Thursday, November 25, 2010


Happy Thanksgiving!

Within the last day, I felt a strong urged to write another blog post! ;)

Last night I went to my church's Thanksgiving Eve service and my favorite part of the service was listening to what children were thankful for. Here are some of my favorite quotes from the evening (besides the popular, but still meaningful "I'm thankful for my family and friends" ;) ):

"I'm thankful for tractors and lions." (it sounded more like twaaactoes and wye-ons)

"Bad things can be good things." (maybe it's just me, but I thought that was pretty deep for a 5-ish year old!)

This guy's was long, but it went something like "I'm thankful that God made the Earth because if he didn't make the earth, we would all be living in space and we would have no where to live, so it's nice we live on the earth."
That was killer. I laugh (and will laugh) whenever I think about that quote/kid. But it's true! Thank God we live on Earth and not in space! ;)

I also enjoyed this one lady's quote. It was something like
hen God takes something, he always gives something back."

Lots of people are probably meetin' up with our relatives whom we haven't seen in ages, or watching Macy's Thanksgiving Parade (that US Pizza Twirling team was snazzy!), but hopefully we won't forget the deeper good stuff of today--of being thankful and being able to embrace everybody!

thankfulness (n): consciousness of a benefit received

and as I close out this post, I just want to make a minimized list of what I'm thankful for:
  • for one, as I'm writing on it, my blog! i'm so glad i'm able to to have a place where i can share my stories, vent my strifes and have a venue through which i can meet other people across the globe who appreciate things that i do! which segways into...
  • i'm so thankful for those who read my blog. it just means the world to me to think that someone cares enough to spend at least a couple of moments to read what i write, see the things that i post, and to simply get to know me (hopefully creepers don't follow my blog to get to know me in the wrong ways...). anyway, this list is becoming not-minimized, so moving on...
  • school. despite the hours of sleep i have lost, and gray hairs that have grown because of my numerous AP courses and extracurrics, when it all comes down to it, i really love it. if i had an option to, i still wouldn't take less AP courses or do less activities because...i love being ambitious and doing leadership-y stuff! i'm so glad i just have the opportunity(ies) to learn and do diverse activities. plus you get to meet awesome friends and teachers! school is def one of my fav things in life and i can't wait til college. :)
  • all the activities that i am a part of: writing for my school magazine, being part of our school's broadcast class, Class of Fashion (oh yeah!), Fostering Tunes, art appreciation club (oh my gosh, so excited to see picasso's stuff in a few weeks), my past internships, just.. man! life is good and i love it.
  • time to chill. i should be doing my apps, but i felt the urge to blog, so yeah. but i really needed this time off. phew.
  • i can't believe this is on my list, but cute boys. i mean c'mon, life would be so bland without those crushes. tom felton is mah man. (just last night, i found out my parents read my blog... but uh.. oh well...) here's another link.
  • God & life. thanks for everything. :)

"If you look for something to be thankful for, you will always find it."
- anonymous

ps. here's a free owl print that you can print! :)


Bree said...

too beautiful! :)

Daniel Radcliffe is mah man! lol

Happy Thanksgiving!

Marie said...

Happy Thanksgiving!:D

***** Marie *****

She is Sara said...

Hahahaha!! Wow what an awesome Thanksgiving post!! I cracked up at the kids quotes and that squirrel!! Loved that episode of friends too!

Anonymous said...

i just wanted to stop by and leave a comment. i felt like i havent left one in a while, but i still read every single one of your blog posts! imiss you so muchhh girl! i hope college apps are going well, we're almost doneee :]]] youre so inspirational, i cant believe you have the ability to balance things so well in your life, all your school stuff, activities, and this blog! keep it upp!

i am thankful to have met you and that youre my friendd!


Samantha Elisabeth said...

Haha those pictures crack me up. Your church service reminds me of the place I volunteer. It's to help Spanish immigrants acclimate to America, and the little kids made cards of what they're thankful for. It was so adorable!

Jen said...

hope you had a lovely thanksgiving! it's always great to read what people are thankful for in their lives. and i love that thanksgiving scene from friends, haha :)

and the answer to your question...i use my canon rebel t2i to shoot my pictures.

PearlsAndGreenTea said...

happy thanksgiving! love your quote at the end...there is soo much to be thankful for...always.


PearlsAndGreenTea said...

happy thanksgiving! love your quote at the end...there is soo much to be thankful for...always.


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Anonymous said...

Muy buen post.