Sunday, April 24, 2011

To Kingdom Come

"'Come, come,' I hear it calling me, yelling,
Like if ever there was someone who could make things heavy again,
Feel alive!"
Passion Pit - To Kingdom Come

Happy Easter, all! :)

This year's Easter was a blast. Nothing particularly special, just had some really great family time. I had lunch with my sister Erin, mom and dad at Nanny and Papa's and it was interesting to say the least. 

(I still get an Easter Basket. Sue me. ^^)

My mom really knows me, I mean, a Cookies n' Cream Bunny, a box of Pocky, a portable/already full Jelly Belly container, Bottle Caps, Laffy Taffy (yum!), a giant flower sucker and a hella bunch of Nerds. Oh, and a very sweet (haha, pun) card, metallic nail polishes, remover, and special files, socks and some money from Nanny and Papa. Great wake-up call if you ask me! 

Oh, and I went out on a date with Tyler last Friday after school. We went to go see The Adjustment Bureau, which was pretty good, and then caught some dinner at a nearby Chick Fil A. He was sweet and I had a bunch of fun exploring the mall after dinner. Definite potential here. Fingers crossed! 

*Gasp* 2,000 page views? Aw, you shouldn't have. 

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Have A Rainy Day! <3

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Whistles: The Revenge!

Whistles are in! Oh, and I have a REALLY cute photo from my Ceramics class to post as soon as I get my last project out of the kiln next week. Here is what I've got so far: 

(This first whistle I engraved on both sides for my friend Morgan. I call her "Captain" and the "BB" is for her favorite band, Breaking Benjamin.)

(This second one has one of my favorite song lyrics by a band called Placebo: "Instead of stressed, I lie here charmed.")

(And here is all of them, including my baby pig whistle, Randolph.)

Yeah, I'm pretty proud of myself. ^^

Have A Rainy Day! <3

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Ringlets and Gears

"Love hurts, whether it's right or wrong,
I can't stop 'cause I'm having too much fun."
Avril Lavigne - What The Hell

Hello, loves. 
It's been a pretty crazy week at school. We had our spring comedy production of The Gamester, and I got to help out with the make-up crew. I learned that I am pretty badass when it comes curling ringlets under pressure. *cue David Bowie/Queen's song* 

After we finished up each night, a bunch of us in the crew and cast would go out to dinner and one of the nights we wandered into Steak & Shake (God, love it), which is thankfully open 24/7 and always has a patient staff (we tip well!). My friend Kelsey and I got our hands on the kiddie menus and assembled some cardboard cars. 

(Hot Rod Chicks ^^)

Oh, and I recently came across a potential new obsession: steampunk. I'm not so into the extremity of if as a lot of its followers are, but I love the edgy feel it gives to vintage. Check out this necklace: 

Also, this site explained shows off a lot ingenious projects that steampunks have made. This, for example, is what someone did to their computer *mumbles* and boy am I jealous . . .

Oh, and my friend Aaron recently got me hooked on these guys on youtube. Now, I'm not promoting them exactly, but you definitely would not regret listening to their renditions of songs I thought I hated from overplay, like the one above (also there is always funny background action): 

Oh, and thanks to all who muscled through my venting last post. I chose Thing 1 (my friend Tyler, for those who did not guess) and we have a date this Friday. *cocks shotgun at anyone about to hum Friday* I'm pretty excited. ^_^

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Chasing Pavements

"Should I give up?
Or should I just keep chasing pavements,
Even if it leads nowhere?
Would it be a waste, even if I knew my place?
Should I leave you there?"
Adele - Chasing Pavements

*Scream!* I am so frustrated! I am usually so decisive and level headed, so why should this time be any different? 
(For the sake of personal privacy, the message will be there, but the details vague) 
The Problem: I have two good Things. The first of the good Things I have been working on for nearly a year now, and am making progress on, but it is not nearly as far a long or as productive as I had hoped. Then, out of nowhere, comes a second Thing. Now, this new Thing began progressing on its own without my prompting and is much more like me, but is still a bit too new to be a safe choice. 
Both of these Things care about me a lot and I care about them both, too (with minor fluctuations in preference). I figure that I should just step back and see what happens, go on normally and not let it mess with me. I am a firm believer in Karma and trust the universe to take a few moments of its time to sort out this petty issue. I'm darn sure that I have earned it with all of what I put up with. 

But what do you guys think? Should I pick Thing 1 or Thing 2?

