Wednesday, May 30, 2007

How many homeschoolers does it take to add a title?

It only took 1, though it took that homeschooler 10 months to figure it out!

I was messing around with some of the options, and I found the option to have the title thingy show up, and it was set to "No." *Smacks self* The little things like that can make you feel like such an idiot! Can anyone else relate?

Bees, weather, Millsberry, you know what, Spanish, 6th grade, and Selena

Ay, yi yi! If there wasn't a bee the size of Texas (I kid you not. The sucker was HUGE!) hovering around where I was reading outside, I wouldn't be blogging right now. Hey, I guess they have a purpose besides making honey and stinging humans. But still! I wasn't bugging (no pun intended) it. I highly doubt that I taste that good to bees, and I was just reading, for Pete's sake! Geez. What rude bees. Anyways, just had to vent. But while I'm here, I might as well update ya'll reading out there about what's happening around here lately.

It's about 80 degrees outside right now. And despite the fact that it was nearly 70 degrees inside the house last night,, I still wore my usual PJs, (sweatpants, a light top, and a bathrobe. I would have also been wearing my slippers as well, but Mom was washing them. She and Dad think that they reek of rotting meat, sweat, and many other gross things, but I beg to differ.) and I covered up with approximately 5 thick blankets. Hey, what can I say? My body runs cold. However, Abby, on the other hand, wore a nightgown and socks, and covered up with a grand total of 2 blankets. (Lucky...And she didn't even get cold!) Anyways, moving on.

I finally got back on Millsberry (similar to Neopets) and it turned out that when I got back from the break I took for a few months, I got really good at most of the games! I spent most the Millsbucks earned from the games furnishing my home. You see, when I got back from my break, I was looking at the high scores to see how many more points I would have to get for a trophy. Well, I came across a few girls in particular that were super rich, (one of them had 34 floors in their house, while I only had 1.) which made me feel cheap. I mean, I had been saving up those Millsbucks for a super long time, and they were created to be spent! So I spoiled my Buddy a bit, (okay, a LOT!) and made her smarter, more fit, bought her more clothes, bought TONS of furniture for my home, helped her get more civics points, etc.

I can't believe it's finally almost June! With school, it still felt like December. (5th grade in a school for gifted kids=BARF!) No quiero saber (Translation: I don't want to know) what Jubilee has in store for me in the 6th grade. Sorry for the Spanish, but I just like writing that! And the fact that it's one of my favorite songs is another reason I'm posting it. (I've played it about 15 times minimum on my iPod Nano alone! That doesn't include my stereo, my iPod Shuffle, or my iTunes library.) However, I've listened to Bidi Bidi Bom Bom 53 times on my Nano alone. *Cough* I've listened to it 52 times in my iTunes library, but I don't know how many times I've listened to it on my Shuffle, or my stereo.

I don't want to bore every single person reading this, but if you've read it up to this point, it must not be that bad, right? ;)


Friday, May 25, 2007

Birthdays, e-mail addresses, weather, French Manicures, Pirates, our Cousins, and American Idol

I know I don't update my blog very much, but I actually have a few interesting things to write! *Gasp*

My friend, Lindsey, turned 13 on Wednesday. However, I slept over at her house on Saturday to celebrate it.

I (FINALLY!) got my cousin's working e-mail address! I know it might not seem like such a big deal to most people, but we haven't contacted each other in months.

It was actually *gasp* sunny yesterday! And on top of that, it was warm out! YAY! I was thrilled to be able to go outside to read a book on a swing without freezing my butt off! The downside? TONS of bees! And what's worse, there's a HUGE rhodedendron bush outside of my bedroom window.

I finally got off my lazy butt and decided to use a manicure kit I got for Easter a few years ago. I gave myself a French manicure. (Only on my thumbs, though. My other nails were too short) It doesn't look too bad, either! Granted, it stank up my room, but still! It can always be aired out. (For those who were wondering, I painted the rest of my nails clear.)

POTC (Pirates of the Caribbean) 3 came out last night! I already know what happens, since I bought the book last Friday, but I still want to see it, despite the lack of humor that the other 2 had.

