Questions About Books and Reading

So I found a list of 55 questions related to books and reading on Tara Therese’s blog. I thought they were interesting enough to answer myself. BUT there’s a twist. If I wrote out answers to all 55 questions in a single post you all would not read all the way through. I know because I wouldn’t. Instead I’m going to answer 10 questions each day this week with the final 15 coming on Friday. This is a little different from what I normally post, but eh. Let’s go ahead and get started.

1. Favorite childhood book

I wasn’t a big reader as a child. So I’m going to have to to say Crispin: The Cross of Lead. This is the first real book I remember reading, though I have no idea when it was. 2003 maybe? No clue. You’ll notice that this is the book I mention in my ridiculously long bio on my About page.

2. What are you currently reading?

It’s actually a book written by a fellow blogger. But we have some stuff coming for that so I won’t say.

3. What book do you have on request at the library?

Unfortunately, none. I haven’t used the library much in recent years. Maybe I should. Well see.

4. Bad book habit

Bad book habit? I have no bad book habits. Unless you’re damaging your books by dog earing the pages or bending the covers all the way back, then I don’t see what habits there could be. I mean, not talking to a human being for 12 hours straight because you’ve been reading isn’t bad, right?

5. What do you currently have checked out from the library?

Well this is stupid. Nothing. If I actually used the library, then I’d most likely have something on request, right? Dumb question asker. (Who am I yelling at?)

6. Do you have an e-reader?

Of course. But don’t go punching me in the face. It was given to me as a gift by someone I no longer talk to. It’s a Kindle Keyboard. So it’s one of the first models, though I’ve never had any problems with it. I’ve read maybe 20 books on it in three years.

7. Do you prefer to read one book at a time or several at once?

I feel like I’ve written posts about all of these questions. One book for me. Everyone who reads several is a crazy person. Just kidding. Nope.

8. Have your reading habits changed since starting your blog?

Well yes, but the blog has nothing to do with my reading. Last year I was finishing up my undergrad and then writing my first book. This year I’ve just been lazy.

9. Least favorite book you’ve read this year

Easy. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.Didn’t like it at all. Not going to explain further because I’ve already written about it.

10. Favorite book you’ve read this year

Another easy one. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. Best book I’ve ever read. If you haven’t read this for some reason, then you need to right now. Right now.

So there you have the first 10 questions and tomorrow shall bring 10 more. Any thoughts? Also, I just realized that she skips random numbers in her post, so I may have less than the 55 I’d said unless I start searching the internet for others who have answered the questions. We’ll see.

823 thoughts on “Questions About Books and Reading

  1. I was reading these thinking: he’s already talked about all that! Haha! I guess that means you’re just really thorough with your blogging. I hope the next few questions give us some new info.


  2. I’d like to put in a good word for e-readers, since you mentioned them. I see the obvious potential damage to authors that Kindles and Nooks and any other e-readers may present. We cannot stop progress, can we? My entire library is on my Kindle. I can order and receive a book in 30 seconds. I don’t think that’s an exaggeration.

    I do not easily forget the authors and books that I’ve read. Their titles and book jackets in dazzling color dance by my eyes everyday. I don’t have to battle the dust on my private library shelf (if I had one) to remember them. I like that about my Kindle.

    E-books will not replace hard-copy books, at least not certain kinds of books, particularly non-fiction. If you want to study a book, you will need the hard copy to mark up and underline favorite passages.

    I know people that purchase e-book novels all the time, but when they find a book they really like, even though they have already read it on their e-reader, they will order a hard copy, also.

    Remember, too, that book lovers want author-signed copies. Try signing an e-book for your readers. If I want a hard copy of a book, guess what! I want the e-book as well. I don’t like turning paper pages or trying to get the light just right over my shoulder onto the book page.

    See. It’s not all bad.

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    • I like E readers. I bought a Kindle when my eyesight began failing me a year or so ago. I can enlarge the font on my Kindle and read comfortably. My home is so small I have no room for a lot of books, so the Kindle is a good option. When I travel, I have tons of book on one device, and I can read whenever I want without having to lug books around. I do like paper books, and I have some. I do mark some of them up for study and reference. But I’m not ready to give up my Kindle.I’m thinking of upgrading my older Touch to a newer version.


    • Well just because I don’t use my Kindle very much doesn’t mean I’m anti e-reader. I just wrote the post last week about Kindle Unlimited in which I said I’m signing up.


  3. Your answers… Haha! Now you make me want to read Anne Frank. I tried reading it when I was in like…3rd grade and couldn’t get through it. But I think that just had to do with my age. My sister has read it and she loved it.


      • I’ll borrow my sisters copy. Which used to be my copy. I don’t know how she ended up with it. Lol


      • I think I loaned it to her. Lol or gave it to her. I honestly don’t remember. Haha I think she still has it.


      • When I have a spare ounce of energy. I’ve been go go go since 7am and I still haven’t done everything I need to for today. Ugh.


      • The sad thing is.. I can’t. I have someone coming to pick up a kitten at 4-ish, then I have to make dinner, then I’m going out with a friend. Literally no time for anything. :/ and at some point after 4 I find out whether I’m going to have a niece or a nephew ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Lol you do that. While I finally can sit and cuddle with my kitty and smell the BBQ in the oven ๐Ÿ™‚


      • It was good. I love to cook so my food is usually pretty bomb. Lol you can’t have my cats.


      • Ya now that I think about it, it was wasn’t it? :/ I’m sorry. Lol I love to cook! Almost as much as writing. Actually… No. That’s a lie. But I love it a lot.


      • Lol my microwave is broken. Haha let me guess… TV dinners and Mac n cheese? Maybe some top ramen? You mean do I write about cooking? Not really. I could write a recipe?!


      • Hey! Don’t judge me. It works for me. No Ramen. Used to. Mostly your first two guesses. Like you’re in my kitchen or something. Haha. I meant like do you have your characters cook? Mine did once in my first book. But he didn’t use the microwave. He used the oven! Haha give me a recipe for something easy! I’ll try to make it and let you know what happens. Haha


      • No, I don’t think I’ve ever had my characters cook. Unless making coffee counts. Which I doubt it does.
        And it was just a lucky guess. ๐Ÿ™‚
        Ok, so what sort of recipe?


      • Lol that would be creepy. And I live really far away so I would have had to teleport.
        Ok then, I’ll think of something easy ๐Ÿ™‚ hmmm…


      • Oh well. Teleportation would have been great. I’d have been like “take me somewhere!” Guess not. I think you’re going to think of something I’ll never be able to make. Only time I’ve ever used the stove was for rice. And I just had to put it in the pan and let it cook. Lol


      • Well it’s not like I make super complicated things, because I’m into easy stuff myself. Lol but simple is usually still good.
        Yeah, if I had a super power I would want to teleport. It would be pretty cool ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Hmm. Well I’m still waiting for a recipe. If you ever learn to teleport I want you to take me somewhere. Since I’ve never been anywhere. Okay? Okay. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • I really doubt that will happen in our lifetime, but you never know. lol what do you mean you haven’t been anywhere? Like you haven’t been out of the state?


      • Yes it will. Maybe we’ll be like 80. Haha. You know I’m from Texas. I’ve been to Orlando, Chicago (for like an hour), and Michigan. And just barely across the border into Mexico. So basically nowhere. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • That it? Wow. I’ve never been to those places (Texas included) but I’ve been to Oregon, Cali, Idaho, Montana, Utah x1,000, Arizona a few times, and Nevada. I’ve been to all of those states multiple times. I really like Utah. And of course Washington. ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • Yeah, but that was all before I got married. Since I’ve been married, I haven’t been more than 3 hours away from home. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • Hm. Well sounds like you need to tell your husband “hey. I want to go somewhere. Take me.” Haha. I’m never getting married. Unless it’s someone I already know. Girls are so bleh.


      • He owns his own business so that is sort of hard to go places right now. But I think very soon hes going to get hired full time at his fire department, so that will be nice for taking vacation time.
        You say that now, but someday you’ll meet the right girl. lol


      • Well then I don’t know. Do something smaller maybe? Like a camping trip. I’ve never been camping hut I imagine it’s fun.

        Nope. Every time I meet someone who I think is actually pretty great she’s always like “oh yeah, I’ve had a boyfriend for like four years” or something. Haha


      • Yeah he had an aunt and uncle who love a couple of hours away who we go stay with. We go hiking and play on the river and hot tub. I’m sure we’ll go there before summer is up.
        Really? That’s dumb. :/ you’ll find someone one day ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Bleh. Yeah. I asked them to give me the year to write before looking for a job with my degree. But now I’m not writing and I don’t know that I want to work in CJ. I like it. A lot, actually. I’m just not sure I want to work in the system right now. Or ever. I’ve been asking people about it and they’re pretty much telling me to just get a job and see what happens. Maybe I’ll like it more than I think. The alternative is working part time jobs that pay even less than I make now. But I’m like dying to work in a bookstore or library or something. No money at all but I don’t care. I blame blogging on my desire to work with books now. Give me advice!


      • To be honest, I’m not a fan if college unless you’re passionate about being a nurse or doctor or a lawyer. Or work in criminal justice, etc. That’s kind of off topic. But I agree, I would love to work in a bookstore or the library. I say do what makes you happy. If criminal justice isn’t what makes you happy, why do it? Why do something you’re good at and be miserable while doing it? There. There’s my two bits. Not sure if that helped or not. Haha


      • I know your thoughts on college. At least I know what you have in your bio. But I don’t know. I mean, making like $8 an hour in a library or bookstore is like nothing. Ugh. And the jobs I’ve looked at over here at libraries or bookstores are max 24 hours a week. That’s more than I work now, but it’s not like I’ll be able to leave home with that. Ever. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • $8/hr? Seriously?? Minimum wage here is like $9.32. I make $10/hr just weeding gardens. Lol but I see what you mean. You’d have to have a million jobs to move out on that wage. I guess just save a ton. Everything you possibly can without starving. Ok, that’s a little extreme. But save a lot.


      • Wow.. It’s definitely lower there. Move to North Dakota. They’re practically begging people to work there. Lol or at least that’s what I’ve heard from friends there.


      • This is true. They do get pretty snowy winters. Haha isn’t it like always in the 80’s in Texas?


      • No thank you. I love the sun, but I love the different seasons. That’s why Washington is great. Sure, we get a lot of rain. But we have very mild seasons most of the time. It gets in the 80’s in the summer, cold and crisp in the fall, and we don’t get a whole lot of snow. And the flowers are great in the spring. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • We do a little. Eastern Wash gets way more snow that we so. I live on the west coast. When we get snow though, we get like 2 feet for weeks. Haha


      • Yeah yeah. That’s exactly what people tell me whenever they’re like “hey, wanna go do this?” And I’m just like nope. I’m going home so I can sleep. Haha


      • Haha I’m the same way. I have a friend who is always inviting me to go hiking with him and his wife when it’s like 85+ outside. I’m like 1. You’re crazy!! 2. NO!!!!


      • Lol not when I’m used to the temperature being on average between 50-60 all the time.


      • Haha although I have no idea why you’d do that. Desperate or not. And are you never going to post anything on your blog? Cause I follow a lot and only a few do I actually read all the posts. So you need to post something!


      • I pretty much decided that I FAIL at blogging. I will try, but I am seriously no good at it. I never know what to post. :/ unless you want me to write about my day and how I took my dog to the vet and had to stand in the rain while keeping her from eating an ugly schnauzer, I have nothing. I haven’t even written much in the last couple of weeks. What is wrong with me??


      • Hm. Well I’d still read about your dog almost eating another dog. But okay. What’s wrong with you? Uhh nothing. I’d rather you get some writing done rather than try to think of something to blog about. And didn’t you say you were writing almost everyday before? So a little break is okay. Even one that lasts a few weeks. See, nothing wrong. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Yeah, but now that I told you, it wouldn’t be nearly as exciting. Not that it was… it was rather uneventful. But the girl in line behind me was trying to make conversation by asking about my purse. I found that a little odd since she didn’t strike me as someone who would be interested in purses. lol today was just a weird day. And what does this even have anything to do with writing?

        No, a break is not ok. I know what I need to write, I am just not very inspired to write it. I hate this one character that I have to write because I know he’s a jerk. So I am major dragging my feet. To the point of actually trying to come up with a way for him to not be in the story. But then I might as well throw out the whole thing because I wouldn’t even have a story without him. But then as I am writing this, I just had an idea.
        Sorry, I’m done thinking aloud.


      • Haha didn’t you tell me the other day about someone else randomly trying to talk to you? I think you said they told you you look tan or something? You must have a friendly face cause no one is trying to make conversation with me randomly. Haha

        Hmm. Okay. Break is not okay. Welllll what if you skip over what you’re supposed to be writing right now? Like I’ve always written chronologically, but I’ve read that some people jump around and write different parts of the story. Or they write from the middle out. Or from end to start. Maybe try something different?


      • Yep… I don’t know why random people feel the need to talk to me!! So weird!

        Annnnnd now you’re giving me writing advice?? Wow! Never saw that coming! But I guess you’re right. Maybe I should skip it and come back later?


      • You probably walk around with a smile on your face. Haha

        Crap. No I’m not. I’ll stop. I was just trying to help! Maybe you could skip it? Just so you can get to writing again.


      • Lol don’t stop… I like unofficial writing advice! Haha I’ve thought about doing that anyways.


      • Wellllll now I’m all out of advice. But I think it could help if you get more of the story down on paper before writing about this guy you don’t want to write about. Maybe.


      • I could. He plays a very important role in the story though. I have a friend who read my last version of the story (the 2013 NaNoWriMo version) and she made a point to tell me she liked him and thought he was funny. Which is good because he’s suppose to be liked. I don’t know, I’m just dragging my feet.


      • Well I opened the document. It’s a start, right? Haha!

        Nope! ๐Ÿ™‚ No more books for now.


      • Well it’s kind of a start. You could easily just sit there staring at it. It’ll be a start once your fingers bring new words to the page.

        Good. I never thought you were a bunch of books anyway. Haha


      • This is true. I have already been distracted with listening to music.

        And I didn’t think you thought I was a bunch of books, but it’s good to know for sure. ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • The music inspires me. I was trying to find new music, that’s why I was distracted. But I found a few new songs so I am satisfied now. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Hmmm. Sure you’re not just browsing for new music independent of your writing? I still don’t know how people listen to music and write. I just want to sing along the whole time.


      • That’s why you find music you don’t know. I have been listening to “Bad Things” by Meiko on repeat while writing a random scene.


      • Um. I just listened to that and watched the video. The song is okay, but the video is just weird. Like I don’t get why it’s like that. I used to listen to my most recent country downloads when writing blog posts, but now I just listen to #Leh by Superwoman and Humble the Poet.


      • I haven’t watched the video yet. The song is sorta cool. Even though I really only listen to country. But country would not work for the scene I am trying to write.
        I have not listened to either of those.


      • Well don’t watch it. It’s an old guy in a robe and some strangeness. And Superwoman is my future wife. You should watch her video. I wrote about her a couple weeks ago.


      • I did watch her video and read that post… Lol and I think I liked that post. Haha I love weird music videos though. They’re entertaining to watch and think ‘who thought of this??’


      • Then you should be a fan of her! But this video is oddly sexual even though it’s a girl singing and an old guy in the video. I’m just like whaa? Why is he doing these things? Haha


      • I actually have two cats. But no… Not really. Scout is pretty funny, but he doesn’t talk. Lol


      • One dog, one cat, and one kitten. All the other kittens are gone, thankfully! Scout is the kitten I am keeping.


      • Well one is technically a kitten, but yes… Two cats. Haha! Sophie, Scout, and Ally.


      • Hmm. See! I knew it. Soooo random thought. I just looked at a bunch of grad programs. Tell me college is stupid cause I’ll be miserable if I go back to school. Haha. But since I know you’ll ask, I’m looking at library science programs. I’ve never known a single person who studied to become a librarian but wouldn’t that be the coolest thing!? I think so.


      • I think being a librarian would be pretty legit. I feel like it would be the most relaxing job in the world. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Nooooo. You’re supposed to discourage me. Not encourage. That’s like two more years of school and thousands of dollars. But I agree. It’d be great. Haha


      • Well I would say you probably don’t have to go to school to become a librarian? At least you don’t up here. I considered applying for a librarian job, but openings only come so often and the ones they had were for libraries too far from my house. But if you can get a job at a library that would be awesome ๐Ÿ™‚ I say forget the school and just go for the job. Unless your library requires schooling. :/ bleh.


      • WHAAAAAA!? I mean like THE librarian. Not one of the people who works in the library. There are a bunch of $8.25 and $9.25 jobs in the libraries over here. But all the salary jobs require a degree related to library or information science. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • Ugh. Why can’t I have a rich dad who owns a business and gives me a job? But no. I think I’m going to apply to work at the library. There are like three within like five miles of my house. And on my application I’ll put that I have a blog on which I mostly talk about books and sometimes dogs and cats and music and whatever. Haha


      • Don’t we all wish we had a rich father? I have rich grandparents, but unfortunately neither grandfather owns a business. One has written a couple of books. I think I told you that though.
        I say go for the library job. Heck, apply for all of them! And I think telling them about your blog will definitely help! Haha ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • Hmm. You make a valid point. But what!? No you haven’t told me that! Does he give you writing advice at all?

        Well I’m not sure what the difference between some of them is. So I’ll have to look. But yeah, what the heck? Might as well. The people at my job now are pretty great, but I don’t much like the job. And I’ve been there five years! Crap that’s long. Haha


      • I haven’t? I could have sworn I did. Maybe that was someone else. Anyhow, yeah. I haven’t actually read them, other than bits and pieces. They’re business-related books. Not fiction. I wish they were though. Actually my father-in-law has a book published too. It is also business-related. lol

        Five years is a long time. Where do you work anyways?


      • Oh. Well those are different. Have either of them ever written fiction? You’re like everyone in my family. None of them read my book. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ one sister. One brother. My dad. That’s it. Even though my family is a giant Mexican family. I have seven siblings.

        Yes. It’s an eternity. I work at a grocery store. Started as a high school/college job and a year after graduation I’m still there. I’m not the only one with a degree there. But I get to work with high school and college kids. Not the best workers but easy to be around. Even my managers are right around my age. So it’s super easy.


      • Not that I’m aware of. If they have, it’s not published.
        How am I like everyone in your family? Because I haven’t read my grandpas books? I don’t even own a copy of either. Now I feel like a really bad granddaughter.
        Wow, you have a big family! I have one younger sister.

        That doesn’t sound like a terrible job. Seems like grocery stores don’t have a lot of employee turn around. I’ve noticed the same people working at the local the grocery stores for years. Must be an ok place to work. I’m sure it’s much better than Subway or the night shift at a diner by a truck stop. Lol


      • Yes cause you haven’t read his books. You should just cause he wrote them. Maybe. Haha don’t feel bad. He probably wouldn’t expect you to read a business book.

        It’s okay. But they’re always hiring people and promoting people like every three weeks. The people they hire just never come to work. But they’re still okay. Yes. I think it’d be better than those two. Lol


      • I’ve read parts of one of his books. Mostly because he mentioned my dad (his son-in-law) in it. I don’t remember why though.

