Birthday Surprise: Dancing My Way into Unexpected Trouble

While my friends skied and slept in late for the last week of winter break in Park City, I had to cut my break short to return to school for rowing practice. I was less than thrilled about practices twice a day and waking up at six in the morning. However, on the bright side, this meant I could have my 19th birthday party at school and my friends who stayed in Irvine could attend. I was also extremely excited that the party would happen on my actual birthday, Jan. 4, which hadn’t occurred since before I started school and back when Barbies were cool