Thursday, July 8, 2010

happy birthday to me!

That's right! Its my birthday! I am 22 years old.. crazy!

“Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang Happy Birthday.” - Stephen Wright

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

happy birthday jacob!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JACOB!! Its his 3rd birthday today..

He's my cousin's little boy. Awe. He's so cute!

"Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional." - Chili Davis

Monday, July 5, 2010

happy birthday grandpa boyd

My Grandma Jean and Grandpa Boyd

My Grandpa Boyd would be 79 years old today! He was amazing. I was only 7 years old when he died. But I remember he loved to joke around. He would always be playing with us kids and he'd always be the adult that would volunteer to go out and watch all us cousins jump on their trampoline in the backyard. He also taught me how to shuffle cards.. the easy way. I thought I was so cool cos I shuffled like Grandpa. I also remember gathering up paper to put in the fireplace and he'd build a fire for us. He loved to eat vanilla ice cream late at night too!

One of my favorite pictures ever, Grandpa Boyd as a cowboy


"No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a granddad pulling a baby picture out of a wallet." - Author Unknown

Sunday, July 4, 2010

"Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better." - Albert Camus

Happy 4th of July!!!

Too bad I have to work.... at least we are having a potluck.. and maybe we'll do some sparklers or something!

"Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people." - Abraham Lincoln

"Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice." - Author Unknown

Saturday, July 3, 2010

birthday wish list

My birthday is in just 5 days. Its Thursday, July 8. It has arrived so fast this year. I don't really want much. I have a list of things I'd like to acquire over the years to come but I don't necessarily HAVE to have them or anything. I guess I'm getting old.

So here's the list..
  • Tattoo
  • Horseback Riding
  • Royal Bliss CD (local)
  • New Tragedy CD (local)
  • Broke City CD (local)
  • Michael Jackson's This is It DVD
  • Dear John DVD
  • Supernatural Seasons (I have the 3rd)
  • Coupling Seasons (I have the 1st and 2nd)
  • Eminem's new album: Recovery
  • The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by Randy Taraborrelli
  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck paperback October 1992 edition
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck paperback February 1994 edition
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee paperback November 1988 edition
  • Betrayed by P.C. Cast
  • Chosen by P.C. Cast
  • Intermission DVD
  • A Thing Called Love DVD
Yes, mom. I want a tattoo. :) Don't kill me.

I'd also love to have a marble bundt cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes.. YUM! or even just a marble bundtlet.. I love it.

Don't forget to donate to WWF on the right side of my page!! Click on the gorillas. :)

"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much." - George Harrison of the Beatles

Friday, July 2, 2010

live and local

About six years ago, I would always listen to X96 Live & Local in my car when I was working for Marriott. I never blogged about some of my favorite bands that I heard.. So I thought I would because I have a love for them once again.

Broke City formerly named Broken from Salt Lake City, Utah
New Tragedy from Vernal, Utah
Royal Bliss from Salt Lake City, Utah
The Trademark from Pleasant Grove, Utah
Neon Trees from Provo, Utah - they put on an AMAZING show

Go check out their music! NOW!


Royal Bliss By & By lyrics

"If you wanna fly, then I'll meet you there.." - Royal Bliss, By and By

Thursday, July 1, 2010

a birthday wish..

So facebook suggested I donate my birthday to a worthy cause. So I am! Of course I'd love presents for my birthday. BUT I decided to set up a Birthday Wish page on Facebook for my friends to donate to World Wildlife Fund so if you'd like to help out (PLEASE DO!) you can click here to donate whatever you can.

I thank you in advance!!! My birthday is on July 8 so there's only 7 days to donate! I'll also post the link on my sidebar. :)

"Look deep into nature, and then you will have a better understanding of everything." - Albert Einstein

purple and gold

Lakers won the Championship!!! Yeah.. I'm a little late, I realize that. That seventh game was freaking amazing. I love it. I knew they'd win. I can't decide what jersey to get though.... I've been debating for about a year now.. Kobe.. or Fisher.. hmmm..

and I thought it was hilarious that Ron Artest thanked his psych. LOVE it. :)

Q. You’ve been involved in one of Phil Jackson’s threepeats. What are you going to say to him to convince him to come back?

KOBE BRYANT: He knows how bad I want him back. I’ve told him that. I’ve been openly blunt about that. Let’s go for it again.

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