An Ode to College


In yesterday's post I brought up "college me" -- a girl who wanted to be a big fish in a little pond in desperate need of an attitude and perspective adjustment.  Today, I give you permission to giggle at college me...


Yes.  Laugh.  If you aren't currently laughing, I know you are trying to hold it in.  That picture on the left -- hilarious.  What's more hilarious is that is the picture that I posted all around campus on my student council campaign posters (i won).  The picture on the right -- senior year, my townhouse roommates.  I have a comb-over and a piece of leather tied around my neck.  American Eagle jeans an da (borrowed) pop-collard Lacoste polo.  Cool.

Some more random pictures from the 4 years that were college.  


College me was in a sorority (adpi).  I took 4 years of ROTC and was sure to wear matching accessories and lipgloss to field events.  One fall, I had a pet pumpkin named squatty.  I carried him around some and eventually left him to rot in my neighbors dorm room.  I went to Viet Nam with the history department and used my souvenirs as a Halloween costume.  I worked at a summer camp and met a really cute boy.  

A random smattering of photo history and information, but all a part of my story.  Do you feel like you know me better now, or have I left you more confused?

How is it that I felt so old and mature then?  

Dear College.  You changed my life.  Love, Blair.  


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edit to add:  I just remembered that college Blair had a blog!! hilarious and random.  here's the link: 
Peanut Butter, Balloons, Monkies, and Snails (yes that is what its name was.  also, please note the URL when you get there.)

10 comments...:

  1. Dear College Blair,
    You're still my friend :)

    Love you!
    BourkE

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    1. dear john comma enter indent
      remember when you and kara posted on every single facebook picture period you told me i smelled like Tex period enter
      sincerely coma enter
      blair


      xoxoxo love you

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  2. I am in LOVE with college Blair! Hilarious and fun and full of life! Kind of makes me wish I knew you back then, too. For the record, knowing you now is equally as awesome.

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  3. Don't you just adore looking back at old pictures...I have been looking back on my college years lately, too, and oh how that changed me, as well! :) Plus, you haven't aged a day, just keep getting more fabulous! <3

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    1. you're kind.. i think i look so much older. not complaining. but i'm for sure not 20 anymore...

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  4. Aw, some are pretty funny haha. It's great that out styles change differently with age.

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  5. So fun! I always enjoy hearing growing and learning stories, so thanks for sharing :)
    xoxo J

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  6. haha love the college blog name :)

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  7. I am intrigued. 4 years of ROTC? Would have never guessed. Loving the popped collar - ha! You seem such girlier now!

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    1. hahaha. well i just took it as a class. they didn't pay for my school or anything. we watched a bunch of war movies and there was a cappuccino machine in their building...lol.

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