Thursday, December 23, 2010

Road trippin'

Andrea and I made it to Texas safe and sound. We decided to knock out the whole thing at once instead of stopping along the way and sleeping. It was both a good and bad idea. We got to Texas at 7 am but at least we didn't have to waste a second day on the road.
20 hour drives are super eventful. We drove through snow, rain, and heavy fog. Saw a semi flipped on it's side and another that had exploded on the side of the road. Unfortunately I didn't take a picture of either seeing as how I would probably have caused another accident.
I also got pulled over for the very first time in my driving career. Thankfully I didn't get a ticket. I should of but I didn't and for that I'm thankful. It would have been a hefty ticket seeing how I was going 90 in a 75. The patrolman was nice and let me go with a warning. He said he just wanted me to get home safely and not spend hours laying in the mud waiting for an ambulance to come clean me up. 'Tis the season.

Monday, December 20, 2010

oh the weather outside

This is the weather I'm having right now. Snowy.

And this is what my family is living in Texas.

In the 70s and sunny. Why am I still in Utah? So I can get there just in time for the 40 degree weather. Awesome.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Obsession

I just watched this movie 2 nights in a row.

We tried to watch this movie
but we just happened to sit in front of the most obnoxious movie watcher in the world. Laughing loudly by herself, repeating lines, loud exclamations, the works. Annoying.

Luckily Red was playing at the same time. I've had a crush on Bruce since I was 10.

Now I've added Karl Urban to that list.

What can I say? I like older men.
And I'm a total sucker for men in suits.

Doesn't hurt that the movie was awesome and hilarious. Definitely a must see. I'll probably be adding it to my collection.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

I wonder who it is

Fortune cookie from Pei Wei tonight reads,
"One who admires you greatly is hidden before your eyes."
I really hope this person wasn't hidden. I'd be ok with knowing who admires me greatly.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Ha-rrry Pott-ar (that's Harry Potter with an English accent)

I went to the midnight showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows last night and right now I feel like I got hit by a train.

4 hours of sleep is NOT ENOUGH. I don't know how people with babies do it.

Gotta catch up on my sleep before I take off for Texas tomorrow. I don't want to end up splattered on the side of the road because I fell asleep at the wheel.

Anyway, back to Harry: There are some weird people in that fan base. Obnoxious almost. You don't have to clap because the movie is starting. I already knew that you're excited about the movie, hence you being at the midnight showing. I feel bad for those people that got tickets to the showings at 3 AM. Really? 3 AM? If you didn't get tickets for the midnight showing, what's the point? Might as well wait until the next day.

I hope I never become that obsessed with something.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

I can save you

Being CPR certified is painful. Those dummies are hard and it kills the heels of my hands. They're bruised now, no big. At least now I can save your life. So yeah, pass out in front of me. I dare you.

Actually please don't, just because I know CPR doesn't mean I ever want to use it.
Yep. I can do it all.

what the.....

I want to meet the person that thought creating this was a good idea.

And then I would like to meet a person who would think it's a good idea/investment to pay $120 for this thing.

I would laugh in their face.

I want you

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

love this song


especially Lennon's version

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Temples

I finally went inside the Manti temple today to do baptisms. Another Utah temple to cross off the list.


Provo - check
Mt. Timpanogos - check
Jordan River - check
Salt Lake - check
Bountiful - check

I went to the open houses for Draper and

Oquirrh Mountain

but I need to actually do baptisms there. Still on the to do list.

On our drive down Zoe, my car, finally hit 1000 miles. The town of Fairview will always hold a special place in my heart (not really).

Let's take a moment to commemorate this event....and having gone to the Manti temple of course.

Friday, November 12, 2010

L.O.V.E.

It really isn't fair for anyone to be this attractive.







I will take one.
Please and thank you.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Count your many blessings

I've never been one to have a problem paying tithing. It's always been one of the easiest things for me to do. Just write out a check as soon as I got paid, easy enough. But lately, I've got to admit I've been thinking more about it. Never enough to not pay it, but the thought of what I could pay off with it has crossed my mind.

Ever since buying a new car I've been a little stressed about money. Paying off school loans, car loans, credit cards for fixing my last car, taking trips out to Texas to see my family. It was all adding up in my head.

