Friday, February 11

speak now

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I was sitting in good old Chemistry yesterday when out of the blue, I turned around and noticed my chemistry family member had the same calculator as me. I don't know about anyone else, but I have one special calculator that I've had for the past eight years that will never be replaceable. I probably screamed at him (but my ability to recognize how loud I'm speaking is minimal at best) because he raised his eyebrows in surprise (I'm actually quiet in class 99% percent of the time except for the 1% of the time when I get really excited). But then, he got over the initial shock of the squeal from the quiet girl and we had a rant about how great our calculator was. Seriously. This thing is love. If I don't have this calculator, I will fail a quiz or a test. It's my pal. He's been here for me through the thick and thin and been my one companion through every test and quiz! I love him. So much. And squealing like a little geek with someone else over the amazing technological perfection over it was quite the pick-me-up I needed to get through the class period.
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You know how I was a grumps this week? Well, it resurfaced during the week, again. I'm not the type of person who really "fights" with people because I'm prone to the silent treatment when I don't want to deal with anything. It's bad. A terrible habit of mine to want to be my own hero and save the day alone. Psh! I think it mostly made me realize how even though I might have come a long way in the "letting people in" thing, the dealing with things with other people thing hasn't. It's just an observation I made this week and not one I'm proud of. It probably or maybe comes weird coming from me considering it's me and I'm loud and optimistic and chipper, but I've always  been bad about confronting and talking through things. It's hard for everyone. I think that's going to be weaved into my "goals to accomplish" list. Because, really, when you do actually confront them right away, it causes a lot less problems later. A lot.
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Anyways, I'm currently in my second most occupied space on the college campus. The study lounge. Ooohlala. I finished my lab report and now I'm just editing pictures and writing this post while people around me do calculus. Woot! I took these pictures with my darling pal Margaret of Margaret squared. These pictures make me miss home and all of its mountainous splendor so much! I got this dress over Christmas and I still don't know if I'm completely in love with it. However, I love any navy/white combination and the stripes at the top. I want a spring sweater like this!
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dress-Urban Outfitters tights-Urban outfitters necklace-from Alex shoes-Charolette Russe hat-Forever21
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I think I need to swear off opaque tights because I think I have gone through six pairs now. My mom got these as a replacement for a replacement for a pair of tights that ripped. And now these ones have. Womp womp womp! I just got my new boots in the mail to replace these ones which also broke. I was walking around campus and stepped in a puddle and my entire foot was drenched. I only then realized that the entire rubber sole at the bottom was completely torn off. Being in college, I'm really hard on my shoes since I walk. Everywhere. And these are Charolette Russe and were only 15 dollars, so now I just need to learn to invest in more heavy duty ones. Woot!
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so glad you were around when they said speak now

54 comments:

Gentri said...

I'm the same way with the silent treatment. I'll get over things better if I'm left alone. DOn't talk. haha! Lucikly I'm also like you in that I can't hold a grudge and I get over things at lightning speed. :) Love the outfit with the white background! It's very fairytale looking! :)

Rachelous said...

Your outfit is lovely- it's like you're kind of blending it with the snow! I love having moments of geeking like that with someone- the weird things that bring people together! x

Zoe said...

I love your blog! Definitely following!

Rachel said...

LOL, that's hilarious...I guess your calculator's a major good-luck charm. :D

ching said...

what a feeling to know that someone has the same thing that you value so much. :D

ching said...

what a feeling to know that someone has the same thing that you value so much. :D

jamie said...

youre so entertaining!! and i love the dress <3

Kuleigh said...

I like the dress! The snow is so pretty. It's cold here but I know it won't snow :/

Amber Blue Bird said...

i really like your dress and these photos came out great. I am thinking I may need to swear off tights as well, my dog ripped another pair today greeting me at the door.

Samantha said...

Wow. Your dress sure blends in with the snow, well almost! Love this look.

Oh and I've had the same calc for ages now too!

Samantha
http://museuminternmusings.blogspot.com

Catherine said...

These photos are so pretty! I want a dress like that so badly.

xox

sherryl said...

i love your dress! i'd love to pair the way you did, with tall, brown, flat boots. (: and i love my calculator! it's nothing special but it's been with me since i was ten.

Jasmine, Transient Withdrawal said...

These photos are wonderful :) I love all the white going on here from your dress to your hat to all the snow surrounding you! I wanted that dress from UO but it wasn't very flattering on me. It looks wonderful on you and I love the little print mixing you did too! I love how you have such a cute bond to your calculator hehe<3 Hope you cheer up soon Maggie!

April, Everyday Forgotten said...

Oooh great pictures! I've stopped buying tights like that now, I had one pair, wore them for probably about 2 hours and had a rip right from the top to my foot haha! Not great when you have to walk around a uni campus for another hour haha! They're just so pretty though you cant help it :)

Trixie said...

You looks gorgeous and YAY to the calculator thing! I had to give mine to my cousin because he needed a graphics one and my Chem at Uni class prohibits any calculator except a simple Casio... I think about that calculator at least once a week whenever I whip out my new, extremely simple one.

And yeah, confronting people is hard shit but it must be done. Good luck with this!

tanvii.com said...

GREAT Outfit. Love it ... compliments you so well.

I am totally like you about Silent treatment and being left alone :) Good Luck :)

tanvii.com said...

GREAT Outfit. Love it ... compliments you so well.

I am totally like you about Silent treatment and being left alone :) Good Luck :)

dEJOISS said...

I love the colour of your blog! They look so nice. :)

Dejoiss

Jenni Wells said...

