Wednesday, May 27, 2009

thanks maggie

eight things i am looking forward to
1. Yellowstone trip next week!
2. wearing my new shorts
3. downloading pictures from my camera
4. knowing everyone's name in my ward
5. making bread on a regular basis this summer
6. vacuuming my car
7. making pie tonight!!!
8. blogging more often :)

eight things i did yesterday
1. cooked for dinner group
2. learned how to make salsa
3. slept in dreadfully late
4. fed my sister's fish
5. played the piano at Institute
6. felt homesick for Jerusalem
7. began the monolithic task of cleaning my room
8. ate a few too many samples of gelato at work :)

eight things i wish i could do
1. speak Spanish fluently. gah.
2. remember details about people. like their name, for starters.
3. go back to Jerusalem (not permanently), see Istanbul on the way
4. improvise on the piano
5. have a job I really love
6. be the favorite aunt
7. get into bed at a reasonable hour
8. download pictures from the past month from my camera but it won't work :(

eight magazines i like
1. Conference issue of the Ensign!
2. I don't read any other magazines ... kind of pathetic, I know. but I don't really care so it's all good :)

eight things on my wishlist
1. a laptop. ha, yeah right.
2. skydiving???
3. a magic fairy to clean my room
4. all my siblings and brothers-in-law and nieces and nephews back in Provo
5. a kitchen aid
6. a scooter?
7. a fridge all to myself
8. that I didn't ever have to take showers or shave my legs

eight bloggers i am tagging - no pressure now
1. kim
2. becca
3. heather
4. sarah w
5. amanda
6. katie
7. natalie
8. camille
9. anyone who wants to be tagged

Thursday, May 14, 2009

feel the love

I love my family.
I love Provo in the spring.
I love feeling productive and active.
I love sleeping. I also love sleeping in my own bed, but it's not a requirement for an exceptional sleep.
I love new callings.
I love my 5 nieces and 2 nephews and the new one (gender TBA) on the way.
I love serving others.
I love Mt. Timpanogos. Talk about gorgeous these days.
I love catching up with friends.
I love progressing and feeling like I'm becoming more like the Savior.
I love the satisfaction of taking a great picture.
I love reading a good book.
I love the House of the Lord.
I love feeling happy.
I love being home.