Thursday, September 29, 2011

the abc's of me..

i love stuff like this.

i found this one this young lady's blog

A. Age: 19
B. Bed size: full. i sleep on the bottom bunk of a bunk bed set that i have had since i was seven or eight. sad i know.
C. Chore you hate: loading and unloading the dishwasher. but i try to make this halfway entertaining by dancing to music or putting on a movie or something while i'll do it.
D. Dogs: Maggie. Golden Retriever. best and sweetest dog known to man. yes that's right. my dog trumps yours :)
E. Essential start to day: actually getting my bum out of bed. if i have accomplished that, i'm good. the next thing would be my bible time, which i don't normally get to till i get to work.
F. Favorite color: primary blue, grass green, sunflower yellow, teal, black, white, silver
G. Gold or Silver: both. particularly silver. does white gold count? it looks and reminds me of silver.
H. Height: 5'7'' or 5'8''. not 100% on that one.
I. Instruments you play: guitar and a little piano to get by.
J. Job title: i'm so cool, i have two. 1. full time student, 2. library assistent.
K. Kids: i am single and have none, and will continue to have none until i am married. then i hope to have LOTS. biological or adopted, i shall hope to have lots of children
L. Live: in South Carolina.
M. Mother's name: Debi
N. Nicknames: SweetCaroline (yes like the song), Carohine, Cawowine, "YeeYine"
O. Overnight hospital visits: not that i know of??
P. Pet peeves: people breathing and/or blowing in my face. I CAN'T SATND THAT.
Q. Quote from movie: (you've got mail): "The whole purpose of places like Starbucks is for people with no decision-making ability whatsoever to make six decisions just to buy one cup of coffee. Short, tall, light, dark, caf, decaf, low-fat, non-fat, etc. So people who don't know what the hell they're doing or who on earth they are can, for only $2.95, get not just a cup of coffee but an absolutely defining sense of self: Tall. Decaf. Cappuccino."

S. Siblings: i have an older half sister that i never see so i guess that makes me an only child. This is why i want to have lots of children.
T. Time you wake up: 5:30-6ish, usually the later time
U. Underwear: ABSOLUTELY. and real under wear. not that skimpy crap. the thought of having an ongoing wedgie horrifies me. bleh.
V. Vegetable you hate: Eggplant and Brussel Sprouts. need i say more?
W. What makes you late: my snooze button, the fact that while i'm getting ready, i think i have more time then i actually do, the fact that i'm an just naturally a late person.
X. X-rays you have had: stomach and arm scans.
Y. Yummy food that you make: Fettechini Alfredo with bacon. yeah baby. salad with french fries on top. mmmmmmmmm. bean-less chili. delicioso, quicker then regular chili, and gets down on the bodily noises aftermath, if ya catch my drift....
Z. Zoo animal: GIRAFFES. MY FAVORITE ANIMAL. and otters. what can i say? both of these creatures are cutie faces.

hope ya'll enjoyed getting to know me a little better!

try this. it's fun!

Sunday, September 25, 2011


this sunday in sunday school we talked about singleness and how we use the time we have as single women.

from I Kissed Dating Goodbye:

1. the right thing at the wrong time is the wrong thing.
*are we using this time of singleness to prepare our selves to be a godly spouse or pretending with dating relationships?

2. you don't need to shop for what you can't afford.
*just because something is good for you doesn't mean it's good for you right now.

3. any season of singleness is a gift from God.
*God does not give us something that is not good for us

soooooo.... WHILE WE SINGLE GIRLS ARE WAITING; practice:

-intimacy in other relationships, like family, friends, etc.
-seeking God with others. ie. girl friends.
- financial responsibility
- parenthood-----this means KNOW HOW TO CHANGE A DIAPER.
- practical life skills

we need to be content with the time of singleness that we have.......possibly that's easier said then done. but we can at least try, and ask God to help to help us with this.


Saturday, September 24, 2011

my apologies...

to anyone who has been on my blog the past couple of days. i am really sorry.

i'm trying to change up my blog and wasn't able to find a background that i liked. wellllll.....i found many that i liked but just couldn't decide on ONE BACKGROUND.

so sorry for all the different backgrounds and what not.

but i think i have finally MADE A DECISION.

hope you like the changes! :)

Thursday, September 22, 2011

the awkward moment when..... leave for stuff behind a trash can so you can run to the van to get the text book you forgot and someone comes out of a class room and sees you rush off with out your stuff.

Poor guy might have thought that i was leaving for one to deposit drugs into my bag.

i literally had fifteen minutes before class started when i rushed out to get my text book. I SWEAR IT'S TRUE.

.....when, shortly after forgotten text book incident, you accidentally drop ALL OF YOUR STUFF on the ground outside of an open classroom full of students taking an exam. i thought sure i was gonna get yelled at.

all i can say is "WHOOPS, SORRY! MY BAD." and go about my business.

.....when you're reading some one's blog, which has music playing, and you forgot that you didn't turn your volume off, resulting in music blasting IN THE LIBRARY. whoooops.......completely accidental folks....