So I'm sitting at work today and decided to check my bank account, I look at the total in my checking account and notice it's quite larger than I knew was supposed to be in there. I click on it to view my transactions and I see a deposit by the US Treasury for hundreds of dollars.

Hallelujah! I have the money I need to drive out to Texas and not be stressed about it. I had told my mom I would be coming home for Thanksgiving and that I would be bringing Andrea. She was so happy, I was determined to make it work even if I didn't have the money upfront for the trip.

And this is where I count my blessings. Being a full tithe payer has always been a huge blessing in my life. The Lord always provides, always.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

City Deals

I feel like I'd heard about this website before but never actually looked into it. It's kind of amazing. I got $10 gift certificates for Pizza Pie Cafe for $5 each. Um please and thank you. Now I hope I actually get my certificates and if I don't, I know who to track down. The guy I went on a date with this past weekend works there and he also happens to be friends with my sister's boyfriend. You should totally look into it, and if you do use the link below :)

Sunday, November 7, 2010

dreams come true?

"So maybe it's the whole bad-a cop thing. Yes that could be it. A cop in a suit. Which makes him a detective, which makes him even more attractive.

Sometimes I wish TV shows were real life. Then I could move to LA, meet him, fall in love, and marry him."

Remember the above quote from my last post? Last night I met what would be the equivalent of the character in real life.

Andrea wanted me to meet Dylan so he set me up on a blind date with his friend so that we could all go on a group date. We had this date last night in which we went to Tsunami up in South Jordan. It's a sushi place and yes I finally ate sushi. Not horrible, but not my favorite thing in the world.

So we're sitting there talking and I find out that the boy I was with wants to be a cop, a detective. On the inside I got all excited. On the outside I kept it cool. If I had met this kid 2 years ago I would have immediately fallen in love with him. It's really too bad that he just got back from his mission in September.

Why are boys so young these days? It's quite disappointing.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

good morning to me!


I came across this new show....Law and Order: Los Angeles......which I guess isn't really new since there's already a Law and Order, Law and Order: SVU, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Law and Order: Trial by Jury, Law and Order and your dog......ok that last one is fake but you get the idea right?

So anyway, I came across this show and fell in love with this man
No, not the bald one. Shift your eyes to the right. Yup that one.


Let's look at one of just him........
just for kicks

mmmmmm

I don't know why. Maybe it's the tall, dark, and handsome thing?

I don't actually know how tall he is but everyone is taller than me so he fits the tall, dark, and handsome category.

But then again I saw pictures of him out of character and he isn't as attractive.

So maybe it's the whole bad-a cop thing. Yes that could be it. A cop in a suit. Which makes him a detective, which makes him even more attractive.

Sometimes I wish TV shows were real life. Then I could move to LA, meet him, fall in love, and marry him.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

word of the day

swarthy

as in "I am swarthy"

look it up

Monday, November 1, 2010

Colored sugar water

Mango flavored Kool-Aid is delicious

Try it

Back to the homeland

I will be back in Texas in 3 weeks. First time since coming up to Utah that I'll be home for Thanksgiving.....and it's also the first time that I'll have driven back by myself. Well Andrea will be in the car with me but let's be serious about who will do all the driving.

My parents will have moved into a new house the week before so my vacation will be spent painting and helping with remodeling. I'm not gonna lie, I'm kind of excited about it. I'm also excited to go shopping on Black Friday with my mom.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween

Take 1
I was late 40s early 50s for the Spark Halloween party. And I think I look exactly like my mother.

Take 2
If you can't tell who I am, I feel sorry for you. I am Dora the Explorer, standing next to my friend Lindsey Lohan.

Take 3
Camilla and Austin were having a party and I wanted to go but didn't really want to dress up again so I went as a French person. The scarf and beret made that outfit. Emily is Mrs. Obama, Nicole is missing her outfit which was a Glad trash bag, it was actually really clever, David was Hefty and she was Glad.....maybe you just had to be there......and Amber is Princess Peach.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

so domestic

This past Sunday I tried to make empanadas. It was an ultimate fail. I kneaded the dough, which apparently is a big no no, because it caused the dough to break apart. So basically I wasted lots of flour and shortening. I had to wait until Monday, when I could go buy more shortening to try again. And finally...after 2 hours...I came up with these......
and they were delicious. I just wish it didn't take so long to make.