Another friend has a problem much like my own. Hers is simpler, but no easier, if that makes any sense. She recently broke up with her boyfriend for the second time in the past two school years. Aside from maybe 40% of their time being honeymoon phase, all they do is get sad and jealous and bicker about small things. They are broken up, she is losing weight from not eating and are still going to Prom together for some reason (where we all know they will probably get back together). They say that they are in love, but the relationship is not healthy. I am pretty good friends with the both of them and have heard both sides of the story, along with other details from people closer in the matter and can honestly say that I am unbiased. I just want them to be happy no matter if they get back together or not. 

On a much lighter side, I am president of the local public library's Teen Advisory Board (not as nerdy as it sounds! =P) and we got to make a movie yesterday for a contest. The guidelines say that we have three minutes to show why we need libraries. I and my partner in crime Colton are total zombie nuts and somehow talked the others into making it a zombie apocalypse where the survivors use self-defense and zombie-survival books to get away. Needless to say, Colton and I jumped at the chance to be zombified.

(Here we are getting our zombie make-up done.)

Zombie Lovers For Life!

Oh, and this song was running through my head the entire time that we shot. 

Have A Rainy Day! <3

Tuesday, April 5, 2011


"I've come undone,
But you make sense of who I am,
Like puzzle pieces in your eye."
Red - Pieces

Today was pretty cool! I got to make a clay whistle in Ceramics today and got it working right on my own. I'm very proud of myself. =] As soon as I fire and glaze it, I will post a photo of them all (I'm making three). 

Ugh, I lost an earring today, though. I just bought them and today was my first time wearing them. I love French Hooks on my earrings, but they are getting mighty troublesome lately. Honestly, it's the little things like that in life that can peeve you off all day just enough to damper a perfectly good day. But everything else was cherry, so I will just have to put on my big girl pants and get over it. 

Also, I found these shoes on my account 

(Tell me that you do not love these to some extent, I dare you!)

Oh, and this post goes out to Georgina. You know why, hon. Stay beautiful! I better not hear you saying otherwise. I would rather not have to mess you up. ^_^

Have A Rainy Day! <3

Monday, April 4, 2011


"So I call your name, cross my fingers,
Uncross the others, hesitate,
I don't think straight with nothing to prove."
Fun. - All The Pretty Girls

Hey, a really quick update: I created a tumblr account not too long ago, but I am finally doing something with it! Check it out, it will serve as my Think Tank for future posts on here.

(I've recently decided to learn how to make paper cranes. ^^)

Have A Rainy Day! <3

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Big Jet Plane

"She said, 'Hello, Mister,
Pleased to meet ya,'
I want to hold her,
I want to kiss her."
Angus and Julia Stone - Big Jet Plane

Hello, my fellow spring chickens! Are you all as raring to go for cool rain, sunshine, walking barefoot in the grass and tank tops as I am? =]

But maybe first I should start out with a gush over my latest musical obsession, Angus and Julia Stone. Who knew that siblings could make such sweet tunes? Check out my favorite that I quoted above:

March has been busy for whatever reason and I have a few photos that I will post soon of some outfits I am pretty proud of. I've been inspired lately and am feeling confident with the sudden mood swings in weather (one day snow, the next day 80's . . . got to love Kansas).

Like a lot of people, I fanatically watch the NCAA Tournament and filled out a bracket. I am a die-hard KU Jayhawk fan and had them winning against Butler for the whole shebang, but as you know there were many upsets this season, an example being Duke's loss so early on. Ugh, my brackets were surprisingly perfect up until that and KU, then I just tossed it out. Lordy, it was flat out depressing when my Jays lost. I actually cried a bit. :*( 

On a happier note, I got asked to prom by a very good friend of mine and I just picked up my dress a little over a week ago. It's strapless, a deep, apple red, and floor length. It's fitted at the top and just flows naturally. Here it is hanging on my closet door: 

(Sorry for it being sideways, but you get the picture. Ah! Unintentional pun of the day! ^^)

This Month's Obsessions: 
~Cat Eyes
~House (yes, still, and the episodes are bumming me out lately)
~A band named Fun.
~Red Velvet Blue Bunny Ice Cream (Ace of Cakes star Duff created this heaven)
~The seasoned french fries at Chili's 
~Rewatching Pokemon

Well, enough with my gabbing. Get on with your bad selves! 

Have A Rainy Day! <3