Thursday, December 29, 2011
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
I was so dedicated to this whole let's-take-picture-of-every-second-of-my-break thing.
Then.... I got sick.
That sort of took the wind out of my sails.
So let me TELL you what I've been up to.
Friday, I went to a chick flick marathon.
*Swoon*- especially for Stardust.
As long as guys can keep their hair clean, keeping it long is quite attractive.
Saturday, Christmas Eve stuff.
We eat junk food. And watch ancient Christmas specials. And play sardines.
We have fun.
My Christmas jammies= super cute.
Sunday, you know.
I got cool stuff.
My parents and my grandparents love me very much.
Church was awesome, too.
I sang. And played my flute.
I felt the Spirit.
Nothing much, anyway.
I visited my grandparents out in the middle of Nowhere, UT.
I love it there.
Tuesday, I ordered stuff from Amazon, using an Amazon gift card.
It comes tomorrow. I'm super excited
I really want my earmuffs.
Wednesday (today), I went to the zoo.
And visited family friends.
Got so bored, I started texting people. They texted me back.
It made me happy.
Read Jaycee Lee Dugard's memoir.
Tomorrow, get Amazon orders from my friend the UPS guy.
Take self-portrait pictures with merchandise obtained from UPS guy.
Post said pictures on blog so you can all be happy with me.
Go to piano recital and eat at Chuck-O-Rama.
Invite people over to mas home to eat food and play games.
It's gonna be good.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
To start off my amazing break, I kicked off my Christmas bake-a-thon.
I'm going to make something food-wise every day.
So, yesterday, I made a buche de Noel. (Christmas Log- Mr. Burnah taught us how to make it. He teaches me how to parler en Francais)
It was nommy (nom nom nom)
And then, this morning, I made myself hash-browns. They were delicious, if a little crunchy.
What are YOU up to?
Monday, December 12, 2011
My aunt Marian and uncle Edward have been trying to get pregnant for quite a few years now, without any success.
When the fertility treatments didn't work, they applied to be approved for adoption.
After a long, hard battle, they were finally approved!
Please pray for them, that they can find a child that is just right for them, and who needs their love and support.
Friday, December 9, 2011
So, to shake things up a bit, the rest of this entire post will be in French.
Je suis alle a l'ecole
Je suis alle a fanfare, le 2 francais, Algebre 2, et l'anglais honneur 10.
Il ya ennuyeux.
Je vais aller a la fete de Noel eglise.
Je vais dormir. (Mon prefere)
Je vais rester dans mon pyjama.
Ca va etre une bonne journee.
Bonne nuit. Je vais dormir (encore)
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Since there was a four way tie for the header vote,
I've decided on my own.
The old one stays.
In other news, I have succeeded in procuring a spot in the pit orchestra.
My excitement is much more than can be expressed in words.
"Thou shalt not procrastinate thine Algebra 2 homework." (The 10584th commandment- it's not as important)
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Monday, November 28, 2011
Due to 'overwhelming' (not really, like 2 people told me this) demand,
I will be hosting a new poll, with the option to keep the current header.
All previous votes will be cleared- vote again!!! (Thanks to those 3 people who voted in the first place)
Thursday, November 24, 2011
In short, I'm grateful for everything.
The good times, the bad times, everything in between-
They're have what made me what I am.
Thank you to all of my wonderful blog readers-
Yes, even you closet readers who don't comment or anything.
Who says there aren't Thanksgiving songs?
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
I want you to vote on the next one I shall use.
(Or, if you like the current one, select the button on the "Reactions" bar below)
Monday, November 21, 2011
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
How the Grinch Stole Christmas taught me the importance of the real meaning of Christmas.
The Cat in the Hat taught me that any problem can be solved with a little bit of help.
Yertle the Turtle taught me the downfalls of hierarchy in government.
Gertrude McFuzz taught me to love myself, and not to take pills to make it better.
Green Eggs and Ham taught me to try new things.
The Sneetches taught me that discrimination is bad.
