ahhh, im in rome, and marissa has taken me sightseeing allllll over the place, i don't have time to give you guys a legitimate update, but do know.... this place is ridiculously amazing. i've seen the colosseum, the trevi fountain (main picture), spanish steps, piazza di popolo, pantheon, the shoes/clothes/books/letters of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the Vatican, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Campo Di Fiori, multiple bridges along the Tevere, and soooo much more! oh man, it was fantastic! and one of the best surprises, FRANK showed up! i was stoked to catch up with him. (for those of you who don't know, he is basically the man in charge of all the study abroad students. well, gotta run... just wanted to update you as to WHERE i am, and that unfortunately, i'm still alive haha just kidding guys. love you and miss you all.