Oh, Just a Little Drizzle

Hey everybody! So as you have seen (if you live in
Michigan), we got hit with quite a few days of rain, which is sometimes a
bummer, but at least it isn’t snow! With the coming of rain comes the saying
“Spring showers brings May flowers.” After these few days, we must have some
pretty awesome flowers coming our way. Although some people get bummed about
rain and that everybody gets wet, I believe you have to just choose your
attitude about it.

Just the other day, I had an Ultimate Frisbee game and it
was raining so hard that the Astroturf was flooded and I was honestly soaked
three minutes into the game… you would think they would cancel the game, but I
guess not. Tonight I have another game, so I’m now prepared to being drenched
for a good hour or so, but it just makes it so much more fun! If you’re one of
those people who absolutely despise rain, here is a list of things that I like
to do when it’s super gloomy out:

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    don’t have a load of homework that needs to be done)
  2. Play a board game like Apples to Apples with some friends
  3. Make something warm to eat like Mac & Cheese
  4. Run or walk in the rain… who cares if your hair or makeup
    gets ruined? You’re out to have some fun!
  5. Read a book or magazine
  6. Do a craft such as making a bracelet or decorating your
    room. Some of my friends like making puffy, paper balls that they hang from
    their ceiling or putting up lights
  7. Learn how to play a song on the piano or guitar–convince a friend to teach you if you have no idea how to play
  8. TAKE A NAP! I think everybody could use a little more sleep
  9. Spend a ridiculous amount of time watching YouTube videos or
    going on Facebook
  10. When all else fails, do some homework and get ahead in one
    of your classes so you don’t have to stress about it later

That’s about all I have to say about this rain that we are
having. I hope you all keep yourselves occupied, dry an in good spirits even if
you don’t like this weather. If any of you are going to Admitted Students Day
on April 13th, come to DeVos and meet with me and my fellow student
bloggers and we can answer any questions you may have about Hope! Don’t forget
to follow me on Twitter @hopeleslie15.

Posted inAthletics, Campus Life

Published by Leslie Kempers

Hey Everyone! My name is Leslie Kempers and I am from Santa Ana, California. I am a Senior this year and am majoring in Exercise Science so after my time here at Hope, I will be pursuing a career in physical therapy! I have previously been involved with Nykerk and CASA and am excited to see what this year has in store for me. This place has become my second home and I have cherished every moment here at Hope College. Go Dutchmen!!!