Monday, October 18, 2010

oh so funny.....and true

More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can tell my own story that's not only better, but also more directly involves me.

Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.

Have you ever been walking down the street and realized that you're going in the complete opposite direction of where you are supposed to be going? But instead of just turning a 180 and walking back in the direction from which you came, you have to first do something like check your watch or phone or make a grand arm gesture and mutter to yourself to ensure that no one in the surrounding area thinks you're crazy by randomly switching directions on the sidewalk.

That's enough, Nickelback.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was
younger.

Is it just me, or are 80% of the people in the "people you may know" feature on Facebook people that I do know, but I deliberately choose not to be friends with?

Do you remember when you were a kid, playing Nintendo and it wouldn't work? You take the cartridge out, blow in it and that would magically fix the problem. Every kid in America did that, but how did we all know how to fix the problem? There was no internet or message boards or FAQ's. We just figured it out. Today's kids are soft.

There is a great need for sarcasm font.

Sometimes, I'll watch a movie that I watched when I was younger and suddenly realize I had no idea what was going on when I first saw it.

I think everyone has a movie that they love so much, it actually
becomes stressful to watch it with other people. I'll end up wasting 90 minutes shiftily glancing around to confirm that everyone's laughing at the right parts, then making sure I laugh just a little bit harder (and a millisecond earlier) to prove that I'm still the only one who really, really gets it.

How the heck are you supposed to fold a fitted sheet?

I would rather try to carry 10 plastic grocery bags in each hand than take 2 trips to bring my groceries in.


The only time I look forward to a red light is when I'm trying to
finish a text.

LOL has gone from meaning, "laugh out loud" to "I have nothing else to say".

I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and
hunger.

Answering the same letter three times or more in a row on a Scantron test is absolutely petrifying.

Whenever someone says "I'm not book smart, but I'm street smart", all I hear is "I'm not real smart, but I'm imaginary smart".

How many times is it appropriate to say "What?" before you just nod and smile because you still didn't hear what they said?

I love the sense of camaraderie when an entire line of cars teams up to prevent someone from cutting in at the front. Stay strong, brothers!

Every time I have to spell a word over the phone using 'as in'
examples, I will undoubtedly draw a blank and sound like a complete idiot. Today I had to spell my boss's last name to an attorney and said "Yes that's G as in...(10 second lapse)..ummm...Goonies"

What would happen if I hired two private investigators to follow each other?

While driving yesterday I saw a banana peel in the road and
instinctively swerved to avoid it...thanks Mario Kart.

MapQuest really needs to start their directions on #5. Pretty sure I
know how to get out of my neighborhood.

Obituaries would be a lot more interesting if they told you how the
person died.

I find it hard to believe there are actually people who get in the
shower first and THEN turn on the water.

Shirts get dirty. Underwear gets dirty. Pants? Pants never get dirty,
and you can wear them forever.

I can't remember the last time I wasn't at least kind of tired.

Bad decisions make good stories

Whenever I'm Facebook stalking someone and I find out that their
profile is public I feel like a kid on Christmas morning who just got
the Red Ryder BB gun that I always wanted. 546 pictures? Don't mind if I do!

Is it just me or do high school girls get sluttier & sluttier every
year?

If Carmen San Diego and Waldo ever got together, their offspring would probably just be completely invisible.

Why is it that during an ice-breaker, when the whole room has to go around and say their name and where they are from, I get so incredibly nervous? Like I know my name, I know where I'm from, this shouldn't be a problem....

You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you've made up your mind that you just aren't doing anything productive for the rest of the day.

Can we all just agree to ignore whatever comes after DVDs? I don't want to have to restart my collection.

There's no worse feeling than that millisecond you're sure you are
going to die after leaning your chair back a little too far.

I'm always slightly terrified when I exit out of Word and it asks me if I want to save any changes to my ten page research paper that I swear I did not make any changes to.

"Do not machine wash or tumble dry" means I will never wash this ever.

