Months Before Becoming
Jacob wanted Chitunga to sing to him, which he did, and to get a FaceTime tour of the bedroom, which also happened. They did that as I became Glamis's chew toy. The most exciting part of the call was when Jacob played Mimi Sue's Sponge Bob card. That Phylum Ponrifera can sing!
On another note, CWP-Fairfield kicked of the summer's labs and institute with a mixer at Uncle Buck's Trophy Room inside the new Bass Pro Shop in Bridgeport. Adorned with Ernest Hemingway posters, a fancy bar, and aquatic bowling alleys, we couldn't help but dig into fishy tales to start things off. As I noted to everyone who attended, I can't imagine a more
|Uncle Buck's Octopus|
We had numerous applicants this year, and I decided to double up and do two summers in this one (because the pool was so phenomenal). I'm looking forward to all that's yet to come (we don't begin until July 5), but already the magic is being felt.
Speaking of being felt, I also knew that as soon as my contracted ended (which was Wednesday at midnight) and the Uncle Buck's event ended, I would likely get sick. The pollen is severe this year and I felt it creeping up all day. When I pulled in my driveway I started to sneeze and now my head and chest are a cesspool of phlegm. Ah, the life. I will carry a box of Kleenex with me for the next few days.