Thursday, December 30, 2010

hello people haven't written in a while. sorry. pray for me plaes. I have a fever at the moment. been sick the past few days.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

so lately I've been really worrying about the upcoming tournament in January. because I will be turning fifteen and I will be in a new division. and I'm pretty sure of who I will be fighting in that division. and I am pretty sure I won't be able to beat her.
I don't think I'll cry when I lose. I think I understand why the other girls cry. they get used to winning and then they don't.
I'm sure I won't. I can learn from winning.
but I am afraid of failing.
of not giving it my all because I think I'll lose.
I have expectations to meet that I don't think I'll be able to meet and in my mind the stakes are high. if I win then God gets glory, my dojo gets another meddle and I get personal respect from the other fighters and the audience as will as my friend.
it's not that I need that but If I win I prove myself to myself.

If I come in second or third or don't place at all. then glory to God it's his plan, I learn, and I'm just another fighter without enough experience.

I was worrying alot over it.

So I was convicted that with God all things are possible. I just have to go out and do my best and hope for the best and trust god and let come what may.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

"You have great hearts. And not for the sake of dignity, but for the love of your people."


Good, better, best.
Never let it rest.
Until your good is better,
And your better best.

If God takes you to it, He'll lead you through it.

If you always do what you've always done you'll always get what you've always gotten

Friday, December 17, 2010

what is the prupose and what do they see?

I"m not sure what to think. proud? last night was the first time I've ever hear/seen a 17/18 year old get told to be more like me. Hmmmm.
that begs the Question, am I a good role model? If a older person is told to be like me. how many little kids in that class are watching what I do and how I ask?what do  the see?
they said I was elite. is that all they see? a good competitor? or do they also watch how I act? how do I act?
Am I setting a good example that younger ones can learn from?
I pray to God  that I will become one, if I'm not already.
I  know I've already corrected one girl for not cleaning up after herself. Bio hazard.
I've been used as an example as to how to do things properly. is that the only reason I'm here?
at this time in my life, why am i here? what is my purpose here?

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

I'm having a savere case of I feel elven and gondorian.
Keeper of the King's Forests

Monday, December 13, 2010

Rogue Planet (novel)Image via Wikipedia
always think three times about some thing then always have three alternatives. ~star wars, rogue planet

as a matter of conscience I try never to read star wars on Sundays but once in a while I fail and give into temptation. bummer.

I am not sure wither or not I like the rogue planet. the take a mission to a planet that I think has a lot of nature worship going on. blah but I haven't gotten far enough to know. there is a distinct lack of God in it.but then what did I expect??
I don't like the whole force thing very much but I like science fiction and the master apprentice thing always have always will.
I like the Day star voyages they were Christian science fiction but I read them all. oh, well.....

most star wars books though I can have the fallacy easaly picked out, at least in the jedi aprentice ones. and so far in the rogue planet. I just have to be carefull and read carefully. and skip parts.

I dont' like how Anakin is so powerfull ether. he's BAD!!!
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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Daleted scenes!!!!

mom's going nuts because the patriots and the ... I' not sure what the other team is. they're tied at the begng of the fourth
I"m more interested in the voyage of the dawn treader.

well it's turkey day again and I have allot to be thankful for.
my wonderful supportive family
that my dad has a job
that I can work and be a help to the strattons.
Judo that has been so much to me.
my cat who's almost always around when I need his company.
my teachers at the barn and at the sewing shop.
used book search
wally world (for those who don't know what that is its' wal mart)
the strattons
my Amazing friends.
my snowboard
the snow.
my brother
did I mention my awesome friends?

there is more but I don't' want to spend all day on here and there is really no kind of order to the list.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

