Every blogging article stresses the importance of not apologizing for a blog post drought. So I’m not apologizing… but I do want to talk a little bit about what I’ve been doing for the last few months, making the transition into the real world…
See, I graduated college (on time), got a job, and have been doing a little growing up. But I say sort of because I still live in Chapel Hill, am still surrounded by college girls, and still stay out until past 2am.
I also say sort of because I have been making some changes in my lifestyle. Some sayit’s about time. Some say it’s too late. I say I’m maturing. So without further ado, the top 10 ways that I’ve decided to grow up…
Number 10: I signed up for my own VIC Card.
No more of this “Do you have a VIC Card?” “No, but I have my mom’s phone number” business. It was past time to take two minutes and get that little red triangular card to put on my keychain. Not to mention I felt bad that the Harris Teeter database still thought my mom drank Busch Lite.
Number 9: I purchase my own Propecia.
Cogito ergo sum: roughly translates to “I think, therefore I A.M.” I’m pretty sure Ol’ Descartes was talking about being at work before noon.
Number 7: I acquired a check book.
While your fraternity treasurer may let you pay your rent in cash, your landlord wants it in a check.
Number 6: The song ‘It’s five o clock somewhere‘ is finally starting to make sense.
Especially when Johny Kemp is singing his end-of-week symphony.
Number 5: Cream and sugar are things of the past.
There comes a point in every man’s life when he begins drinking his coffee black. For me, it was when including cream and sugar meant purchasing cream and sugar.
Number 4: Eating lunch is a treat.
Lunch in college was a social opportunity with my best friends and maybe even a girl (haha, just kidding). Lunch out of college is a relief from the 3+ hours of work you’ve already done.
Number 3: I now plan my day around getting to the bank.
The bank is open from 9-5. I work from 9-6. You figure it out.
Number 2: I’m finally moving out of my fraternity.
Goodbye peeing outdoors. Hello nice toilet paper.
Number 1: I work 9-5 Monday-Friday sitting in front of a computer screen.
Remember when you went to college and talked about how you wouldn’t end up in a cubicle? Don’t worry, you will.
I hope to return to posting at least weekly. I know you didn’t miss reading, but I missed writing.