        Turn around sucks. I worked at Subway for two years and there was always a different crew. And I was always the one they called to cover no-shows because I was the only one who didn’t party and would actually pick up my phone. They took advantage of that. But the up side to that was that I had more responsibility and was usually the PIC whenever my manager wasn’t there.
        But it’s nice when you get along with the people you work with. ๐Ÿ™‚ Especially when they are close to your age and have things in common. I worked with my ex-boyfriend for two years. Haha and his wife. They actually got me the job. And his wife was in my wedding. Weird huh? He’s still one of my best friends.We didn’t date long though. Only a couple of months on and off. Why do I always tell you super randomly weird things? I’m sorry.


      • Hmm.

        Yes! That’s weird. Hahaha maybe not. I have no idea. I’d think it’d be weird but I have no experience with any kind of relationship. Y’all being friends and her in your wedding sounds like a TV show. Haha don’t apologize! Your stories are always interesting. ๐Ÿ™‚

        And my co workers are okay. I really talk to just a handful but I’m friendly with the rest. Like I don’t think anyone there is like “John is this” or “John is that”


      • Kinda does, doesn’t it? And I can make it even weirder by saying I dated his best friend who turned out to be sorta stalker-ish creep when I broke up with him for lying to me. Who tried to bring me flowers once when he saw me with my (now) husband. Super weird.

        Well at least you get along and can talk to your co-workers. It always helps make the shifts go by faster and makes for a more interesting day. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Bahaha I’m sorry. But what the heck? Your life is so much interesting than mine. I just sleep. And train. No stalkers or crazies coming around here. Hahaha

        Hmmm. You’re right. Sometimes.


      • I know right? Never a dull moment. My life is full of interesting people and interesting events. lol I’m sure your life is more interesting than you think. I’m sure you could think of at least one random story.


      • Nope. You have no idea how boring I am. Let’s see. I got into a fight when I was in sixth grade and my ex “girlfriend” was there. I lost. Hahaha I don’t even think that’s funny or random. Just whatever. Lol


      • I went skydiving twice. I’d send you the videos so you could how freaking awesome it is but they’re too big yo attach to an email or anything. Um. I can’t think of anything else that would be exciting. Three tattoos? Uhh yeah. I’m boring. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • You have no idea how insanely jealous I am!!! I want to go skydiving soooo bad! Oh my gosh. Lol super jealous!

        3 tattoos huh? I’m scared to even get one. What are they of?


      • The single most exhilarating thing I’ve done. You have no idea. Come to Texas and we’ll go. ๐Ÿ™‚ haha

        Hmmm. I have my university logo on my left wrist. I have an open book with a quill writing in it on my left forearm. And don’t judge me, I have this girl’s name on my back. It’s stupid and I’m going to get it covered eventually. And I can’t even tell you about her cause it’s too long and I don’t tell people about her anymore. So yeah.


      • Psh, I don’t know when I’ll ever get to leave the state. Or spend $200+ on skydiving. :/ no time soon. But it sounds amazing. It’s been on my bucket list for years now. Problem is that my husband and my best friend are both not into heights so I have no idea who I would even go with. The one friend I know would go with me lives in Wyoming.

        Somehow the girlfriend tattoo thing doesn’t surprise me. I actually thought ‘he’s probably got a girlfriends name’. No joke. That actually ran through my head. Sorry! The book and quill sounds cool though. I love feather tattoos. If I ever got one, that’s what it would be.


      • Wellllll your choice. Haha.I went with one person the first time and two the second. We all loved it. Funny story. In July 2010 like a month after my high school graduation I surprised my best friend on her birthday by telling her we were going skydiving. Her response: “Johnnnn. No we’re not.” Instead we drove four hours and went to a theme park and drove back the same day. I drove. She was sleeping. Haha

        So you’re basically saying that I’m stupid and impulsive and who knows what, right? Hmmmm. A girl I work with has a huge feather on her chest. Like giant. And she’s so small so it’s magnified. Just don’t get a butterfly or flower. Those are lame. Haha


      • Haha wow! I hope you hadn’t already paid for it?! That’s funny though. Next time maybe find out if the person actually likes skydiving! lol

        Not at all. I don’t even know why I thought that since you’ve said you never really have had much of don’t relationships. I’m sorry… Weird. Lol and that sounds like a weird place for a giant feather. I can see it like on a side or back, but chest? No. I love butterflies but butterfly tattoos are too common and boring. I also like bird tattoos. And wings. Which is kinda like feathers I guess.


      • I’d only paid a deposit. Like fifty bucks or something that I just used when I went. It was supposed to be a surprise! I don’t do stuff like that for people anymore. Cause no one does anything for me. Haha I found so bitter. BUT she gave me my Kindle later that year. So that was nice.

        Hmmmm. Nope. You said and thought it. I don’t wanna talk to you anymore. Haha. Well I love all tattoos on girls. Unless it’s on their lower back. Obvious reasons. So I wasn’t interrogating her about it. Haha bird tattoos? Eh. You should get a mockingjay. That’ll probably be my next. I’m pretty sure you read all my stuff so you probably read about that one.


      • Well that’s good. At least too weren’t out all that money. Cause that would suck. Haha

        I believe those are called ‘tramp stamps’. Lol but I agree. They’re trashy tattoos. I think tattoos should have at least some meaning. But I doubt I will ever get one. My husband isn’t into tattoos.


      • Yeah I would have dragged her there kicking and screaming if I’d paid for it. Haha

        Well duhh I know what they’re called. Just didn’t say it. Haha. That’s okay. Nothing wrong with not having them.


      • Yeah I don’t blame you. It’s pretty expensive isn’t it? Like a couple hundred dollars?

        Lol yeah, probably no tattoos for me. But they’re still cool on other people.


      • Lol why am I out of the club? Am I not cool cause I don’t have a tattoo? ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • I’m going to go cry now. My weekend is ruined. Thanks a lot. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ haha


      • Whaa!? Don’t do that. Hm. I can’t wait to someday read your book! There. Now you can’t cry cause you have a fan in another state. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • BUT THAT’S WHAT ANNOYING MIDDLE SCHOOLERS DO. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Right?? I know, because I used to do that. The all caps and a million smiley faces thing. Oh wait. I still do that with my best friend. Haha


      • Last I checked I was still 22!! Nope, I’ll be 23 in a few months. But sometimes I act like I’m 16.


      • I don’t usually act like a 16-year-old. Only when I’m with my best friend. Any other time I act more mature than my age I think. I get along way better with adults. Always have, even when I WAS 16.


      • No, we’ve never been to a concert together. I haven’t been to a concert since high scho–oh wait, I saw Lee Brice and Jana Kramer last summer. And I’m gonna see Joe Nichols this year. There is a festival a couple of miles from my house at the river that usually has big name people come. And the insane thing is…it’s 100% free.


      • Then you’re obviously not best friends. Haha. I’m not much of a fan of either of them. But you have to love Yeah by Joe Nichols. Love that song. I’d see him. And free!?!? What the heck? The big country artists come to the rodeo here and I’ve been to three concerts. But way more expensive than free. Rascal Flatts twice and Zac Brown Band.


      • Haha we’ve only known each other for two years. We met on the 4th of July and have been best friends since that day. lol weird huh? And actually we have been to the festival together, so I guess that counts. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Do you like going to the rodeo? They’re fun ๐Ÿ™‚ My husband would be jealous. He loves Zac Brown. And Rascal Flatts. Mmm. ๐Ÿ™‚ But yeah, Yeah is a great song. I’m looking forward to it. Three weeks!


      • Not really. Do you remember like two months ago I wrote a post about a friend of mine and it was for her birthday? Well I don’t think we’re best friends or anything but she’s someone I trust absolutely and be perfectly fine telling her about anything. I’ve only known her since like January of last year.

        Well duhhh! It’s pretty great. And everyone is all country in boots and hats and all that stuff. Rascal Flatts were just here like two weeks ago. And Brad Paisley is coming in September. Is it just him performing? Or other people too?


      • I remember that post. lol Yeah, I don’t think you have to know someone very long to consider them your best friend.

        Well I wasn’t sure. Some people are just not into the whole country thing. I mean, my bestie loves country music but she isn’t a country girl at all! Are you going to see Brad Paisley? He’s great. ๐Ÿ™‚ And no, no one else big. One local guy I think, and one other band I’ve never even heard of.


      • Nope.

        Well I’ve written about country on here. And I’m pretty sure I’ve told you it’s pretty much all I listen to. No. I can’t even get people to hangout with me much less go to a concert. Haha I have no friends. Like the first time I saw Rascal Flatts I went with my brother and his girlfriend. Well they went with me. Cause she liked country and he didn’t care.


      • Well I knew you liked the music, but I didn’t think you were into the boots and hats and rodeo stuff. Lol
        That’s pretty sad. Why no friends??


      • Yes! The most attractive thing ever is a girl in boots. Like I don’t understand why they don’t wear them everywhere. This is supposed to be Texas. Haha

        Wellllll I’m not social. Like at all. I told you I’d rather sleep than do anything else. And whenever I do like someone enough we never plan anything. AND I’ve told you girls are so dumb. Like just one example. This girl I kinda maybe almost had a crush on is seriously the nicest girl ever. Anyway, so I told her that we should hangout and that I’d text her to plan something. She seemed like she wanted to. Then I text her and guess what? She replies like every six hours. Like why? And guys always ask me to go to bars and I just say no. Bleh.


      • Haha well you know how I feel about boots. I’m pretty sure you read in my bio that I wear them everywhere. Even right now.

        That’s lame. Been there. Don’t go to bars though. :/ not gonna lie, I do drink. Not much, but I did go to a bar with my bestie the other night for the first time. The whole time we had guys turning in their seats to look at us. :/ you wouldn’t find a good girl there anyways. And drinking probably isn’t the best way to find a girl. Lol it works for some people I guess. ?


      • Yes. I read that and I think you’ve told me. I need to meet another version of you down here. Or you can clone yourself? Haha

        Yeah. I don’t. I’ve never actually been inside a bar. Probably never will. I used to have this ridiculous expectation that I wouldn’t be interested in any girl who smoked or drank. Ha. That’s impossible. I honestly don’t think I know any girl who doesn’t drink or smoke or both. I just don’t see the point and never will. Ugh.I need or eharmony. Hahaha


      • Lol I have no idea how to clone myself, but that would be pretty cool. Haha

        Ehh, I know lots of people who don’t drink and smoke. They’re out there. I have never and WILL never smoke.

        Haha I know people who have had success with dating sites. They kinda creep me out though. But I am a girl. I’m sure you won’t meet any creepy girls on there. Just creepy guys, so that doesn’t apply to you. Wow. Lol way to go, Jess. I’m gonna stop now.


      • That’s unfortunate. Oh well. :\

        Really? Find a girl who’s single and tell her to move to Texas. Haha. Yes! Good. I’ll let you in on a secret. When I was like 10 or maybe younger I was hanging around some teenage kids and they were smoking and I smoked one puff. THE most disgusting thing I’ve ever done. Literally ran home trying to think of how to get that taste out of my mouth. I vowed never again. Now you have me telling you random stuff all the time. Haha

        Bahaha that whole third paragraph was hilarious. Yeah I was just kidding. And aren’t they expensive? I don’t know. But deep down I don’t want anything. Or maybe I do? Bleh.


      • Haha I know a few single girls, who happen to write, but they’re kinda fake. They’re the kind of girls who won’t leave the house without looking like a model. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ and no guy is ever good enough for them. You wouldn’t want to date them. Lol

        Haha I love random stories!! Tell me more! That’s funny though. Ten is pretty young to try smoking! Sheesh! Who was (or wasn’t) watching you???

        Yeah, I got a little carried away! ๐Ÿ˜› lol


      • Uhhhh what’s wrong with that? Ha. Just kidding. Another little thought. This girl I’ve known almost five years and pretty much since we met I’ve always thought she was perfect. From my last semester in high school when we met until now I’ve never seen her with makeup on. LOVE that. I think she’s gorgeous. AND she’s one the two or three smartest people I know! Ahhh why won’t she marry me!? Hahaha I know another girl who only wears eye liner. I think that’s what it is. And I think she’s pretty great too.

        I think that counts as a story. Haha. Well they lived in a house with like a big field behind it. We were kinda back there. And before you go thinking it, no we weren’t trying anything else at that age. Hahaha

        Haha I’ll stay away from online stuff for a few more years, I think. But I do agree. Guys on internet anything. Stay away. Haha


      • You guys love when girls don’t wear makeup. Most girls aren’t comfortable enough to go without it. I am. Haha you seem to know all these great girls. Sooner or later one of them is bound to notice you’re into them!

        Haha gotcha! They sound like sneaky girls. Smoking in the back field. lol

        Yep. I have no need for internet dating now so the only people I ‘meet’ are on wordpress. Like you. But you’re not creepy. Haha


      • Not all the time. I know some. And the girl I just told you about talked to me nonstop for all those years until February. Then she just stopped talking to me. And we haven’t had a real conversation since then. Ugh. Why can’t girls just not be dumb? Haha

        Haha it was like a family. There were like two girls and two guys or something. I don’t even remember.

        Geez! I read that like “wow she just called me creepy.” Haha


      • That is dumb. And for no reason? Weird. I’m sorry, that must get annoying. :/

        Haha you thought I called you creepy?? Nooo!


      • You’ll find someone ๐Ÿ™‚ don’t worry! Haha

        Yeah, no. Never said you were creepy. Lol


      • Hmm… Ok. This might be long, but I have a crazy story from recently. It was during the big mudslide in Oso. I’m sure you saw that on the news? Well my husband was like 4th in command on that scene and so he spent a week up in the next town. Well the highway was wiped out so I had to take the long way around to get up there where he was at the command center. It was getting dark out because it was raining and the clouds were rolling in. I drove north about a half an hour and had to get on this other highway that I had never driven before. It was so windy and my car kept hydroplaning and all the while I’m watching the river because they kept saying it could flash flood at any time. (I’m driving like right along the river on these wooded rural roads) so here I am, driving for forever and I have no idea how to get there other than the few verbal directions my mom had given me. And to top it off, I had no cell service, so I had no communication with anyone. I finally got there after almost two hours and find my husband at the fire station. (He’s a firefighter btw)

        So he has this cabin lined up for us to stay in. I’m thinking it’s like one of those little mother in law apartments behind the guys house. But nope! It’s a legit cabin in the woods. So we go there and I’m all like ‘ok this is cool’. But then my husband says he’s has to go back into town for like a half hour. At this point I’m a little creeped out because it’s stormy outside and I’m in this cabin in the middle of the woods. He leaves and a half hour passes. Then an a hour. Then an hour and a half. Then two. And I still have no cell service by the way. So I’m a little more than creeped out. I was starting to panic because I had no idea where he was. So I was sitting on the bed with my laptop… Trying to write because it was the only thing I could do. I had the music going and was trying to ignore the branches beating against the window when I see movement out of the corner of my eye. My first thought was “crap! There’s mice in here!” Then I realize mice don’t hop. It was a freaking FROG! And I’ve told you about my fear of frogs. So now I’m nearly in tears because I’m angry and freaked out and think this frog is going to jump on the bed. Then I see another frog! They were climbing in the cabin because it wasn’t sealed good! Oh my word. Worst night ever. My husband finally came back and got the frogs out but the rest of the night I kept imagining them jumping on me and it took a long time to go to sleep.

        Haha so there is my other crazy story. Hope you were entertained!


      • I was reading this like “oh man, she’s telling me about getting stranded in a house that’s flooded or a car accident or something.” But then you started talking about frogs! Bahaha that was great. ๐Ÿ™‚ does this mean it’s my turn? Cause I got nothing compared to that. No matter how long I think.


      • You’re just a scaredy cat. Haha frogs.

        Hmm. This is too much pressure! All I’m thinking of are stupid things girls randomly do. Ugh. I can’t think of anything. I’ve told you a few today.


      • I guess I am. Haha frogs. Why frogs? I don’t know.

        You’re off the hook for today, but I want more stories in the future.


      • We already talked about this. They’re slimy and maybe poisonous and those freaking eyes! Haha

        You can’t demand I tell you more. That’s more pressure. I’ll just tell you random stuff about myself whenever I have no stories. Which is practically always. Haha


      • Randomness is hard to think of! Maybe I have one. Last weekend, maybe Sunday, you know how stores have express lanes, right? Well I was on one. And I told you I’ve been there five years so I know how to do my job. Anyway, a customer came through and immediately said something like “this is the express lane, right?” I said yes. “Then you can send people away if they have too many items?” I said yes again. “Cause that lady had a lot of stuff.” By now I’m just like shut up and annoyed. My response: “Eh. She didn’t have too much.” Then this is where the annoyance becomes pretty close to anger. I told him that the cashier always decides if they want to take a person or not. The sign says 15 or less but really 30 or less is about what we all do. He says: “no. She had a lot. And I don’t know why they don’t change the sign from express to John’s lane if you’re making a judgment call to let someone through or not. And I don’t think your manager would like you trying to decide who can come through and who can’t. Then why have the sign?” I just shut up. Cause I’m really confrontational. Hahaha is that interesting?!


      • Oh I know. But most people are okay. They either don’t say anything to me or tell me their life story. Haha oh! A lady asked about my tattoos last like Saturday and then I got to tell her about my book. You should read my book. Cause you talk to me everyday. I’ll send you one if you want! ๐Ÿ™‚


      • I know right? I’ve had those people too. You learn more about one customer I’m 2 minutes than you do about your co-worker who you’ve known for 6 months. Lol

        I will read your book. ๐Ÿ™‚ but I have a bunch of books I just got that I need to read first. But I will read it. ๐Ÿ™‚ I like a good mystery. Haha


      • Yep. I don’t think I really really know anyone I work with. Maybe one or two people.

        Okay! ๐Ÿ™‚ But if you hate it then you can just say so. Haha


      • Lol work doesn’t leave you a whole lot of time for small talk.

        Haha I think it would have to be pretty bad for me to hate it. I don’t hate many books. I can’t think of a single one I hate. I even finished the one I said I couldn’t get through. I actually couldn’t put it down.


      • Eh. That’s what phones ate for.

        Okay. Just don’t go in with any expectations. Haha and don’t start counting the typos. I know they’re there. They’re freaking impossible to find.


      • Lol it’s ok, I’ve found a typo in one of Ted Dekker’s books. Actually I think I’ve found a couple.


      • I told you no one would even read it. And I don’t know any writers except on here. I got feedback from a few people before I finished everything, but no one was looking at it with an editing eye.


      • What about your family?? You should have been like ‘hey proof read this for me!!!’


      • No one in my family knows anything about writing. My parents can’t write anything. And my brother who’s studying freaking petroleum engineering, which is about the most difficult undergrad program there is, can’t write worth crap. He knows maths and sciences. So there was no one. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • Haha you’d have more than that. My mom is also a great writer. She just hasn’t written anything fiction. She was always good at giving my sister and I ridiculous story ideas though.


      • Haha I’d offer but I’m not sure how great my editing skills are. Haha I’m sure my own work needs a lot.


      • Wellllll I decided a long time ago that if I ever finish the one I’m writing that all my beta readers are going to be bloggers. I know of at least like 5-10 who I’d be okay with them reading.

        I just realized I start a lot of my comments to you with “wellllll.” Haha I’m weird.


      • Haha it’s ok, I start a lot of comments with ‘lol’ or ‘haha’

        Gotcha… Well that’s cool ๐Ÿ™‚ and you are going to finish the novel. No ifs.


      • Hm. I guess. But those are normal. “Wellllll” isn’t. Haha

        Hm. More encouragement? Look at you. Just write it for me. I’ll send you 30000 words and you can finish it. Then we’ll be coauthors and both make millions. Haha I say yes. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • I’m not going to write a story that’s in your head. That would be impossible. Haha I’ve always thought it would be fun to co-write a book. I did with one of my friends. It never got finished but it was pretty funny.


