- Eat an ice cream cone.
- Tickle some one
- Paint your toenails
- Blow bubbles
- Have a silly string fight
- Eat a s’more
- Bow for a well-earned applause
- Finger paint
- Jump on a trampoline
- Hold a three-day-old kitten
- Listen to Boom Boom Boom Boom by the Vengaboys
- Sing “Happy Birthday”
My personal notes to a potential suitor:
#1: Music is a huge part of my life. I will introduce you to my favorite artists. And I will be looking for some indication of what you think. If you love it, let me know. If you don’t, tell me why.
#2: Please dance with me. =] Goofily(?) and all other kinds of dancing. Don’t worry, I suck at it, too.
#3: A lack of respect towards me is a deal-breaker. No excuses.
#4: It’d be totally awesome if you would be all about holidays with me. Including National Get Over It Day. (March 9th)
#5: Please let me vent. And, if you disagree with me, please let me finish ranting before you say that you can see the other side. If you make an argument for the opposite side while I’m ranting, it’ll probably just start a fight.
#6: Please, please don’t close off. Especially during an argument. Let’s always talk, okay?
#7: Do not text me 24/7. Everyday? Sure, I’m down with that. But let me get to sleep at a reasonable hour. Let me go to school. And don’t freak if it takes me a little while to respond. I have a life.
#8: Be okay with no PDA. Holding hands is fine, but let’s not ever be attatched at the hip.
#9: Honesty is an absolute must. It’s a core value for me, so I hope it is for you, too. Don’t be the type to just tell me what you think I want to hear.
#10: Yes, I probably would prefer to buy the book as opposed to borrowing it from the library.
#11: Please don’t be one of those people who freak out about their picture being taken. I think you’re cute. And bad pictures happen to even the best of us. A picture is only embarrassing if you choose to be embarrassed by it. And you are not any picture of you. If necessary, and in those situations where you really don’t want your picture taken (I have those, too), please be mature about it and respond by saying something like, “honey, please not today. We’ll get pictures together some other time, okay?” as opposed to freaking out. Or you could suggest a compromise: Let me take a couple pictures in return for letting you pick the next movie we watch or having me pay for dinner sometime.
#12: On that note, if a compromise is to be made, let’s specify at the moment it is being suggested what the conditions are for each party. Don’t hold it over my head that I owe you something.
#13: One word: HYGIENE!
#14: Please don’t ever feed me. It’s so awkward. For me and everyone else.
#15: Drive me places, but I’d like to drive sometimes, too.
#16: I can pretty much guaruntee that I’ll try to imitate the way you talk. I do that. Please find amusement in it and don’t get offended. I don’t do it to mock you; I love linguistics.
#17: Please, no buzz-cuts. Have hair.
#18: Please be a fellow musician. But if you are, don’t be critical or try to give me lessons unless I ask you for it.
#19: Be a real man – Love God.
#20: I would absolutely love it if you made “your face” jokes with me. =] And if you remember that I like Chuck Norris jokes.
#21: If you interacct well with kids, I’ll melt. =]
(inspired by this)
I have had the best last few days.
Thursday night was my choir concert. We were called to show up way earlier than we needed to be there (four-o-clock call and the concert was at seven-thirty), but I was able to get to know the people in my show choir a lot better. Justin said I look like Doris Day, so that’s what he calls me now. =]
The all-girl show choir went before the senior show choir, the one that I’m in. My group was hanging backstage manically dancing to the other group’s music. Oh, it was so much fun! Even though I’m in show choir, I’m not one to just… dance. But back stage, everyone just let loose and I think I might have actually been doing it right.
I will admit, I made more mistakes this concert than usual, but it was still fun.
I had some great people come see me, so that was pretty much amazing. A lot of alumni choir friends came to the concert, too, and that was really great to see them.
Friday night, I had dinner with my family and my sister’s boyfriend. That was pretty cool because I was able to geektalk with my nerdy dad and sister.
After that was my show choir’s Christmas party. My hair was great and I had a great outfit. ;] Near the end of things, we went caroling. When we approached a house and rang the doorbell, everyone had a great idea to Continue reading
So I did actually go to my school’s Home Coming dance! The theme this year was “Welcome to the Jungle.” The class t-shirts have my school’s name printed with different animal prints for each year. There’s snakes, cheetahs, zebras, and giraffes.
Did you catch that error? Only one of the four animals depicted on our class t-shirts is correct! Cheetahs, zebras, and giraffes don’t live in a jungle! They live in the savanna! There’s a huge difference.
Yeah, whoever is in leadership should be embarrassed. Did none of them catch it? Lol.
But anyway, the dance was great and I had an awesome dress! My only complaint is that my hair sucks and doesn’t hold a curl for more than two-ish hours. But I had so much fun. Way more than freshman year (I didn’t go last year).
Ahh… Perhaps I should elaborate. At that time, things between me and this guy were confusing. He “liked” me and I wasn’t sure if I liked him. My major excuse not to date him was that I am a Christian and he’s not. And I know it’s just high school fun, but I didn’t want to regret anything about my first boyfriend, you know? Anyway, I spent all day primping and when I got to the dance, when the guy found me, he came up to me, held his hands out to his sides and said “Hey, look! I dressed the part!” NOTHING about me the entire night. Now, I’m not conceited, I don’t even think I looked that great, but what kind of a clueless idiot doesn’t know to compliment the girl about something when you “go with” them to a dance?
And he ignored me the entire night and I got swept up in drama, in a way. Because I was the only person who wasn’t involved in drama, so therefore, people all came running to me about their drama. Gr! I ended up sitting out in the hall quite a bit until my date decided he didn’t want to be alone in front of everybody else for the first slow song, so he came and got me. He didn’t say a word, he just walked out into the hall and held out his hand, assuming I wouldn’t possibly reject him.
….I didn’t at the time, but I kinda wish I had. He was a jerk. And the next month to follow, he got even worse. Ugh, I won’t explain all that here, though.
But this year was so much better! I went with my best friend (other than my sister) and there was no pressure to dance at all, even though we did. Both slow and… regular(?). It was a blast.
Thing to smile about #14: Going to the Home Coming dance with a friend you’re 110% comfortable with, and know that there’s no pressure about anything. =]