Ciao, Adios, Goodbye

I sit writing the final post of my Hanover College career on the plane taking me back to America. Spring Term was a blur. One minute we were jet-lagged in Stratford, now here we sit. Going back is extremely bittersweet for me, as tomorrow I graduate and will never again live at Hanover or study…

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London calling with a day at the Tower

Stratford to Verona to London? Yes, please! Sounds like a pretty terrific line-up to me and London was the perfect place to conclude our time together. The only downfall? The fact we had only three days to see everything. Talk about busting it, we had to quickly learn how to maneuver the Tube, where our…

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Italy or bust

The Shakespeare in England course features a built-in free weekend for us to travel to any location we wish. The catch? We do have to cover any expenses, however, when you are so close to so many interesting European countries it is difficult to say no. Armed with funds from the Parents’ Fund Spring Term…

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Castles and Stratford!

Need I say more? It has been my dream since I was a small girl to visit amazing castles. I read about them, drew pictures of them, studied them, and now? I have been to not one castle but three! Two of them I visited with my Shakespeare in England course — Warwick Castle and Kenilworth…

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Seriously Shakespeare

Quickly, while I have a moment, let me tell you more about my week in Stratford, England. Since you last heard from me, I had seen three Shakespeare productions: “The Taming of the Shrew,” “Hamlet” and “As You Like It.” “Hamlet” is my favorite Shakespearean work of all time, so this has been my favorite…

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Cheers!

Means “thank you,” which I had no idea until I heard it about 75 times during my first day in Stratford. This trip is amazing, though I must admit it was rough goings at first, running on no sleep and what have you for what felt like years and then crashing. So far, we have…

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Off we go!

Let the final spring term commence. After three days back on campus and a billion (or so it would seem) hours spent reading Shakespeare aloud, we are less than two hours from taking off for England. I have never been so excited in my life. I feel like I am going to be so happy…

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Prom season

As all you future Panthers know, prom season is among us. I had completely forgotten about this fun fact until I returned home to my sister’s enormously poofy prom dress. In my high school days, I went to prom all four years, and still find myself burnt out on the idea. But getting to help…

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Thunder Over Louisville

For three years I have lived less than an hour from Louisville, Ky., and have never been introduced to the list of events that lead up to the Kentucky Derby. I will share what I have learned this year so that all of you who will find yourselves at Hanover in the upcoming years can…

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Room for mushrooms

Mushroom hunting is one of my favorite pastimes. Correction, eating the mushrooms after I found them is one of my favorite pastimes. I haven’t been mushroom hunting in a few years, as the places I used to go haven’t been very fruitful. That means, sadly, that I haven’t had the pleasure of eating yummy, delicious…

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