My wonderful mother just got through telling me that it served me right that when I was twelve I got scarred of the ring wraiths in lord of the rings.
see when I was 12 I was excited and could put the book down so after my parents went to be I came out of my bedroom down the hall and into the spar room closet where I sat and read till about 1:oo in the morning. at which piont I decided to put the book down and go to bed unfortunately I stoped reading at the battle of wether top leaving poor aragorn against those nasty ringwraiths. and I had to WALK DOWN THAT LONG DARKJ HALL A MILE LONG WITH NO LIGHTS ON AND THOSE WRAITHS READY TO COME OUT OF THIN AIR AND GET ME!!!
i didn't even want to come out of the closet!
but that was two years ago and those raiths are still happily stuck between those pages where Ican enjoy reading about them over and over but I will NOT read in that closet till one in the morning again. lol. that is why mom says it served me right to be scared I shouldn't have been reading.

my friend is going to get a snow board and he says he will learn to snowboard if it is the last thing he does. I think he does pretty well. not every body can make the mile in seven minutes their first trip up there.

Monday, November 22, 2010

• PLEASE put this on your status if you know someone (or are related to someone)who has been eaten by dragons. Dragons are nearly unstoppable and can breathe fire. 93% of people won't copy and paste this because they have already been eaten by dragons. 6% of people are sitting in the shower armed with fire extinguishers and the remaining 1% are awesome and will repost this.

but what if Im one of the 6% sitting in the shower armed with the fire extinguisher? that means Im a loser correct? but what if Im sitting there with said fire extinguisher logged into blogger/gmail on an Itouch and posted this as my status? does that mean Im awesome yet careful person or does the fact that Im barricaded in the shower with the extinguisher negate the fact that I reposted?

hmm...perhaps then you are an awesome loser? personally, I think a extinguisher isn't actually all that bad of a defense against dragons...if they open their mouths to breathe fire on you then you can shoot it into their mouths and they'll least buying you enough time to run like the wind or grab the nearest sword and chop their head off.
Although...if there is a (non-friendly) dragon in your home and you're on facebook/blogger/'re pretty much an idiot ;)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Be careful of your thoughts; guard your mind, for your thoughts become words. Be guarded when you speak, for your words turn into action. Watch what you do, for your actions will become habits. Be wary of your habits for they become your character. Pray over your character; strive to mold it to the image of Christ, because your character will shape your destiny.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

pramotion!!! I got my orange belt and I didn't have to test because I did so well in my tournament.  all the people I beat outranked me. So I got promoted!!

Monday, November 15, 2010

ok guys I'm back though I may be gone again for a while.
latest new: judo tournament on Saturday. i took first place in my division. I"m a yellow belt and I fought girls who out ranked me and had had allot more practice and experience I've had less than a year of fighting under my belt.
all my siblings also took first or second.
it was good though I did come away hurt and tired. the past two days I've had to take naps in the afternoon which is very unusual... I heal slowly.
one of the girls that was a blue belt I fought three times and beat her twice. she beat me once. she was the most difficult. she only did like one throw but she was quick.  she was really irritating though she kept screeching at me "SIKE" every time she tried to throw and most of the time she didn't get it. the sike is supposed to disorient the opponent or something it didn't work very well except for the first two or three times she did it then it was just irritating

I don't understand why people leave the mat crying.. it's poor sportsmanship. why can't they lose gracefully?
why do people fight mad? don't they understand that when your mad you leave yourself open in a fight because you can't make very clear decisions?

oh, the first time I fought this girl I won the second time I lost and since it was double elimination I knew i would fight her again and so the sensie was telling me what I should do but when I got to the other side of the mat she wasn't ready so david told me what throw I should do to get her I got out there and I think my sensie was reffinf that one but my four friends/coaches were all sitting in a row Jeramy, Brett, Tyler and David. all rooting for me and coachig me. Tyler said they were all like great big kids "GO! go!" though I happen to notice in the video that David was the only one who clapped for me in that line when they announced the ippon.

we tape our matches so that we can watch how we did when we get home and learn what to do better.
  it also irritates me when one of the sensies know that one dojo is really good at a particular throw and will beat every one with it and so he banns it from the fight.

Monday, November 8, 2010

sorry I haven't posted in a long while guys. I"ve neglected my blog and i am sorry.
my excuse?: I don't have and excuse I've had the time. just lack of desire.
I've been working on a story though.