I hate being the one with the remote in a room full of people watching TV. There's so much pressure. 'I love this show, but will they judge me if I keep it on? I bet everyone is wishing we weren't watching this. It's only a matter of time before they all get up and leave the room. Will we still be friends after this?'

I hate when I just miss a call by the last ring (Hello? Hello?
Dang it!), but when I immediately call back, it rings nine times and goes to voicemail. What'd you do after I didn't answer? Drop the phone and run away?

I hate leaving my house confident and looking good and then not seeing anyone of importance the entire day. What a waste.

When I meet a new girl, I'm terrified of mentioning something she
hasn't already told me but that I have learned from some light internet stalking.

I like all of the music in my iTunes, except when it's on shuffle, then I like about one in every fifteen songs in my iTunes.

Why is a school zone 20 mph? That seems like the optimal cruising speed for pedophiles...

As a driver I hate pedestrians, and as a pedestrian I hate drivers,
but no matter what the mode of transportation, I always hate cyclists.

Sometimes I'll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is.

It should probably be called Unplanned Parenthood.

I keep some people's phone numbers in my phone just so I know not to answer when they call.

Even if I knew your social security number, I wouldn't know what to do with it.

Even under ideal conditions people have trouble locating their car keys in a pocket and Pinning the Tail on the Donkey but I bet everyone can find and push the Snooze button from 3
feet away, in about 1.7 seconds, eyes closed, first time every time...

Friday, October 15, 2010

Poll

I keep going back and forth


bangs
or


no bangs.


Most days I want bangs

and then usually regret them.

What should I do?

Thursday, October 14, 2010

thinking

I wish answers to our questions were written in the sky.

Or that someone could make my decisions for me.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

oh yeah

I read The Hunger Games series in a week after Katie literally threw the books at my face.

Interesting.....very interesting........now I'm just waiting for the movies

I should dedicate that much time to finishing my stupid class

New car

Meet my new 2010 Honda Civic named Zoe


I am now accepting applications to be your sugar mama.

Birthday recap

A few weekends ago Caitlin, Katie, and I had a triple birthday party.
Katie turned 22 on September 12.
I turned 23 on September 28.
And Caitlin turned 20 on September 29.


We had a lot of delicious food

As well as a little bocce ball and badminton (not pictured)

Weekend trip

I went to Texas this past weekend for my cousin's wedding.

Flew out Thursday at 5 PM, arrived at 10 PM. Wedding on Friday. Flew out of SA at 4 PM on Saturday, got back into SLC at 7:30 PM. I've decided I don't like flying. Seriously get a headache every time. I'm pretty sure it's a sign of old age.

This was me the entire 5 hours of the wedding.

My mom told me it must be in preparation of my life to come.

The children love me.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

the little things

Sometimes when things are really crappy you just need to take a step back, breathe, and stop feeling sorry for yourself.

That's what I had to do after my car went back into the shop. I realized it's just money and it comes and goes. No need to cry about it.

I finally got a call today about what is wrong with my car and I'm happy to report good news. It was the alarm system malfunctioning that shut it down but they are able to remove it and get the car going again for $105. Such good news. Pep Boys just stole $785 from me when they replaced the fuel pump. I'm pretty sure it was the alarm that disabled it. Never go to Pep Boys.

So I get my car back today and I'm looking into buying a new one because let's face it, it's about time. Things are looking promising. VW dealerships are having some pretty good sales trying to get rid of their 2010 models. We'll see what happens. My mom offered to buy my car from me so that Andrea can have it. (Message to Andrea: It's still good. I've spent lots of money on it fixing it up so you don't have to.)

AND to top it off.....The Cocoa Bean came around the MTC giving free cupcakes to the employees. The girl knocked on my door and asked me if I wanted one, um YES PLEASE! Totally made my day.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

stupid car

Thursday September 2-car alarm starts freaking out
Saturday September 4-car dies. Pep Boys tells me it's the fuel pump.
Tuesday September 7-replaced fuel pump for $785. charged it on the credit card.
Sunday September 12-car dies again. jumping it doesn't work. nothing on the car works.

So I'm getting it towed again tomorrow. I hate my life and my car.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

I'm a lame face

I am really sucking it up on this whole blogging thing lately. I never updated on my graduation because I didn't get the pictures off my parents camera. And I never updated on my new apartment because quite honestly, I'm too lazy to take the time to take the pictures.