Horton Hatches The Egg taught me to think twice- or face BAD consequences.
I Had Trouble Getting to Solla Sollew taught me that the grass is always greener- but we've got it good here.
The Lorax taught me about the plight of the environment.
Oh the Things You Can Think taught me how to think for myself.
Oh, The Places You'll Go taught me about the many paths I can choose to take.
SEUSSICAL taught me that when we work together as a team, we can create a story that will touch hundreds- and that's exactly what we did tonight.
But sadly, I cannot.
So, click the link
To see her amazing blog post about our childhood
'Cause obviously we must have been separated. Like, at birth.
(Not true, she's 6 months older than me)
"Help will always be give at Hogwarts to those who ask for it."
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011
11- This year.
12- Next year.
Presenting my Sophmore playlist- so far. It may grow, but I'm doubting it.
What do you think? Comment.
(Reader and Buzz users, make sure to visit the page to actually be able to see it)
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Last beverage = Water
Last text message = Mommy
Last song you listened to = El Tango de Roxane- Moulin Rouge
Lost someone special = Yes
Been depressed = Is that a question?...
LIST THREE FAVORITE COLORS:
THIS YEAR HAVE YOU:
Fallen out of love= Nope.
Laughed until you cried = DUH.
Met someone who changed you = Of course!
How many kids do you want to have = 4-5
What were you doing at midnight last night = Sleeping/Freezing
Name something you CANNOT wait for= Opening night of Seussical (COME!)
What is one thing you wish you could change about your life = Not enough time. We need to add at least 3 hours to the day.
What are you listening to right now= Moulin Rouge and Hit the Lights by Selena Gomez
Have you ever talked to a person named Tom? My Grandpa's name is Tom, so yes.
What's getting on your nerves right now = Those kids in that one class. that Earth systems project.
Relationship Status = Single. (May 10, boys!)
He or She? = She. Duh.
Do you have a crush on someone? = Maybe...
What do you like about yourself? =My inexplicable ability to answer truthfully
Eating = Nope.
Drinking = Nada
I'm about to = Go to Seussical rehearsal.
YOUR FUTURE :
Want kids = YES!
Get Married = Yes, Manti Temple.
Career = Author or Theatrical Designer
WHICH IS BETTER :
Lips or eyes = Eyes
Hugs or kisses =Hugs
Shorter or taller = Taller
Older or Younger = Older, but approximately same age.
Nice stomach or nice arms= Arms, I guess...
HAVE YOU EVER :
Broken someone's heart = I sure hope not.
Had your own heart broken = Not sure....
Turned someone down = Yes. (Weird druggie kids...)
Cried when someone died = Yes of course.
Fallen for a friend = .... In what context?
DO YOU BELIEVE IN:
Yourself = Occasionally.
Miracles = Is that a trick question?
Love at first sight = Nope. I believe in infatuation at first sight.
Heaven = Yep.
Santa Claus = ...... You're kidding, right?
Kiss on the first date = No.
Angels = Yes. Of course.
Did you sing today? = Yes indeed. I love singing.
If you could go back in time, how far would you go, and why? = I would go back to about 2 weeks ago, get another copy of that Chemistry worksheet, and do it again.It looks disgusting.
If you could pick a day from last year and relive it, what would it be?= Hmm... That one day in May when there was a really warm summer rain. I love rain :)
Are you afraid of falling in love?= Hmm.... not really. I just don't want it to happen now- I'm not ready.
Do you like your life?= Of course!!!!
I tag any people who want to do it. Go on, blog!
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Chanted loudly, chanted lowly,
Till her blood was frozen slowly,
And her eyes were darkened wholly,
Turn'd to tower'd Camelot.
For ere she reach'd upon the tide
The first house by the water-side,
Singing in her song she died,
The Lady of Shalott.
~Alfred Lord Tennyson
I wish I could write as beautifully.
Thanks, Tennyson :)
(This is my 200th blog post. Whoo!)
