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I’ve fallen ill. I have a terrible case of senioritis and as far as I know, there is no cure. The disease will run it’s course until about June I believe. Wish me luck in trying to recover.

I haven’t been doing very much of my homework lately, looking up things i’m supposed to look up, or emailing people I’m supposed to email. Well I just took care of the email, so that’s one thing off the books.

I’ve been working on my blanket a lot recently and i finally have it at its final width. However, now I have to make it much longer. It’ll take a long time, but I’m making progress! I keep running out of my warm colors though, which is upsetting.

I went with my mom today to Michael’s again to buy some yellow and pink yarn. It’s really hard to find bright colored yarns. At Michael’s, they had a bright yellow, but they didn’t have pink. However, they had these really nice magnetic closing boxes, so I bought two of them :) I didn’t take a picture of them though, so maybe another time.

Since Michael’s was a semi bust, we also went to Jo-Ann Fabrics and found the pink yarn and also picked up an orange skein. For use when I run out of the Lion Brand Yarn I am currently using. All of the yarn I bought today was Red Heart Brand, and I think it was on sale at Jo-Ann Fabrics, but not at Michael’s.. oops! I like Red Heart even though it’s a little rough. It’s easy to work with and it comes in large packages which is very convenient. And the color selection is very nice in my opinion. Most of the pinks I saw today were either baby pink, or very sad pink with low saturation. Red Heart was the only yarn that came in bright pink. There was also a Red Heart pink that was sparkly, but that wouldn’t match my blanket so I didn’t buy it. It was called Red Heart Shimmer. Maybe someday the need will arise for such sparkly yarn haha!

Last night my best friend came over and we watched Pride and Prejudice. It’s such a good movie, but if you haven’t read the book it doesn’t make much sense at all. It’s too hard to keep up. I kept giving translations of what was going on. haha. I wish they hadn’t put in so many artistic scenes and instead included more of the story. But alas, that’s not how it was. It was a cute movie, but I definitely think the book is better. You get more of the romance and the drama. But the actor who played Mr. Darcy was indeed very handsome :) and how could I talk about this movie without talking about Keira Knightley? I love her. She’s one of my favorite actresses even if I can’t always understand what she’s saying. She looked so young in Pride and Prejudice compared to the Pirates movies.

I also watched 27 Dresses on tv yesterday. It’s such a cute movie, but I didn’t get to see the end! I’ll watch it again soon hopefully. Today I plan on watching Letters to Juliet. It looks cute, and I hope it’s interesting and not boring, but we’ll see!

I’ll never get any work done watching so many movies and crocheting so  much! But I don’t really mind! :P I’ll pay for this later, but for now, I’ll indulge my senioritis.

On a side note, I beat Dragon Age: Origins! :) The end of the game was tough, but I’m glad I pushed through to finish it. I started another run through as a rogue dwarf. It’s fun and different fighting, but the play through is a little boring since I already did all of it earlier. Ohwell, I probably won’t end up finishing it ever.

And I finished reading Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. It’s brilliant, yet exceedingly strange! I’m glad I read it, but I’m not sure if I was able to fully comprehend what I was reading. It was the most bizarre thing I have ever read I think. And I started reading the 4th Percy Jackson book, The Battle of the Labyrinth. But I think I actually never read it before! oops! How did that happen? Well, better late than never!! :)

There’s just too much to do!! I also started watching Young Justice, but I haven’t gotten through the first episode yet. I hope I can actually finish watching the whole series. I usually don’t. But I can try!

Well, it’s past 3 now, and I think I should probably eat lunch  before it becomes dinner. :P

Why hello there!! It’s been so long since I last wrote here and for that I feel bad. :( Writing on my blog is fun, but I just haven’t felt up to writing a real and good post so let’s try now.

Christmas Eve is today! It came so fast. I feel like I need at least a few more days. I actually didn’t get any presents for anyone in my family! ;A; Guilty feelings. It can’t be helped though I guess. I had a surgery on the 15th which was supposed to be very simple and easy. The doctors said that I would be feeling fine and almost fully recovered by a week, but it wasn’t as easy as it seemed. Bad reactions to tape, stitches, drugs, and here I am more than a week after the surgery still feeling like crap. :( So this past week while all of my classmates were studying hard for finals, I was confined to a reclining chair in the living room watching tv and playing video games. While that doesn’t sound very bad at all, it was quite boring and I can’t wait until I can finally go out on my own again. This is Christmas Vacation! I have places to go and people to see! Well not really, but I’d like to be able to go to starbucks or someplace and visit with my friends. ;A;

