The weather has been warmer and that means more walks out in nature and parks!
Picking a fight with an elusive Mr. Crawfish.
It was the first time I’d seen a crawfish that wasn’t bright red in a pile or in someone’s mouth.
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Checklists are such a lifesaver. I don’t know how I’d operate day-to-day without using some type of list or planner.
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I ran through what was probably a mini-tornado today with my mom. It started raining when we were out celebrating my early research project defense– one of many benchmarks in the PhD program– over dinner. Innocuously at first, then it became an utter downpour. We thought it would be a good idea to make a run for it, Mom prepped for it by taking off her pain inducing shoes, and then we got soaked head to toe in what felt like ice water. It stung when all my mascara got blasted into my eyes. Yes, I screamed. The streets and sidewalks were flooding and the rain turned to small specks of hail. It was like something out of a movie, or the Twister ride at Universal Studios, and I laughed the whole time (Mom was a little frightened).
On our way home, many drivers seemed to be in panic mode and wanted to get home as soon as possible. During a red light at a left turn, the car in front of us kept going forward and hit another car. There was a police vehicle parked nearby to stop people from passing under a flooded bridge. It was amusing to watch the man who hit the car start to call the police when they were practically standing next to one. The cops probably didn’t want to get wet.