Saturday, October 22, 2011
All your favorite entertainment groups already booked?
(HAHA yeah right)
Well, then CALL ME.
This is how I'm making a minimal amount of money during Christmas.
Please? All you need to do is provide a piano, and some cocoa, and we'll be friends.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Not for a conventional reason, either.
At least I don't think so.
I hate myself for hating myself.
Don't get it?
Let me explain.
Often times I will look at a photo or a mirror and berate myself for not being motivated to exercise.
It's true. I am 17 pounds overweight.
I have good reasons too. Obesity and diabetes runs in my family.
Then I'll talk myself out hating myself, telling me that Heavenly Father loves me how I am.
Then I argue with the facts that He wants me to be healthy and that no boy will ever like me if I'm not at least somewhat physically attractive.
I need some convincing arguments/ motivation for my brain.
Now would be nice.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
I was tagged by the marvelous Brit, who said anyone can go for it,
and Carrie, who loves me enough to spell my name right. :)
Anyway, here's 7 totally random facts that I get to fill in all by myself.
1- I have a totally girly obsession with writing names on my fogged-up bathroom mirror. Fictional or not, you can decide...
2- I hate people who get over-excited for anything. I mean, Christmas music before Halloween? Really?
3- I wish I looked like Audrey Hepburn. 'Nuff said. (I mean, have you seen her waist?)
4- I guess I'm allowed to tell this now, but for Youth Conference we get to go laser tagging. In the woods. And they're teaching us combat training. How cool is that??
5- I'm not girl enough to blog cute like Brit and Carrie. Or to wear skirts to school.
6- I have this strange obession with 1930s Upper Class New York... I like the whole idea of swanky hotels, mafia bosses, and the Hindenberg. (I would add an evil laugh here, but then people would think that I am a Nazi)
7- Today in Chemistry, me and Emma Martinelli drew a poison dart frog. His name is the Grim Leaper.
There you go- I now tag... Andrew, Cait, and Mom.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
I have 6, count em, 6 MB Competitions.
Plus Tour at the end of the month.
Then, I have to complete make-up sketches so that I can be ready for dress rehearsals in November.
I love that music.
That, plus I have homework, flute lessons, and math tutoring.
That's right. I get tutored in math. I
Monday, September 26, 2011
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Friday, September 23, 2011
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Like everything is falling down around me.
My self-confidence is not silly putty.
It cannot be stretched.
It cannot be molded.
Most of all, when broken, it cannot be easily repaired.
Keep this in mind. I'm not the only one.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Friday, September 2, 2011
This school year is turning out to be pretty cool.
I'm getting algebra 2 (miraculously).
Marching Band is having a miraculous season so far.
Broken Mirrors had our first rehearsal. And it actually went well. :)
(You'll find out later, once we're actually ready for publicity)
Stagecraft is gonna be amazing. I love the theatre.
Drama Club. Can I act? No. Is it gonna be fun? Yes.
Operation Smile. Selling smiley faces for a good cause? Win.
Miss Chelsy is going to be an awesome band council rep.
Chemistry is cool. You should try it sometime.
It's currently 9:52 pm. I was just at Caitlin W.'s house rehearsing awesome songs, playing Just Dance and Rock Band on the Wii, and laughing till we cried while talking to a guy on the phone. We're high on root beer, Sprite, and assorted mini-candy bars.
It's been a good day.
Monday, August 29, 2011
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Monday, August 22, 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011
Yeah, I'll admit it.
I'm finally out of the junior high,
And I'm hoping that the transition will make everyone grow up.
Just a little. Please?
I'm sick of grudges. And prejudice. And everything else.
Yes, I know it'll probably get worse,
But can't we at least try?
I've got this one friend.
She's a good friend.
When she's not burdening us with her problems.
She has at least 5 people she wants to ship to Africa,
A boyfriend that keeps getting his phone taking away,
And a jealousy streak a mile wide and 2 miles long.
Please, grow up guys.
I don't want you all to turn out like this friend.
And friend, I hope things work out for you.
