Lexie's Journal

What I Learned In Boating School Is

Lexie's Life

What I Learned In Boating School Is

BLANKETY. BLANKETY. BLANK. Hello and welcome back to another thrilling episode of #LexieGoesAbroad !!!! Thanks for tuning in. Today's topics include libraries, Spongebob, and gushing over the beauty of the human experience... all good things, all very much #onbrand. Let's get started! Spongebob Gets It Out of all the frequently asked questions I get from people regarding my study abroad experience the one I absolutely hate the most is the surprisingly complex, "What all have you learned during your time abroad? Have any advice? Words of wisdom?" It seems like a simple enough question, that would call for a decently...

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The Cheetah Girls LIED

Lexie's Life

The Cheetah Girls LIED

Remember in Cheetah Girls 2 when the sassy-spotted-cheetah-sistahs took to the sunny Spanish streets of Barcelona to strut their stuff?? With all of those beautiful views and terraces - filled with color and life and SUN??? Well, friends, I am here to officially state for the record that THE CHEETAH GIRLS LIED. Those sun-soaked moments of blissful warmth portrayed in the Spain-based Disney Channel Movie ARE ALL A SHAM I TELL YOU! [caption id="attachment_2244" align="aligncenter" width="500"] THE CHEETAH GIRLS LIED.[/caption] I mean, yeah, I'm not in Barcelona and yeah, it is the middle of the rainy season in the Basque region,...

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Pretend Like You Know What You’re Doing!

Lexie's Life

Pretend Like You Know What You’re Doing!

Hi! My name is Lexie and I have no idea what I am doing! BUT - I'm really really good at PRETENDING like I know what I am doing. This semester, I am lucky enough to be participating in a study abroad exchange program in Bilbao, Spain. A few things about Bilbao: It's located in the northern part of Spain, in the famous Basque Region The language spoken here is Vasco (as well as Castellano/Spanish) Bilbao is notoriously rainy.  I'm talking like, a consistent presence of clouds, mist, wind, and precipitation. There are, however, a handful of blessedly beautiful sunny days that make walking to class...

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A Note on Taking Notes

Education Lexie's Life

A Note on Taking Notes

Oh joy, oh joy, it's Midterm Season!! For me, this means frantically attending office hours and scouring over lecture notes like a mad woman until I eventually pass out in my bed wearing cat pajamas, all tangled up in my headphones and crinkling my once crisp and organized piles of paper. During this insane time of sleepless nights and overwhelming course loads, it's super easy to quickly get unorganized. I've had my fair share of face-palming moments where I've walked into the wrong classroom at the wrong time or have gone into complete spaz mode whilst looking for my "lost" phone...

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I wrote a book!

Books

I wrote a book!

Hello! Good day!! Some exciting new things are coming your way!!! Dear reader / friend / Mom / internet stalker - hi! I've got some fun news to share with you all... I wrote (and illustrated) a book! A real life, hold it in your hands (or read it on your Kindle) book! HOORAY YIPPEE GOOD GOLLY OH GEE.  You may be asking, What's it called, Lexie? What's it about, Lexie? When does it come out, Lexie? Why'd you write a book, Lexie? All great questions! Here's a little bit about my new book: Title: Bossy Pants Genre: Children's picture book About: It's about a young...

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