We did however have a lovely housewarming party a few weekends ago. If you didn't come, you missed out. That is all.

It is almost mid September. How does that happen? Where did summer go? I've finally started working on my class again. I went to the library tonight and almost cried when I walked in. You know how somethings just bring back memories? The library smell did that to me tonight. Not quite exactly sure what it reminded me of but whatever it was made we want to cry.

Other than the one class I just started working on again, I've been spending my days at the MTC, or vegged on my couch watching something not worth my time.

Plans for this fall however, include (1) birthday party for Caitlin, Katie, and me (2) actual birthday (3) San Antonio for my cousin's wedding (4) Boise for a football game

I'm open to filling it up with more fun things. Oh and finishing my lame class. Yeah.....that's number 1.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Lately

My family came up last week for my graduation and I moved into my new apartment yesterday. Better updates with pictures to follow.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Again

It's August....

and I'm packing........again

because I'm moving........again

and I will be homeless..........again

I am, however, looking forward to a new place. A very nice, new place.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Confessions

Weddings are stressful

San Antonio is hot, humid, sticky

People here suck at driving

Constant traffic jams make me angry

Texas may not be all that it's cracked out to be

I never thought I would turn my back on my state

Monday, July 26, 2010

Goodbye APX

I put my 2 weeks notice in at APX on July 15....and my last day is on Wednesday. I'm so freakin excited to be done. I don't know what I'll do with myself and all the time that will suddenly be available to me.

Thursday I go to Texas for Paloma's wedding and then I come back and will have lots of freedom.

Yay I get 1 month of summer!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

PBR.....peanut butter races?

Actually no. Professional bull riding.

I heard about it on the radio and flipped. I had to go. So I switched shifts with a guy on the morning shift and made it happen.

Katie, Grant, and I went out to West Jordan this past Saturday night and viewed some of the greatest displays of athleticism (or stupidity) in the business. People watching was half the fun. There were all sorts of rednecks. Guys with cut off shirts, long pony tails....

and even girls with their shirts on backwards.

My only day of summer

My only day of summer happened the day after the 4th of July. I had the entire day off, no MTC, no APX, it was glorious. I felt like I had to fit as many activities as I possibly could into this one day.

It started by being woken up at 8:30 in the morning by the parade going on outside my window. So I got up and took Andrea to the mall. When we came back someone had parked in my reserved spot and with the parade still going on there was no where to park. So I towed them. Yeah I know, I'm a horrible person.

Then I went rock climbing up Rock Canyon with some people from work. It was great. As we were walking to our destination rock I realized I didn't have my camera. That was a bummer, no pictures. I climbed, watched others climb and then had to run out of the canyon to make it back for my next activity.

Alpine sliding rock.
It took me forever to actually build up the nerve to slide down. There were tons of people there and I didn't want to injure myself in front of that many people. I finally did slide down however and the water was freezing! I would go again though and the next time I hope there aren't that many people there.

When I got back home, Andrea and I went to In N Out for a late lunch/early dinner and then to the mall again because our morning trip was unsuccessful. Then she took off back to Rexburg and I finally got to shower. My night concluded with Katie and Caitlin. We tried to go to a dollar movie but everything was sold out so we went to Target instead. I finished off my night by falling asleep on their couch watching a movie.

Why can't I have more days of summer? Oh wait, I know the answer to this. It's because I have no life.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Nothing good happens after midnight

Last night after I got off work at 10 PM I was feeling a little down because sometimes I feel like people don't like me....so I went to hang out with one of my few remaining friends. We decided to go to Rock Canyon Park to look at stars.

So there we are, laying in the back of my car looking at stars and talking. It's after midnight and at this point we're the only car there. We're looking at stars, I'm kind of falling asleep when a car pulls up and shines it's headlights on us. We turn around and see it's a cop car. The nice policeman steps out of his car and comes over to us shining a flashlight in our faces as if the headlights weren't enough to have sufficiently blinded me.

This nice policeman (who I now believe saved my life) proceeds to ask us if we had seen a man wearing a black and white plaid shirt.