I really do.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Well, that's as much as I think I can type without you falling asleep. So, onward!
Provo, Utah (0-14 months)
*Edit: from Micaela
If you could turn into a noodle or a piece of broccoli, which would you choose?
Hmm... I have to say I'd prefer to be broccoli. Just 'cause people will be less likely to eat me :)
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
I'm a nerd.
I'm really sorry for forcing the whole "read-the-story-excerpt" thing on you.
I tend to get over-excited about it.
Anyways, guess what I did today?
I registered for the high school.
I am now an official student at PGHS.
Well, since that's it,
What's something you've been dying to know about me?
Comment at let me answer your questions!
Monday, August 15, 2011
The Golden Apples (by Rebekah Walker)
The year is 3018. After most of society was wiped out in the Great War nearly a century earlier, the remainder of Earth’s great leaders collaborated to rebuild civilization. They called themselves the Council of the Elders, and organized the survivors into a civilization to last. They decided in re-establishing the feudal system, under the name of the Samontai. They established people in their classes, selected a king, and banned the used of any modern technology. Some of the old folk still remember life before the war, and they spend most of their time trying to bring back some of the old technology. It is not easy, however. Resources are limited, and the Council is watching....
As Milo strolled down the path, he took one last glance at the tiny shack. Thin columns of smoke puffed from the chimney and he knew that Gran would be sitting in her old rocker, knitting or reading, or even just thinking. She never needed to sleep- it was she, after all, who had discovered, (or rediscovered, as she claimed,) how to make Kafeen, the drug that gave an energy boost. The effects of the newer drug were only temporary, but she had tested early drugs on herself, making the effects permanent. She was also the wisest person Milo knew. Wasn’t it her, after all that persuaded him to pursue this crazy adventure? It isn’t every day, she conceded, that you get to compete for the hand of a princess.
Now, as he passed the entrance to the hidden meadow, the scent of the powering pine trees intermingled with the mildly sweet aromas of wildflowers. In his mind, Milo could see the footraces through the long grass, and he could hear the chatters of the young village girls, gossiping and weaving small wildflower crowns. He imagined Rosalee laughing among them, braiding daisies into her shiny black hair. Her blue eyes sparkled when she laughed, and Milo remembered how her favorite dress would dance in the breeze. Though these thoughts made Milo smile, they quickly dissipated as he reached the main road.
The road, usually busy with the hustle and bustle of wagons, was quiet and still. Milo spotted a cart coming down the road. The driver was a burly, middle-aged man, and Milo flagged him down. “Can I get a ride?” he asked.
“Sure,” the driver shifted in his seat. “Doesn’t matter anyway. Might as well be operating a ferry;” he said as Milo scrambled in.
Milo saw what he meant as the cart lurched forward. 3 people- 2 boys about his age and a younger girl were already crowded in among the empty milk cans. One of the boys had bright red hair and a hailstorm of freckles across his cheeks. The other boy and the girl both had olive-colored skin and dark brown hair. They must have been brother and sister, because the girl was crying on the boy’s shoulder while he stroked the long hair that reached past her waist.“So,” the ginger drawled. “Where are you going? I’m going to New Caledonia, for the princess’s foot race;” he left no room for Milo to respond. This sort of one-sided conversation continued for several hours, before the driver threatened to personally toss the ginger out of the cart if he didn’t shut his mouth. The ginger’s face matched his hair for the remainder of the journey.
or just cause you're feeling super friendly and nice today. (:
~originally by brit. we love her here.
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Saturday, August 13, 2011
Every part of me that I can think of is sore.
It's pretty awesome.
Most people think that spending 5-6 hours a day outside,
in 90 degree weather,
while running and re-running drill,
would bloodily murder your desire to ever do whatever it is you may be doing.
But let me tell you something.
When you walk out into that stadium,
and you hear the crowd screaming with excitement,
your excitement levels rocket skyward.
Your conviction comes back ten-fold and you are determined to do everything absolutely perfectly.
