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Time:02:18 am
I'm surprised and confused that I'm the first one to do this, but here goes:
I miss nationals. Three years ago (Virginia), I was scared and uncertain about the prospect of a week long convention. Two years ago (Missou), I was the girl who fell in front of testing the first day and spent the rest of the week in a wheelchair (and who won the community service award). And this last year, I was the captain of the cape-wearing Upper Certamen team from Wisconsin.
So. What's you all's favorite convention moment? Obviously each convention has a highlight a day, but if you had to choose just one moment where everything seemed right and you thought, "This is what the JCL is all about. This is why I pay good money to walk around a hot campus and have a (ridiculously early) bedtime. This is it."
For me, there are two: This year, at the last G.A, my scrapbook took 4th place. By the time they hit about 6th place I gave up on winning, so hearing "Wisconsin" was so thrilling. And the other was that downpour in Virginia right before the certamen matches.
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rasphigi
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Time:2006-08-23 10:27 pm (UTC)
At Mizzou I was in charge of watching backpacks for my state's ultimate frisbee team. So I sat on the grass and watched the frisbee tournament with some folks, and it was just kind of perfect. Mizzou was when I started to feel really at home, I think.

'Course, Mizzou also had that 2nd certamen round, and a question about Tacitus that I missed. O the agony. *weep*
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snowygal18
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Time:2006-08-24 12:57 am (UTC)
i miss you...you+me+erin= lunch soon? because i want to see both of you before i leave.
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rasphigi
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Time:2006-08-25 07:04 pm (UTC)
Call me. I tend to be open. ♥
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