We look at each other, "No we haven't. Should we be worried."

Cop: "Well if you happen to see him call us immediately."

Us: "Should we leave?"

Cop: "Well technically you're not supposed to be up here after 11."

It's about 12:30 at this point.

Us: "Ok we'll leave."

So we hop out of the back of my car. Close it up and start to drive away. The policeman gets back into his car and starts scanning the bushes with his spotlight. Then he finds the man he was looking for. Black and white plaid shirt man walks out of the park with his hands raised, cop gets out of his car and cuffs black and white plaid shirt man. We drive down to the bottom of the park and see 3 more cop cars there.

I'm pretty sure we might have been murdered had the policeman not shown up just then. We had been in the perfect position for black and white plaid shirt man to walk up to us and slit our throats.

Sorry that's a little gruesome. I don't actually know why they were looking for this man but really? 4 cruisers? I guess this is why they say nothing good happens after midnight.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Slackerness

I think I am possibly the biggest slacker I know.

I called my advisement center this morning. Here's how it went down.

me: "Hi, I have a question. I'm supposed to graduate in August but I'm working on my last class through independent study right now. If I don't get it done can I still walk in August and ......"

Heidi (girl from advisement center): "graduate in December? Yes it's possible. You would have to fill out a petition form."

me: "Ok and that's different from the graduation addendum form?"

Heidi: "Yes, it's a petition to walk in August."

me: "Oh, ok and you have those in your office."

Heidi: "Yes."

me: "Ok. Awesome. Thank you."

Yes I am the biggest slacker on the face of the planet. I still get to pretend I graduate in August. No big :)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Consider me gone

So yesterday I decided I was going to work on my independent study class after I got off work. Did I? Sure didn't.

Hardcore slacker.

What did I do instead?

Why thank you for asking......I will tell you.

I got out of work at 4 pm, drove to the car wash and yes you guessed it.....washed my car.

Then I went to get Katie and we had an early dinner at the Hotdog King. It was aight. We proceeded onto Walmart where I was going to get my oil changed but the 2 hour wait kind of put a damper on that plan so we just went inside and I bought some things.

After leaving Walmart, we stopped by Old Navy and once again, I walked out with bag in hand. I bought 2 shirts.

After Old Navy we swung by the mall. Bad idea. Katie wanted to return something she got from Banana Republic a few weeks ago and that failed. She didn't get her bag out of the car and I ended up spending lots of money.

First stop was Victoria's Secret where they are having their semi-annual sale. I thought why not?

Next came Gap, where they too were having a sale so I picked up some shorts.

Then we crossed over to Banana Republic and blew some more money on 2 dresses.

Wanna know the grand total of this little escapade? 260 bones. Yeah, I know.

Wanna know my justification for spending this much money? I work 60 hours a week for a reason right? I can afford to buy all this stuff........

And this is what happens when I need to make myself feel better about boys not liking me. There are worse things I could be doing, right?

Sunday, June 20, 2010

How you know you're getting old

Chocolate gives you a headache
Sitting on concrete for 2 hours gives you a backache like you've never had

Getting old and decrepit sucks.

Monday, June 14, 2010

You wanna know what's pathetic.....

when I have a night off from work and I would rather be at work. Super pathetic.

I'm so used to always being at work I can't think of things to do when I'm at home. I just sit on my couch bored out of my mind. I've done some reading for my Independent Study class but even that gets old after a while. It shouldn't, seeing how I'm down to 1 month to finish it (I'm thinking it's not going to happen).

This past Saturday night I got off work at 7. I parked and sat in my car and realized why it is that I work so much. It keeps me busy and helps me forget that I'm alone. I really need to find a significant other, that or make tons of new friends. I'm thinking I should go with the first option.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Kentucky

That's right! I'm Kentucky bound in less than 72 hours! I just have to make it through 25 hours of work in the next 2 days and then sweet, sweet freedom for 6 days.

I will be playing in the sun with awesome people I never get to see even though I lived with them. It's sad how we have to go to a different state to see each other when we lived in the same apartment for months. Stupid work.

I never thought I'd be so excited to go to Kentucky.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Texas

Sometimes I really miss Texas. Like a lot. Enough to consider going back.