Your pride for who you are and what you do is very much confirmed.
You want more.
This is why us "crazy band people" spend every ounce of energy doing what we hate,
Just so we can get what we love.
Yeah, we're cool like that.
"My best friend is moving!"
"I'm so sad! I'll miss you, BFF!"
...and et cetera.
Let me say, you aren't one of my best friends.
I would like you to be, but we haven't had time to know get to know each other better.
Yes, putting painful, skin-removing tape on your skin made us closer,
but apparently not close enough.
:) You'll always be my blogger/birthday buddy.
I still would love to get to know you better.
Have fun in North Carolina.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Saturday, July 30, 2011
A1- Band with Burgoyne
A2- French with Burnah
A3- Algebra 2 with Giles
A4- English with Gallagher
B1- Stage Craft with Shelley
B2- Seminary with ??????
B3- Chemistry with Snow
B4- Health with Squires
2nd semester same except for:
B4- Computer Tech with Gordon
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Friday, July 22, 2011
Words written my people other than me.
You know what I want?
Comments on my blog posts.
Lets kill two birds with one stone, shall we?
If you comment ever so kindly on my blog posts,
the Need will be met,
and the Want will be fulfilled.
Go on. Comment.
I know you're wondering what to say.
Here's a prompt:
I went to Salt Lake today. What's your favorite thing to do?
Mine's Temple Square.
There's your prompt.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Well, he's kind of a history nerd.
So, being the guy he is,
He created this blog last night.
Today is the 150th anniversary of the 1st Battle of Bull Run/1st Battle of Manassas.
Go read about it.
He'll be doing this for the entire Sesquicentennial of the Civil War
(That big word up there means 150 years)
Here's the link. Check it out.
Whenever I feel:
....or anything similar,
I go there.
I remember what my life was like.
I think of my life now.
I dream of how my life will be.
I ponder what my life would have been.
Why can't life be as simple as when we were children?
Almost everything has changed.
Sometimes I feel that if I could just go back, for one moment,
My life would be better.
I thought I was the only person that was like this,
(Reminiscent and stuck in the past),
until May of 2011.
Then everything changed.
I was hanging out with a friend,
after spending some "quality" (aka project time) together.
This friend spotted something that they remembered from their childhood,
and their joy was overwhelming.
It was a revelation for me.
I had found someone else who took joy in remembering.
Its funny when a person shares some of their deepest secrets with you,
You feel a special connection with them.
So, that's my sappy post.
Am I the only one?
Sunday, July 17, 2011
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Remember this post?
And this one?
Here are the answers, for all those who haven't guessed already
Anyway, take a listen to this song. It makes me feel better.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Friday, July 1, 2011
If you are on my "Followers" list, you will be on here.
#1- You've been my friend since 7th grade. You live in my stake, and I've always been amazed how skinny you stay no matter how much you eat.
#2- You were my very first follower, and I thank you for that. You are so sweet and I am so glad I have the opportunity to be your friend.
#3- You gave me the idea to do this post. And yes, I did live in my grandma's house up the street from you.
#4- We share a birthday, and I've always been jealous of your singing voice. I still think you and number 3 here make an adorable couple.
#5- I also met your in 7th grade- English, I think. I've always admired you for you perseverance. Keep on going!
#6- I met you long before 7th grade, but didn't really get to know you until later. You are such a sweet girl. I love your photos. Spoon me!
#7- You are one of my best friends. JELLYFOOSH!!!! You are so strong- not just physically, either!
#8- I miss getting strong with you. We really need to hang out. Oh, and tell me when you finally start It's a M.A.D. World, ok?
#9- I met you officially in 8th grade. You are so sweet. I also happen to know you play the violin. And like floral print.
#10- I don't know you really well, but I like you. You and your man make a really cute couple. :)
#11- You also play violin. You are really sweet, and your hair used to be SUPER long before you cut it so short. Its cute, though.
Can you guess who these people/who you are? (SPOILER ALERT: Go up from the bottom)