      • But I didn’t say that. Lol asking for my help and asking if I’ll write the story for you are two different things


      • Oh, I thought you needed help with the actually writing. Haha my bad. I’m not gonna call you stupid. But you should be writing. Go write right now. Drop what you’re doing and write one sentence. Then tell me what you wrote. Ready? Go.


      • Only if you write me a sentence first! ๐Ÿ™‚ then you can tell me all the stories you like.


      • Lol I meant a sentence in your book. But whatever, that works. Ok, what’s your story?


      • It’s not really a story. Just something that I think is interesting enough to share with you. Okay. Sooo at my job we have meetings twice a year about the growth of the company and a lot of stuff no one listens to. And today we had someone from United Way. I assume you’ve heard of them. Anyway, she gets to talking and she says something about 50% of fourth graders on Texas don’t read as well as they should. And so they started a program called Reading Together. An adult is paired with an elementary student for a semester and they read together for an hour each week. And no one I work with reads my blog or anything. They know about my book but they don’t know I’m kind of obsessed with books. So I’m sitting there like “oh my goodness how can I sign up!!?” Then I asked the lady about it and all I have to do is email her and she’ll email.someone else and maybe I can join! So yeah, I’m excited. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • No. I hate them. But it’s only reading and it’s in school. So not like I’ll be babysitting. I’m never having kids. Especially since I’ll never convince anyone to marry me. Haha


      • Haha why would you want to work with kids if you hate them though? Lol I’m sure you’ll change your mind. I like kids but I don’t want any for a long, long time. If ever. I enjoy playing with my friends kids.


      • Because it’s reading! Good. Cause if you wanted them like now then you wouldn’t talk to me as much cause you’d have a baby to worry about. No kids for you. Haha


      • Lol good enough reason I guess. Haha I’m not sure if I’ll ever want kids. The whole idea scares me.


      • I try ๐Ÿ™‚ lol they’re cute when you don’t have to be responsible for them. We went to a small community fair today and we saw some friends who have kids. One of their girls came running over and threw her arms around me. She is probably 11 or so and nearly as tall as me, but I thought it was sweet ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Ew. Kids. Hahaha that sounds okay. But imagine all those years of no sleep. And whining and whining and whining. Nuh uh. Are you little? Like five foot or something?


      • I know! Everyone says “oh you’ll be tired but it’s so worth it!!” Lol I’m like “no. I love my sleep and changing diapers at 2am does not sound like fun.”
        Yep. Pretty much 5′ 2″. lol I’m sure you can imagine how much crap I’ve gotten over the years.


      • Bahaha see! I can’t believe you agree with me. Like I don’t talk about kids with anyone I know cause I only know two people who are engaged. Everyone else is still living the college life. Or high school even. Lol

        You’re a baby! Haha not really. I’m 5’5″ which is bad and good. Bad cause it’s short. Good cause people think I weigh like 20-30 pounds more than I do.


      • Lol lucky!! All of my friends are having kids. I have three friends who already have two children. TWO!! And they’re both only 22! Ugh. It’s so hard to hang out with them now too! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        Dang! You are short!! Haha not much taller than me. That’s ok though. Haha short people are cooler anyways ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • I don’t get that. Like even if you have an okay job and you can afford to have kids that early, why not do something else first? Like travel? Or travel? Or….travel!

        No. You’re short. I’m slightly below average height. ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • I know! That’s what I tell people when they ask why I don’t want kids yet. I want to travel a lot! So many places! I’m not done being a kid and being able to stay up late. Leave the house for ice cream at 10 o’clock at night. I want to write without being interrupted or paint whenever I feel like it. lol so many reasons to not have kids. Aside from the fact that it makes you fat and slobby for the first 5 years. Haha!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Okkkkaaaay! ๐Ÿ™‚ but you should have taken that as a compliment.


      • You’re never having kids. Hahaha your list is too long! I like all those reasons. Especially writing. Like how can you write ANYTHING with a baby? Can’t. Wellllll it only makes you fat if you’re okay with that. Don’t be okay with it. Like there’s a couple that goes in my store like every week and the woman is like your height and super fit. Like she’s the one all the guys stare at at the gym. And tatted. Anyway, like right after she had the baby she looked MAYBE five or ten pounds heavier than before. I couldn’t believe it. Probably now back to her previous weight. Be her. Or never have kids. Simple. Haha

        No one ever calls someone else short as a compliment. You even said so yourself!


      • Haha I wouldn’t be ok with being fat. Bleh. Haha but I know people who have had like 4 kids and still look amazing!!

        I don’t mind being called short. I like being short. ๐Ÿ™‚ haha


      • Well I’d hope not. That’s no good. And unhealthy. Four kids!? What the heck are your friends doing!? Seriously, they need to relax with all that. Hahaha

        Okay. You’re tiny. And I laugh at your lack of height. Haha ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • Haha… Um, I don’t know. They just know how to get their bodies back I guess? Lol my friend Calvin’s mom is in her forties and she is super fit it’s not even funny! Haha

        Lol you’re funny. Make fun all you want!!


      • Welllll I meant something else. But never mind. Haha I know guys like that. They’re not fit they’re huge. And jealous of moi cause I’m so young. Haha

        I was going to say something funny, but short jokes are kinda hard when I’m short. Bleh. Guess you lucked out. For now. Short girls can always get away with stuff cause other people are like “she’s cute.” Haha you should know that one of main characters is little. And I think she’s great. And the best part if you don’t know is that she’s real!


      • Haha sorry, I guess I missed something. It’s been a long day. Lol

        Say it anyways. Lol one of your main characters? Hmm, your detectives love interest??


      • Lol it’s ok. Haha life is an interesting subject to think about.

        Very nice ๐Ÿ™‚ she looks funny! Funny as in she looks like a funny person. Not funny looking. Haha wouldn’t want to confuse them. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Not really. Why can’t I be like six and not have to worry about much? Haha

        Haha she looks funny and IS funny. Another person I don’t talk to. I want to live in her eyes. Haha that’s weird. Oh well it’s true.


      • Yeah, then you’d just have to worry about broken crayons and who got the next turn on the swing set. Haha

        Yeah that’s a little weird but hey… ๐Ÿ™‚ lol


      • Unless someone has figured out time travel, I don’t think it’s possible for us anymore. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        I’m not judging you. Haha I’m pretty sure I’ve made weirder comment. lol


      • Whaa!? No. I’ll just refuse to grow up. And watch cartoons all day. There. It’s possible. Ransom thought: have you watched Girl Meets World? Cause I think it’s great.

        Hmmm. Well I’m judging you. For being so short. Haha I’m so lame. Yeah you say weird stuff all the time. I just let it go cause it would be too much work to point out everything. Haha ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • Ok, you do that!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Haha I have not watched it. I watch very few shows at the moment. I am working my way through House MD right now. From the beginning of season 1.

        Like what kind of weird stuff? I say weird stuff on purpose. I’m super random. Like I just posted something. Something random I wrote but it doesn’t go to anything. Just random. Ok, I’ll stop. ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • I will! Starting Monday. I have work tomorrow. Haha. Oh my goodnesssssss! 24, Friday Night Lights, and House are my three favorite shows ever! I’ve literally seen hundreds of reruns even though I’ve pretty much seen every episode. I told Sydney, the girl my character is based on, that she’s Dr. Cameron. I don’t see how you can’t love that show.

        WHYYYYYY!?!?!!?! Why did you write that? Now I want to know what it’s from and what happens before and what happens after and what’s in the vial. Tell me. Now. And the thing about weird stuff was a playful lie. Haha ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • Yeah I’ve pretty much decided the House is the best tv character ever. I love how mean he is. I’m not sure why. But he’s hilarious. And Dr. Chase is also a main character in my other favorite tv show Chicago Fire. Only he doesn’t have an accent which is super weird!

        Because I can!! It’s not from anything. I told you I wrote it while listening to ‘Bad Things’ the other night. Only I didn’t post all of it. I wasn’t happy with the first part so I left it out. And I honestly don’t even know. It just randomly came to me. The vial was poison though. That’s all I can tell you.


      • Completely agree. Except he’s tied with Eric Taylor and Jack Bauer for me. Yeah I don’t watch that. It’s so dramatic. Too much. Eh. At least you like one good show. Haha

        Welllll I’d read anything else that comes with it. So get to making it happen. And there’s no doubt in my mind that whatever came before that was just as great. ๐Ÿ™‚ okay. Poison. Tell me more.


      • Bauer is pretty cool too ๐Ÿ™‚ haha

        Well I’m not posting the rest for the world to see. It’s not that great. I wrote it really fast and I’m sure it doesn’t flow very nicely. But if you really want the rest, you’re gonna have to ask nicely.


      • He just goes around saving the world every chance he gets. Haha

        Pllllllllllleeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaasssssssseeeeee, can I read the rest? ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ Nice enough? ๐Ÿ™‚


      • And destroys everything in his path. Lol

        Haha I suppose that was nice enough. ๐Ÿ™‚ email address. Please and thank you.


      • I have nothing bad to say about Jack Bauer. lol

        Ok, one second. My email is taking 89 years to load. Ugh, my internet has been sucky today for some reason. Which is strange because my husband owns an IT company. lol


      • Sent.

        I would but he’s gone on a fire call. Lol and we were gone all day. Went to a Seattle Mariners game after the fair.


      • I read it. It’s okay. Not great. Not bad.

        Ha. I’m just kidding. I thought it was great. And I think you’re a million times better writer than I am. Even if you think that’s just bleh. I want more of her. You should write a continuation or something. Cause I want to know what the poison is for. Or who.

        Oooh. Do you like baseball? Cause it’s the single greatest invention ever. And Seattle is actually good this year. And Robbie Cano has been my favorite player for like five years. I was going to go to an Astros game down here when they played the Mariners with a huge poster of his face to see if I could get him to sign it, but I didn’t.


      • Well thanks ๐Ÿ™‚ glad you liked it. Haha I might just do that. Not an entire novel if course but I might write more for you.

        No, I sat through hours of game in agony!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Lol of course I like baseball!! We beat Baltimore by one ๐Ÿ™‚ haha that’s funny ๐Ÿ™‚ I take it you’re a big baseball fan then??


      • Yes! Now I feel special. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Well now I like you a little bit more. Haha. Duhhhhhhhh! I’m the guy who whenever someone is like “don’t you think baseball is boring?” I go on a rant about why someone who has no idea how difficult the game is can’t call it boring. There’s a reason baseball players have to play from like the age of six to make it and you have football and basketball players playing two or three years and playing professionally. Do you happen to remember Josh Beckett’s no hitter from a little while back? Well I watched it live in a full break room at work and no one knew what was going on. But when he finished I was like YEAHHH! and everyone else got all excited too. Haha made my day. Whoops. This was a long comment. Haha


      • You should because I don’t always send people my writing! lol

        And I can see how some people might think it was boring. I mean, there’s always those games where nothing is happening and the score is 0-0 like forever. But live games are way fun!!:) so much better than watching on tv. And no, I don’t remember. :/


      • How come? It’s great. ๐Ÿ™‚

        No. Don’t ever say you can see how people might say it’s boring. I’ll yell at you. I haven’t been to a game in like three years. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • I don’t know. People just don’t ask I guess. I’m not all “hey can I send you my writing?!?”

        I’m not saying it’s boring. Lol but some people might think so. Haha yesterday was my first game in almost exactly 3 years. My husband and I went when we were dating but that game sucked cause we lost bad. The Mariners were still doing bad then. Lol


      • Wellllll now you know you don’t even have to ask me. I’ll probably just ask you.

        No. Be quiet. Other people are dumb. The Mariners have been bad for a LONG time. Even longer than the Astros probably. Haha

        Oh! I thought of a story for you.


      • Lol ok. Ask me anytime then. Haha

        I know. :/ and the Seahawks were terrible for a long time too. Then we won the Super Bowl! Haha
        What is the story?


      • Okay. Send me one of your books. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Soooo you like football too!? And baseball. And country music. And wearing boots. And writing. And painting. And House. And 24. And you’re hilarious. And why are you so perfect???? Hahaha but really.

        Okay. I don’t know how good this will be. We’ll see. So I’m at work today and someone buys something that just throws this story into my head. I was like “oooh. Now I have something to tell her.” Haha so when I was like 17 I already had my car and I was working already so I had my debit card and a little money, right? So one day when I felt a cold coming on I went to Walgreens to buy cold medicine. I go and I get to the front and the old lady is like “how old are you?” I’m just like whaa? And she asks again so I tell her 17. Then she gives me this look like “and what do you think you’re gonna do with this?” But she says I’m not old enough to buy it. Then I stare blankly at her for a few seconds and leave with out it. Haha okay. That wasn’t interesting at all. The best part is that I think cold medicine is disgusting. Like anyone who would take that to get high or whatever should be shot. Hahaha


      • Most of my books are hand written. :/ lol but I will eventually have them typed. Haha

        You’re not the only person who has said that. But I don’t believe it. I’m nowhere close to perfect. I have plenty of flaws. Lol

        That’s funny! I didn’t think someone would actually deny a kid cold medicine. But I agree! I can tolerate it but I wouldn’t want to drink a bottle. I heard a while back that kids were buying and drinking mouth wash to get drunk off of the alcohol in it. Crazy!! I think you would get soooo sick before you got drunk off of mouth wash.


      • Even better. You can send me a journal or something. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Well of course you don’t. Then you’d be arrogant and no one would like you. Haha. “Plenty” of flaws? Liar. I don’t believe that. ๐Ÿ™‚

        I honestly didn’t even know at the time that there was any kind of age restriction. But now I get it. Mouth wash!? What the heck. Like a month ago I was literally not paying attention and I swallowed like half a cap of Listerine. I thought I was gonna die! I was coughing and laughing and random tears in my eyes. It was horrible. Kids are stupid. Haha


      • A journal? I latest told you I don’t keep a journal. Only an art journal. Which is also where I write my novel/character ideas.

        Lol this is true. Haha but believe it. I’m nowhere close to perfect.

        Yeah I can see how someone might be stupid enough to drink it to get drunk. lol people don’t surprise me anymore. That’s funny though! Why did you think you’d die? I’m sure I’ve swallowed more than that throughout my life and I’m still alive. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Send that one. Since you wouldn’t send it before. I still want it.

        You’re one of those girls who has no idea how great she is. Yep. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Cause I was coughing, like those really bad sounding coughs. Where someone around you is like “are you okay?”

        I have another story! ๐Ÿ™‚ so back somewhere between 1996-2003 I was sitting at my table eating some tacos from Taco Bell. And remember those years so you know how old I was. Anyway, I’m sitting there eating and then uh oh. Something gets caught in my throat. I stand up and try coughing but that doesn’t work. And my older brother is sitting next to me and he’s hitting me pretty hard on my back. Still nothing. My mom just so happens to be on the phone and she hangs up and calls 911 freaking out because I take in this huge gasp of air and then no more coughing. I’m just standing there turning purple. Then my dad runs over and doesn’t even hesitate. Just gets behind me and starts doing what he thinks is the Heimlich. He’d never even thought of it before. Lucky for me, it worked. A little tiny piece of the taco shell came out. I honestly think if I’d have been alone I’d have died. Uhhhh I think you’ve officially stolen my ability to make you tell me stuff. Haha I don’t even know why I’m telling you this! Anyway, that was the most scared I’ve ever been in my life. Even as a kid it was like “well you’re not going to be standing here much longer if you have no air coming in.” The police came like 30 minutes later cause my mom had hung up on them. This wasn’t really entertaining but now you tell me one!


      • Yeah I guess. Most people like me so… I guess I’m ok. ๐Ÿ˜‰ haha!!

        That’s a scary story!! I would have been freaked out! Good thing your family was there! ๐Ÿ™‚ I choked on an orange Popsicle once. Scary!! My dad saved me too!

        I’ll have to think of something. Hang on…


      • Haha okay. You’re just okay. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        How do you choke on a Popsicle???? It’s nothing. That’s likes saying you choked on pudding. Haha but yeah, it was scary. And I think about it every time I have even the slightest choking experience. Oh and I got to eat Burger King after that. Haha

        I’m not only telling you stories of randomness anymore. Those are too hard. I’m just telling you stories. Haha talk to me long enough and eventually you’ll know my life via WordPress. Haha


      • No, like a huge chunk came off and I couldn’t breathe! I was at my grandmas house in the kitchen and my parents were in the living room. When I started choking I walked out to them.

        Lol why not! Randomness stories are the best! Haha I will learn everything there is to know!

        Ok, so when I worked at Denny’s I worked weekends. One Friday these two guys came in and they were friendly and talked with me during their meal. So they left and then the next night they came back! They had their meal and whatnot, and later I was ringing up a bunch of customers after the dinner rush and one of the guys was standing kinda off to the side waiting. So finally midway through the line of customers I turned and asked if I could help him. He was all “I don’t usually do this, but would you wanna go out sometime?” Long story short, I said no but let him give me his number. Then I gave the piece of paper to my on/off boyfriend at the time and told him about it and I think he threw it away. Haha


      • Hmm. I’m still struggling to picture it. But I believe it if you say so. It would have melted eventually. Haha

        Cause I don’t have all these funny, random stories like you! Hm. Maybe. It’ll probably only take like a week to tell you everything. Haha

        I’m now convinced that every guy you served there wanted to at least take you out. Haha cause you’ve told me like two or three other stories like that already! And I bet there are a lot more. You must be the nicest person ever. Or they all just think you’re sexy. Haha


      • Yeah, I think it would have melted before I died. Lol

        Well I’m sure you would think of more random stories. I can’t think of any right now but when we’re talking about other things it triggers other memories of stories.

        I do have more more story that is actually pretty funny about a guy. So I used to open at Subway all the time. Basically get up and put clothes on and leave. No makeup or hair or anything. Lol sleep was more important… So I was there from 6-9 by myself and set everything up, did prep work, counted the till, started the day on the computer, you get the picture. Anyhow, across the way was this Verizon wireless store that had three guys working at it that would come in all the time. There was this younger guy who was pretty attractive and he would come in maybe once a week. Well one particular morning he was super flustered and was fumbling around and would barely make eye contact. After I made his sandwich and took his card he went to turn around totally ran into a wall because he was so flustered. Lol I didn’t hardly see him after that.
        Id like to think I’m a nice person ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Hopefully. Cause that would be the worst news story ever. “Child Chokes to Death on Orange Popsicle. Family Sues Company” that’s so bad!

        I sometimes think of random stuff during the day. But all stories are fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Hmm. Soooo you think he was kinda crushing on you or something? But then why wouldn’t he come back? And you literally just made me remember something. But I haven’t told anyone this. Just cause I don’t talk to people.

        Soooo I get a smoothie from Smoothie King everyday after the gym. And I always see the same people. I’m not being cocky or anything, but I’m convinced there’s a girl who works there now who at the very least likes talking to me. She’s funny. Anyway, I’ve been doing this for most of the year. And this girl would be there every. Single. Day. Different girl. And eventually it got to where she knew what I ordered and my name and whatever. And before I continue, I’m pretty shy. In the gym I’m way too confident, but everywhere else I’m just bleh. So everyday I’d tell myself to just ask her out. That it wouldn’t even be as bad since she talked to me everyday. And one day it was pouring outside and no one was in there and the other worker was off in the back and she was telling me about something. I forget. But I never asked. And then she randomly told me that she was switching stores in like May. She was the manager. Soooo I was the guy in your story! And she was so nice. Ugh. Hahaha oh well.


