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Birtyday sunset Vol. II

Here are some more shots from my birthday celebration.

It’s been a pretty eventful couple of weeks for me, I finished my last college class yesterday, and now all that’s left are a couple of finals and a few papers. Last week I was sad to be almost done with college, but suddenly this week I’m rejoicing in the feeling that the future is wide open for me, that I have absolutely no idea where I’m going to go, but I’m going somewhere.

And while I figure it out, I’ll keep shooting :). Hope you like these!

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Birthday sunset

This post is for you, Jeff, because you asked for it :). I love photography, and I love this blog, but sometimes I get so wrapped up in everyday life that I forget to make time for my passion, so thanks for reminding me I needed to post right now!!

Fortunately, I’m passionate about my work, too. I can’t believe it’s almost December and my last semester of college is almost over, but I’m glad because I know I made the most of it. I’ve started working on my thesis, and it’s so much fun! I don’t mind the paperwork, I don’t mind the crazy deadlines, I just love being able to write about something that I love. There’s nothing better than waking up every morning feeling grateful for all the wonderful things I have in my life :).

I took these shots on my birthday week, this beautiful sunset was nature’s gift to me. Hope you like them!

 


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Golden days

I’m on holiday! At long last! Has it ever happened to you that some years you wonder where the months went, and other years you’re just happy the long months are over? This year I’m happy the greatest part of the work is done. Now I’m actually having fun writing papers, perusing books, writing down my ideas about them… I’m beginning to enjoy my career again. I’m also doing some spring cleaning in my life, and hopefully I’ll manage to sort out at least part of it and have a little rest this summer.

The end-of-teaching-practice party was a lot of fun, although I caught a slight cold from waiting for the bus in the early morning hours, so I took the rest of the week off to do nothing. Doing nothing is great sometimes :). I did manage to edit some photos, and I hope you like them.


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Reaching for the pot of gold

It feels great to have some time for the blog at last! I’m going through that part of the semester when all the partials pile up, and I’ve been pulling all-nighters and then dreaming about the stuff I studied. The upside is on Tuesday night, after all my partials are done, the whole class is having a party to celebrate the end of our practice. It’s a costume party, and we have to dress up as something related to the subject we taught. I’m going as an alien, and I will never, ever post any photos ;). I’m looking forward to some relaxing, since afterwards I’ll have to start writing papers and reading for finals. I won’t be off until January this year, but I don’t mind because I’m graduating on February!

I’ve been blessed with some breathtaking sunsets lately (I think it’s the universe’s way of patting me on the back.) Hope you enjoy the photos!


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The beauty of now

now is a ship

which captain am
sails out of sleep

steering for dream

– e. e. cummings

I’ve been reading cummings for one of the many papers I have to write, and I just loved this poem. It touches me at this moment in my life.

Things at the kitty front are going better. I can now let Mora and Robin be in the same room without fearing for their lives. They chase after each other and play in that feisty way cats play, and when the game gets too heated I call it off and send Mora back to my room, where she’s now living. Robin sulks a little when I take his play mate away, so I guess he’s finally accepting the idea of having a little sister :).

I’m enjoying this beautiful spring by spending time outside with the kittens, reading and tending the garden. I really love this time of year. And of course, on the weekends I get away to shoot my beloved sunsets. Hope you like the photos 🙂