So last Friday, August 4th, I went to the Napa Valley for the first time. Napa, in case you didn’t know, is know for its incredible wine vineyards. I went to three different wineries: Mumm, Copia (though it’s not really winery; it’s described as a discovery center), and Ceja. It was a work related event with the ESL Program at Berkeley. I’m finally old enough to go (despite what my outer appearance would suggest), though I never particularly cared for wine too much (or anything grape-flavored that wasn’t actually a grape). I must say it felt like one of the more “grown-up” things I’ve done. Nevertheless I had a lot of fun on this trip.
Mumm is a neat place, because it is one of the few wine tours that actually shows you how they make wine (at least that’s what the tour guide said).
Yeah, I’ve been slacking on blogging on anything. It’s probably because I’ve been finding everything rather boring lately. I haven’t really moved any where or done anything particularly exciting as of late except go to a San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres game last week. I will say though that AT&T Park is probably one of the nicest places to watch a baseball game though. It looks over a magnificent view of the cove and the marina that’s really something that needs to be seen.
So if you didn’t know I still work for the College Writing Programs at Berkeley, but it’s a lot more exciting in the summer. Since a lot of these kids are just in America for the summer, they take them to events like the baseball game and I get to go if I wish. They’re going wine tasting in Napa this Friday, and even though I don’t particularly care for wine, I’m still going.
Yes I still live over at my frat, though surprisingly I’ve never lived in the house for the summer. I do feel a bit more responsible for myself this summer, especially when it comes to things like food and keeping a budget. I’m still trying to figure out that balance though of feeling good now and putting aside for the future.
I say this a lot, but I really mean it. The years fly by way too fast. I realize I let to many people and things slip away from me. Sure that’s the way life is a lot of the time, but is it so wrong to think you can hold on to things for just a little longer?
Anyways, that’s all I want to say for now. I’m off to bed.
It’s been about a week since I walked on stage at the MCB commencement at the Greek Theater last Friday. Yes, I’ll still be around for an extra semester, but I had a chance to walk with some of the people I knew, so I took it. My parents and my brother came up North to see it, but my mom and dad ran off and missed me walk on stage, though. Bummer.