First of all, I adore the name of your blog. I used to get the American Girl magazines when I was little and always played with the paper doll inserts!!

This outfit is soooo cute. I love the polka dots and stripes.

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Dorothy Souhuwat said...

cute hat

Natalie said...

Nerd bonding is the best, hahaha. :) That must be a pretty awesome calculator!

I can definitely relate. I am so not a confrontational person whatsoever, so when something is upsetting me I tend to make myself miserable failing at pretending like I'm okay, avoid talking to anyone, and bottle everything up. Not good. :P

Gosh, tights don't stand a chance of survival, do they? Haha! And R.I.P. your boots, too. Though like you said, $15 definitely isn't a bad price at all!

Gorgeous photos as per usual. You look stunnnnning.

~Abby~ said...

Hello Maggie. :)
I've been on a bit of a blogger break..but you know, I got caught up on all of your posts I missed! I'm glad I did, they were great! :) What sounded really fun was what you did on your friend's birthday, going from restaurant to restaurant getting free desserts! :D

I loooove the pictures in this post and your last post. The scenery is beautiful. ♥

Your 100th post was great!!

Wanna know why I've been on a break? Please read this post..it'd mean a lot to me...:

http://thesoapqueen.blogspot.com/2011/02/sharp-knife-of-short-life.html

xx,
~Abby~

Hope Bidinger said...

Oh you look so lovely! Great dress as well as your boots:D Mannn...Chemistry. That class seriously kicks me in the butt!

haze said...

haha very cute, i bet you were screaming over that calc...
i love the outfit, dear! and the snow... wish we have snow here :'( i'm really jealous.

Victoria / Justice Pirate said...

These photos of you are amazing. Very beautiful scenery too. Sorry that college has been mean to your shoes.

Miss Kinsey. said...

That is such a cute outfit!! I love it! :]

xo.

Signorina Christina said...

Well join the club (really hate confronting people club).. But you are right.. Eventually if you do that you save yourself a looot of trouble!!
I'm in love with those tights! ;)

SignorinaTina

ana b. said...

Your dress is very chic! It's so much easier to stay silent and hope whatever was wrong just goes away and everyone forgets about it. But unfortunately, it hardly ever does :(

J said...

I really love these photos, especially the colour tone!:)


Journal J

Becky said...

I love this dress! The stripes at the top makes it so unique than being completely striped or just all white. And you make it look so cute with your tights and boots!
I'm just as hard on my boots as well. I had to replace my beloved brown Old Navy boots this year, and it was such a sad time. That's why I've been wearing my black ones so often lately, because they're the exact same ones, just black. Ha.

blorange dice said...

haha your calculator sounds wonderful. and i love that dress on you (:

stacey margaret said...

Your blog is wonderful, and I love the colours of these photos!
Please lets follow eachother, I'm new.

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Alex said...

hahhahahaa getting nerdy over a calculator! man, I want a friend like that. Actually, I had one in high school, but he was also kind of a jerk so it's not cool geeking out with a jerk. He's still a jerk at the end of the day! Anyway, I actually love that dress! I would die if I had it

wait *dead*

that's what happened when I saw this beautiful pictures!!!! :)

My tights always rip. I feel like crying every time. :( so unfair

Melissa said...

cute cute tights! x

Leia said...

The snow looks so pretty! And LOL about the calculator, I was attached to mine too but we all had the same Texas Instruments one, haha.

Leia

Rosie said...

Love your dress!
And I'm fed up of ruining my favourite tights - majorly frustrating.

Rosie x

Emma (Scrapbook de la Emma) said...

these photos are really beautiful, what an amazing setting
Scrapbook de la Emma

Roma said...

hey maggeygrace who has a valentine this valentines day *lol* :) I don't think choosing not to be confrontational is bad. I believe it takes a lot of patience to keep things first to yourself before speaking up. everyone's coming from somewhere so maybe they have reasons we don't understand yet at the moment. so yeah, like you, i prefer not to be confrontational. to each his own, I believe...but of course there are exceptions :)

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margarita ts said...

nice dress!

Flashes of Style said...

Oh these photos are gorgeous! I just love the lighting. <33

Daniela Skeyki said...

veru cute dressss<3
and the mountains look very nice

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xx

The Merry Traveller said...

Hello, thank you for visiting! Wherever you are taking these pictures, it is beautiful! It is like a snowy landscape and is so breathtaking! I live in a country of perpetual summer so I can appreciate the whiteness of the landscape.

Louder than Silence said...

What a lovely outfit, and I love how you've edited the photos too. Sally x

gingerSnaps said...

lovely outfit:)

Leah said...

Thanks for your comment. I am loving this outfit as well. Especially those tights!
Come back and visit soon.
xo L

Bridget said...

love that dress!

Victoria said...

I go through opaque tights at an unbelieveable rate! Cute calculator story and I love the dress <3 xxx

CessOviedo said...

Lovely outfit, and so jealous of that snow, I'd die to shoot from there, those tights are so cute! Hope you have a better week now!

Wish you a wonderful <3 day! xo
http://blog.cessoviedo.com

Morgan Jordan said...

These pictures are incredibly gorgeous! Lovely lighting and editing - plus you look beautiful too. Also, thanks for your comment (from awhile ago) and have a happy Valentine's day!

STYLOCRAT

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zoelovefashion said...

Lovely post and you have such a fashionable blog!
Love it!
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SoYesterday. said...

you & i sound soo much a like, it's insane! haha, i have my veryyy own calculator too! ;)
But oh how i do nottt like chemistry.. :p. haha.

~these pictures are lovely! I love, love the tights and the hat! Gorgeous! :)

xoxoxoo


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