Category Archives: Kansas

This page is a blogroll that focuses solely on my journey to Manhattan, Kansas (aka “The Little Apple”) to study at K-State’s REU in Sustainable Bioenergy. Summer 2015 is a time of economic research and ADVENTURE!

Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore

Hey there, blogosphere! I am very sorry to say that I’ve been slacking with the updates to due the fact that my dear computer crashed (and crashed hard) about a week ago. Although the timing was extremely unfortunate, I made … Continue reading

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Konza Prairie

Sitting in the office all day (even if I’m not overly stressed out or working too hard) can be a drag and leave me worn out, and all I want to do on the weekends is hide in bed and … Continue reading

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Progress

When I sat down at my computer in the office on Monday morning, I signed in to my email and was greeted with the beautiful sight of a message from my mentor… Over the weekend, he had not only made … Continue reading

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My Favorite Weekend

This past weekend was probably overall one of the most fun we’ve had so far, and definitely my favorite. Friday night, we celebrated a squad member’s birthday by throwing a mini-birthday party after work. Birthday parties are great, but it … Continue reading

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The Hill

Last Friday, we all had the day off for the holiday weekend, so I made plans with two of my friends to go visit the “Manhattan sign hill” (we have no idea what the hill is actually named, but it’s … Continue reading

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Squad Bonding

I was pretty nervous about meeting people when I came here to Kansas, because I don’t really see myself as someone who is particularly good at making friends. And to endure these ten weeks without any friends would make it … Continue reading

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This is The Month

Happy July! This is the month in which I will come back home, and I am pumped for it to finally be here. I’m having a great time in Kansas, but I’m starting to long for two important things: being … Continue reading

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