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Monday, January 30, 2012

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Re: Message in a bottle

So remember when I sent that message in a book?? Well it was received :). Just got the email. Life is wonderful that way. I am in the middle of a funk mood needing some sort of pick me up, and then there it is-that one email that reminds me that life moves on with its tender mercies.
This is the picture she took of my note :).

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Message in bottle

Have you ever wanted to send a message in a bottle?
Me too.
But the movie "Serendipity" inspired me
to find an alternate method..
message in a book.

So I took a trip 
to the gargantuan old bookstore in Logan

Once there,
Ericka and I found a secluded place,
and wrote our notes.

This was mine:

I left my email
in the hopes of receiving a 
notification from the recipient.
If I'm lucky,
The person might even be
an attractive single RM

The book I chose 
was picked right off of 
the "rare" shelf

"The European Scrapbook"
which was checked out of the
Roosevelt Jr. High school in

Yep you saw right,
There is even a list of names
of the people who checked it out
so many years ago.
I really want to google some of the names,
to see if these people 
amounted to something.

I found quote and a drawing 

in quite the randomest of books.

We spent the rest of our visit
absorbing random bits of knowledge
and enjoying some amateur photography.

If you ever are in Logan, 
Stop by Books of Yesterday
on Main Street,
It's worth the trip :).

Sunday, January 8, 2012


People see what you want them to see. What most people fail to see, is that I struggle with anxiety, specifically anxiety of the unknown. Starting a new year of college, not knowing if I can keep up my grades, with friends whom I question their trust, not knowing my money situation, there's plenty of unknown to fear. I feel my stomach doing all sorts of crazy things. I have realized that those whom I feel the closest to, mostly live in happy valley. I'm scared to leave everyone yet, again, fearing they won't be here when I get back.

Fears aside It's time to leave this up to the lord. Fear and faith cannot co-exist. I need to look through eyes that see the whole picture. God has a plan for me. I will find the reason in all of this uncertainty. Every day I am amazed by the strength that God grants me.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

I dream of you...

I got back from temple square, thinking of how nice it was to hold his hand, and how he asked how far it is to Logan, how he is so sweet......

I dreamed of you.

It's new years eve. A new boy walks in the room. He's cuuuute. Every girl in the room wants him to pay attention to her. He chooses me exclusively. In the hot tub, he tells everyone I'm staying right there next to him. He holds me the whole next morning....doesn't get my number. But does add me on facebook and ask when I'm heading back to Logan so we can hang out. It's a start. I have a small crush.

I still dreamed of you.

This morning I woke up to a dream of you,

Dear Elder.

Monday, January 2, 2012

My time to shine!

2011 was a year of discovery.
I discovered independence and acceptance of myself as an individual.
I learned to embrace and accept change as it comes.
I cherished moments with those who I found to be my best friends.

2012 started with a magical night and morning.
I think this will be a year of blessings, both of humble and joyous means.
This will be the year to take what I've learned, and learn even more.

I can't wait :).