This is a white flag.

on October 16, 2007 in Ze Bloggy Goodness with 6 comments by

That I am waving. I give up.

Fine, 10 page paper, you win. You have defeated me. I have one section left, the hard section, where I actually have to use research to say something instead of just my vast mental knowledge.

It’s 9:54pm. The Falcons are losing by 11 points. And how did I find that video of “Today’s Special”? It’s an old college trick of mine- finding very important information when I should be working on an assignment. A few minutes on YouTube and I’m watching 80s gold.

My paper is, if you can believe this, TOO LONG. I have apparently done TOO good on the first eight sections. Ridiculous. Editor, where are you when I need you?

UGA Annie would have loved this junk- the pressure, the ticking clock, having to get it all done in such a short amount of time. Due in 20 hours. A 3am lap around the house to get the ole brain juices flowing again.

But Adult Annie thinks staying up past 11pm is “pulling an all nighter”. So I won’t make it much longer.

Good Professor gave us the option of turning this paper in next Tuesday. Adult Annie wanted to stick to the real deadline, not turn it in late. I tried not to embrace that option.

But now I’m giving it a bear hug.


  1. Marie-Claire
    posted on Oct 16, 2007 at 8:15 PM  |  reply

    I’m here, but so far away.

  2. Camille
    posted on Oct 18, 2007 at 4:15 AM  |  reply

    The “today’s Special” mention seriously just made my day. Unbelievable.

  3. nysewanders
    posted on Oct 18, 2007 at 5:57 PM  |  reply

    You are one funny person… I can hear your voice as I ready your notes to the world:) Miss ya!

  4. Boggsy
    posted on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:12 AM  |  reply

    I used to love pulling the all-nighters back at UGA as well. I would find that my house was super duper clean when I had to study or write a paper. Good ole days?

  5. carolineb
    posted on Oct 19, 2007 at 5:18 PM  |  reply

    I want to know your grade when you get it. I suffered for it, too. In absentia or something.

  6. Jennie B
    posted on Oct 19, 2007 at 6:15 PM  |  reply

    I love how tough you are on yourself! You’re my kinda gal…

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