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Follower of Jesus Christ. Lover of people. Lover of animals. High Point University graduate. Appalachian State graduate. High school English teacher. AXΩ.

Friday Five!

Happy Friday! It's the last day of May. Tomorrow, June starts. I LOVE JUNE :) I love the first day of every month, if you haven't already noticed. Here's what else I'm loving this week: Justin Timberlake's song "Mirrors." Hello, everyone is in love with this song. Everyone is in love with the whole album - 20/20 Experience. "Mirrors" is great because it's awfully sweet, has a great beat and background tune (that's not the right term, is it?), has totally sweet lyrics, ... It will always remind me of riding on the interstate in Los Angeles with Chanelle and Kacie. Leaving American Idol, headed to the Dodgers game. Leaving the Dodgers game. Did I mention how sweet the lyrics are? JT always does it right. Good job, JT.  My Diamond Candle! It came in the mail while I was in California, and the day after I got back I started burning it to get the ring out. Yes, the ring. Inside every Diamond Candle, there's a ring that's worth anywhere from $10 to $5,…

California Love (Part 3): AMERICAN IDOL!!!

This Thursday I'm only throwing it back to two weeks ago. Two weeks ago today, Kacie and I were eating on the pier in Santa Monica when Chanelle texted me and said we had gotten American Idol finale tickets and we'd have to be there in an hour and a half. And we'd have to find transportation because Chanelle was at work. Yikes! Of course my initial thought was, "OH MY GOSH WE'RE GOING TO AMERICAN IDOL!!!" My second thought was, "Oh my gosh I CANNOT go to an American Idol finale dressed in shorts, sandals, and a denim shirt, WE HAVE TO STOP AT OLD NAVY OR SOMETHING!!!!!" But alas, we could not stop and Old Navy and here's why: Kacie got the Yellow Cab number. I called the Yellow Cab as we were sprinting up the colorful Santa Monica pier, weaving in and out of people who were lollygagging around. The Yellow Cab guy said they'd be there in five minutes. TWENTY minutes later, the Yellow Cab people were nowhere to be found. It was now 3:20, and we had to b…