95 degrees fahrenheit as of 9:11am

There’s a heatwave in the US right now. In NY, it’s 95 degrees Fahrenheit and may reach past 100 by this afternoon. Bad for someone who doesn’t have AC at home. It’s hard to concentrate on work when you’re sweating buckets at the same time.

And we still have a month (August) to endure this. I wish it was fall already.

Autumn in NY

Home But Not Quite

I’ve been living in my current apartment for four months now and so far, all I’ve bought, to make it feel like home, is a futon, a coffee table, a dining table/desk, a microwave and a couple of shelves. Oh, and let’s not forget the airbed because I’m too broke to buy a real bed. My walls are bare except for two wooden 5×7 frames and a painting a friend gave me before he left to go back to the Philippines. I did order a couple of poster prints that I can hang on my wall to give my apartment a little more personality.

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The Bigger Picture

When you’re in school, it’s hard to think of anything else besides school. Sure, you dream about getting THE job right after college and what you’re gonna spend your first pay check on but then, the last semester arrives and the reality is settling in. Where did it all go?

Sometimes, I wish I could freeze time and enjoy the moment. Sometimes, the world moves too fast. But, I’ve learned to cope. I’ve learned to move faster, think faster, live faster. Sometimes, I enjoy the moment. Sometimes, I forget to do that.

Right now, I’m in the next stage of my life where every decision is crucial. One mistake and I’m out. No room for mistakes. There’s no more room for impulses (well, maybe for ice cream), no more careless decisions. Time to grow up. It’s time to focus on the bigger picture.

Are you with me?