      • I know, right? That would have been a funny headline.

        Oh yeah. He had been for a while. The other workers would give me a bad time. He was fine with everyone else, but he was always tongue tied with me.

        So you never saw her again? That’s lame. :/ and you’re shy? Never would have guessed. But I’ll let you in on a little secret. So am I.


      • How could someone give you a hard time???? Guys are stupid. Haha

        Nope. It’s easy talking to people on here. I get to write my responses. In person is no good. I’m the guy who thinks of the right thing to say five seconds after the conversation. You’re not shy. Look at all the random things you tell me.


      • Lol I mean they would tease me about him even thought I was already with Drew.

        I’m the same way. Just because I have a ton of weird random stories doesn’t mean I’m some crazy outgoing person. Most people are like “you’re quiet today.” Nope. I’m always quiet. I said you wouldn’t believe it. I’m much different in person. Until I get to know you. Then I’m crazy. Haha


      • Hm. I was thinkimg something else.

        You just said you’re always quiet. Then you said you’re crazy when you know someone. Hmmmmm. I’m sensing some contradiction. Haha you can’t always be quiet if you’re crazy too.


      • What did you mean then? Lol sorry I missed something.

        Most of the time. Very few people get to see my crazy side. I’m usually very quiet. To the point where people point it out.


      • Welllll when I think of guys giving girls a hard time I think of them making everything they say or do about sex. I don’t know if that’s what you meant? Bleh.

        So am I getting your shy side or your crazy side or something in between in our conversations? Haha


      • No, not at all. Lol I meant like the other girls I worked with giving me crap like “oh he likes you.” Nothing more. Haha

        Not sure. Maybe both. I haven’t been too crazy though. I’m kinda neither shy nor crazy online. Only in person. Online I’ll say anything. You can decide for yourself which I am online since we’ll likely never meet in person. lol


      • Ooooooh. I read that way wrong. Whoops.

        Hm. I don’t think you’re either. Just regular. Haha. We’re meeting when you become a bestselling author and go on a book tour and come to Houston to sign my book. Duhh ๐Ÿ™‚


      • lol yeah I’m like what are you talking about here??

        Ok… Deal. I’ve always wanted to go to Texas ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m going to try and go to this big writing conference sometime. It’s in Austen and it’s like $500 for just a ticket to the event. Then whatever lodging/plane ticket/food. Would be so expensive but I want to go soooo bad! Ted Dekker is going to be there next year. :/


      • Yeah. Maybe I’m sleepy. Haha

        I’ve never been to one of those. Mostly cause I think I write okay and I’m always going to just be okay. I don’t think I’m ever going to be writing like literary masterpieces. And that’s a lot just to go. AND Austin is like a two hour drive from here. You can visit. I’ll buy you lunch. Haha


      • I never have either. I don’t think I’ll ever write a masterpiece either, but I think it would be good. I mean, for how expensive it is, it must be pretty good. And don’t first Ted Dekker is going to be there. He’s my idol remember??? But you’re right. It is expensive. I still would love to visit Texas though. ๐Ÿ™‚ haha lunch huh?


      • Or it must be a way for the organizers to make money? Haha and I know he is. I think I’d rather meet him at an author event instead of at a conference. There will be so many people. I don’t know. You should visit just to visit then. Easy. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hm you wouldn’t let me buy you lunch? Fine. We’ll go swimming. Haha


      • I know. :/ there is a big dinner on the last day, but even with that, it’s still super expensive. And I agree. I would like to go see him but I don’t think he’s ever come to Washington. Colorado is the closest I think. Lol
        Tell you what, if I ever get something published and go on a book tour, I’ll let you buy me lunch. :)Haha Texas is a long way to go to go swimming. ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • What’s the name of it? I want to look it up. Have you ever met any other authors? I’ve met two at signings, though I was mad that I had to pay like $26 just so they could sign my books. I think I have eight books signed. I’d have to check.

        Yeah! ๐Ÿ™‚ okay. Now I’m going to be all over you about whether you’re ever writing or working on your book. Haha and I think we should make a slight change to our little agreement here. If you go on a book tour OR if you go to this conference, then you get food. Yeah. That’s far for swimming. I’ll just show you the city then. Haha even though I don’t even know it. It’s too big


      • It’s called RE:Write. A friend asked me if I wanted to go back in October but I couldn’t afford it and she didn’t end up going either. And no, I haven’t. :/ other than my grandpa and father in law anyways.

        Haha I figured you might say that. Lol ok, deal. But I probably won’t be able to go. :/ I’m gonna see. Haha if I do it’ll probably be 2016. It’s ok, I don’t know my way around Seattle either. Lol


      • Hm. I just read w bunch on the website. But it didn’t say how much. Cause I guess registration isn’t open yet? I don’t know. Looks interesting. You should go to an event! Like a signing or something. Unless it’s like a super famous author, they’re really relaxed and you get to learn about the author. There’s gotta be somewhere authors go up there. There’s a small indie store here called Murder by the Book where EVERYONE comes. They have like 200 signings a year.

        But you have to go! It’s Ted Dekker! And loads of information about writing and publishing and all that fun stuff. Haha I feel like young people never know their way around. We just use GPS.

        Random thought. Since I got kinda serious about blogging last year I’ve wanted to go to a blogging conference. Cause bloggers are just awesome people. And there’s even one here. But from what I’ve read the point of the conference is to make money blogging. That’s lame.


      • They’re like $500. Or if you just want to go to the dinner banquet either night it’s like $105 or something like that. It was listed under the registration tab. Lol I would love to go to a book signing or an event like that. I should look to see what kind of stuff is in the area. It would be fun ๐Ÿ™‚ haha only in sure I’ll have to drive to Seattle or something. Which is only like 50 minutes away, but the traffic is horrible.

        I am going to try and go in 2016 I think. If Dekker is going to be there then. Hopefully!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I bought one of his books for like .50 today at a thrift store. Looked almost brand new. I already had it, but whatever. It was a good deal ๐Ÿ˜‰ and the copy I have is part of a huge volume so it’s awkward to read. I like the individual books better. But the trilogy was cheaper all in one volume. Lol

        A blogging conference would be fun!! ๐Ÿ™‚ it would be cool to meet fellow bloggers. But I agree about the money part. I never once thought I would make money blogging. Never crossed my mind. But it would be cool to meet people ๐Ÿ˜ƒ


      • I looked at the registration thing but I didn’t see anything. Maybe I’m blind? $105 just for dinner!? Nuh uh. Only time I’ve ever spent that was for special occasions. I think like prom or birthdays. 50 minutes isn’t so bad. Stop making excuses and go to an event! Haha

        I’ll believe it when you say you’re registered. Haha. I’ve never been in a thrift store. Or does Goodwill count like 15 years ago? Lol and I don’t like used books. I have like five and they’re in really bad shape. Like what the heck was the previous owner doing with it? BUT $.50 for a book by your favorite author can’t be beat. Until you go to Re:Write and get your books signed by him. Haha

        I know! But I thought you’re shy? Hmmm. Haha I just think it would be cool to be like “hey what do you blog about? I blog about books and make people mad in the process.” Haha


      • Lol you must be cause I saw the prices! Haha yeah I’ve never spent that much. I’ve spent $50 on a concert ticket once but that was for like 4-5 different bands.

        I wasn’t making any excuses. Lol I would drive to Seattle if I could drag someone with me. It’s creepy there. Like really creepy!

        Yeah I got a copy of the Great Gatsby and didn’t bother to open it. It was an old copy so I thought it was cool. But someone had used it during school notes and every page was covered in writing. I was disappointed. But I’ve found some like new copies of books. Like today! ๐Ÿ™‚ and they’re so cheap! There’s this thrift store on this island I used to live on and all of their paperbacks are .50 and hardbacks are $1.00. Even their vintage books! ๐Ÿ™‚ (I decorate with vintage/antique books)

        I think shy might not be the right word. Quiet. I’m quiet. ๐Ÿ™‚ haha I actually like meeting new people. I’m just not outgoing. Haha I bet you would say that! ๐Ÿ™‚ lol


      • I don’t believe you. I checked! Wellllll I’ve spent more than that. Like WAY more. You know how the three concerts I’ve been to were at the rodeo here? Well the rodeo is in the Texans stadium so the stage is in the middle of the field. Not exactly the best viewing experience from the crowd cause the stage spins. Anyway, in 2011 when I saw Rascal Flatts the second time I decided that I wanted the best possible experience. So I bought tickets in the first row. We were in the first row for the rodeo stuff but then we got to go onto the field like twenty feet away from the stage. They were $300. Bahaha and the girl I took wasn’t even my girlfriend or anything? I’m insane!

        What!? Really? I thought everyone loves Seattle. I think you’re crazy. Haha

        Send it to me! Haha I’ve read it but I don’t have it. Like Dracula too. Hmmm. I wonder if there’s a store like that over here with a decent number of books to look at. Cause for $.50 I’d buy just about anything. Haha. What do you mean you decorate with antique books?

        Quiet. You’re not a serial killer, are you? They’re always a little odd and definitely quiet! Meeting new people is okay. Very okay. Haha I so would and immediately the other person would be like “okay. Not talking to this guy. He’s weird.”


      • Haha ok you don’t have to believe me. I saw it!! I’m not making this up! Haha

        Wow.. Haha did you have a mosh pit in front of you? That’s the sucky thing about being in the first row at concerts. Everyone comes and stands in front of you and jumps on your toes. And some people smell bad! That’s a lot to pay for a girl that you’re not even dating! I hope she was an insanely good friend! Haha

        I do love Seattle. One of my novels is set in Seattle. It’s a pretty city, but parts of it are like LA. Lol a girl would be very dumb to walk around the city alone! That’s what I meant. So many creepy people.

        Like I buy antique books and use then to decorate with. I have this cool crate thing turned on it’s side on top of my bookshelf with some other stuff and I have books in it. And a few laying on top. Maybe I’ll do a bookshelf post and put up a picture of it. I’m still looking for a vintage copy of Jane Eyre. I have an old copy of Wuthering Heights by her sister Emily. And a 120 year old copy of the count of Monte Cristo. Just find a thrift store! Most thrift stores have tons of books, and everyone donates books, so they’re usually always cheap. I bought like 4 today.

        My friend Josh used to call me his serial killer neighbor. I don’t know why though. It was a joke though, don’t worry! Haha!! I promise I’m not. Although I love books about serial killers. That’s why I love Ted Dekker. He writes great serial killers.

        They would only think that cause they don’t know you. I don’t think you’re weird. Haha anymore…! ๐Ÿ˜‰ kidding!!


      • Nope. You’re playing games with my head. I’d like you to stop now. Haha

        Nope. You couldn’t get any closer than we were. And it was all old people there. Since most young people aren’t spending that on tickets. Bahaha this was a controlled thing. We were given chairs to sit in. Yeah. Same girl my character is written after. I thought she’d appreciate it more than anyone.

        Especially you. Since every guy you’ve ever met hits on you. Haha but all big cities have some weirdos walking around.

        Do you at least read these books you decorate with? Or are your reading and decorative books separate entities? Haha. I’ve never read any of those. Hmm. I think I might. But not now. The air conditioner in my house broke last night. And now I’m melting. I think it’s 90ยฐ in here. And we don’t know why the guy hadn’t come to fix it. Ugh. I’m a giant ice cube. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        You know, that’s not very reassuring! I’m kind of scared now. I bet you use a bow. Oh crap. Please don’t hurt me. I’m nice to you!๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        I have a few books with serial killers. Maybe 15-20. I’m not sure they’re my favorites, though.

        Geez! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ but you did think it? I thought you only thought I was rude. Weird too? Ugh. I have no idea why you talk to me now. Haha


      • True… Lol all the more reason to avoid walking around cities alone!

        Oh man! I know how that goes! We didn’t have AC all last summer and my house faces the west and I have tons of windows. Call the repair man and ask him where the heck he is!! ๐Ÿ™‚

        I think we were discussing Ted Dekker’s books when he said that. Lol he was teasing I swear! I’m like afraid to go outside at night without my dog or someone with me. Haha pretty sure I’m not a serial killer! And you’d be like the last person I’d hurt. I mean, why would I want to? You’re nice to me too!! And I was kidding about thinking you were weird. I didn’t. I told you I like to kid!!

        And about the books, yes. Most of the old books I have have brittle pages and aren’t in the best shape for reason. Lol mostly because they’re super old. I’ll post a picture of my bookcase at some point so you can see what I mean. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Haha it can’t be that bad. I think you’re exaggerating. Haha

        You sent the whole summer!? How!? Seriously, how could you walk around with clothes on? I was brushing my teeth earlier and my whole face was just covered in sweat. AFTER I took a shower! He was supposed to be on his way forever ago. Ugh.

        I’m trying to decide if I should believe you. Hmm. Still not sure. How do I know I’m not being setup? Haha but okay. I guess maybe you’re not one. And you couldn’t hurt me. Then you’d get no more stories. ๐Ÿ˜‰ and you weren’t kidding. It’s okay. Haha

        Alrighty. I’m interested to see how you can decorate with them in the first place. I have a poster in my room. That’s my decoration. Haha


      • Parts of Capitol Hill are really sketchy! I was with my parents a couple of months ago picking up some dining room chairs in Capitol Hill and I was nervous just driving through. Lol

        Umm… Well I worked at Subway at the time so I was working 11-5 or 9-5 almost every day so I was gone. We would go over to friends house down the road in the evenings and leave all the windows open til about 11 and it would be cool by the time we got home. Haha but that’s insane! A cold shower when it’s hot always feels nice. Is it humid?

        I don’t think I could hurt you even if I tried. I mean, you’re probably 100x stronger than I am. Lol I’m small, remember? I’m strong when it comes to lifting things or doing manual labor but that’s about it.

        Posters are good. What on the poster? Band poster? Hot girl? Lol


      • I just wrote out my whole response and then accidentally deleted it. Ugh. Let’s try again.

        Okay fine. You live in a crazy area. Haha

        I’m soooooo hot. I’m not moving anymore. Cause to move is to sweat. Haha. I don’t know about a window. Cause I’d feel like someone could just walk in through it or something. Haha AND the guy isn’t coming until tomorrow! ๐Ÿ˜ญ I’ve already showered twice today and Houston is ALWAYS humid. Save meee!

        Uhhhh do you know who Aileen Wuornos was!? Look her up. Strength doesn’t matter. You might know karate or something. Or pepper spray. Or a million things. Haha

        My walls should be covered in Jennifer Lawrence. But they’re not. Only my phone’s background. Haha. It’s a poster of Arnold Schwarzenegger from like forty years ago that says “better than yesterday”


      • I did that earlier. Haha I replied to a comment and hit reply and I didn’t have service where I was working so it never went through. :/ grr.

        Yuck. I can deal with dry heat all day. But humid is gross. You should move to Washington. Haha we might have a few humid days here and there but not bad at all.

        Yeah I’ve considered taking martial arts but I’m so busy as it is. :/ I wouldn’t wanna take away from my writing time!๐Ÿ˜œ

        Haha I’m surprised it’s not Jennifer Lawrence! Lol


      • Well my phone deletes typed text if I just turn it. You know, like hold it wide screen instead of longways? And I did that and poof. Nothing. I have no idea why it does that.

        It’s why Houston is SO hot. Cause if the humidity. I got in my car earlier and it said 110ยฐ even though it was like low 90s. Ugh. Find a job for someone with a degree in CJ or in an awesome bookstore or library. Then maybe I’ll go. Haha

        Hm. I don’t know. Like my sister and her family are always posting stuff on Facebook about them getting a green belt or purple belt or yellow or something. But I can’t imagine them really learning anything. She’s like 38 and also small. I don’t think she could fight off anyone. Bleh. Writing time? Hmm. I’m still waiting for more of your post from the other day.

        It should be. Like what the heck am I doing!? Haha


      • What kind of phone do you have? Mine had never done that. I’ve accidentally deleted all the texts but my phone hasn’t ever done it.

        Oh my word that would suck!!! I think I would hate it. Id move. And I think you’re insane for living there. But you probably think I’m insane for living in a place that gets so much rain.

        I’ve heard you don’t have to be big to be able to fight off someone. At least that’s what Drew’s biological mom told me. She was a sheriff and she’s like my height. Maybe an inch taller or something.

        More? But I haven’t written more! I could send you something else random, but I have no more of what I sent you.

        Well you better get on that!! Haha well at least you have her on your phone! ๐Ÿ˜‰ I have a picture of my dog and I. I believe it’s the dog selfie I took that’s on that post. Haha!


      • It’s a Samsung GS4. But k didn’t mean the phone does it, it’s the app. The WordPress is so weird. It does the thing where it deletes the text and like one day a week I’ll get a notification about a new comment but it won’t actually be in the notifications. So I have to go find it. Ew to deleting texts. I had an iPhone for like 2 1/2 years and I don’t think I ever deleted them once. Never saw the point.

        But it’s home. Haha I love it. Mild winters and long summers, I think yes. I just think you’re insane cause you’re insane. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        I know. But my sister and even her husband aren’t in law enforcement and I’m sure they aren’t learning the same thing. Anyone can fight anyone off if their life depends on it.

        Yes, please! And then continue the other thing. ๐Ÿ™‚ and write more! Geez how am I supposed to read your book if you never finish it completely!? Go write!

        Haha but then I’d feel like a teenage girl with posters and stuff everywhere. I think not. Haha I remember that one. Your dog with its ridiculously happy face. Haha


      • Why did you switch from an iPhone? I love my iphone. Lol even though it doesn’t work half of the time and I’ve dropped it in the toilet. Lol

        Yeah, I understand. I complain about Washington weather but it’s home.

        So demanding! Haha the last week I haven’t had any time to write. Today has been insane. :/ I just wanted to sit and write but I had no time. Hopefully tomorrow. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

        Yeah that is true. Haha I think it might scare some people off. Lol yeah I thought you might. I should take more ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Cause my phone is better. Duhhhh. Even though I never had a single problem with my iPhone and last November my GS4 broke. And the replacement I got, which is a brand new phone, doesn’t always ask for the pin to unlock it and won’t let me set up my voicemail. Pleeeeeeease don’t tell me ypur phone right now is the one you dropped in the toilet. You disgusting person. Hahaha ๐Ÿ˜‰

        And I’ve never lived anywhere else. Probably won’t.

        LA LA LA stop your excuses. I’m not listening. Haha

        Funny story. In my book one of the teen has posters all over room and there are some THG ones. I think? Lol you should. Just leave yourself out of them and take them of your dog. Okay that sounded mean. I’m only kidding! ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Uhhhh…. It is. Haha nothing was in the toilet when I dropped it. And it was my own toilet. I think I would have been wayyy more grossed out if it had been a public restroom. The speakers didn’t work for a few days but now it works fine. It just has weird glitchy problems.

        Haha nice ๐Ÿ™‚ so are you saying you don’t want to see my face? I see how it is. :/ rude. Lol


      • Well I’ve never done that. Thankfully. Haha I once spilled a smoothie all over my iPhone. But I had an Otterbox so nothing happened to it. You’re lucky you only have random glitchy problems. Haha

        Haha nooooo. ๐Ÿ™‚ I just like your dog’s happiness. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Haha Otterbox cases are nice! ๐Ÿ™‚ I don’t have one but I know they’re one of the best cases. I just hate how bulky they are. I just get cheap slim cases. Plus I like the cool designs. Mine right now has a paisley pattern.

