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Life Update: California Dreamin'

Hello Paraders!!

Long time no see. It's been what, 3 months? 6 months? I'm not even sure and I'm honestly too lazy to go and check.
So for those of you who aren't my close personal friends I guess it's time for a bit of a life update. Well, for the first big thing, I've moved to Cali for 9 months. (7-8 months remaining AHH! It's all going too quickly!). I'm out here doing a placement at the University of California Santa Cruz, specifically looking at sparrow behaviour, which is awesome! I get to hang around the University's Arboretum pretty much every day before heading up the lab to do the more typical mathsy-science stuff. It's definitely nothing to complain about as the campus is so pretty. You're gonna have to take my word for it til I can get some amazing picture shots! Seriously though the whole campus is pretty much covered in Redwood trees, and you can see the ocean and the mountains. I'm pretty sure there's nothing else like it anywhere.

Being in Cali definitely has its perks. The weather for one has been beautiful since I got here, aside from a couple of rainy weekends. And that means, hikes, beach and cute little reading days. All of which, as I'm sure you agree, are wonderful.

As for the rest of my life I'm not sure there's much to update you on. I went to Hawaii over the Summer for 10 days, and Cali for a few weeks. Most of the Summer was all prep to come here anyway, so not exciting enough to share with you at all! Though I did go camping too, that was super fun, as always.

My plans for the rest of this year are mostly revolving around Christmas which has come around way too soon!

So what were you up to this Summer, and how is your year going thus far? Let me know in the comments below, and I look forward to seeing you around again!
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