Thursday, June 17, 2010

Bycicle, burgers, and bonfires O My!

I'm at Nick's right now writing on the air matress (its friggin huge and reeaally comfortable actually), that I'm sleeping on while here. Nick and his dad are touching up some paint spots on his car and his mom is mowing the lawn. Nick came over on Tuesday and spent the night. Then I went home with him Wednesday and we had fun renting a tandom bycicle and riding 10 miles ish maybe more. I haven't ridden a bike in forever! It was fun! :) I have a tandom but its up in the top of the garage and hasn't been taken down in a couple years.
Then when his parents got home from work, we had a nice dinner of fresh strawberries, corn and... I can't remember what the main dish was! lol Maybe that's because we had pork loin tonight and it was delicious too. Anyway... after that we went outside and had a bonfire in this neat little fire ring Nick's dad put on the patio. It was really smoky and annoying for awhile, so Nick's dad got down and started blowing on the flames! Nick took a picture and it (apparently) looks like he's trying to kiss the flames! :) lol I said he was going to burn his eyebrows off.

Today we got up and had breakfast (after I fought with the shower because the knob was weird and I couldn't get the right temperature), and then went to buy his dad's father's day gift. It's the Avatar movie. I got my dad a card that says something like:
I wanted to get you a card for this, but he wanted to get a pack of beer, so we drank the beer for you and filled out this card! It has a couple of dogs dressed as humans totally waisted and says We love yuo dad! Really really we love you!
I thought my dad would get a kick out of that.

After that Nick called his dad to see if he wanted to go to lunch with us, but he had to finish something at work so we went to Nick's great grandmother's and delivered some pictures to her from Nick's uncle. We stayed and talked to her for awhile and she's the cutest little old woman ever! She was dog-sitting, but she put the dog in the garage just before we came because she was going to go out. She kept going in to the garage and saying "mandy shut up! Your a bad dog!" Poor dog she just wanted attention haha! She's blind in one eye but she obviously could tell Bilko was there, because when she got in the house accidently she ran right over to us and stood barking right at him until Nick's grandma took her back outside. Bilko just sat there lol.
Nick's dad called soon after and we went out to this really good restaurant (I forget the name) and I had a buffalo chicken wrap and homemade chips with ranch.
It was good

Nick's taking me home tomorrow on his way back to Indiana for work. He has an internship this summer :)
Well IDK what else to write, and I'm not even sure if anybody actually reads this haha!
Signing off.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Something Significant

I waas going to write about today's sermon from Luke where Jesus taught about loving God and not being smug because we think we haven't sinned as much as somebody else so were better than them. Its in the story about the man inviting Jesus to his house and a women coming and washing Jesus' feet with her tears and drying them with her hair. I don't remember where exactly, but in Luke.
I was going to write about that but my computer decided to restart before I could save my file. Arg!
Now iI'm going to write about a radio program I've enjoyed since I was little. Its Called "Adventures in odyssey" and buy "Focus on the Family" Its radio shows that take bible lessons and put them in stories that are interesting and fun to listen to for all ages. They always have a lesson at the end, and this one is really cool!
Something Significant
is about a boy named Trent wanting to do something "big" for God, but learning an important lesson about it. Listen and have fun! It may seem like a simple lesson, but one I had to be reminded of and I'm glad I listened to it. This link will probably only work for a week or two, so try and listen soon.

Guide Cats for the Blind

Thanks Mandi for this!Anybody who ever thought Guide Cats was a good idea, listen to this and you'll change your mind! lol!
- 3 min 22 sec - Jul 19, 2008 - Uploaded by offpix
Pix of Maine Coon kittens set to Guide Cats for the Blind by Les barker -

Monday, June 7, 2010

Summer and the Mall

Well, I’m still alive. I just haven’t had much to write about… or at least felt like writing it.
Its been pretty boring around here lately. Now that my family is out of school and since mom’s a teacher she’s home too things have picked up a bit.

I went to Cedar Point with some friends on May 28th. Jessica, Sarah, and Sarah’s friend Dan from out-of-state. I’d never met him but he was cool and we all had . a blast. smile
We rode most of the coasters I think… O we didn’t get a chance to ride the Mavric unfortunately since I love that ride, and I refuse to ride the Dragster (to many breakdowns for me), the melenium is also daunting so I didn’t ride that either. I looove rollercoasters, but not those! Lol We got Jessica to ride the Magnum, (she hated us for it) and the Rapter (another “I’m gonna kill you!” ride), it was fun. We stayed all day and rode water rides to boot. I forgot extra clothes so I walked around wet the rest of the day for about 5 hours. Hmmm… maybe that’s why I have a cold now?...

Momorial day weekend we spent at my grandma’s cottage in Michigan. Nick came too and we had a lot of fun swimming and with the little kids (my cousins kids Abi and Owen.) I neglected to tell Nick that we were going home Sunday and since he would have stayed till Monday and drove back to Indiana we decided to go to his parents cottage and visit them. His uncle was there from Mississippi with his girlfriend and they brought fresh shrimp.
Mmm that was sooooo good! Smile.
I was really nervous about meeting his uncle and his girlfriend, but they turned out cool. I like his dad, we get along, but I still don’t know what to make of his mom. She seems to like me, but every time I’m there she gets mad about something really ridiculously stupid.
Like this last time Nick and I went over to the neighbors cause they wanted to say hi, and his dad said he’d call us when breakfast was ready. That generally means “hey guys! Breakfast is ready come on and get it!” right? Aparently not. They told us when it would be a couple minutes, so we figured they’d tell us when it was actually ready. W Well 15 minut4es or so pasted and we finally got the neighbors to stop talking long enough to say we had to go for breakfast. We got there and his mom was cleaning up and she was all mad that we’d missed breakfast and crap. At first I didn’t think they saved us anything which would’ve made me absolutely furious, but they did. She threw out the egs saying they were “ruined” when really I bet they’d have been fine, not warm and delicious, but ok. Nick says she freaks out about stupid things a lot even when I’m not there, so she’s just kinda weird like that.

I went to the mall with my mom and aunt and a neighbor who is really good friends with my mom yesterday. I usually don’t really like shopping, but it was fun. I really wanted out of the house, so I agreed to go. I got a new pair of flip flops (brown with purple sections), they’re really squishy and comfortable, as well as 2 pairs of cut-off shorts, 2 tanktops, and a blouse that’s all really bright colors like pink, green and blue.
We ate lunch at Chipoltle and then after shopping at the mall got Cold Stone Creamery. It was good, but what ever I got was extremely rich at cold stone.

Bilko did amazing guiding me through the crouds and stores. It was funny to hear little kids reading his sign and telling parents. “The dog has a sign that says do not pet me I am working.” Smile
Well I’ve rambled enough. Thanks for reading this if you made it this far! lol