So far break has been amazing! The first day I was back I attended a surprise party for my friend Julie. It was so much fun because she did not expect any of her friends that are in college to be there. But we were and she started crying. It was so nice to see people that I haven't seen since August. There was tons of food and it was just bunches of fun! And then before I knew it, it was CHRISTMAS! Otherwise known as my favorite time of the year.... ever. I loved seeing my Yiayia (grandmother) and Papa (grandfather) and all of my cousins, aunts and uncles. Christmas Eve we typically go to my aunt's house in MA and do the typical Christmas Eve stuff. Then when it gets late my family and I go back to my grandparent's condo and spend the night. I am notorious for waking up super early to see what Santa brought and this year was no different! I was up at 6:15 and proceeded to wake everyone else up! We were done opening presents at around 7:30 and then went to 9 AM mass. After that we go back to my aunt's house and open more presents and eat a yummy brunch then we all fall asleep. At around 2 we went back to Yiayia and PaPa's and ate dinner with my cousins Morgan and Jill and my Aunt Linda and Uncle Gregg. Then at around 5:30 we were all ready for bed! haah. We drove home early the next day and my dad's side of the family came over for "Christmas". We always open presents youngest to oldest so I always get to open the first gift! (the perks of being the youngest by 9 minutes, hahaha). We ate a delicious dinner prepared by my mom and ate some yummy dessert too. And the best part?! It started snowing! But, that is all that really went on during my break so far. I have about 2 weeks, what am I going to do with all that time?!
I think the thing that I have taken away from break is how much I really do miss SMC. I talk to my friends almost every day either by Facebook, text or SnapChat. While seeing all my friends from home is amazing, I really truly do miss my family at SMC. I miss being able to walk down the hall and see 21 people that I can talk too, I miss walking to Alliot or Dunkin, I miss watching the construction progress from day to day and I even sometimes miss the cleaning ladies singing really loud while vacuuming at 7 in the morning. What I am trying to say is, Saint Mike's, I MISS YOU!
Love and Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
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