        Sure. I don’t believe you. But fine. Just my dog then.

        The sucky thing about writing two novels at once, is that I can’t decide which one to finish first. I’ve been working on them both for a long time. Well I started one after I finished the first draft of the one I told you about. But then I decided later to rewrite it so now I have two projects. The other one (not the one I told you about) is way more fast paced and easier to write, but I have less of the plot figured out. The one I told you about is super planned out but I’m having a lot of trouble writing it. Which should I finish? By the way, the other one is kinda a sci-fi/suspense/I don’t know story.


      • I never have my phone in my pocket, so I’ll never buy a different kind of case. My iPhone one was all white. My current one is two different blues.

        Oh come on. I was kidding. ๐Ÿ™‚ write a post with just a bunch of selfies.

        I thought the one you told me about…you were just in the revising/rewriting phase? If I’m right then I think that one. But if not then I’d say write the one that you feel just has to be written right now. Does that help?


      • Really? I always have my phone on me. lol how else would I reply to your comments so fast? ๐Ÿ™‚

        I know. lol nooo, that would be weird. I don’t take selfies unless my animals are in them. Haha I’m past the selfie stage in life.

        Kinda sorta. I dont know. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • Haha no, I mean I just never have it in my pocket. I always have it. But it’s in my bag at the gym. A drawer at work. Or on my bed at home. Anywhere else most likely in my hand. So that’s why the bulky case is okay.

        Hahaha that’s good to hear. Although I bet you randomly take them and font tell anyone. Haha

        Hm. Tell me about this new story. The one that’s easy to write.


      • Gotcha! Well same here. If I’m out and about it’s in my pocket but at home it’s just sitting someplace close by.

        Yep! You got me. Haha

        It’s a spin off of the cheesy detective stories I wrote. The ones I said NO ONE would ever read. Well I took the main characters and made them 20 years older and game them kids. (Teenagers) it would literally take forever to explain because I’m taking what happened from book #10 of that series and using it in the current one. (Mind Games) Long story short… The kids have abilities. Superpowers. Whatever you want to call them. But the parents had their powers neutralized as toddlers so they have no idea. There’s a lot of backstory I can’t explain in a comment cause it would take too long. But people die. Lies are revealed. Hearts are broken. Spies. Traitors. Revenge. People come back from the dead. (Never actually died) All that good stuff. I actually already have book #2 all planned out too ๐Ÿ™‚ about an asylum.


      • Yep. We’re the same.

        See! Knew it! Can’t get anything by this guy. Haha.

        Hmmm. Another story that sounds like there are a million and one things going on. I feel like my stories have like two things happening and you have a zillion. Hmmm. Oh! Guess what!? My name is No One. When do I get to read your cheesy detective stories? ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • Lol you’re funny ๐Ÿ™‚

        No, not really. Less going on than my other one. Lol it’s interesting. I like the idea and I get to write an evil character so he’s kinda fun.
        Nice try!!! No one. Psh! ๐Ÿ™‚ you don’t. If you go back and look at my older post with all the pictures, you’ll see a pic of one of the pages from my very first one. Oh. My. Word. I’ll get the link in a second.


      • This isn’t news to me. Or you. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        I think you should write this one. Why? Just cause I’d rather give you a concrete answer rather than some reasoning for making your choice. ๐Ÿ™‚ evil characters are not fun. I think you have some marbles loose if you think that. Haha

        ๐Ÿ˜” <- that's an accurate selfie right now. I'm your biggest fan! Fine. We have nothing more to talk about.

        Funny thing is I think I read that post either yesterday or the day before. I was kinda stalking your posts from before I read all your stuff. I saw it. Your handwriting was awful. Hahaha


      • lol I have a fan? Yay! I feel special! Haha yeah this one is definitely a better choice. I’m not having writers block like my other.
        Stalking me huh? Weirdo! Don’t mind my other writing posts. I shouldn’t have posted those chapters. It was dumb because they’re probably terrible and I’ve changed so much since then. Lol
        And thanks. I was 12 for goodness sakes!! My handwriting is much better now!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m thinking i should start another blog for all my art and other random stories and pictures. And whatever else is happening in life.


      • Yes. A fan who wants free books from you. Since I’m the only one and you don’t want to risk losing me, I think it would be wise to appease me. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Hey! Before you go calling me a stalker, this post has 382 comments. I think you have a John Guillen obsession. Or something. Haha cause I think my second highest is like 202. Hmmm. Let’s get to a thousand on this one. Haha

        Okay. You seriously just read my mind. What the heck. I was about to ask what those chapters were from! I haven’t read them.

        Girls are always supposed to have good handwriting. It’s pretty much a requirement. Haha. And nooooo. Just post that stuff here. You can have one of those blogs about everything.


      • No, I don’t. Since you’re like the only blogger I interact with on here. No one else is very interesting. So no, I need you to be my only fan. lol a thousand comments is a lot. You’re on!
        A little of both of my novels but seriously I have changed stuff and they’re not even the same anymore! I’ll email you stuff if you want to read it. Big I’m not posting any more chapters on my blog.
        I have pretty good handwriting now. Lol according to my first boss, that was one thing he liked about my application. Haha he said I had neat handwriting. I’m like ‘ok that’s cool I guess.’
        But wouldn’t that be weird to switch blog directions? I guess my blog is kinda all over the place now as it is. :/ I suck at blogging. I should not have a blog. And I suck at Facebook. I haven’t posted anything for weeks. Other than when I was trying to get rid of the last kitten. Haha Facebook is so dumb. It didn’t used to be but it is now.


      • I’m the only one? Yeah! ๐Ÿ™‚ though I have no idea why you picked me. Haha I’m not interesting. You realize it’ll be weeks to get that many, right? Hm. Let’s see.

        Yes. We’ve established I want to read any and all of your writing. Anything. I’ll read it and await whatever else you want to send me. Um. Your boss sounded weird. Haha

        Uh be quiet. If you didn’t have a blog then you wouldn’t talk to me. If you didn’t talk to me then you wouldn’t have a fan. If you didn’t have a fan then you would be less motivated to wrote anything. Seeee! All cause of your blog. So shhhh. And don’t get me started on Facebook. My posts automatically go there, but I never post pictures or statuses or anything.


      • Oh geez… WordPress app just crashed and deleted my whole comment! Ugh! Let’s try again!

        So I don’t think you give yourself enough credit. You’re more interesting than you think. And I get along better with guys. And I think guys are more interesting to talk to.

        lol well I’ll send you something then. Not sure what, but something ๐Ÿ™‚

        So you think I should change blog directions and just have a whatever blog? I don’t know… Hmm.

        And yeah, I hate Facebook. I’ve deleted and brought back my Facebook so many time. Haha I only really use it to get in touch with a few people. But I usually just text or call people if I want to talk or hang out with them.


      • Haha maybe it doesn’t want you talking to me?

        Hmm. I’ll tell that to the next person I text who ignores me. “Jess from Washington thinks I’m interesting, why don’t you?” Haha they’ll just ignore me again. And then I won’t text them for like six months. Haha. You get along better with guys cause all the girls are jealous. Haha

        My inbox awaits. ๐Ÿ™‚

        I think you should at the very minimum keep your blog you have. Yesterday you said you shouldn’t have a blog at all and then you said you want to make another one. Kind of a contradiction. But I’ll read whatever you post. On this one or another one. ๐Ÿ™‚

        There’s only one person I talk to on there. And it’s because her parents are really crazy and she doesn’t have texting. We used to tall everyday but not so much now. See! A perfect example of someone who doesn’t agree that I’m interesting. Like I asked about the grad school stuff I asked you about like almost two weeks ago. And yesterday I told her something else. She said she’s been busy and that’s why she never gave me her opinion about me working and all that. Ha. People are just stupid.

        Fun fact. I actually hate texting. I think it’s the most impersonal form of communication. I think talking to people on any social media is better than texting.


      • I guess not!! Haha too bad. WordPress can’t stop me! Mwahaha!

        Yeah, you better tell them! Haha I don’t know why I get along better with guys. I always have. I think in high school I had more guy friends than girl friends. I still do! Even my husbands friends and my friends husbands I get along with better. Girls can be awkward. I don’t know why.

        Haha being busy is the lamest excuse to not hang out with people or talk to someone. I know I say I’m busy and don’t have time to write sometimes. But most of the time it’s because I’m hanging out with my family. Or my husband. Or friends. Or working. But if someone says hey lets hang out, I’m not all “oh sorry I don’t have time.”

        Really? I like it because I can multi task. I agree about the impersonal part though. Its hard to show emotion over text. Like we discussed before. Haha


      • Hahaha that was rather evil sounding.

        Haha I don’t think they’ll care what a complete stranger thinks. But I have no idea. Like I told you I get along with pretty much everyone I work with, but there are only a handful I’d ever see or talk to outside work. I don’t know. Maybe I should be more accepting of people? Or something. Haha. And no, GIRLS ARE STUPID. Except for those named Jess. Haha ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Oh I know it is. Whatever. I’d rather sleep than see anyone for anything anyway. Ugh. People. Maybe I’m just really mean and don’t even know it? And that’s why people ignore my texts and don’t hangout with me. Hmmmm. Haha

        Well I just think that sending one or two sentence texts back and forth is just so dumb. Like you could sit down and have lunch or even talk on the phone and get through more conversation in a couple of hours than if you were texting. Like the people who text non stop from when they wake up to when they go to sleep. Those must be some meangless conversations cause they’re just replying and going to the next one. I hate everyone. Hahaha


      • It was meant to sound evil. Lol I was just having fun.

        I don’t think it had anything to do with being more accepting. I haven’t been around you, but I don’t think most people are good friends with their coworkers. I never once hung out with anyone I worked with for 3 years. Besides my friend Brad who I was already friends with before. You should hang out with the people you have things in common with. People you’re comfortable being around. I liked all my coworkers but it didn’t mean I wanted to be buddy buddy with them.

        Haha well when I text, I will send a freaking novel! I hate one sentence replies. It’s so annoying when you tell someone something and their reply is like “haha yeah.” What the heck am I suppose to say to that? I text me best friend and my mom and my sister but that’s about it. I like getting emails though. Haha they’re more like letters ๐Ÿ™‚ which are a thing of the past.

        I don’t know about the blog. If I just switch what my whole blog is about it might annoy some people. Lol do you have a tumblr blog? I’m considering getting twitter again. I deleted my account cause I had like 5 followers and I was annoyed with it. Haha


      • Haha did you do that whole evil laugh out loud too? Or just type it?

        Hmmm. Well those are the people I see the most. Only a couple days a week, but that’s more than I see other people. I’ve had some REALLY great friends from work. Three characters from my book I met at my job. And everyone I went skydiving with. And my prom date. And when I had my little dinner thing after my graduation last year, almost all my friends were from the store. I only have a few others I know from elsewhere. Like maybe one from college. Maybe one from high school. Ugh.

        I do too! But then I get like three words in response. And I get annoyed. And then don’t wanna talk to them. Haha. I’d write you letters! But I think I remember you saying no to that on my letters post. Haha I tell you everything I’d tell you in a letter on here anyway.

        You should wrte a post like “my life is more than writing, so I’m expanding on what I talk about on here” kinda thing. No Tumblr. You should definitely get on Twitter! Who cares about followers. I had an account since 2009 and barely started using it after I finished my book last year. And for the longest time had like 40 followers. Now I have what I think is okay. Like 131. But I mostly just talk to other bloggers on there. I’ll follow you and tweet you so you’re not lonely. Haha ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Umm, no… I didn’t do it out loud. Lol should I have?

        That’s true. Well I guess you can consider them all friends then. ๐Ÿ™‚ haha

        Haha yeah… I think my husband would think that would be a little weird and wouldn’t approve of you sending me letters. Lol but yeah, I think we talk on wordpress enough ๐Ÿ™‚

        Yeah I was thinking about it during work. I should huh? Tumblr is stupid. I have one but it sucks. Haha ok you talked me into it! I’ll get my twitter back. But you better find me and follow me. Cause I’ll need someone! Haha


      • Maybe. Unless you had people around you. Then they’d probably look at you like you’re a crazy person.

        Eh. Not all of them. A small few.

        Hm. Oh well. You don’t get to experience the joy that comes with getting letters like I do. Your loss. Haha

        I’ve never understood Tumblr. Like I know celebrities even have them. But it’s so dumb. I don’t know. Just reblogging a million things. I think that’s what people do? Bleh. Haha well you had more than just me when I followed you.

        They’re putting in the new a/c right now! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚


      • Haha yeah, no. I think I was in my car when I said that. Lol

        Yeah it’s dumb. You can’t comment on anything. Only likes. And it’s so busy because there’s so many dang GIFs and it kinda makes your eyes go buggy. Lol

        You mean I was following more? It was making me find people to follow otherwise it wouldn’t let me continue the setup process. Haha

        Yay!!! I’m sure you’re glad about that. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ


      • I hope you mean sitting parked in a parking lot with your car not moving at all. Cause if you’re on your phone while driving I’ll punch you. You can’t do that! Seriously.

        Hahaha I think that’s where I get most of my Jennifer Lawrence entertainment from. I always randomly find lists of her GIFs.

        You had a few followers. Like five. So it wasn’t just me. Hm. Yeah whenever I first started I followed a few people I know and literally unfollowed them like the next day. Just tweet after tweet of this girl thinking she’s the sexiest person ever and this other girl who tweeted about EVERYTHING. Ugh. Haha don’t be like them.

        Yesssssss! The worst part is that it’s pouring outside now and they haven’t finished! Poor guys. Haha


      • No! Haha my car was off, don’t worry. I might send a three word text while driving but I try not to text while driving. You’re just worried I’ll die and you won’t have anyone to talk to anymore. Haha

        Omg I love her GIFs. She’s hilarious!! ๐Ÿ™‚

        Yeah I think I did. I had like a few people follow me right away. And one of then was a friend. Eww… Ya that’s annoying. I won’t be that person. Haha

        Pouring?? Wait, what? It’s like 80 here right now. Not a cloud in sight.


      • Hmm. I hope so. Don’t send any texts! Haven’t you seen the commercials!? And I know you’ve seen people driving either really slow or in the middle of two lanes cause they’re texting. So don’t text, please. Cause then I have no one to AND it’s pointless! ๐Ÿ™‚

        I love her GIFs. I love her face. I love her eyes. I love her personality. I love her sense of humor. I love her. Haha ๐Ÿ˜

        Thank you. Now I won’t have to secretly unfollow you later on. Haha

        I think you misread that. I said it was pouring HERE while the guys were still installing the new unit. Hmm.


      • Ok ok ok! I won’t! Haha! Wouldn’t want you to be lonely. lol

        Yeah pretty much. ๐Ÿ™‚ She’s great. She reminds me of a little kid. Like she’s funny without even trying to be.

        And I didn’t misread it. I was just surprised it was raining there. lol that’s all. Cause it’s usually way nicer there than it is here and we are having amazing weather right now.


      • PLEEEEEASE don’t! Forget me, it’s so dangerous.

        She reminds me of perfection in the form of a human being. She’s funny like you are. Just says whatever and it happens to always be hilarious. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Wellllll according to some website I just looked at Houston gets like 16 more inches or rain each year than Seattle. But rain isn’t so bad. As long as I’m not driving all over in it.


      • Sounds like you’re worried about me! lol

        Haha I definitely can live with being compared to Jennifer Lawrence. lol yeah, she’s pretty cool. I would like to meet her too. She seems like someone that would be fun to just chill with.

        Really? Huh. I didn’t know that. Good to know I guess. Haha driving in it isn’t so bad. But in states that get like no rain, accidents happen. I remember my friend from California saying that when it rains, people freak out and act like they don’t know how to drive. haha even people here will go 10 under the speed limit when it’s raining. It’s like come on, people! Sheesh!


      • A little. Just don’t text and drive. Promise me. Haha but really. Promise!

        I want to meet her but I’m not even joking when I say that I think I might be like “I love you so much. Pleaseeeee marry me.” Then I’d faint cause I just proposed to Jennifer Lawrence. Haha hopefully I wouldn’t do that with you. That’d be horrible. Haha

        Oh accidents happen here too. And people definitely become grandma drivers when it starts raining. Now I never care, but whenever I used to have like a 30 minute drive to school everyday I’d be yelling at everyone driving 45 MPH on the highway. Haha


      • Ok I promise! I don’t want to get in an accident either! lol Its funny how you don’t even really know me and you’re concerned about me texting and driving.

        Hahaha oh gosh I would pay to see you do that. It would be hilarious. lol what do you mean do that with me? Propose to me and faint? Umm…

        Haha I know right? So dumb. It’s just water! haha not going to kill you!


      • I know you a little. Like 1%. Haha I’d just be sad.

        No it wouldn’t be funny. Cause she’d probably roll her eyes and leave. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ haha I guess you didn’t get what I meant. I just said that since you’re supposed to be perfect. Haha obviously I didn’t mean I’d actually do that. Sheesh. I’m not crazy.

        Haha well technically hydroplaning your car while it’s raining could cause a fatal accident. Or drowning in a lake. It can kill you. Hahaha


      • 1% huh? That’s it? lol I’ve told you more stories about myself that I have some of my friends! haha

        I doubt it. I think she would probably freak out and me like “OMG are you ok?” then she would probably laugh and says she would. Haha I know, I was just teasing. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Yeah, my car kept hydroplaning on my way up hwy 20 when I was going to see Drew after the mudslide. I thought I was gonna die cause the speed limit was 55 and I was going close to 60 at times. It was scary.
        I would not want to drive my car into a lake. I think that would be a horrible way to die.


      • Haha wellllll then more than that? Maybe like 96%? Haha

        Can you imagine how many guys she’s met who have said or done something crazy like that? I think it gets old. Haha. And I’d ask for CPR. From her. Bahaha I’m like the kid from Sandlot! Hmm teasing, okay.

        See! So don’t get all road ragey when people slow down in the rain! You’ve already had a scary experience. Yeah. That would be horrible.


      • Haha sure, something like that. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Yeah that is true. I’m sure she does get that a lot. lol that would be so funny though. If you ever meet her, make sure I’m there to witness this!

        Yeah, I will try not to. Haha I’m usually not driving crazy when it’s raining. Not worth killing myself or crashing my car. What do you drive anyways? I drive a BMW. lol it sucks sometimes and I love it at the same time.


      • If it’s less then you’re obviously not sharing enough!

        Have you ever seen those videos of like little kids or even teens meeting someone and just bawling their eyes out? I also think that would be me. Haha so maybe I’d make sure you’re there, but maybe not. Cause it’d be so embarrassing. Hahaha

        I’m never driving crazy. Just singing along with the radio. Haha. BMW? Hmmm. My mom drives one and she’s had SO many problems with it. It’s nice and all but I swear she’s put a few more thousand into repairs. I drive a Mitsubishi. It was my first car. Got it when I was 17. And honestly, I never had any problems with it until like late 2012. And now it’s crap. Haha I’m actually taking it to the shop tomorrow morning and they’re keeping it a couple days to see if they can figure it out. It stalls randomly. And I don’t drive at night cause there’s a problem with my headlights that makes the car act crazily. Like as in I think I’ll die. Haha


      • I guess I’m not then! lol

        Haha oh gosh I have to be there. No is not an option. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I wanna see this. I don’t care how embarrassing it is.