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

facebook rant...


stop changing the stinking layout of the website.

it is getting super obnoxious.

and if i remember correctly you just changed something LAST WEEK.


mark zuckerburg, creator of facebook: STOP SPENDING YOUR MONEY (credit to drew kuehl) AND MAKE THEM CALM DOWN WITH THE CONSTANT CHANGES.

it's as if everyone working there is on red bull or five hour energy or something.

wait at least a year before you change something again...PLEASE.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

now ain't the LUNA BAR people shaaweeeeeet....

my 19th birthday was two weeks ago.
yes i didn't post.
that's because, as shocking as it may sound, i had better things to do that day.

but....i do have pictures from the fun day with some friends, so i will be sure to post those ASAP. :)

but yesterday, a package arrived at my door. do you know who it was from??????

the people at the LUNA BAR company!! they sent me a sweet gift and a card, neither of which i was expecting!

they made my day a lot brighter. and because you that, should check them out! their stuff is yummy and healthy and that's a good combo. click here......


Thursday, September 15, 2011


ya know what's just plain awkward?

seeing a pizza delivery man in a library.
i know! it's weird.

last night i was being the studious student and studying for an exam. it was around 8pm or 8:30pm when all of the sudden, this random pizza delivery man walks through one of the stacks of books with a pizza and a bag of sauces on hand.

poor man couldn't find his way around here, so i saw him at least two or three times. i don't blame him though. it's a confusing library. (i only know my way around because i now work there, but that's a story for another time.)

whoever had the nerve to order pizza in the library, is a cruel person. while studying i was sitting there thinking about how hungry i was (hadn't had dinner yet), and then this dude comes traipsing through the library. gosh dang it. COME ON.


Tuesday, September 13, 2011

we walk by faith......

recently in the past few months, a dear family friend has been very ill. this man is practically my father, so when struck with the news of illness, it was tough to take.

his wife has been good about updating about his health, and recently said something very thought provoking that i wanted to share with ya'll.

"I have always heard and sometimes said that "God will not give us more than we can handle". I don't believe that now. If He did not give us more than we could handle, there would be no need for Him. We can not handle this on our own. We are relying on his faithfulness to see us through. We live by faith and not by sight. If we went with what we "see", it may be enough to overwhelm us. We know there is a plan and a purpose; we will live by faith"

i never thought of it that way. and i agree. no matter what the circumstance, we walk by faith.

thank you for the reminder Mrs. Colleen!

the awkward moment #2 when..... spill water while at the water fountain, on to the CAUTION WET sign.

yes friends. it is possible. this girl right here spilled water right over a yellow CAUTION WET

that is mad skills at it's finest.

Monday, September 12, 2011

are you human? and more words of wisdom.....

scene: riding in the car at 9 pm, on or way home from classes, my dear friend Rebecca and i are talking FOOD.

keep in mind that this is one of those times at night were one tends to get a little SLAP HAPPY.

i had just told Rebecca that i sometimes will dip carrot sticks in salsa, and when i eat peas, i HAVE to put barbecue sauce on them.

(note: most people think this is strange, including my mother)

in response, the conversation went like this:

me: "if i want to eat peas, i HAVE to put bbq sauce on them. it's so good."

Rebecca: (looking at me as if i have three heads. although it was dark so i couldn't see her face, i'm sure she was looking at me strange) "ARE YOU HUMAN?"

me: "Yes. Pinch me and I'll scream."

Rebecca: "Cut me and i'll bleed. wound me and i'll cry..."

and so my friends, the moral of this convo is:

"pinch me and i'll scream. cut me and i'll bleed. wound me and i'll cry."


Tuesday, September 6, 2011

let's not make like Marilyn monroe.....

today has been quite the blustery day. especially for my attire. i had a job interview so i wanted to look half-way-decent and wear a dress to school and for the interview. well of course today would be the day that the wind would be blowing everything every which way.

between classes i have more then once almost pulled a "Marilyn Monroe".

only not on purpose, as did she on some occasions.

while carrying my school bags, i feel the need to hold down any part of my clothing possible as to not make anyone want to claw out their eyes.
talk about awkward moments..........

oh the fun times of school.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

i wish she was my baby.....

see this sweet little baby girl? i fell in love with this little one while in china. we were given the opportunity to visit a foster home that our church sponsors. click here for more info on this wonderful place.

when i saw this baby, she immediately stole my heart. i was informed by ale' (my sweet "lil sis") that she (that baby) had cried for two or three other people. so i was sure to be careful. i came up to her to say "ni hao" and to my shock, she didn't cry. i think that's what made me fall in love with her the most.

anyway, i have claimed her as mine. i even found her again and was able to hold her the second time we were there. i would have brought her home with me, but that would have been frowned upon by the chinese government. so now, i'm hoping and praying that i could possibly support this sweet little one.

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this picture was taken august 18, over two weeks after we got home. she has already gotten bigger! don't you think so?

this blog post was inspired by my friend, Augusta's blog post. she fell in love with a sweet little face as well. hop over there and see. click on Augusta's name.

good answer and a morning poke.....

in hospitality class. student (who shall remain nameless) is asked by teacher what he wants to do. this is the class called Introduction to the Hospitality industry.

Teacher: "so what do you want to do?"

student: "Rule the the world"

good answer my friend. good answer.


on another note, there are these two dudes sitting at a table at school. i swear i'm not ease dropping, but sometimes you can overhear stuff. in this case weird stuff. dude is on his hand held device of some sort surfing over facebook. what i am about to tell you is a TRUE STORY. well it's not so much a story as it is just plain strange. pretty dang strange, i tell ya.

this is what what i heard him say:

"oh my gosh. i can't find (enter friend's name here). i need to give him his daily poke."

i'm sorry. i know that i am in the midst of a poke war now between two of my friends. i know i poke these two friends on facebook WHENEVER THEY POKE ME. but that statement was just plain weird, gosh dang it.