Thursday, November 4, 2010


Dear Friends,
This is a Quiz that Lauren Tagged me to do. Here goes.... (Priscilla) 

1.  What do you expect to be doing in 10 years?
I expect anything can happen as my future is ultimately in Gods hands. I'm not sure. I'd love to be helping others live their dreams, especially with horses and possibly working with Pat and Linda Parelli.  
2.  Has the Lord done anything recently in your life that has strengthened your faith in Him? 
Nothing in this moment but I really have been more mindful recently of how forgiving he is. :D 
3.  Tea or Coffee? That is the question. :) 
Tea, hands down. Better for you anyways.
4.  An anonymous person gives you a free ticket to any destination in the world, all expenses paid, including food, airfare, and lodging. You may take only three special possessions with you.  Where would you go, and what would you bring?
New Zealand (I know I seem like a copy-cat, but that is a place I'd also love to go), Cricket, Leah, and a friend. 
5.  Who was your most respected role model as you were growing up, and why were they important to you?
My mother and sisters are huge role models.  
6.  Do appearances matter? Come now, we want your true opinion. ;) 
Truly? To me, no. I'm really substance over style. Looking respectable is important though, but stylish is not something I've never cared about (obviously). 
7.  If you could only bring 3 books (other than the Bible) with you to an abandoned island, what would you bring? Lord of the Rings, The complete wilderness training guide, and The American Boys Handy Book. 
8.  Something you want horribly and desperately… at the moment. ( Be it a CD, a musical instrument or 20 acres of land… what is it? 
Well, my family matters the most over all, but I'd really like to be riding Cricket (my pony) at the moment. I'm pretty content. Do I need anything? No. 

I tag: Anyone who's reading this! Mohahaha! 

Toodles and enjoy!


1.  What do you expect to be doing in 10 years?
not sure having some doubts about that at the moment. if every thing goes will then in the business of costume design.
2.  Has the Lord done anything recently in your life that has strengthened your faith in Him? 
he taught me that is timing is always perfect. .....
3.  Tea or Coffee? That is the question. :) 
both. lol. coffee.
4.  An anonymous person gives you a free ticket to any destination in the world, all expenses paid, including food, airfare, and lodging. You may take only three special possessions with you.  Where would you go, and what would you bring?
new zealand, camera, costumes and a horse.
5.  Who was your most respected role model as you were growing up, and why were they important to you?
my mamma.
6.  Do appearances matter? Come now, we want your true opinion. ;) 
uuummmmm yes I admit to being vain. but in the big scheem of things no it doesn't.
7.  If you could only bring 3 books (other than the Bible) with you to an abandoned island, what would you bring? Lord of the rings, two books on how to survive.
8.  Something you want horribly and desperately… at the moment. ( Be it a CD, a musical instrument or 20 acres of land… what is it? 
to go to Middle earth.

I tag:
Priscilla of "priscilla's odyssey"
sam questions priscilla!!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

The sun shown throught the trees dapling the ground in green and gold.

However, despite the beauty of the weather, the forest was completely devoid of sound or movement.
young elf waling throught the woods wondered at this strange silence.
Suddenly the silence was broken as a rope whirled over the elf's head and settled around his waist, trapping his arms. A tiny voice shouted "In the name of the Hundred Acre Wood, I capture you!"
the elf spun around,What was Christopher Robin doing in the world between the worlds anyway?
The boy grinned impishly at the elf. "Hello," he said.
Umm.. "Hello" replied the elf; what are you doing here?
"I am capturing elves!" the boy answered. "Elves are evil!"
what do you meen we are evil? what have we ever done to you?
"Well," Christopher hesitated. "I dunno." He took the rope off. "Let's go capture the Wizard of Oz instead!" He grabbed the elf's hand and began to run.
The elf only had to walk swiflty to keep up with the boy.
Very soon the duo ran smack dab into a very large man with an eye patch. "Ahoy, mates!" he bellowed "My name is Patch the Pirate!"
Suddlenly out of nowhere jumpen a ver larg wold right n to patch the pirate on the other side.
yelping becaus chris had stpped on her tail she howled what is going on?!
Christopher shrieked in terror and hid behind the nameless elf.
The elf was oblivious to the commotion. Glaring at the nararrator he demanded "Give me a name!"
Narrator: ok, lets see, thalion?
Sarady: Yep!
elf: no!!
elf: this is scary when you paople start talking to you.
Sarady: Oh dear! Not Thalion?!
Haley: this is going to be a pain to put on the story page. Eol?
elf: not quite?
alright not eol. eagorwian?
elf: sure