        Ehhh, yea. I’ve had problems with mine too. I leaks coolant so I’m constantly filling it, even though I’ve had three different parts replaced to try and fix it. It sucks, but it’s a fun car to drive. Handles great. That’s a long time to have a car though! Seems like once something goes wrong, everything goes wrong all at once. I drove a 93 Honda for 2 years before my BMW and it sucked so bad. It had so many issues. If it was hot out it wouldn’t start. Or if the engine was hot. So like if I had to get gas on my way to work or something I would have to give myself at least an extra half an hour. When it finally broke down I never drove it again. lol


      • Well what are you doing? Tell me stuff! Right now. (I say that like you aren’t always telling me stuff) haha

        Last year when the second koviecwas coming out, did you know they had a “Victory Tour” where the cast went to like four cities and did meet and greets? They cane here! But she didn’t come. Okay okay. Whenever I do get a chance to meet her I’ll give you at least a month advance notice to get your stuff together to get wherever you need to get. Happy? ๐Ÿ™‚

        Well I’ll just see tomorrow what they say. Mine is a 2008. I’d NEVER drive a car like that. Like mine is fine like 90% of the time, but we know there’s something wrong in car hadn’t started maybe three or four times, but it stalls randomly and I’ve been in intersections with people honking and staring and I’m like “start you stupid thing!” Bahaha okay. I take it back. I think my car is just as bad as your Honda was.


      • Haha really? That sucks you couldn’t meet her. lol but yeah, totally give me a heads up. ๐Ÿ˜‰ haha

        Yeah, that wouldn’t be cool. Mine never stalled, thankfully. Your car is much newer than mine. Mine is a 99 but you wouldn’t know it. Haha people ask me if it’s brand new. lol Hopefully it doesn’t cost you a ton to fix though ๐Ÿ™‚

        You know what sucks? I decided to make chili for dinner. But I’m out of the main spice I need, and I forgot the beer. lol I know, weird. My recipe calls for beer and it totally makes it amazing. And the worst part? I already started making it. Then I realized I was out of those two things. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ And I have no plan B.


      • I will. But if you don’t make it in time to see anything, then it’s your fault. Haha

        Welllll I’ve actually taken it to the shop twice for everything that’s still wrong with it. And we know the owner, but it’s like the best shop in the city. Seriously they have two parking lots always full of cars cause so many people go there. So they said it won’t cost anything.

        Well you know I can’t cook and hate alcohol. So I’m glad. Haha what do you need beer for!? The only chili I’ve ever eaten was from.Wendy’s or a BBQ place over here. I like it okay, and I’m sure there’s no beer in it. Haha


      • That’s nice! ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s good to have a cool mechanic. ๐Ÿ™‚ Especially when they don’t charge you! haha

        Yeah I know. lol you simmer it for a couple of hours, so there is no alcohol left in it. It just gives it a unique flavor. Haha it’s the best recipe I’ve tried. My friend Calvins mom gave it to me. I’m going to have to finish it tomorrow because cumin is like the spice that gives it the chili flavor. Haha and I’m out. :/


      • I think I’m just gonna have a sandwich in a while. My house is too hot to cook anything anyways. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ bleh. My AC doesn’t work good in the living room or kitchen. Just the back room where it is. But we have it there because that’s where we watch tv.


      • A sandwich for dinner? That’s like….nothing. Hmm. I guess. You should make tuna. While in your room where the a/c works. Tuna sandwich is better than like ham. Haha

        And I just realized that it’s like 5:30 over there and you’re already making dinner. And it’s like 7:30 here and I have like three more meals left. I should be fat. Haha


      • Haha well it’s just me here tonight, so I am gonna make whatever. I made chicken salad. Like tuna, but chicken instead. I don’t have any tuna. I should get some though. I am in the room with the AC now. It feels great ๐Ÿ™‚ And I agree. I hate ham sandwiches. Yuck. Turkey is way better.

        Yeah. Haha it’s still early here. I’m not eating dinner yet. We usually eat later. Like 6:30-7 sometimes.


      • Chicken salad sounds like some lettuce and greens and chicken. That doesn’t sound like tuna. Or maybe I have no idea what you’re even talking about. Haha. Turkey, ham….they’re okay. I don’t know why you haven’t been in that room this whole time, crazy.


      • It’s just what it’s called. I don’t know why. lol but chicken salad sounds good. Like an actual salad I mean. ๐Ÿ™‚
        Um, cause I was making chili. Halfway. Then I was cleaning the kitchen and doing dishes and making the chicken salad. I had a fan on on the counter so it wasn’t too bad. But the AC feels way better. And now I’m watching Switched at Birth. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • No. Salads are ugh. The summer before 8th grade I ate salads and ran every day. Then I was one of the best 800m runners at my school. The next summer when I didn’t hardly run and ate whatever I was basically the same speed or a little slower in high school track meets. I still placed twice, so it wasn’t all bad. Oh! I also ran the 1600m in high school and one race I got last. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ maybe I should have eaten more salads!

        Well cooking and moving around with just a fan on you isn’t the same as a/c. Duhh. Haha you’re barely watching? I already saw it.


      • Salads are the best! Haha you should have eaten more. Maybe you would have won!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ lol I’m kinda a health nut. I like junk food too, but everything I cook is from scratch and healthy for the most part. That is why I’m having a sandwich for dinner and not a frozen pizza. lol it sucks sometimes but whatever.

        No, I’m watching. I’m pausing it between replying to you. lol I’m sure you watched it on TV huh? I don’t have cable so I wait til it’s on Netflix. That way I can watch them all one right after another. Back when I had cable though I would watch it every Monday. I’m watching Season 3 Episode 7 right now.


      • Haha I think my best place was 5th. Actually, let me go find the ribbons. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I think two are missing. Oh well. There was a 5th from 8th grade and a 6th from 9th grade. You’re a health nut!? Oh my goodness. Stop with this. I don’t eat healthy. But I’m obsessed with fitness. Do you remember my post from like May where I basically said that writing is great and I love it, but bodybuilding and fitness will never take a backseat to anything. You have no idea. Do you run or lift weights or anything?

        I’m sorry for interrupting your viewing. Haha. Yep. I usually record the episodes and then watch them like right when they’re done. I don’t even know the season or anything anymore. Lol


      • Haha ribbons? Nice!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Don’t ever give them away! I still have all mine from showing animals and the archery tournaments and stuff. ๐Ÿ™‚
        Sort of. I mean, I’m not overboard with it or anything. No, well I run some. I haven’t for a while though because my dog has been under house arrest after being spayed and I always take her with me. lol I’m going to start going again though. I thought about going this morning before work but I wanted to sleep because I stayed up talking to SOMEONE last night. haha I used to go to the gym all the time until they went under and closed their doors without any warning. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I still had a couple months worth of membership too. I haven’t got a membership anywhere since then. But I think they are remodeling the fire station my husband words for and putting in a mini gym or weight room or something. So that will be cool. ๐Ÿ™‚ If and when it ever happens.

        Nope, you’re fine. I multitask all the time. haha I’m always doing four things at once.


      • Yeah. Kinda lame but they’re mine and they weren’t easy to get. I have a video of my last race ever at the district meet ever and I was running at the end of a relay and it’s soooooo cool to watch. Cause my parents and brother were recording and I was behind the guy until like the last 100m and we were both dead and it was literally a photo finish. It was for 6th but it was just great. Like hearing them and watching the race was really cool. But I have no idea where it is. You should make a YouTube video yo teach me how to use a bow. Okay? Okay. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Well you obviously don’t have to run a bunch or train in the gym to be fit, bit I always get excited whenever someone tells me they’re going to start training or running or anything. A friend of mine wants to be a fitness model and every weekend when I see her at work I ask how her eating and training has been. But I always tell people that running is okay, but eventually most people want to add weights. Even girls. Which you know since you already had a gym membership.

        And no one says you have to stay up! So don’t even. You like talking to me. Na na na na na na.

        Haha I’m bad at multitasking.


      • That’s cool. ๐Ÿ™‚ You will always remember that. Haha a youtube video? Dude, I can’t even figure out how to add a Twitter button to my blog. I did before, but I don’t remember how the heck I did. lol I don’t have a good video camera. Plus it’s been a while and all of my archery stuff is at my parents. But I really want to get back into it. I miss it a lot.

        Haha yeah…it’s been long enough. A month at least. I know my dog is ready to run again too. ๐Ÿ™‚ She loves it. The only hard part is she is so ADD that like I’ll be running and she’ll all of a sudden just stop dead right in front of me to smell something on the side of the road and she has almost made me fall many times. Haha she’s weird.

        I do. Haha like I said, you’re interesting. And don’t say otherwise because I’m a better judge than you are.


      • Not gonna lie, I couldn’t figure it out either. Haha. Okay, maybe no video. But how come you can’t get back into it? Is it a time thing? Or what? You shouldn’t not do things you love, right?

        Hahaha do you ever watch like random videos online? Cause I know I’ve seen bulldogs trotting along with their owner and then they just collapse and go to sleep. Your dog reminded me of them. Haha

        Okay okay. You’re the boss. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Haha I just added it as a link…pretty sure I didn’t do it the right way, but hey, it works. ๐Ÿ™‚
        I can. Haha as long as you can pull back the bow, you can shoot. No time limit. I need to get a new bow though. Mine is too small. But my dad has a bunch. He might give me his bow, which would be really cool. It might be a little too big though. We’ll see. It’s all still at my parents house though. I need to get stuff from them.
        Yes! Haha the other night I was watching car crashes. And epic fail videos. Haha some people!


      • Yep. It works. So you’re telling me I can become Katniss without learning anything!? Oh man. That’s exciting. Just steal one from him. If he doesn’t give you one. Haha ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Haha I usually watch pranks or Superwoman. Here watch by his one real quick. I thought it was HILARIOUS.


      • If you wanted to. But I wouldn’t suggest just getting a bow and shooting. I would have someone show you how and learn about it. There’s some stuff to know. Like never dry fire a bow. Which means don’t shoot it without an arrow. Haha but it’s simple once you learn. ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s a lot of fun.

        HAHAHAHA omg, that’s hilarious! The last prank video I watched a girl died. Like this guy (maybe her boyfriend) was pretending to break into her apartment when she came home and she ran out screaming into the road and got hit by a car. There is no way she lived. And her friend was in the background screaming and crying. I don’t know why that was even on youtube because it was really disturbing to watch because you actually saw her get hit. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ


      • Haha well I don’t think I’m going to be trying any time soon. I feel like I’d shoot my foot or something. Haha

        I know! Hahaha and I think I know exactly the video you’re talking about. And I’m like 99% sure it was fake. I don’t know how they did it, but I’m pretty sure. Haha I’m going to find it now that you said something. Haha


      • Haha it would take a lot of skills to shoot your foot, just sayin’. lol

        Haha yeah, it could have been. But it was still disturbing.


      • Haha well maybe I’m a natural?

        I just watched like two or three videos that showed exactly how they made it. So pretty sure it was. I think it’s kinda funny.


      • Haha well that makes me feel better. Still, that was not cool. I would be so angry if someone pranked me like that.

        You never know until you try! You should! It’s fun! And it’ll give your arms a workout. Haha unless you get like a 40lb bow. That’s not very much. Haha are you right or left handed? That’s my random question for the night. lol


      • But pranks are always hilarious! I could find like 20 on YouTube right now that you’re guaranteed to laugh at. There’s even a really famous couple on there who prank each other. It’s great.

        I don’t know. I think I might be really horrible at it. Then I’d just get angry. Haha. I’m right. And you also asked me what kind of car I drive. So that’s actually two. Ask all thecrandok questions you want. Haha


      • Haha I know, I’ve spent my share of time on YouTube looking up all those random videos. My cousin and I used to sit and watch them til 3 am when he would come to visit. We’d laugh so hard. Gosh, I miss that kid. lol

        Hey, we all start somewhere! I’m sure there’s tons of things I would be horrible at.

        Me too. lol I don’t even know how I thought of that. Random. Anyhow, ok. I like asking questions. So…what’s your favorite color?


      • I do it SOOOOOOOO much. Like YouTube is my entertainment. Here’s one of the couple who pranks each other. Oh man. It’s so funny.

        I guess you’re right. It just seems difficult. Lol

        Red! My book cover is red too. Haha yours?


      • Haha that was pretty funny too. ๐Ÿ™‚ YouTube is great!!

        It’s not. Trust me. If I can do it, you can do it. ๐Ÿ™‚

        I should have known. Your book cover is cool, by the way. Love it! Mine is pink. Can’t you tell by my Twitter? haha your turn.


      • It’s ridiculous how you can find ANYTHING on there.

        Hmmm. Maybe. I think I’d rather go watch. I remember eatchingvit during the Olympics and those guys were crazy pumped up. Haha

        Well thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚ your Twitter has leaves in the back. Oh! They’re pink! I get to ask something? Hmmm. What’s your favorite thing to do on a day in which you have no plans?


      • I know!! Haha now you got me distracted with YouTube! Haha I’m watching some old music videos some friends made a loooong time ago. They’re pretty good for how old they were and what they had for a camera. lol and for being all girls.

        Haha Yeah, pink. It used to be red back when I was a punk. Go ahead. Laugh. I did the skinny jeans and super dark eye makeup and everything. Haha hmm…. on a day with no plans. I’d have to say just be lazy. Write. Read. Paint. Sit on my laptop for hours on end. Maybe take my dog for a walk. I guess that’s kinda a lot of things.


      • Haha sorry! It’s addictive! Stay away from it! Superwoman made some music videos. A few are really just to be funny. But one looks as professional as anything I’ve seen.

        Soooo when did you get away from that? Cause that doesn’t sound like anyone who would wear boots anywhere. Haha. I said thing. Singular. And you said like 50. Haha I thought you were supposed to ask me something now.


      • Haha it is!! It’s sad how addictive it is. I’ll have to watch this superwoman girl you keep talking about. I watched that one video you posted on your blog but that was all.

        Umm… When I was a teenager. Like I went from being a country girl in boots to a punk rocker chick. It was all because of this girl I started hanging out with and she was just a bad influence on me. I finally told her I wasn’t going to be her friend anymore because she would lie all the time and make up stories about things and she was sneaking around behind her parents backs and I was sorta close to her parents and I was tired if watching it. So that was that. Then I went back to normal. ๐Ÿ™‚ haha no more rocker chick for me.
        I know… Haha it’s so hard because I love so many things!!
        Hmm… If you could be great at one thing you don’t know how to do, what would it be?


      • Superwoman is Amazing! I’m not kidding. And hilarious! I’d send you a link to one of her videos but they’re all great.

        That’s like a huge difference. Kudos to you for being smart enough to just stop hanging around her. Country girl > rocker chick every single day of the year. Haha

        Oh man. That’s a good question. Hm. This will sound dumb, but I think interacting with people. I hate getting nervous or running out of things to say for no reason. There’s only one person I can honestly say I’m 100% myself with all the time. So like texting or in person or whatever I’m the exact same. And so is she. Everyone else I have to adapt to. I’d like to not have to do that.


      • I’m sure they are. ๐Ÿ™‚ Haha

        I know. It sucked too because we were super good friends. We hung out all the time and talked on the phone at least once a day. lol

        Good answer. I think it would always be good to have great people skills and always be comfortable being yourself. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Your turn.


      • Here! This is a newer one from like last week.

        Talked on the phone? Was this 1950? It always sucks losing friends. I’ve lost like all the ones I ever had. Lilly. Leslie. Josue. Jeffrey. And so many others! Like my friend earlier literally was telling me all the stuff she has going on and I sent like a three message text back and got nada. Ugh.

        You’re right. But I like that it’s just her. Even though she’s not very happy with me right now. Whoops.

        Okay. What’s your one dream that you want to accomplish more than any other one?


      • I’ll watch it in a while. Haha watching House now with Drew. Lol

        Umm… Yeah. Haha I don’t even know what we talked about. But the last time I called her she pretended to be some Asian lady and said I had the wrong number when I clearly didn’t because she was in my speed dial. She wouldn’t talk to me after that.

        Losing friends sucks. I had three of my best friends move out of state within a few years. It sucked and I have trust issues now. I don’t let myself get so close to people because I’ve had them all ripped away. So yeah, I can relate to that. :/

        One dream? You mean besides becoming a known author? That is really it.

        If you could only go one place for the rest of your life… Anywhere in the world… Where would it be?


      • Hmmmm. Fine fine.

        What the heck!? That’s just not even cool or anything. Like who does that?

        But you still can talk to them. I live like five or ten minutes from all of the vest friends I’ve ever had, mostly, and we don’t talk. And almost every time it was just the other person deciding they don’t want to be friends with me. Like I know when I say or do something that makes someone not want to talk to me, but that’s happened maybe twice.

        I figured it’d be something like that. My ultimate is to be a NY Times bestselling author. But I’d be okay with just writing some books that don’t sell. Haha

        Oh man. Your questions! The Galapagos Islands. That’s probably the number one place on my list of places I want to visit.

        If you couldn’t write or paint or read or anything really creative, what would you replace those things with?


      • Yeah but they make new friends and things aren’t the same. :/

        Nice ๐Ÿ™‚ I have no idea where I’d go, I really wanna go to Rome though.

        Probably more physical activities. Hiking, biking, wilderness photography. (Or does that fall under the creative category?) hunting, fishing, etc.


      • I suppose that’s true.

        I’m pretty sure I’ve told you I want to go everywhere. Rome too, of course.

        That’s such a cool answer. I don’t do any of those. And I’d just sleep if I couldn’t be creative. Haha

        Your turn.


      • I don’t think you did. But who wouldn’t want to travel all over??

        Really? Lol I didn’t think it was that cool. Haha you sleep and talk about sleeping way more than anyone I know!!

        Would you cage dive with sharks?


      • Hm. You better not be forgetting stuff I tell you. Haha but you’re right. But I have a really long list of places. Maybe more than most people.

        Cause you’re you and those are just normal. I’ve been fishing once. Zero times for the other stuff. You don’t understand. I NEED my sleep. I think I get around 10 hours of sleep every 24 hours. I’m always napping. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Yes. Duhhh! That would be the coolest thing! Have you done that!?


      • Haha I’m not forgetting. ๐Ÿ™‚ I know, same here. So many places!

        Only fishing once?? Dude, I’ve been salmon fishing 30+ miles out in the ocean on a charter boat. It’s fun ๐Ÿ™‚ Haha and we had to get up at like 4am to get out there and I fell asleep on the boat both days. But I caught a salmon and a bunch of sea bass so I was cool.

        I wish I got that much. I get on average about…8. Sometimes less. Haha you’re lucky. Enjoy it while you can.

        I haven’t but it’s on my bucket list. ๐Ÿ™‚ Sharks fascinate me. Anything sharks. Shark stories are the best! I once read an entire book about a guy who got attacked by a 20 foot great white in Oregon. And of course I went and saw Soul Surfer when it came out. Haha


      • Okay. When’s my birthday? If you say you’re not forgetting.

        I don’t know if I’d want to do that. Cause waking up that early….no. And going that far out….no. I’d lose my sleeping time and probably not get my meals in. Haha I’m okay with my one time. And I think we had to wake up at like five for that. I’m not really good with fish. Like my friend had to do everything and she just let me reel them in. Haha

        Nope. I’ll always sleep this much. My body refuses anything else. It’s why I come home after working six hours and sleep for three. Haha

        What about sharks biting your leg off? Haha you probably get way too excited for Shark Week. Soul Surfer was actually not bad. The movie, eh, the story is great.

