see these sculptures. I thought this would be the perfect picture of the day.

++++Lourdes++++

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Monday, September 6, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 11

Now, let's forget the shorts and the shirt and basically the person in this picture. Just look at the big. I MADE IT :)
It took me forever to make (work and school got in the way). But I finally finished it and decided this would be my picture of the day. Now, off to deliver it to my friends house.

*~*Lourdes*~*

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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 10

Look what I made :) It is crocheted using 4 different colors. It took me 2 weeks. I think it's super pretty and I love how the colors are distinct, yet mesh together very well. It's eye-pleasing. So, this is my Day 10 picture. A creation of mine.

~~~~~Laura~~~~~

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Saturday, September 4, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 9


I love this photo. I was trying to capture Century Tower and this is what came out. It's kind of scary but awesome at the same time. I love it. I'll try to get a good picture of Century Tower. It really is pretty.
Lourdes

Friday, September 3, 2010

Picture a Day: Day 8



Its official!!!! I am OFFICIALLY a UF Graduate and now have my diploma to prove it.

It says the following:


The University of Florida

Has conferred on

Lourdes Teresita Echagarruga

The Bachelor of Science

With a major in Mathematics

with a major in Chemistry

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That is basically my pride and joy at this moment. I worked my ass off these last four years and I achieved a degree in 2 fields. This will be my motivation and proof that graduate school in mathematics is doable.

----Lourdes----
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Thursday, September 2, 2010

365 Days of Happines August 19-September 2


School has started and my outlook on happiness should shift. At least, I hope school will add things to my list.




Thursday August 19

Herbal Essences Shampoo

Do you remember the commercials? The "oohhh...ahhhhh". When I was younger we used to do our own commercials and that commercial was always given to me. Now that I actually use Herbal Essences, I see why using it would make you say "ooooh...ahhhhh". The smell is amazing and the texture of my hair after using it makes me love the shampoo.

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Friday August 20

Mai Tais

All I can say about this drink is "Oh My Gosh". It taste amazing, and what I love the most is that one cannot even tell that there is alcohol in it.

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Saturday August 21

Undergarments (Underwear)

I can honestly say that I am addicted to underwear. The minute that I walk into a clothing store, I always hunt down the underwear and pick out the ones that I would buy. I know. It is weird, but it's true. Underwear just makes me happy.

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Sunday August 22

School supplies

So, school starts tomorrow and I went school supply shopping. I absolutely enjoy going to the store and buying notebooks, pens, pencils, folders, and all of the other school supplies that are necessary. It might be the organization that is necessary to get everything together, or it might be the symbolism of a fresh start. I don't know. It just makes me happy.

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Monday August 23

First day of school

Nerve racking. Exciting. Both describe the feelings that were running through me today. Classes were great and my first day as a grad student was a success. This makes me extremely happy.

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Tuesday August 24

Sleep-in days

Is it not wonderful when you are about to set your alarm clock and then it hits you:

You DON'T have to get up early!

That is an amazing feeling. It makes you feel carefree. Or how about in the morning, when you wake up and realize that you woke up naturally and not to the aggravating sound of the alarm. AMAZING! Pure bliss.

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Wednesday August 25

French fries

No matter where I go to eat, I always look for french fries on the menu. It is an addiction. But, it's not a bad thing. Cause taking a bite into a french fry after craving it for so long, perks me up and regenerates my good mood.

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Thursday August 26

Doodles

I have always been one to doodle on the side of my class notes. It is not that I am not paying attention. I just can't keep my hands still. Thus, cool creations and drawings appear on the side of my notes. These creations always make me smile when I look back on them.

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Friday August 27

Ashanti CD

I don't know if you all have heard of Ashanti, and I do not know if you have listened to this CD. BUT, I absolutely love this CD and suggest that you listen to it. All of the songs talk about love. Each song takes a different aspect of how love can make you feel; whether it is feeling sick, happy, so in love that it hurts, or just fed up. All of these things are portrayed in the songs, while still allowing you to sing along. that is my favorite part. ACTUALLY being able to sing along and use an actual singing voice.

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Saturday August 28

Popcorn nights with my boyfriend

i just realized how much I loved the popcorn nights with my boyfriend. We would have a night in and decide to watch a movie. i would pop the popcorn and we would cuddle and watch a movie. How comforting those nights were. I miss them, and every time I think of them they make me smile.

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Sunday August 29

My Fair Lady

AMAZING MOVIE!!! I have always loved Audrey Hepburn, and she is amazing in this movie. i don't want to say too much because I do not want to ruin the movie for you. So, go see it and hopefully it makes you laugh, cry, and smile.

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Monday August 30

American Beauty

If you have not seen this movie, you must see it. It is thought provoking and a little creepy at moments. BUT it is such a great movie. I associate this movie with my really good friend Chris. It's not because of teh content of the movie. It is because he was the one who showed it to me.

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Tuesday August 31

Singing in the Rain

Gene Kelly is one of my favorite actors and he is adorable in this movie. The songs and the dancing. It is a memorable movie that people of all ages can watch. I saw this movie for the first time when I was 5, and have been in love with it ever since.

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Wednesday September 1

Pink Roses
So beautiful. I love these roses so much. this may be due to a gift that my boyfriend got me for our first anniversary. He got me 24 roses from Ecuador. Beautiful and charming. And now that whenever I see them they make me smile.


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Thursday September 2

West Side Story

"MARIA, MARIA, MARIA... I once met a girl named Maria...". The love story, and the tragic ending. It's compelling and thought provoking. How could two cultures hate each other so much. It says alot about our society and should force you to think about how you should treat people.


So, I end with a hug and a kiss. hope you enjoyed!
:::::::Lourdes:::::::


Picture a Day: Day 7


I was walking on campus, and decided to look up. The sun was so bright, and when I took this picture it amazed me.


Love comforteth like sunshine after rain
-William Shakespeare



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