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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Y2K + 10

Driving home from work this evening I got to thinkin' about what I'd been doing on this night 10 years ago. It was the year of the Y2K scare. I remember I was at Natalie's house, getting ready to bring in the New Year with my regular group of rebel rousers: Natalie, Rach, Kasha and Dave, Kevin, Ryan, Liz, and Travis. I remember I had my nails done all fancy smancy...they were dark purple with glitter and fireworks painted on them. We watched a movie, but I can't recall which one. We sang around the piano...I miss that...and at midnight had life savors that spark in the dark. I remember walking outside to scream and yell and Orion was bright in the sky.Chad was on his mission in Guatemala and I missed him terribly! (Lucky for me he called the next day. I remember the first thing I said, or rather sobbed, was "I miss you so much!" I also remember asking him what he was wearing...meaning what was his every day missionary attire...to which he replied, "Ooo, what are you wearing?) So, tonight as I ring in the New Year with a snotty nose, my handy roll of toilet paper, and a hot cup of Tang, I'd like to review (in no particular order) some of the things that have happened in the last decade:

  1. Got my heart broken...more than once.
  2. Served a mission to North Carolina Charlotte.
  3. Finally got into the nursing program and graduated with my RN.
  4. Celebrated 10 years out of high school.
  5. Married off my best girlfriends...some of them more than once.
  6. Made out with a random brown boy on the white sand beaches of Oaho.
  7. Took Math 4 times, Anatomy 3 times, Physiology and Chemistry 2 times.
  8. Lived out my childhood dream of attending a New Kids On The Block concert.
  9. Conquered Havasupai.
  10. Took a road trip with my sisters through Yellow Stone.
  11. Was paid to poke people with needles.
  12. Delivered a baby...well helped anyway.
  13. Kissed Dopey on the head at Disney Land.
  14. Drove from Provo to Washington D.C.
  15. Turned 30.
Looking back over the last 10 years, not many things happened as I had planned. But, had things gone according to plan, I would have missed out on some great adventures!

As the 2010 dawns, instead of the run-of-the-mill list of resolutions, I'm making a bucket list of things I want to do before the year is over. Of course, I'll still have that list that includes things like "Lose 10 pounds" or rather "Lose 10 x 10 pounds" and all the other things that get said every year. But this bucket list is all about things I want to do...Like learn bellydancing.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas....Not My Favorite Holiday

Christmas...It's the best time of year! Wrong! I am not a fan. So, this year I'd like to share a clip from a Christmas Classic. Take it away Oscar!

However, I do like Halloween.

Monday, December 7, 2009


I know, I know...another Twilight related post. However this is one of the most hilarious things I've ever seen! I literally laugh out loud every time I see it! Beware...before you watch, put down any liquids or beverages.
Some of my favorite lines:
It's skin is warm...and not sparkly
I thought you were my little spider monkey?
You know for a guy that's over 100 years old you're being pretty immature about this.
What are you gonna do about it bat boy? Style my hair?

Admit it...you loved it too!
Go team Jedward