        Next question: what’s on your bucket list? Like not a list of 75 things, your REAL one.


      • You never told me your birthday. When is your birthday?

        Haha yeah I hate touching them. They’re so slimy and gross but it’s fun catching them.

        Haha you’re lucky. I’m jealous!

        Haha well I don’t have cable but I always like shark shows. ๐Ÿ™‚ yeah the acting wasn’t so great but the story is good. I read her book a long time ago too.

        My bucket list? 1. Skydiving 2. Cage dive with sharks 3. Meet Ted Dekker 4. Go storm chasing (twisters) that’s all I can think of off of the top of my head. How about you? Oh! And get my pilots license!!


      • Haha I know I haven’t. Just wanted to see if I could fool you into thinking you forgot it. ๐Ÿ˜‰ December 27. And don’t forget it.

        And all floppy everywhere. Haha

        I usually watch like the first day or two of shark week but then I get bored. Haha it’s just so much stuff.

        That’s it!? Why the heck do you want to go storm chasing????? Haven’t you seen Twister!? And that new movie coming out called Into the Storm. I think? You’re insane! I have to think of mine. I really don’t know. Become a pilot. Fly here. See Houston. Go home. Haha


      • Ha! So I am older than you! Lol I was wondering that. Ok, I’ll write it down.

        Haha there’s more. I’m sure I could think of a million things. Lol yep I’ve seen Twister. It just looks cool. I love watching YouTube videos of storms and I LOVE the storm shows on the weather channel. Lol I want to learn to fly a plane so bad. My husband said someday when we have the money (it costs like $4,000) we can take lessons and get our pilots licenses ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Can’t be by that much. When’s yours? You’re still little. Doesn’t matter. Haha

        Are you like an adrenaline junkie or something? Haha cause I don’t think I’ve met anyone who wants to go storm chasing. I’d rather not possibly get thrown like hundreds of feet by a storm that I could have been miles from. Haha. I still have nothing. I think my bucket list is really just a traveling one. I could tell you where I want to go?


      • Haha no. Not much at all. Mines November 6th.

        I guess so! Haha I haven’t been able to do any of it and I’m dying to!! ๐Ÿ™‚ lol well if wanna go with professionals!!

        Yes, tell me ๐Ÿ™‚


      • So I don’t know how interesting I’ll be to talk to today. I just did something crazy and it kinda went as expected, but not as I guess I’d hoped. Just a heads up.

        That doesn’t even count as being older. That’s nothing.

        Please don’t. It does not sound fun or interesting or anything but death.

        Uhh. I feel like I’ve told you. Okay. Hagia Sophia. Pyramids of Giza. Grand Canyon. Stonehenge. Taj Mahal. And now I’m just thinking of other stuff. Um. There are a lot more, but my mind is focused on something and it’s not letting me think. Sorry!


      • Hey.. You can’t just tell me that and not explain. What did you do? Or is it personal? Everything ok?

        Haha I know, it doesn’t really.

        You haven’t told me any specific place. You just said you wanted to travel. I’ve been to the Grand Canyon. It’s pretty cool. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • I know. I’ll tell you the very very basics without getting too specific. You know how I mentioned that there’s a girl I’ve known like 4 1/2 years and I’ve never seen her with makeup on? Well I saw her earlier. She had to give me something. Anyway, let me just say that there was a lot of stuff I’d been wanting to tell her. So I did. That’s all.

        Well I want to travel to see stuff, not to see places. I want to see those things I mentioned. And more.


      • Ah. Gotcha. Well I won’t ask for details. lol

        Yeah I hear ya. ๐Ÿ™‚ I know what you mean.


      • Aww… that sucks. Haha I will try to think of some ridiculous story to tell you to make you feel better. Give me a bit. ๐Ÿ˜‰ lol

        I don’t know. You can if you want. I don’t remember. I am going to go take a cold shower. It’s in the 80’s and I’m covered in dirt from work. Ugh.


      • Hm. Okay. But I’m going to tell you what happened cause I’m too embarrassed to tell anyone here. So I told you that I haven’t really talked to this girl since like February/March ish. That should matter, but it doesn’t. Cause I’m crazy. So I get to this place and it’s actually awkward. Like I’ve known this girl forever and never once was I even nervous around her, until today. So rather than make a fool of myself in front of her two friends that I didn’t know, I take her outside and freaking just throw everything at her. I rambled on and on about a million things, but basically it came down to three. I told her I love her. That I’ve thought of her as perfect pretty much since we met. And I actually told her about the makeup thing. I said beautiful. Lol. Anyway, the one thing that I give her credit for is that she had no idea I was going to tell her any of these things and she’s a REALLY straightforward person. Like if she doesn’t like you, she’s not going to pretend she does. And she never says things just to say them. But for like 5-10 minutes she just let me say what I needed to say. And we talked about random stuff but she just said that she and I know it’s not mutual and thanks for the compliments. ๐Ÿ˜ญ and I came home and went to sleep. And I knew what she’d say. But it’s like some little sliver of me was like “pleeeeeeeeease say something else!” And now that little sliver is freaking taking over my body! I drove to the gym afterward, parked, sat there a few minutes, then went home instead. Sorry for telling you all this. But really, I can’t tell anyone here. I’d only told two people about her before today.

        Being covered in dirt is kinda nasty. Haha yes, please go shower. I’ll think of one here in a second.


      • I’m sorry. It’s hard having those feelings for someone when they don’t feel the same. But I’m impressed at how bold you were for telling her. The world definitely needs more guys who will just say what’s on their mind. I understand why you would be in a not so great mood after that. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        Annnd, I’m still trying to think of a funny story for you. Haha this isn’t really a funny story, but once I got grounded from using the computer for a couple of months because my parents caught me talking to random people on this website. It was like one of those ringtone websites where you could have ringtones texted to your phone for free. Well there was this chat/message thing and you could talk to other people. lol my parents were mad. I’m not even sure why. Cause it wasn’t bad, but I don’t know. Sorry, that was more random than funny.


      • But the thing is that I wasn’t. I was really rude to her on Monday. And she called me on it immediately. And then I made up some excuse and didn’t even say anything. And today she said she was never going to talk to me again after that. Cause honestly I’ve never been even the slightest bit disrespectful toward her until then. Like we’ve gotten mad, but she said she was more disappointed than anything. And the fact that I apologized like 50 times today for what I said is irrelevant. And the other thing was that I couldn’t even look at her as I said anything. My heart was going to explode and I was just too scared. So I’m looking down at the table most of the time. So I don’t think I was bold. I was selfish. For just laying all these things on her and for being an idiot on Monday.

        That’s really random! Haha but there are chat things on like everything. I mean, you could have been talking to like a 40-year-old guy pretending to be like a 15-year-old girl or something, right? As a parent I’d be like “people are crazy and will do anything on the internet!”

        Okay. My question. Crap! I can’t think of any good ones. What’s your favorite food? Haha so lame.


      • Ehh… I’m sorry. I guess I wasn’t there so I don’t know what to say. It’ll get better. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m sorry though. That sucks. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        Yeah, true. They were way over-protective when it came to the internet. They wouldn’t let us get a Facebook until my grandpa got one and then they were like “oh, I guess it’s ok.”

        Favorite food? Oh geez. Umm… that’s hard. It’s a tie between potato salad and anything Mexican. Like chicken enchiladas. I could eat them all day, every day.

        What’s your favorite comedy?


      • Yeah. I’ll just see what happens.

        My grandma doesn’t even know how to use the computer! Haha and your grandpa has a Facebook. That’s insane. My mom has one. And she thinks everything on her News Feed is someone sending her something. Haha

        Potato salad!? You’re gross. Hahaha well duhh Mexican food. There’s nothing like it. All day, every day might not be healthy. Haha

        ANCHORMAN! The first one. Oh my goodness.


      • Sounds like that’s all you can do at this point. :/

        Haha that’s funny! So does my dad! It’s like “oh, [insert name here] sent this thing to me.” and I’m like “yeah, dad, I saw that too.” Haha parents. Gotta love em! ๐Ÿ™‚

        I’m really picky about it though. I won’t eat store bought. That’s just nasty!!! ๐Ÿ˜›

        Never seen it. Haha but I’ve heard it’s great. ๐Ÿ™‚ I liked Superbad.


      • Ugh.

        Haha she doesn’t really use it. Just scrolls through her feed, I think. And she’ll tell me about like a random video that everyone in the world has seen like two weeks before her. Haha

        WHAAAAAA!? How have you never seen Anchorman. No. This is unacceptable. Superbad is right there for me too. Find Anchorman on like Redbox or Netflix or wherever and watch it!

        Besides Ted Dekker, who would you most like to meet?

        And your dog is hilarious! My dog does that too at really random times. And then she lays down and falls asleep. Haha


      • Haha yeah parents really aren’t into it much. I’m not either though.

        If it’s on Netflix I’ll watch it. Or I guess I could go to Redbox. But that requires more work. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Haha I am feeling super lazy right now. I should be cooking dinner but I’m laying on the couch with my computer. I worked in the sun for 3.5 hours today and I’m tired. Haha but Superbad is so funny. I love Emma Stone. She’s gorgeous.

        Hmm… you would laugh if I told you. It’s an actor. Most girls are in love with him. Guess.

        Right? It’s so funny and random when they do that!! lol

        What chore (or other random thing) do you hate doing more than anything?


      • It’s worth it! Seriously, it’s hilarious. I’m lying in bed under my blanket abs I didn’t work in the sun today. Just poured my heart out to some girl. Hahaha so be lazy. She’s okay. I like so many other actresses more than her. I have a list. Haha although I thought she was perfect in Easy A.

        Ryan Gosling. Or Robert Pattinson. Or I don’t know.

        But my dog I’d tiny so she runs over the couch jumps on beds and runs in giant circles. Haha

        Ha. Clean my room. Since I don’t bring people here I never feel motivated to clean it. It’s just clothes. On my bed. On the floor. In the closet. Haha

        Have you ever been to another country?


      • Haha I will. ๐Ÿ™‚ I love comedies.

        How in the world can you be in bed when it’s like freaking hot outside? I’m like sitting on the floor because it’s cooler than the couch!

        Yeah she was good in that. I just think she’s really pretty. ๐Ÿ™‚ Sandra Bullock is my all time favorite actress though. She’s hilarious.

        NO. Holy crap, no. Robert Pattinson? Ew. No. Haha Johnny Depp. Yeah I know he’s like getting old but he’s amazing.

        Hahah little dogs are so funny! You should tweet a picture of her. Or better yet, a dog selfie!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ haha!!

        lol who likes to clean their room? I just hope you don’t have like month old banana peels and empty pizza boxes under your bed. That would be gross.

        Nope. Not even Canada, which is so close. lol lame, I know.

        What’s your biggest fear?


      • Everyone loves comedies. Unless they’re just bitter at the world. Haha

        Haha it’s 85ยฐ right now. But I have my fan on and the a/c. I’m not even hot. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hahaha you’re on the floor? That’s funny. ๐Ÿ™‚

        I like her eyes. Sandra Bullock. Hmmm. Eh.

        Hahaha whoops! Uhhhh Johnny Depp could like be your dad. You’re gross. Again. Hahaha I could understand like Robert Downey Jr. cause everyone likes him.

        I don’t take selfies. Haha like if you look at all the pictures I’ve tweeted or on Facebook, there are none the last two years. Maybe I’ll take a picture of her.

        No. There’s no food. It’s just clothes. Geez. I’m not a slob! Haha

        Well I’ve been like a mile into Mexico. So I understand. Haha

        Oh man. Forever alone. Hahaha but really. So ironic after today. Sane question to you!


      • Haha this is true!

        lol I think I’m gonna move my operation to the room with the AC now. I thought sitting on the floor would help, but my cat just started attacking me instead with his wicked claws.

        He’s actually the same age as my dad. Haha! It’s not like I have a crush on him or anything. I just think he’s an amazing actor. Robert Downey Jr. would be cool to meet too!

        Yeah I tried Facebook stalking you but do you know how many John Guillens are on Facebook??? A lot. Then I looked up my own name and there’s like a million of me too. Haha but you should so take a picture of her. ๐Ÿ™‚ For me. Cause I like yorkies.

        I didn’t think you were a slob, but it’s good to know. ๐Ÿ™‚

        That’s almost as silly as being afraid of frogs. You won’t be alone forever. ๐Ÿ™‚ Not if you’re even half as nice as I think you are. Umm… that’s actually a hard question. I guess it’s similar to yours. The thing that scares me most is losing Drew in like a fire or something. I’ve stayed up until 4 in the morning a few times while he was gone on a fire call and it scares me every time. Thinking any minute I could get a call.


      • Yep.

        Your operation is you being lazy on the computer. Haha this is why cats and I don’t mesh. Haha. You just reminded me of a video I saw the other day. It was a baby tiger running away from a tiny dog! He was running away and hiding! Bahaha

        Hmmmm. Okay. I think you probably have dreams and stuff about him. Haha

        Haha thanks for admitting that. Haha I think I can send you a link if you want to add me. I’m friends with one other blogger on there. But I told you I don’t really use it. I will. Whenever I get out of bed. Haha

        In person I’m just awkward. So I don’t know. I’ll never be the super forward guy who will say or do whatever.

        Oh man. That’s why I don’t want to work in law enforcement. It takes a certain kind of person to be in law enforcement or to fight fires, and I’m not sure if I have what it takes. Have y’all ever talked about him doing something else? Didn’t you say he has an IT company?


      • Hey, I am actually writing now. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Haha and getting after my cat for trying to eat my computer cord. Ugh.

        How did I remind you of that video?? Sounds funny though. Haha I just found out that a lady down the street from me used to have two tigers!!!! OMG! It was like 6 years ago, but still! Haha

        That’s ok, I don’t post anything either. So we’re the same. Haha if I do, it’s like something once a month. And it’s usually some picture of my dog or cats. Haha yeah, I actually did try stalking you. lol

        I can be too. Like the people I work with have three teenage girls and every time I see them I have no idea what to say. Haha I usually just smile. I don’t know why. And today I agreed to stay with them while their parents go to LA next week. Haha oh boy.

        Yeah, I agree it takes a certain kind of person for the job. You have to be a douche to be a cop. Haha kidding. I know a couple cops who are cool. One of them called me one time because he passed me and I was going like 57 in a 55 and he was all like “do you have two hundred dollars to pay the state? cause you were going 2 over. and now you’re talking on your cell phone.” I’m like “whatever, rob. you called me.”

        Eh, he is extremely good at what he does and can make a ton of money doing it, but it’s not his passion. He’s wanted to be a firefighter since he was little. And he’s working at getting a more administrative job with the department so he would be working on radios and the computers and stuff as well as firefighting. He’s going to get hired it’s just a matter of time now. Probably won’t be until after the first of the year. He’s volunteer right now and gets paid once a year for going on calls.


      • Haha writing and chasing cats aren’t cohesive to one another.

        Cause you said your cat was attacking you. And the dog was attacking the tiger. Haha I never understand why people think they can domesticate animals just cause they want to. Uhhhh. There’s a reason no one else is trying to bring home freaking tigers! Haha

        Yeah I know people who still use it all the time, but eh. I just Like random videos and pictures of Superwoman. Did you watch the video!?

        Um why would you want to stay with three teens? First, you’re older. Second, you just said you don’t even talk to them! Haha

        Haha that’s a funny cop. The two times I’ve gotten a ticket they were both okay. Didn’t say much.

        Hmm. Well if you say he’s wanted to be a firefighter forever, then yeah, it’s obviously better if he gets a more administrative thing going, right? Once a year? Geez. How often does he go on calls? Don’t say like everyday or something.


      • Oh, gotcha. Haha yeah, I like the idea of having a giant cat, but those claws and teeth. Too dangerous. I’ve watched too many episodes of Fatal Attractions. haha

        Not yet. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I’m sorry, I got distracted. I will. Send me the link to it again because it’s lost in the comments someplace.

        Uhh….cause she’s paying me? lol like per hour. So it could be an easy couple hundred dollars to hang out and watch tv or go boating or whatever for two days. haha

        Really? I’ve never even been pulled over. Which is amazing because I have passed cops going 10 over several times and never been pulled over. Haha but yeah, Rob is a friend. And my husband was actually riding around with him that day so he was with Rob.

        Yeah, every day. Haha but he got like a $4500 check at the end of the year.


      • Uh no. They’d eat you. It’s a freaking tiger! now watch it!

        Wait, are you like baby sitting them? But they’re teens. And probably taller than you. Haha ๐Ÿ˜‰

        So you text and drive? And speed too? Hmmm. Hahaha just lucky.

        Geez. That reminded me, did you know that traditional publishers only pay their authors twice a year. Twice! But imagine like the super famous guys like James Patterson. Oh here’s your $30 million.


      • Haha I was already watching one. The airplane one. lol she is hilarious!!

        Not really babysitting. Their mom just didn’t want them staying the nights alone, so she wanted someone to come stay with them. Haha But yeah pretty sure they are taller than I am. And they’re like 14-15.

        I was talking on the phone and driving. Haha and I try not to speed too much.

        No, that’s insane! haha but with checks that big, I don’t think it would even matter. Haha


      • Haha all of them are too funny!

        Haha well that doesn’t sound so bad. Assuming they don’t try to throw a house party or something while you’re there. Haha everyone is taller than you.

        Suuuuure. You already said you’ve driven by cops going 10 over a bunch of times.

        Yeah it’s one of those things that people don’t realize until they get in. And for an author who makes like a regular salary, imagine how hard it would be? It’s just crazy.


      • Haha they are! So I was watching one of the videos and Scout, who was laying on me, creeps forward, sits on my keyboard and starts pawing at the screen. Haha apparently he likes her too!!

        Yeah, lets hope that doesn’t happen. Haha

        That would be hard. Haha crazy. But I don’t have to provide for myself because Drew works, so it wouldn’t really matter. Anything I got would be extra.


      • Hahaha everyone likes her! Seriously, how could you not?

        Hmm. But still. If you work on a book for like years and then get a publishing contract and maybe the book sells and maybe it doesn’t, it would be disappointing to get two checks a year that don’t amount to much. Gives you the impression that your work isn’t valued even though book sales numbers aren’t what makes a good book.


      • Haha yeah, she’s great ๐Ÿ™‚

        And I get your point. That would be disappointing.

        I’m gonna watch more videos. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Haha! Did you watch the video link I sent last night? Of the girls singing? It was random but they’re really good.


      • Haha who don’t you want to marry?? lol

        Ok, hang on….one…sec…

        I think this is the same one I sent. All of their videos are good!! And they’re really pretty. Haha


      • Haha so you don’t want to marry her? lol you’re not making sense.

        I just sent another link. lol no, they’re not country.


      • No, I said “who DON’T you want to marry.” and you replied “Superwoman.” then you said you wanted to marry her. I’m just giving you crap.

        I posted a link. But watch this instead:


      • Ohhhhhh. You’re saying I want to marry everyone? ๐Ÿ˜ฆ just Superwoman. And Jennifer Lawrence. And Nithisha (the girl from today). And maybe Sydney (the girl from my book). And maybe that’s it?

        Um. I don’t know what you’re talking about. You said watch this and then there’s nothing.


      • Haha yeah, but I was teasing. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Ugh. Ok. Go to youtube and type in “how animals eat their food”.