2 of our cousins, Tyler and Christian might be coming for a visit this summer. We don't know the details yet, but Mom said that it's more than likely that they'll come.

Like I predicted since the auditions, (not kidding) Jordin Sparks won American Idol! Looks like I'll have to save up to buy her upcoming CD.

And, that's pretty much it! Bye for now!


Monday, May 21, 2007

American Idol, and you know what

Tomorrow's the American Idol Finale! It's going to be great! I can't wait to see who wins, because I really like Jordin Sparks, but Blake (Lewis) is a local, so I don't know who I want to win.

I finished school on Friday! My final grades are the following:

Science: B+
Social Studies: A
English: A
Bible: A-
Math: B
Health/PE: A

Not too bad, eh? And now, (this is the best part!) I have absolutely NO MORE schoolwork to do until the next school year! *Dances* Ah, the joys of finishing early.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

More Birthdays, you know what, Paintings I've been working on, iPods, weather, baseball, Kohl's, Spiderman 3, and the Flu

Happy birthday to....

Ethan and Alison! (The Dumo twins) They turned 1 year old on Friday, and their birthday party was on Saturday. Baby Ethan absolutely LOVED his cake, (he tried to stuff the whole piece in his mouth at once!) while Alison ate hers slowly, dainty bite by dainty bite.

My friend, Lindsey, who will be turning 13 on the 23rd!

My cousin, Alex, who will be turning 3 on the 21st!

And our stupid, but lovable, dog, Cassie. I think she'll be turning 5, if I remember correctly.

I'm finished with 3 subjects for the rest of the school year; Math, English, and Health/PE. Yes, you read that right; FINISHED! My final grades for Math, English, and Health and PE are the following:

Math: B
English: A
Health/PE: A

My lowest grade so far is a B, which is in Math. (My worst subject!) However, I got an A on my final Math test. It was pretty easy; there were only 21 questions.

I'm FINALLY almost done with the painting I've been working on since the day after Easter or so. (I took a break for a few weeks, but still!) It's quite complex, which is why it's taking me so long to finish it. (It's a picture of 3 dolphins jumping out of the water at a beach) The water took me a SUPER long time to finish. I'm about halfway done with the dolphins.

I got my iPod Nano replaced in late April! (The battery was being used up WAY too fast, and I could only play about 6-12 songs before the battery died!)

It's actually been *gasp* SUNNY for 5 days in a row! It was about 70 degrees on Monday, and it's supposed to be about 60 degrees (I think) for the rest of the week. Either way, I still don't believe the weatherman/weatherwoman. (Once, at one of Ethan's baseball games last year, the weatherman said it was supposed to be super cold that day, and rain like crazy, but guess what the weather was like at the game? 70 degrees, and VERY hot! And what's worse, I was wearing jeans and a t-shirt. To all of the people reading this, NEVER believe the weatherman! Follow your gut, instinct, whatever!)

Speaking of baseball, Ethan's team started playing again recently. I'm the helper of the team, and my personal job is helping Abbey Drake (the daughter of the manager of the team) run to bases, try to catch the ball when it comes near her, etc.

I FINALLY got to use some of the money on my Kohl's gift card that I got for Christmas! I got 2 super-cute halters, one of which I'm wearing as I type! The one I'm wearing is bright yellow, with white trim, and 1 white stripe near the middle. The other one has tons of stripes. (They're green, yellow, red, orange, and white)

I got to see Spiderman 3 on Saturday! (The first one was a lot better) It was kind of boring, considering that I'm not a Spiderman fan. But it was okay, I suppose. Did you know that when it came out, it was the #1 movie? And it grossed $148 million dollars in its first 3 days! Neither did I, until I went to my homeroom (in school) today.

'Tis the season to get sick, fa la la la la, cough sputter barf!
Mom, Kelvin, Kelvin's parents, the twins, and the twins' mom all caught the flu recently. Luckily, it only lasted a couple of days. Now, everybody, (except the twins) is fully recovered.

....And that's pretty much what's been happening lately. Ciao for now!