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Here is a picture of my beautiful truck without the camper shell on it. I love it!!! It looks like a real truck! I feel more alive driving without that stupid shell. Now all I need to do is get rid of that visor thing with the lights... Oh man, it gives me warm fuzzies just thinking about it. :)
So I haven't written for awhile and Rachel has been hounding me to update this thing, so here ya go.

In the past week I've been really busy. Getting ready for finals, working on group projects, taking tests. Blah, blah, blah. The exciting thing we did this week involved sitting out on the porch and soaking in some sun and playing sudoku for hours on end. I kid you not, we were outside for 3-4 hours on Saturday. It was great. I'd do it all the time if I could. Speaking of sudoku, I finished my 200 puzzle book on Sunday. Those level 5's had me going. So now I'm working on my original book with the newspaper paper in it. (FYI, don't get the books with the newspaper paper) I still might go to Idaho Falls to get another book for my long trip back to Kansas. It all depends on my schedule this week and if time will permit. Ok, so back to what else happened on Saturday. Rachel got the great idea to burn the wood that has been sitting outside our apartment for maybe 8 or more months! We took the pile to Beaver Dick Park and built ourselves a little fire and made smores while listening to Coldplay! It was the best. Oh don't you worry, we took pictures! This first picture is of (from left to right) Rachel, Rachael, Brandy, Cassy. You can't tell because of the flash, but there is a fire in that pit. It only took one match too, I'm kinda proud of that.

On to picture number dos... So here we have Cassy, Rachel (wondering why it's taking so long to take the picture) and Rachael (enjoying the first smore of the night!) We are standing in front of the pretty lake at the park. It was really pretty there as the sun set that night. It made me want to camp there for the night. But alass the next day was Sunday and we couldn't... Oh well. Good times, good times.

Ok, moving on... Picture numero three is of Rachael, Rachel, and Cassy. We are leaning over the fire cooking our marshmellows. Overall it was a great night. On a sad note, it's the last week of the semester and our little three-some friendship will be broken up. I'm really sad about it. I'll be going to home to no friends. I'm okay with it though, surpirsingly because Rachel and Cassy are the type of friends that you have for a lifetime. I've had a wonderful semester and wish in many ways that it would never end. But I guess all good things must come to an end.

Run Rachael, Run

I'm going to finish the "race." No matter how hard it may seem, but I need to finish. I feel like I'm the one behind, always pulling up short no matter what I do. I've been having an internal struggle for quite sometime now, about 8 months worth. It's all about finishing school. Do I or don't I? That's the question. I've had it with school, I hate the busy work. But I don't want to just quit. I've come so far, but yet still see no light at the end. It's really frustrating. I just barely changed my major a year ago and now I'm thinking I'm going to change it again. That will be a pain in the neck, I'll have to petition to the school and then give them my plan of graduating. It's stupid. Actually, I just don't have the patience. Sorry this entry is kinda negative. I'll do better next time. I just needed to vent for a sec.
On to a happier note, I got my new jacket that I ordered online. I really like it a lot!!!! Here's a picture of it from the website. I'd take a picture of me wearing it, but I don't feel like it. The features are as follows: lightweight, water proof, wrinkle resistant, and just plain cool. I haven't had a nice jacket in a long while, so I'm really excited about it. I'm going to wear it to school tomorrow. Yeah for the new jacket!
oh, another thing noteworthy-I bought a swimming suit yesterday! I haven't owned one in about 6 or 7 years. It's an okay suit, it will have to do. We had talked about going to the hot springs here (hence the need for a suit), I'm excited. I love being warm!!! Speaking of warm, I noticed the temperature back home, 80 degrees all week!! I'm excited to get some of that in a couple of weeks!

Trial Run

So today I came and went to class. Nothing special. After lunch I decided to learn how to make eggs benedict. Cause for Cassy's birthday, Rachel and I are going to make her her favorite meal. So I spent a good 20 minutes looking online to find a receipe. I learned that all it really is is a poached egg on top of a slice of ham on top of a piece of toasted english muffin. So, I had to learn how to make a poached egg so come Saturday morning, I could make it. Let's just say my first time around wasn't so pretty. It tasted ok, but I know eggs benedict are not my favorite eggs. I'm still a big fan of scambled and hard boiled.
Anyway, so we are going to see Nanny McPhee later tonight at the dollar theatre. I've heard it was good. I'm excited. Something to do. But now I'm going to play my game.
Oh I almost forgot, I got a letter from my Dad today in the mail. I about peed my pants. He used to write me once a week and since becoming bishop of my home ward he has been very busy. I missed getting those. And it's always about a random thing that happened to him during the week that he would expound on and add some funny twists. I missed his writings. And for those who would like a taste of his writings (very funny I might add) click here: Dad's Website
I love his stories. I need to get him to send me more of his stories so that I can update and maybe revamp his website.

Like a flower follows the sun...

So the other day it was 65 degrees and the sun was shinning, so I couldn't resist. I sat on my porch in my mushroom chair. I had a pepsi with lime, my iPod, and my sudoku book. It was perfect. I ended up being on the porch for 5 hours and enjoyed every minute. I did 12 third level puzzles, chatted with the neighbor and just relaxed. Well, I'm paying for it now. I ended up burning my face. The funny thing was it was only half my face. Here's a picture of my burnt face. The left (my right) side is all red. But check out the second picture. You can see it better. So needless to say, I'm in pain. I've put on burn ointment and my face just sucks it in. It's kinda funny. Cassy and Rachel got a kick out of it. They would just laugh at me everytime they looked at me. I almost went to the tanning place the next morning to just burn the other side of my face. But by the next morning it wasn't as red so decided against it.
So one to other things, I bought Narnia yesterday. Cassy and I watched the 3 hour special on the second disc. It was really interesting to see how they made the movie. I would love to learn how to animate like that. Even half as good as they are. Oh my heck, I love this movie!! Then later that night we watched the movie. It was funny cause Cassy fell asleep and then woke up just before the Professor says the last line and she quoted it before he said the line. It was really funny. All of a sudden, out of nowhere, she says it.