      • Haha yeah the first time I watched it I about died. lol

        So I kinda had a shot of espresso at like dinner time, and now I feel like doing all sorts of things. Like going for a run. That sounds pretty refreshing. And I also kinda want to paint. Which is weird because I usually paint when I’m stressed. Which I’m not. And I’ve usually mentally crashed by now. But I have all this energy. Haha sorry, I’m random. I know.


      • I was laughing way too much a minute ago.

        Haha yep. You’re random. Hmmm. Do something super random that’ll tire you out real quick. I saw some guys doing jumping jacks outside earlier. Try those? Haha


      • Haha laughing at what? The video?

        Eh… jumping jacks? I think my landlord would think I’m nuts considering we share the same property. Haha they’re like right across the yard.


      • Yeah, only it’s 10 o’clock. Haha I’ll live. I have enough things to keep me busy right now. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Chinese is amazing!! Besides seafood. I like fish n chips but that’s about it. Lol ok who is your favorite country singer?


      • Blake Shelton. Hands down. He should win male vocalist and entertainer of the year every year at the CMAs and ACMs. The guy just releases number ones!


      • Haha yeah I love Blake. He’s great ๐Ÿ™‚ for myself I have to break it into two categories. Singers: I’d say Luke Bryan, but he’s overplayed and every girl is in love with him. So I’m gonna say it’s a tie between Scotty McCreery and Chris Young. Country bands: Rascal Flatts ๐Ÿ™‚

        Your turn.


      • Yeah. Luke Bryan is way overplayed. His music is okay, but I don’t wanna hear it every 20 minutes. The other two are definitely better vocalists. And Rascal Flatts duhhh. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Staying with the same theme, do you have a favorite country song?


      • I agree. I have a ton of his music on my phone that I got when he was just starting to become over played but now I find myself skipping then cause that’s literally all they play on the radio now. Haha

        Hmm… That’s a really tough one. I honestly don’t know. As far as songs that I can listen to over and over and never get sick of: What Hurts the Most by Rascal Flatts.
        How bout you?


      • I think I’ve only downloaded one of his songs. But I can’t even get in the car without hearing one.

        Easy. Bless the Broken Road of course by Rascal Flatts. Cause it’s a great song, but also cause the girl whose name is on my back is the one who got me into country. And she initially just gave me a list of random songs she thought if and that was on there. She’s also the reason I love Rascal Flatts. Cause the list was skewed toward them and so I originally liked them more than anything. Another song she had told me was Then by Brad Paisley. I could probably name every song on that list even though that was like five years ago.


      • That is a good song. ๐Ÿ™‚ basically all of Rascal Flatts are. What was her name?

        Brad Paisley is another great artist. I actually have that ringtone. Such a good song.


      • Haha why would I ask to see your tattoo? I might have asked about the book one, but not that one. Haha

        Really? Can you still get ring back tones now? No one has them. Haha I only knew one person who did. And she had Umbrella as hers. Lol

        Is it my turn? Have you ever been in a car accident?


      • Haha cause people like seeing tattoos?

        I said “had” I don’t have it anymore, crazy. And I don’t think people use them. Haha

        Yes. Once. A guy hit me from me behind and honestly I was beyond pissed. And I’m a great driver. Like I’ve never ridden in a car with anyone who reacts like I do. Sounds so conceited or something. But really, and I got out in a busy street and the guy told me he thought I was going to kill him. Hahaha but my bumper just got damaged and came off. His BMW looked bad. If I still had my iPhone I’d show you, but his front end was all smashed in. I had a rental for like a month.


      • Haha yeah, but that would be weird for me to ask to see a tattoo of a girls name on your back. Lol

        Oh man, that sucks. Haha how did he hit you? Just rear ended you?
        I’ve never been in an actual accident. I stopped at a coffee stand once and I was getting my wallet while I waited for the car in front of me to be done, but somehow my foot came off the brake and I didn’t realize it and I rolled into the person in front of me. Wanna know the funny part? It was a BMW. Haha the only damage done was two tiny little marks on her bumper from the screws on my license plate. That was with my piece of crap Honda. Haha
        Your turn. Sorry my questions have been lame. :/


      • Haha I don’t know. It’s just a tattoo. And I have a picture in my phone somehow.

        Yep. We were in a line of cars that suddenly stopped and he was driving too close behind me. Haha did you laugh at all when that happened? Oh! But like last year I was at a stoplight around like five in the afternoon, and this is like a highway, and I’m.the first in line and there are tens of cars behind me. We’re waiting and a lady rolled into me! I got out and started screaming at her. Bahaha she just stared at me through her windshield. Didn’t even say anything. But there wasn’t any damage.

        What’s your favorite movie? Like not a comedy.


      • Lol yeah I wasn’t going to ask to see it. Haha

        You yelled at her? I probably would have started crying. Haha no, I was so nervous it’s was gonna cost a ton of money because she had an expensive BMW. I had insurance but the deductible was like $500. She never did anything about it though. Haha

        Clearly you haven’t read my entire about page. ๐Ÿ˜‰ because it says what my favorite movie is. But to save you from looking, it’s The Phantom of the Opera. Yeah, go ahead and laugh.


      • Well I wasn’t at her window or anything. And she didn’t get out. Haha I’m not evil! I think that’s happened with my brother. Some girl bumped him in a parking lot and she was all mad but it was her fault and her car had a scratch. Nothing ever happened.

        What the heck!? I knew that! I was sleepy last night. I’m not even kidding. I’m not laughing. I think my sister loves that movie.


      • Haha but still… Haha if some dude started yelling at me I would be freaked out. Lol I’m glad nothing happened though.

        Haha right? You should watch it. You probably wouldn’t like it though. Most guys don’t. It has a lot of singing in it.


      • Welllll I was mad and my grandma was in the car with me. So blah.

        I don’t know if we have it. Maybe? I’m not going out of my way to watch it. Haha


      • Haha well yeah I guess I would be mad too. Lol

        Oh come on. I went out of my way to get Anne Frank to read! I even went to my sisters to pick it up!


      • Haha I know, I’m just giving you crap. But really. If you have it, watch it. The 2004 version with Gerard Butler. lol I’m sure if you can read an entire diary of a girl, you can get through some singing in a movie.


      • I know. Again, I’m teasing. Sheesh. That’s why typing/text is so hard because you can’t tell when someone is being sarcastic or joking.


      • I guess you’re right.

        Random: I know you said you have a lot of siblings? How many younger? Just wondering.


      • I have seven. Here’s the order of birth. Haha. Michael 1969. John 1974. Christina 1975. Brandi 1985. Marc 1987. Adrianna 1989. Moi 1991. Brandon 1993. Not all same parents. You really are gonna know everything about me at some point. Haha


      • Haha I was close. lol

        That was the goal, wasn’t it? ๐Ÿ˜‰ Haha kidding. No, I thought we were just trying to reach 1,000 comments on this.


      • Reaching a thousand comments is not that important to me. Haha I wasn’t even thinking about it until you said I was going to find out everything about you.


      • Fine. And we’re only at 538. Ugh. It’s taking forever! Haha I actually don’t care either. But it’d be cool. And I’m convinced you are going to. I think it’s my turn for a question.

        How many books do you have?


      • Haha that’s it? Feels like more. It would. Haha I remember one of my friends trying to reach 1,000 comments on a Facebook status once. I think she made it.

        Let me count……..76 on my bookcase. And I know I have others in random places throughout the house. And that’s not counting my 5 decorative ones.


      • Lol yeah neither would I.

        I know. Haha I keep collecting them. But I fairly recently got back into reading. I went like 2 years and read I think 1 book, so that’s why I have so little now.

        Annnnd, I had a good question but now I forgot. I was like ‘oh should I ask now? nah, I’ll wait til he responds.’ A lot of good that did. Hang on, let me think…… nope. It’ll come to me in a minute. So in the mean time, what is your favorite non-comedy movie?


      • I remember you telling me something like that. That you haven’t read a whole lot recently.

        I was napping. ๐Ÿ™‚ and now I have to get up and go to the gym. Even though I’m still sleepy.

        Workout songs- I don’t listen to music. I’m thinking I might start again soon, but I don’t need it.

        Non comedy movie- impossible. There are too many great ones.


      • Yeah, from 2011-13 I barely read at all. I think like 1 book. Maybe 2. This year I’ve read about 10 or so. Haha still not super impressive.

        Really? How could you not? Lol I have to. I get bored easily. I constantly have music going. No matter what I’m doing.

        You must be part cat. Haha cats nap a lot. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        True. But no favorites? Hmm…


      • And still more than me.

        I used to. Like it would get me pumped up and in the mood to go. But I’m way past that point. Like I get jittery just about every single day whenever I pull into the parking lot of the gym. I don’t need anything to get me ready. I used to listen to dance music. Progressive house, trance, that stuff.

        Hahaha I think you’re right!

        Uhh maybe the last three HP movies and LOTR Return of the King.


      • Haha ok. Works for me. Lol but yeah, those are good.

        I know!! I’m surprised it took me this long to figure that out. Haha!

        Nice. LOTR, yes. HP, haven’t seen them. Lol


      • Do you always listen to country? You said you always have music going.

        Haha how do I not have any cats? Hmm.

        I figured you hadn’t seen the HP movies. Your loss.


      • Not 100% of the time but mostly. Right now I am listening to Journey and a minute ago, Bon Jovi. Lol and before that I was listening to songs in other languages. Siempre Tรบ (Spanish version) and Russian Privjet by Basshunter. Haha

        You should get a cat. They’re like way easier than dogs. Lol

        Yeah, eh. I’m not into that sort of thing. Lol maybe someday when I run out of things to read or watch.


      • Hmm. Do you speak Spanish!? Oh my goodness!

        Eh. It’d probably scratch me and I’d throw it at the wall. Haha

        Jess- the only person on earth against HP. Haha


      • Haha I don’t. Sorry to disappoint. I just love that song. And pretty much any Spanish music.

        Haha yeah I almost did that earlier. I was on my laptop and Scout kept running up and clawing my legs then running away as fast as he could into the other room. Or I’d be typing and he would dive on my hands and mess up my typing. Lol

        Ok.. Haha off limits. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Ugh. Oh my goodness. I was going yo add it to my list of things that make Jess perfect. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Guess not.

        Why are your pets so much better than all the ones I’ve had!? You should have recorded him! Haha

        And this is where you got crazy. Hahaha ๐Ÿ˜‰

        My question: have you had any other pets besides the ones you have now and your kittens you had?

        AND I got jury duty! Haha I’ve always wanted it since I graduated last year! I’m excited. ๐Ÿ™‚


      • Haha I wish I did. I took Spanish once and I think I learned like nothing. Haha but I wish I’d learned. That would be cool.

        Haha next time I will. He does that all the time!! It’s crazy.

        Lots. Too many to name. Haha but I’ll list them. Minus all the rabbits I had cause I had like a million at one time because I showed them. Ok:
        1. yorkie mix named Sadie
        2. Yorkie named Cassie
        3. Blue healer named Leah
        4. Yorkie named Abby
        5. Brittany Spaniel named Mimi
        6. Pom named Janey
        7. Yorkie named Jovie
        And since moving out I’ve just had Sophie, Ally, Scout, and I had one more rabbit I just got rid of and her name was Lily. And growing up I had a duck named Edgar Martinez and a bunch of chickens. And a parakeet named Davy. And another parakeet named Philip. You??? Haha!!

        I saw your picture. Glad you’re excited about it. Most people aren’t. Haha


      • I just took it in high school and I know like hardly any of it. I mean, one of my teachers accused me of being fluent and just acting like I didn’t know anything. Once she got like an inch from my face and started yelling. In freaking public school!

        Haha alrighty!

        You and Yorkies. Haha.

        Okay. Pomeranian named Tiny
        Some lab mix named Sissy
        Cocker spaniel named Sade
        Pomeranian named Peapie
        Hedgehog named Sonic
        Boston terrier named Candy
        And two turtles.

        Bahaha Edgar Martinez! Greatest name for a pet ever. We’ve never had any birds.

        I feel like I’ll be able to put my CJ degree to use. So yeah, excited for it. Haha


      • Serious? Just because she thought you should know it? That’s ridiculous!

        I know right? You’ve had a lot of pets too! A hedgehog? Those are so cute! ๐Ÿ™‚ lol

        If I get around to it later I’ll tweet a video of my bird freaking out over my iPod. It’s pretty sweet. He got sick and does after 2 years. But he was the coolest bird ever. So fun to play with.

        This is true! When is it?


      • Yep. She was a crazy woman. Haha

        Yeah he got really sick and my parents spent a lot of money on him, but I think he had cancer or something. Like he turned green and it was just bad. But that was forever ago.

        Freaking out about what? Like music playing or something? That sounds funny. Haha

        September sometime.


      • Aww! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ that’s sad!! I’ve never know anyone who owned a hedgehog. Haha

        He was obsessed with shiny things. I’ll just show it to you later. It’s on my laptop though. And I’m still out running errands. Remind me!


      • I don’t even remember how we got him. I keep thinking we found him or someone gave him to us. I don’t remember.

        Haha that’s funny. My dog just runs from basically everything.

        Still!? Geez. It’s been forever. Busy lady.


      • Still, that’s pretty cool ๐Ÿ™‚

        Haha your dog… That’s funny! Why?

        Yeah.. Haha I’m done now though. Heading home. I picked the worst day to go out shopping. My car says it’s 89 out. :/ Bleh.


      • Haha cause she’s a baby and she’s scared of everything. Even though I told you she barks at everything too. Haha

        89 isn’t even hot! I don’t think you should ever come to Texas. It’s like 86 right now and today wasn’t even hot cause it was raining all day. Haha


      • Haha most little dogs do bark at everything. My little yorkie Cassie used to think she could take on a Great Dane! So fearless. Haha

        But the heat brings out the crazies. Just in the 20 min drive to where I was going, I had three close calls including someone in the lane to my right taking a wide (really unnecessary) right turn, and swerved into my lane and I had to move into the turn lane to my left. Ugh. I don’t mind the heat if I don’t have to do much.


      • I’m pretty sure you told me about her before. Haha see! I remember stuff, unlike somebody. Haha

        Hahaha I thought that was a different saying. Like night or weekends or something, not the heat. They just follow you.


      • I don’t thin nice talked about Cassie before. Haha or maybe I did? I don’t know. I don’t have a very good memory. Ever since I passed out and my head hit a cement floor. Lol that time is still a little foggy. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        I don’t know. Haha I was just making that up. I doubt the heat really brings out the crazies. But it made me more annoyed with other drivers than normal.


      • Well I remember you telling me about a dog and a great Dane. Sooooo stop hitting your head on cement floors. Hahaha I have a bald spot on the back of my head from when I fell. I think it was in gym class. We were playing four square.

        Haha the heat brings out crazy Jess! Hahaha ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Have you ever broken a bone?


      • Oh man… I suck. Ok, sorry. I guess I did tell you. Lol how can you have a bald spot from that?? Haha four square is a brutal sport! ๐Ÿ˜‰


      • Yep. ๐Ÿ™‚ Haha cause we were all arguing and one of the girls had sat down on the floor with her legs out in front of her and I didn’t know and I fell. And my head on cement was not fun. I think that’s how I got it.

        And your poor pinky! I broke my wrist when I was 12. It was at a play at the plate for my Little League team! Hahaha and now I have really bad wrists from training so much. Like I’m pretty sure I’m just going to have to deal with them forever. Like two weeks ago I could train cause my wrists were hurting for like three days. But it’s fine.

        You can’t keep asking me what I’m asking you!


      • Ow. Haha yeah I can imagine not. lol you think? ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Eh, you don’t notice it unless I point it out. So it’s fine. That sucks though. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Bad joints aren’t fun. I have bad wrists and bad knees. Haha like when I first started running I didn’t have good shoes so my knees hurt so bad for weeks. To the point that I had to stop running. So yeah, that sucks. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        I know but it was a good question and I was curious. Hmm…what’s the worst thing you’ve ever eaten?


      • Well my head has bumps like all over and I don’t know all the times I fell. So I could be wrong.

        I used to have really bad shin splints cause I was running so much on concrete. Bad knees? Still? And I have a bad back. Like it’s really bad. It was a side effect of a medication I was on last year and it got better when I got off, but it’s still not what it should be.

        I’m really picky, so I don’t really eat any crazy stuff. I hate tomatoes and mushrooms and onions and potatoes. So nothing, really. But if I eat any of those by mistake there’s a legitimate chance that I might just throw up right there. Bahaha I hate hate hate hate them.


      • haha sounds like you should be the one with the bad memory!! lol

        Yeah, my mom and my grandpa both have bad knees. It’s not from running. They’ve always been bad but running makes them worse. And back problems are bad. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I’m sorry.

        Oh my. I hate tomatoes and mushrooms, but I like onion and potato. How could you not like potatoes? They don’t really taste like anything. Haha that’s funny thought!


      • Nuh uh. That’s your problem. ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Hmmm. Well you better take care IG your body!

        Yes they do. They taste horribly, crazy. Like potatoes should just all be French fries. Haha


      • So you like french fries but not potatoes? Hmmm…. you’re weird.

        Isn’t it your turn now?


      • Haha I know, I’m a freak. ๐Ÿ™‚

        That is random. Um, not that I am aware of. Have you?

        What is the weirdest thing someone has given you as a gift?


      • Hahaha yes you are! ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Nope. My brother once broke our screen door with a bat when he was like eight or something. Haha

        I don’t get gifts. No one likes me enough. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I don’t know if I’ve ever gotten a weird one.

        Who’s your favorite actress?


      • Haha on purpose?? Wow! That reminds me, when I was little I ran into the screed door at a full run and knocked it off the track and into the deck. Haha not sure how I didn’t see it but… Yeah. True story.

        Aw. Why do you no have friends? This is disturbing. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

        I already told you my favorite actress. And I think you said she has pretty eyes. Think. Now you’re the one forgetting!!


      • He was swinging it around and my mom kept telling him to stay away from the glass, but he didn’t listen and then there was no more glass. Haha

        Cause I’m a horrible person.

        Emma Stone. ๐Ÿ™‚ no, it was Sandra Bullock. See! I don’t forget.

        Your turn.


      • Oh… Haha sounds about right for an 8-year-old boy.

        I doubt you’re a horrible person. Don’t say that.

        Bingo!! Haha yeah, she’s pretty cool.

        How many nieces/nephews do you have! You’re bound to have at least one right?


      • Then you can come up with a better explanation. Cause I really don’t have any. People just don’t like me.

        She’s okay.

        Four. One likes me. The others….eh.


      • I can’t. I don’t know you in person so…

        How can only one like you? How old are they?

        Your turn.


      • Oh well. Then you just have to take my word for it

        I honestly don’t even know. One is like in high school. The others are in elementary. I used to babysit one and he liked how I met him just do whatever while I napped. Hahaha the other ones barely even hug me or anything. Eh. Fine with me.

        What was the best day of your life? Besides like wedding/engagement stuff, cause I feel like most people would almost always have those right near the top.


      • I see.. Hmm. Well that makes me sad. :/

        I honestly don’t even know. How can I pick the best day? I’ve been alive for 22 years! Can you?

        Did you have anything you were like obsessed with when you were a kid?


      • I’m fine with it.

        Yep. I’d say it’s probably the day my book was released. October 29, 2013. I cried when I got my author proof. And really close second would be my graduation day from last year too. May 18. Also cried.

        I have no idea. Haha


      • Haha you cry a lot! Lol I didn’t even cry at my wedding!! Maybe there is something wrong with me. Haha

        Who’s turn is it? I can’t even remember what I asked last because my phone won’t let me go back and look. So lame.