please please please. continue with the story and write the next part in a comment. my friends and I don't know what comes next!!!
I beleive in christianity as I beleive the sun ahs risen not because I see it but because I see every thing by it.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


If ya'll have ever been to one of the hotter western states, you'd know that there's a lot of cactus. It's one of the most troublesome things to have around. When you go on a trail ride and you're not careful and don't guide your horse, they'll get cactus all over themselves and you. It really does hurt! 

Have you ever stopped to wonder whether cactus was here before the fall? I highly doubt they were. In Genesis 3, when God is cursing Satan and condemning Adam and Eve. He says, "And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field." 

I think that God made thorns and cactus after sin came into the world. Thorns and brier seem to represent sin throughout the whole bible. Look at this verse, "And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands. Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him. Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man!" The thorns are a sort of representation of the wickedness that Man brought into this world and that Christ later bore and triumphed over in his death. 

This was just a thought that I had on a trail ride a few weeks ago.


Monday, October 25, 2010

whoop dee doo.
this is the one hunderedth post.
hip hip hurah.
I took silver in my first judo tournament!!!!
I am so happy.
well i would have placed any way there were only two other girls in my devision but I could have placed alst and I placed second.
the first time I fought I fought a girl from my own dojo. she's a pretty good friend so I didn't mind losing to her.
oh, I  lost to her and she fought a green belt and beet her. she told me to be more agressive than her because that scared her. so I went out and began to fight her (my brother laughs at the fact that the first thing I did was try to go for a submission choke) so I choked her and the ref called matte and asked how old she was.
turns out that I had been shoking and under age girl. but the error was on them so I was not disqualified.
anyway I beat her and had to fight my friend again and lost so I took silver. my friend said she knew I could beat the green belt. I had to. she did not know what she would do if I hadn't. and I did.
it was good. my older bro also got silver and my sis took gold and lil bro go bronze.

Thursday, October 21, 2010


ya know, I think random people are awesome.
yesterday, I was doing dishes and putting dishes in the dishwasher. normal right? right. going on,  I was putting dishwasher detergent in the dishwasher when I realized that if you put the lid on the detergent bottle and shook it it makes the most awesome noise. so any way I thought this weird noise was pretty cool. I wanted to share this noise with my brother and mom and any one else who was unfortunate enough to be around at the moment. so tyler and my mom were talking in the hallway about her thyriod I think. so I came up with the detergent bottle and mom asked "yes?"
"listen to this it makes and awesome noise!"
"omg, I'm going to get some Tylenol." is what my mom said.
tyler just kinda does a little sigh thing and said I was strange.

Mom came into the kitchen a few minutes later and said. "Your a sad strange little woman. you have my pitty."
My reply? I think it's the random people who get the most out of life. they're always amzed at things we never noticed as being wonderful before and that most people never notice. I see most of lifes little joys.
that may have soemthing to do with the fact that I have very few past regrets and very few major desires. (unlike some one I know who's list is about 5,277 feet long(including big guns, trck,etc,))
I'm a relatively contented person.
not to say that I'm perfectly happy to stay home all my life and never move on. not at all.
I think sequential things are very hard on random people. theology kills us all.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Many are the strange chances in the world, and help oft will come from the hands of the weak when the Wise falter.

faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

Your eyes can deceive you, don't trust them. Also from Star Wars,

The dark is generous, and it is patient, and it always wins- but in the heart of its strength lies weakness: one lone candle is enough to hold it back.
Love is more than a candle.
Love can ignite the stars.

