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5/17/07 04:23 pm

this is kari's friend kendell...

kari is leaving for who-knows-where on monday EARLY morning.  im going to seriously miss her while she is gone for the ENTIRE summer.  hopefully she will be in the same place for an extended period of time so i can fly out to visit her. 

i want to wish her and amazing summer and make her promise to keep in touch with me.

upload tons of pictures and make sure to visit the real world house in denver!!! ;)

love ya friend!!!!

<3 kendell

4/3/06 02:02 am

So next time I have to do a translation project, I am not going to wait until the night before to do it. I just spent 3 hours translating 2 pages of Madame Bovary. I'm sure it is a really good book, and I definitely want to read it now, but I really did not like it tonight.

Only two weeks left of classes! Who's excited? I know I am.

Went back to good old Cousino High School on friday night to see a play with Pamela and Chrissy. We got in trouble for walking around and looking to see what had changed. It was funny. The pool area still smelled the same and it made me miss swimming there. Oh well.

I need to go to bed now.

3/24/06 11:41 pm

Spring is here! Yet there was a blizzard while I was driving to school this morning. I just don't understand Michigan weather. Oh well, I don't think anyone does.

Three more weeks left of school. I'm probably taking a spring class, I still have to sign up for it though. I procrastinate way too much.

Went to the Pistons game with Pamela on Monday. We got to go on the court after the game and shoot a free throw. I made mine! It was very exciting.

Dyed my hair a few hours ago. It's has a little more red in it than usual, but I think I like it.

I had a lot of fun with Pamela and Chrissy while my dad was in Vegas last week♥ We made alabama slammers.

Time for bed. Bon nuit.

2/11/06 12:52 pm - Guess who's updating again...

first grade teacher's name: Mrs. Spresney
last word you said: good
last song you sang: "Caught Up" by Usher
last time you cried: not quite sure
what's in your cd player? a mix CD that I made
what color socks are you wearing: not wearing any (oh la la)
what's under your bed: a big box of flip flops
what time did you wake up today: 8 am

what is your career going to be: I don't like answering that question
where are you going to live: London? Paris? New York? ...probably Michigan
how many kids do you want: at least 2
what kind of car will you drive: some sort of SUV or an H3 Hummer

current hair: ponytail
current clothes: pj pants and a t-shirt
current annoyance: my dad...he's crazy
current smell: coffee with french vanilla creamer
current longing: to go on vacation
current desktop picture: a beach
current favorite music artist: too many to name
current book: all my text books (I know, I'm a dork)
current worry:everything I have to do before Kendell and I leave for Europe
current hate: laundry
story behind your username: it is my nickname and the year I graduated
current favorite article of clothing: my fake Ugg's from Target
one person you wish was here right now: good question
line from the last thing you wrote to someone: don't remember
i am happiest when: with friends
i feel lonely when: it's cold outside
favorite author: Dan Brown, Margaret Mitchell, Sylvia Plath, Jane Austen
do you think too much: yes
if you could live anywhere where would you live: Lo, Paris or New York
famous person you have met: J.C from *NSYNC
do you have any regrets: no
favorite coffee: soy, sugar free vanilla lattes from Starbucks
favorite smell: guy's cologne, candles, coffee
favorite sound: music, rain
favorite way to waste timgoing on-line, watching silly reality shows
are you in currently in love/lust: um, no
any bad habits: lots
do you find it hard to trust people: depends
last thing you bought yourself: too much food from Max and Erma's
bath or shower: shower
favorite seasons: fall
favorite color: green
favorite time of day: morning
gold or silver: silver
any secret crushes: sure

how many coats and jackets do you own: a lot, but I only wear a few
do you wear a watch: sometimes
favorite pants color: jeans
most expensive item of clothing: my prom dress
most treasured: my bizillion pairs of flip flops

Y.O.U.R. F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
do your friends know you: yup
what do they tend to be like: fun
can you count on them: all the time
can they count on you: I hope so

last book you read: don't remember, haven't had time to read for fun lately
last movie you saw: Amelie
last movie you saw on the big screen: Hostal
last show you watched on tv: Miami Ink (Ami is gorgeous)
last song you heard: "Caught Up" by Usher (didn't I already answer this?)
last thing you had to drink: coffee
last thing you ate: pasta last night
last time you showered: yesterday morning
last time you smiled: probably when I was talking on the phone with Pamela
last time you laughed: see above
last person you hugged: Henri?
last person you kissed: my dog (does she count?)
last person you talked to onlinehaven't actaully talked on-line for awhile, I always have my away message on
last person you talked to on the phone:Pamela

D.O. Y.O.U.
sex?: nope
smoke: no
do drugs: no
drink: every now and then, but not very often
sleep with stuffed animals: yes, my blue elephant
have a dream that keeps coming back: not really

2/7/06 11:29 pm

So I definitely haven't updated in awhile.

