Friday, November 23, 2007

Catch up!

Sorry I haven't been doing so well with this blog thing this year. I will try to be better at it. Hm... lots of stuff has been happening, I guess I will start with the most recent. Happy Thanksgiving! For those who haven't heard, Kevin was recently accepted into BYU so it looks like he will be joining me out here next semester. He is really excited. For Thanksgiving my family back home went to visit my Grandma (who now lives in Maryland with my Aunt and Uncle) and about a half an hour after they got there she was rushed to the hospital because she got sick. They have diagnosed it with bronchitis and acute pneumonia at the very tip of her lungs. Hopefully she is ok, because her asthma isn't going to appreciate that. School is EXTREMELY busy right now. I have a 20 page advertising project due in about a week and a half or two weeks. It is a book full of advertising strategy for Burton snowboards. A team and I are basically making an entire campaign for Burton. It's a pretty cool project, but very time consuming. I also have a 10-12 page research project due coming up, and a revised paper due on Tuesday. In addition to that I have an advertising file, with about 50 or more ads due, plus finals, and mid-terms, and all the other fun stuff teachers seem to throw at you right at the same time. I like feeling busy though, I almost seem to get more done that way. I just got over another "outbreak" of the Lupus. It seems like every time I come off the medicine, the Lupus comes back. They are doing some testing to see if they can switch my meds and see if that will help it stay in remission (so to speak). Um... for Halloween this year my roommates and some of our friends were the characters from the game clue. I was Mrs. Peacock and Brent was Reverend Green. It's so funny how much people come out of their shells and do outrageous things for Halloween. Um... I also carved pumpkins this year for the first time in ages! It was a lot of fun and I was pretty excited about my final turn out, which was a castle (Not a head with hair like mom thought :)) I also got the chance to go see a very cool Hindu temple in Spanish Fork a few months ago. It was really interesting to hear their beliefs and see their temple. I guess it is the biggest of that kind in the United States. Pretty cool huh? That's all I can think of for now, I'm sure there is much more going on though.... I'll be better at keeping this thing updated so that I don't have to write a book each time. :)

Wednesday, May 02, 2007


I am happy to report that I am FINALLY moved and almost settled into my new apartment. I also got a new job at Deseret Book in the University Mall a little bit from my apartment and I'm finally done with my sophomore year! I guess that is supposed to mean I have two years left, but I don't know how well that will go. My new apartment is huge and it's pretty. I have some pictures of right outside of my patio door. It connects to an indoor solarium with a pool and a sand volleyball court. It is supposed to get cold again here. A storm is coming in that is supposed to drop our temperatures back into the 50s and 60s. Fun fun!! Here are the pictures...

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Only three weeks left!

There are only three weeks left of this semester, including finals week. I can't believe how fast the year went. I have had tons of fun, but I don't feel like I should be a junior already. So much has happened this year, I was diagnosed with Lupus, I changed my major, I have been dating someone for about six months. It's been an amazing year. My roommates are amazing, but there is a little tension with one of them. Angela and I are going to be living together next year. We are a little farther away from campus but, that's ok because we will have our own rooms and it doesn't hurt to walk a little farther. My family was here for Kevin's spring break last week. They left early Saturday morning. It was a lot of fun and it was good to see everyone since I won't be going home for the summer. At least not as of right now. I will be looking for a job in a few weeks for the spring and summer. I don't know if I will be working full time or part time yet because I'm going to school part time as well. Here are some pictures of from when my family was here.

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Spring Break!!

So we don't have spring break here at the great ole' BYU but... my family is coming to visit me for their spring break this week. They will be here like Monday or Tuesday. Crazy! We have like less than a month left of school too... that's also pretty crazy. Angela and I are living together next year, Jessica is getting married... maybe, and Kimberlee is studying abroad in Vienna for the first semester and who knows what the second semester. I screwed up my knee again this week and was on crutches for a few days but now I just have to wear a brace which is not any fun either. Oh well, hopefully it will get better soon. Anyways, everyone should check out my other "political" blog I am doing for a chance at a scholarship. It's kinda way out of my normal box but... I'm trying it out. I get points for people viewing it. It is You don't have to agree with me...but it would be cool if you checked it out.

Sunday, March 04, 2007

Hawaiian Luau

Our ward had a Luau on Friday night. There was a limbo and hula hoop contest. Afterwards a bunch of us played capture the flag and cops and robbers. Saturday we went to the BYU vs. Utah basketball game. We won by like 25 points. It was nice, but kinda boring. It was the last home game. We are the conference champions. Today was our break the fast dinner as well as a CES fireside.

Sunday, February 25, 2007

Cops, Robbers and Giant Green Frogs

This past weekend was a blast. Last night Brent and I went on a double date with Karly and Eric. We went to Wal-Mart and played the shopping cart game. For those of you who haven't been lucky enough to play this game, each team has about 15 minutes to get 7 things from anywhere in the store and put them in their cart. You then meet back at the designated spot and switch carts. You then race to see who can put away all the items in the right spot first and whoever does wins. Brent and I won the first game and then Eric and Karly won the second. We lost because they gave us this huge green frog dehumidifier and it was the only one in the whole store... so... we couldn't put it back with anything... so we never found where it actually went. Tonight we got like 15 people from the ward to come play cops and robbers with us on campus. The cops had to hide on campus and then the robbers had to try to get from one side of campus to the other without being tagged. The first time around everyone got tagged. The second only like 3 people got tagged and everyone else made it. It was a lot of fun, but kind of cold. I think we are going to do it again when it's warmer.

Monday, February 19, 2007

An update on the Semester

Well, I haven't posted since before Christmas break. Sorry about that. I've been pretty busy. This semester I'm taking Accounting, 2 computer classes, a religion class, a marriage class, and Spanish. A few of the classes are easy but all of them require a ton of homework. Yucky. I guess it's college so I shouldn't be surprised right? Not a whole lot of things have happened yet this semester. My roommates and a guys apartment went camping this weekend in Goblin Valley, which is about 3 hours south of Provo. It was absolutely gorgeous and I guess we went just in time because I looked out the window this morning and everything is covered in about 2 or 3 inches of snow and it's still snowing really hard... Yuck... maybe we can go play in it or something since we have the day off for President's Day. Oh, my friend David got engaged a few weeks ago. Brent and I video taped it for him and my friend from last year that I went to Vegas with got married on Saturday! I think it would be really hard to get married in the middle of the semester but... she did it. Here is a link to the pictures from this weekend. There are like 100 and I don't even have all of them up there so... don't feel bad if you don't want to look through them...I'll put a few up on this blog. I guess that is about it... I'm still trying to figure out what to do for Spring/Summer semesters and where to live in the fall. here is the link to the pictures...