8.25.2010

Intimidation??

I was...but am taking it one day at a time! I was so nervous to start College on Monday, but now...I don't know why I felt so nervous/scared. I am on my third day of College and ya know what? I forgot how much I loved being "out and about" and interacting with other people. I thoroughly enjoy it! I have missed it for so long, that I almost forgot what "interaction" with others on a daily basis was like. I have met so many nice people already. Most of them thought I was in my late 20's, boy did I have them fooled! I told them I was 37 and they were all in shock! Sure made me feel good *smirk*

I had also forgotten what it was like to get "prettied" up everyday. Most days I would get "ready" and put on "work clothes", that could get "junked-up" while working on my dollies. Now, I get to where jewelry again and feel so much better about myself. I tell ya, I have a whole new outlook on life!

I know this is not going to be a walk in the park, but anyone that knows me, knows that I do love a challenge. I am sure in time, I will get tired of getting up early everyday (as I love to stay up late and be a night owl), but I have been getting to bed at a decent time and taking it day by day and will continue to do so.

I had to lease a laptop for College (required) as all of the programs needed, are on there....I am getting use to that too ;) I am going full-time, with three of the classes on-line. I love the flexibility of the on-line classes, but don't know yet, if I will like them. Seems like more work then Campus courses, since basically you are "teaching yourself". Meaning, you have to be the teacher and the student and be responsible and diligent enough to stay on task. We shall see.

Just wanted to say "hi", summer is almost over and soon my kiddies will be going back so school. It has been a bit of a challenge with me in school already and them being home, but we are all adjusting very well. Toodles for now, ~Tonya

10 comments:

The Vintage Polka Dot said...

Tonya, how exciting! What are you studying?

Crowsnest Pass Primitive Folk Art said...

Well...what the heck are ya taking? inquiring minds want to know. I went to college later in life & just loved it!!! Hugs Susan

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

so what are you going to be when you grow up?

Cindy said...

Best of luck with your classes :) I really do miss going to school!

Violet said...

Hi Tonya, thanks for stopping by my place!

Are you a college student? Full time? That looks like quite a stack of books.

A couple of years back I committed myself to taking at least one class per semester for the rest of my life.

I started with business classes and for the last four semesters I've been in the art building. I LOVE it!
~Violet~

Meadowbrook Cabin Primitives said...

Tonya,

And I hope you make the dean's list !

I know what you mean by not dressing up to work on dollies !

Also interacting with people, etc.

Hugs,
Linda

~Tonya said...

I am going to college to be an Administrative Assistant AAS - Associate in Applied Science.

That way, if I want to further my education, I can go forward for Managerial.

There is a lot to learn, but I do love to learn. I always tell my children, knowledge is power.

Have a great day, to each of you and Thank you for stopping by.

Tonya

Catch A Falling Star said...

Oh good for you!!
I always tell my children the same thing.I went to college awhile back but I did it all online. I was never a social butterfly lol.

PEA said...

Congrats on your new adventure Tonya. I am sure you will do well.
It is nice to get dolled up and not just make a dolly pretty. Giggle
P~

Janice said...

I know this is an old post and I happened to just stumble upon your blog! I just had to say "YOU GO GIRL" college is AWESOME I am going myself and have been for years I being in my thirties also! I love to learn and also love being out and about interacting! Getting all dressed up with an actual place to go!! lol Good luck with it and I hope you do well! I told my husband I am going to make a career out of going to school because I love it so much!! =P

Janice