Monday, May 17, 2010

I have issues

too many to count sometimes.

Sometimes I very strongly dislike people.

Sometimes I wish I could sit alone and not have to deal with anyone.

Sometimes I wish life was easier.

Sometimes I wish I wasn't so busy.

Sometimes I wish it was easier for me to be a nice person.

I should probably work on my anger issues.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

This is no good.

No good at all. Working these two jobs is going to murder me. It's already starting to show in my time of arrival at the MTC. It's a good thing it's flexible and I won't get fired for showing up late. I'm supposed to be at work at 8 am and this week so far my times in have been:

Monday 8:13AM
Tuesday 8:29AM
Wednesday 9:06AM

I know, it's bad, and it's only the beginning of the summer. I think I may die or have a mental breakdown.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Yellowstone

Since I work every freaking weekend at APX from 2-10, I decided to get out of Provo on my last free weekend of the summer. I went up to Rexburg with Katie and Tyler to visit my sister and take a visit out to Yellowstone. We drove up on Friday night, got there just after midnight, dropped Tyler off at his friend's house, and fell asleep to Dark Water. Wake up Saturday morning and head on out to Yellowstone.


It was frigid. We drove around, saw some buffalo, elk, wildlife in general. On our drive back to Rexburg, we got lost and drove for a while up into Montana until we realized we were driving past a lake we hadn't seen before. We finally got on the right road just in time for a blizzard and just about died on the road. Shhhh don't tell the people that were in the car with me, they don't really know they almost died.

So we made it back to Rexburg and just chilled at Andrea's apartment. I ended up going to bed at 9, I know lame. Sunday we went to church and then Andrea made us food. Mmmm I love me some food, I mean, I love my sister.

I'm alive! (just barely)

Yes I fell off the face of the planet but I'm trying to cling my way back on.

The end of the semester came and went. I didn't do too fabulously on my finals but I did end up with pretty good grades nonetheless. My last semester at BYU and I finally got a good GPA. Way to finish out on top. My mom keeps telling me that since I finally got the hang of school maybe I should go on to graduate school.......my thoughts?.....maybe. We'll see where I'm at in a year.

I started working full time with APX so now I'm at 60+ hours a week. Hence me falling off the face of the planet. I was also going to attempt to take my last class during Spring term but then realized I wanted to cry, so I dropped that and will now be doing it as Independent Study. Don't really know if that option is all that much better but at least it gives me an extra month to finish it up. I should probably start the class or I won't really have that extra month. Stress.

I get to go to Kentucky in 2 weeks for Emily's wedding. It's my vacation this summer and I'm looking forward to it. Never been to Kentucky.

My sister Paloma got engaged this past week. Still getting used to the idea. It's weird to think about but exciting at the same time. I get to go home for a few days at the end of July for her wedding and while I'm there I celebrate my mom's birthday, which hasn't happened for me in 3 years, and I get to be there for Clara's baptism.

My parents also finally sold their house. They've been trying for the last year or so and it finally happened. I love how Heavenly Father works and makes things happen at the appropriate times.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

I will not break

I'm sitting in the library trying to finish my last assignment of the semester before finals. It's not going so good given the fact that I'm blogging instead. I wonder if my grade will drop incredibly if I don't do this last assignment. I have 1 hour to finish it before class. Then after class I have to come back to the library to study for my Humanities final which I've scheduled for tomorrow night at 8.

I feel so incredibly overwhelmed right now but I shouldn't really complain. I'm incredibly blessed to have 2 jobs and be finishing out this semester. I just gotta power through for the next week. Then I can totally break down.

I was walking to get some food earlier and almost fell over. I wish the kid sitting in front of me had shared his little 5 hour energy thing.

Sunday you can't come fast enough.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Apparently I look sickly

My mom looked at this picture from my previous post and said I was anorexic. I beg to differ. Did you not see the pie I'm about to consume? That's what I thought.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Yummy goodness

Matt made me this delicious pie. He says it was to celebrate me getting a job with APX! but honestly it was because he thinks I like to complain.
Yup I just got back from the gym.....again.......and yup I sure did eat it just like that, straight out of the pan.
I seriously move forward 2 steps and backward 3.