Thursday, July 30, 2009


I was going through my temple bag tonight and found this lost gem. Charleah read this to Chris and I the night before our wedding at Rancho Grande.

It will be so different now
That you are being wed
But we will never forget coming down
Or how we never went to bed.

Sammie's so called scabs in her nose
And Adison drowning in the river
Me not knowing where Alaska goes
And you never getting a spanking...ever

Randi I have always looked up to you
You've been my sister and a friend
Who has always helped me thru
Chris I know you will take good care of my sister
And love her more than any other mister

I have one last thing to say
In this corny little poem of mine
Remember to hold to the gospel
And stay true to each other

And you will be happy for all of time
I love you both and I wish you the best of luck in your happy marriage.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009


When I was younger, I had warts on my knee. (I know, gross.) My mom tried everything to get them to go away but they would always come back.

When I was 9 years old, the only thing left was to get a Priesthood blessing. (You can read a description of what that is here and here.)

My dad gave me a blessing and within a short amount of time the warts were gone. It's been 14 years and they haven't come back.

I have always had a testimony of the power of the priesthood. For some reason, I remembered this story the other day and it got my thinking. How wonderful is it that we have a Heavenly Father who blesses us and helps our testimonies grow based on our capability to understand? I was 9 years old, and wasn't going to understand some complicated answer to what I was asking for. But I was showing God that I had faith that getting a blessing would get rid of my warts, and it happened.

Also, how great is it that Heavenly Father loves us so much, and me as a 9 year old girl that he answered my prayer, even when it might have seem superficial. He gives us opportunities show our faith and then helps us grow. Even little girls.

I hope that I can give my children opportunities to show their faith and then help them see answers to their questions so that their faith can continue to grow.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Snow Cones

Here is that place I posted about before. I still don't remember the name of it, but here is a picture of the snowcone. It is as big as Chris's head. The place is on Canyon Rd in Provo.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Bridal Veil Falls

I finally convinced Chris to go hike Bridal Veil falls yesterday. It was a very short hike, but it was really fun. While Chris went not really wanting to go, it turn out he had lots of fun. I think we will be going back.

Saturday, July 11, 2009


Worst movie. It was laughable. The acting was horrible. The plot was stupid. The writing was disgusting. I can't believe this film even made it to theaters.

Chris hates Nicolas Cage, but I usually like the movies he is in. Not his one. Where did his acting skills go?

If you want to laugh, watch this movie.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Snow Cones and Lines

Chris and I went to get Snow Cones tonight. We when to this place that is across from Helaman Halls. The snow cones are HUGE and so good.

We got there and stood in the pretty long line that was already there. Then this girl comes up and asks "Are ya'll standing in line?" I turn around and say "Yes." The guy who's with her says, "No, they are all just standing here staring." Then she says, "Well the line was curve, so I wasn't sure." We were curved so we weren't standing in the street!

People shock me sometimes

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Jonas Brothers

I went to a concert last night that every little girl dreams of going to. Including my sisters. This post is for them. I want them to know how close I was to Nick, Joe, and Kevin Jonas. (I think I can finally tell who's who.) I took these with my camera. Even though I didn't know all the songs, it was still fun.

There was a downside. There was a girl behind me who screamed practically the entire time. I could actually feel my ear drums vibrate.

(Click the pictures to enlarge and get a better Jonas Brother experience.)

Freedom Run 5k

I did it. I wasn't sure if I would be able to. I woke up the morning of wondering what I had signed myself up for. But, I got up, ate some toast, drank a glass of OJ and ran.

I did better than I had ever done before. This was technically the first time that I had ran the full 3.1 miles.

When I compare it with other times, it might be embarrassing. But I am glad I am doing it. The next one will be September 5th.

Here are my stats.