The Good

  • Susi
  • The best roommate I have EVER had
  • My darling little apartment
  • A’s in at least two classes and counting
  • The internship at the Smithsonian
  • Fifteen fantastic Art and Museum studies ladies
  • Finding a fellow kindred Disney spirit
  • Free museums
  • Free museum swag
  • The Phillips Collection
  • The Luncheon of the Boating Party at The Phillips Collection
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts
  • Tim Gunn
  • Pandas
  • Learning to cook
  • When I don’t feel like cooking…Mr. Chen’s Organic Chinese Food. Delivers until 2 AM.
  • Wisey’s Oreo sugar cookies
  • Fried roti dough at Bangkok Joe’s
  • Georgetown Cupcake
  • Saxby’s coffee and free wireless internet
  • Having a coveted ticket to Rangila, the biggest show at Georgetown


The Bad
  • MICE MICE MICE
  • Rats on campus
  • Strep throat
  • Coffee at the National Museum of American History
  • Employees at Dulles International Airport
  • Temporary closure of the 18th century France wing at the National Gallery
The Annoying
  • Endless parade of late-night shenanigans coming from next door
  • Unreliable Georgetown University Transportation System
  • Vague syllabi
  • Social awkwardness
  • Learning nothing substantial about photography
  • Clown car style Metro rides
  • Squirrels that chew through cables
  • Comcast. Oh, Comcast.
  • Walking 40 minutes to Trader Joe’s
  • The oppressive humidity
  • Lauinger Library’s book reserve system
Looks like DC still manages to pull through for the win.
Next stop: New York.
After a much-needed respite to M-Town, of course.