I finished reading Trickster’s Queen today. SPOILER![highlight to read] I was expecting Dove to be queen from the beginning of the first book. I knew Sarai wouldn’t be a good queen, but I was very surprised when she decided to run away and get married. Who knew! Anyway, I felt that Aly was stupidly lovesick for Nawat the whole time, but once they got back together it was sweet. Until people were watching them sleep together. That was just awkward. The ending was very abrupt to me and I couldn’t actually envision the battles in the city very well, but maybe that’s just me since I don’t read many action/warring books. Overall, I think I liked the first book a lot better even though not very much even happened in the first book. It just made more sense to me I suppose. I felt like all of a sudden Aly got very old, but she’s still only 17! And the epilogue was terrible….  Wayyyy too abrupt. But ohwell. I still liked it XD

I have an urge to read/watch all of the Lord of the Rings books/movies. I like the medieval setting. I’ve been playing a lot of this game called Dragon Age: Origins. Typical Lord of the Rings ripoff game, but very fun! There are six different starting settings that you can play through. I picked a Dalish Elf which is an elf that lives in like a roaming tribe. The story is very complicated and there’s a lot of talking which is a little annoying, but the story is good. My sister picked a human mage. I’ve probably played too much hahah but it’s fun so OHWELL. :)

I’m also playing DragonVale on my iphone. It’s cute and fun. Lots of waiting though :P If anyone wants to be game center friends, leave me a comment so I can add you! I want friends. lol

Let’s see, I haven’t been doing any crocheting which is regrettable. :( and I wrote a post card to my friend like 2 weeks ago, but never mailed it. ;A; I’m bad at getting my letters to the mailbox apparently… The best way to get into the Christmas Spirit though, is to watch Elf! It’s such a cute movie and Will Ferrell is not so gross for once. I was really surprised when I found out that the main female role was played by Zooey Deschanel. She looks completely different with blond hair. but I don’t really like her very much lol.

Still working on my college applications. :( I have two left but I don’t think my parents know that oops. Almost done with one, and haven’t started the other. ;A; I don’t have any motivation anymore!! I’ve actually been accepted to two colleges already, but I haven’t told many people because my classmates expect a lot out of me for some reason and the stress is definitely unwanted. We’ll see. I don’t actually want to go to these schools that I have left, but I feel guilty for not applying to many schools. 6 done so far, 2 left…

I’m so tired of being sick and taking so much medicine. I hope that I can get better soon. That’s what I really want for Christmas. ;A; BUT Christmas is fun and wonderful. Lots of people give my parents presents so we got a lot of yummy Christmas cookies! I still have cookies to make, but I don’t think I’ll give them to my friends. One of my friends isn’t very considerate, so I never know what to give her for presents. She always gives my presents to her sister. ;A; And last time I gave her cookies, she gave them to my friend who I already gave cookies to when I was right there! sadface. Ohwell, I guess I’ll somehow think of something.

Merry Christmas everyone!! I’ll try to post again soon! :)

I’d say that I’ll post about my vacation with pictures later, but I know I won’t. So instead I’ll do a summary sin pictures. I went to Vermont for Thanksgiving Break. We took a red-eye flight Monday night, picked my sisters up at their schools, then drove four hours to our resort-hotel place. It was very nice. Possibly the fluffiest bed I have ever slept on. Scratch that. Definitely the fluffiest. It snowed Tuesday night and most of Wednesday. The second time that I have seen it snow. <3 I went skiing a few times when I was young, but it only snowed the first time we went. I discovered that snowflakes actually do look like the ones that people draw. It was great. We went to the Ben & Jerry’s icecream factory which was pretty cool. I never actually ate Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream before, but it was really yummy. They’re very eco friendly and socially conscious which was nice to know. I really loved how the whole factory was decorated in a really cute and cartoon-y way. We got to try the Milk and Cookies flavor. It was surprisingly delicious.

We spent a lot of time watching movies in the hotel room. Transformers 3 was surprisingly boring. X-men First Class was really good and interesting. I don’t know much about X-men, so it was fun to learn during the movie. Captain America was a movie that I’d been wanting to watch for a while, so I’m glad I got to see it. We also watched 17 again because it was on TV. It’s such a cute movie but a lot of it is REALLY awkward!! Finally, we rewatched Harry Potter 7 part 1 and I finally got to see part 2! It was very confusing. I’m feeling slightly motivated to read the books. We’ll see if that ever actually happens.

I read the book I bought recently, Trickster’s Choice by Tamora Pierce, one of my favorite authors ever! It was very good. Not a lot of action though, and I felt like the main character didn’t do a whole lot. But I still couldn’t put it down! Needless to say, I got the next book, Trickster’s Queen, out of the library almost immediately. But alas, it’s a long book and I don’t have 6 hours on an airplane to just sit and read straight, so I’m worried I won’t get time to finish it. :( I’ve heard that it’s more exciting than the last book, so I’m looking forward to it.


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