Saturday, October 30, 2010

Wow...when did it get to be Saturday?

This week has flown by. I was able accomplish a great deal of stuff but there is so much to do still. My next few weeks are strictly wedding duty. Oh, wait, I also go to school full time and have two jobs...hmmmm. Oh well. Everything will get done.

Thursday, Ginny and I got together with the amazing Sierra to take our engagement photos. I think they will turn out so good. Here is one that she sent us. I'm so excited to see the rest.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Some enchanted evening.

Tonight, I enjoyed the Southeastern Louisiana University performance of South Pacific. I was blown away by the performance. I haven't seen a college performance of any show in a while and I really wanted to watch this one. The acting was very good and the singing was very good; the main characters and the chorus did so well. Also, the orchestra was phenomenal. I always cringe a bit before an amateur performance starts when they are using an orchestra. It was a pleasant evening.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Wonder of wonder miracle of miracles.

It's finally happened! Ginny and I are engaged! I'm so excited. We've set a date for Jan 8th to be sealed in the Redlands temple in California. We will have a reception there and another in Louisiana about a month later. We will probably live in Louisiana for the rest of my undergrad-another year and a half and then not sure what's after that. We are way pumped.

Friday, October 8, 2010


Ok, since I haven't posted in a few days, I have a double post.

First, I live in lovely Hammond, LA. It's a really great town. For those of you who know me from Canon City, it's roughly the same size. What I didn't know when I moved here, and it wouldn't have swayed my decision because I needed to move here anyway for school, was that Hammond is the town every train in the world has to go through. UGH! And these are not small trains. I'm talking about 50 cars on some of them. Ginny and I were driving to her house (from school to her house, we have to cross two sets of tracks) and we crossed over the last set of tracks and as the wheels of the vehicle passed the tracks we heard **Train Whistle**. We both emphatically said, "YES!" and then turned and high-fived each other. We, of course, laughed at each other; it's such a relief to know we did not need to sit and wait for that train.

Also, Ginny and I are taking a social dance class. I needed 2 extra fine art credits so I could minor in it so I figured it would be fun and fairly simple. I dragged Ginny into it, too. The class is composed of 4 guys and about 15 girls, depending on the day. It's a little difficult to partner up with everyone so we have to go through the dance a few times; the guys usually have to dance with about 5 girls per dance step to ensure everyone gets a turn. For testing, it's a whole other ball game. I had dance training back in the day when I attended Ricks and some in high school. I know how to lead and have done most of the moves we learn at one time or another. So, I pick up the dance steps quickly and lead the girl; a great benefit if she forgets her part. We have tested twice, foxtrot and swing. Both times, I had a line of girls waiting for me. I think waiting is the wrong word. They were fighting over me. Of course, ego booster! I say this only to laugh about it because I don't think I'm that good but I am definitely flattered that everyone wants to dance with me. Halfway through the test, the other guys can leave and I am left with 4 other dance partners. I'm glad to help and it's a lot of fun. Plus, Ginny is having fun with it as well! Maybe one day we will be on SYTYCD!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

and I'm a Mormon

So, I just got done with a full day of spirit filled goodness. General Conference was amazing! There were so many great talks. I wish my memory worked a little better but it sufficient to say I enjoyed a great deal of them.

For those of you who don't know, I'm a Mormon. I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I know this is the church that our Father in Heaven has restored the gospel of Jesus Christ through. If you would like to learn more about it, click the "Little Stream" button or you could just ask me; I did spend 2 years teaching the gospel to people!