Sunday, January 25, 2009

Chad & Jeremy

On Friday night, my mom opened for Chad & Jeremy at The Winchester. I sang two songs with her and we got to meet them and take pictures. If their name doesn't ring a bell, their hit song probably will. Check out this video:

Juan came with us and we had a fun photo shoot afterward. So here are some photos from the night!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Juan drew me a picture!

My wonderful boyfriend drew this for me using soft pastels. It's us!
Isn't it wonderful? I love it so much.
(Ignore the reflection in the glass. haha)

It snowed.. a lot.

Currently Reading

Holidays on Ice by David SedarisI know it's a little late in the season to be reading holiday themed stories, but I ordered it from my local library before Christmas and it didn't come in until now. haha.

Monday, January 5, 2009

I cannot stop listening to this song!!

I've liked Sia for awhile. She has a fantastic voice and some really great songs, and I think it's really cool how she incorporates sign in this performance. I believe she does in the music video as well as this live performance. I've been taking an American Sign Language class in college, so I found this really interesting, plus the song is amazing.
Also, I love how excited she is when Dave compliments her at the end. :)
Soon We'll Be Found by Sia

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Goodbye 2008, hello 2009!

Goodbye 2008 and hello 2009!
It surely has been an interesting year!
Not in any particular order, in 2008 I...
Met the sweetest, most wonderful gorgeous boy I've ever seen, who still continues to give me that roller coaster feeling.
Starred as Shelby in one of my favorite shows, Steel Magnolias, at a local community theatre.
Played some acoustic gigs with mom and by myself as well.
Met my new little baby cousin, Avalon Rayne.
Painted my first acrylic painting.
Got to spend some fun times with my best friend, Diana.
Turned 19.
Finally got my drivers license!
Got a really bad sunburn.
Voted for the first time and saw Obama win the election.
Met the Cleveland Indian's mascot, Slider.
Got dunked countless times in a dunk tank for St. Jude's Children's Hospital
Finished the first semester of my Sophomore year of college.
Said a sad goodbye to my Grandpa and also my doggie, Scooby.
Experienced the snowiest spring break ever.
"Learned" to dance salsa, merengue and bachata for a summer wedding.
Had one of the best Christmases ever.
And I got to ring in the new year alongside my favorite person in the whole world. :)

Some of my favorite Christmas presents of 2008

Here are some of my favorites that I could find pictures of. :)

From my wonderful boyfriend:

All three Sufjan Stevens shirts! If you aren't familiar with Sufie, the "Ride the hatch!" one is from one of his songs, and the other two are names of his albums. :)

And the 1st season of my favorite TV show of all-time, I Love Lucy. :)

From my parents:

The softest, comfiest robe ever.

Nightmare Before Christmas PJs3 pairs of extremely soft pants from Old Navy.A really cool lamp.