Let's see... This semester is kicking my ass so far. I'm getting ok grades, I just am ALWAYS doing homework. What makes me a dork is that I actually don't mind doing it. gasp. I know, what's wrong with me? French translation is fun.

So Kendell and I leave for France in less than 3 weeks. I'm super excited. I haven't had any panic attacks about packing etc. yet, but just wait, they will come. I still have a lot to do before we leave. Ahhh, I can't wait. I glad we're going for london for two nights too. I miss that city. It was a lot of fun last time I was there. I just love the culture and the people. Big cities excite me.

I quit my job at Baker's Square. Finally. It was just too much stress that I didn't need considering my work load this semester. It's not like it was my only job. I'm still working at the church. It's going on 7 1/2 years that I've been working there. Crazy.

Did my taxes today. Have to pay the great state of Michigan 4 whole dollars. Joy.

Well, I'm off to bed.

1/4/06 02:28 pm - I don't like school...

So I'm really bored right now. It sucks having a 2 hour break between classes. Nothing to do!

12/29/05 09:46 pm - Tres tired...

My break was too busy, I don't want to have to go back to school next week...

Yesterday I went to an Alamo Bowl party. I didn't watch any of the football game...

12/25/05 12:12 pm - Merry Christmas!!!

1. What did you do in 2005 that you'd never done before?
I started waitressing

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't think that I had one to begin with.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

4. Did anyone close to you die?
My great-grandma died at the beginning of the year, but we were not close.

5. What countries did you visit?

6. What would you like to have in 2006 that you lacked in 2005?
Money and motivation.

7. What date from 2005 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
July 8-10, Steubenville trip.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Passing Psych 250.

9. What was your biggest failure?
Not studying enough.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Just the normal colds and stuff.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
My digicam.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
George W. Bush.

14. Where did most of your money go?
Bills. Random things. Gas.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
My upcoming trip to Europe.

16. What song will always remind you of 2005?
Don't Cha by The Pussy Cat Dolls

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
ii. thinner or fatter?
ii. richer or poorer?

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Working. Procrastinating.

20. How will you be spending Christmas?
At my house with my Dad's side of the family.

22. Did you fall in love in 2005?

23. How many one-night stands?

24. What was your favorite TV program?
The OC, anything reality on MTV, reality tv in general, I'm addicted.

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
not that I can think of.

26. What was the best book you read?
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Damien Rice, Silvertide

28. What did you want and get?
Spending the night in Windsor for my birthday.

30. What was your favorite film of this year?
Walk the Line, Garden State

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Hotel suite in Canada, I turned 20.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
If I could have worked less, but still made the same amount of money.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2005?
Whatever I felt like wearing.

34. What kept you sane?

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
I'm obsessive, there's a lot.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?

37. Who did you miss?
My mom, friends that I've lost touch with.

38. Who was the best new person you met?
All the kids in youth group that I've gotten to know better.

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2005:
Life doesn't always go your way, but it will work out for the best in the end.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
How many times have I gone astray
The number is the same as the stars in the sky
Every time You've taken me back

11/24/05 09:27 pm

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hmm, I never have time to update any of my on-line journals anymore...not that I've had this one for that long...


(+)Retreat last weekend was awesome. I definitely needed a vacation.

(+)Only a few weeks left of school

(-)I have to work all this weekend. I'm gonna start looking for another job. Don't want to be a waitress anymore.

(+)Dinner tonight was good.

(-)I have a research paper due in less than two weeks that I haven't even started yet.

Can't think of anything else that had been happening in my life lately, so I guess I still came out on the positive side.

I'm off to watch some tv and relax.

11/16/05 10:19 am - I love school!

School sucks.

I'm going to France and England with Kendell in February. We're going to have such an fan-damn-tastic time! You know you're jealous!!!!! ;)

This is Kendell: I <3 Kari!
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