I make my piont and rest my case.

see. I rest my case. these guys are creeepy. I hate this guys guts.
oh, yessss. precious I do.
no precious you don't you thinksss he's coool.
no, nasty vampire nassty. we wants to stick a stake through his heart precious.
besides vamps are evil and you can't make them good just by writing them good. that's calling good evil and evil good. vamps are traditionally evil.  I don't know much about were wolfs. so I cant say whether or not I like him very much. but to be honest I like were wolves far more than I like vamps.
and to be perfectly honest I have NOT seen the movie. though it looks kinda cool. and I have NOT read the books neither have I any desire to check this out
and I can't find a dang pic of the alleged "Jacob black" that looks like the ones that stare out at me to save my life.
maybe Tomorrow.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Jacob BlackImage via Wikipedia
never mind that house.
I don't like twilight. well I should not say that. te movies look kinda cool from the previews but I don't want to read the books.
what I don't like is the fact that there were those twilight posters every were and that vampire edward Cullen or what ever whoishe whatishe looks like he's looking at you no matter were you go and looks like he wants to come out and eat you. and that werewolf whatshisface jacob black just looks mad and that he is looking out at you as well.

did I mention that I happen to want to put a stake through the heart of that vampire every time I see one of those he's-looking-at-me posters?

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Saturday, October 16, 2010

I'm in love!!!!
ok, not the kind your thinking of...
I'm in love with a house. we went to look at a house today because we may move. it was three bedroom, barn, seperate apartment. round pen sandy jumping areana it looked like. and private trails. I"M IN LOVE!!
it would be a good house for us in case our grand parents have to come and live with us and it would be down sizing. oh and did I mention an inclosed trun out!? two?
Mom says she's afraid about getting that house because it may be a LONG time before we could get horses and the  desire and stuff for horses when when had the stuff and space for them would consume and become and  obsession for my brother and I.
woe is me I'm in love and I can't do any thing about it.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

You must train yourself to let go of what you fear to lose. ~ Yoda, Star Wars III 

"Some things are so worthy of the effort that is is glorious to make the attempt!"
~Dave Harvey

Do you Really believe that what you believe is Really Real? 

I am where I am, and go to where I go. And once I have arrived, I am there.

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
C.S. Lewis 

"The greater the struggle, the greater the glory in the end"
-The Butterfly Circus 

Both the children were looking up into Aslan's face as he spoke these words. And all at once [...] such a sweetness and power rolled over them [...]that they felt they felt they had never really been happy, or wise or good or even alive and awake, before. And the memory of that moment stayed with them always...
C.S.Lewis "The Magician's nephew"

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

"I'm going to do most of these things at a movie theatre...someday..

1. Try to start a wave
2. Gasp every time there is a swear word.
3. Wear a huge Afro wig.

4. Every 15 minutes stand up and then sit back down.

5. Yell out to the screen “Don’t Do It!”

6. If there is a love scene, reach over in front of you and cover a random person’s eyes.

7. Stand in front of the screen motionless and face the audience the entire movie.

8. Scalp tickets outside the theater.

9. If a catchy song plays in the movie stand up and dance.

10. Bring an attachable seat-belt. Strap it to your seat and then clip it
on yourself. Turn to the person next to you and say, "you never know".

11. Talk really loud on your cell phone.

12. Demand that somebody puts the volume up.

13. Sit at the back, raise your arms to the projector and make shadow puppets on the screen.

14. Bring a laser pen and shoot it at the screen.

15. Wear 3D glasses…no matter what the movie is.

16. Every time something crazy happens, turn to a random person and say, “did you see that?!”

17. Sit criss cross on the floor in the very front of the theater and look up at the screen.

18. Stand in the front corner facing the audience and do sign language translations.

19. Do the same thing stated above (#18) except translate the movie into Spanish for the audience.

20. As people enter the theater, make nametags for them.

21. After the movie go back to the ticket counter and demand a refund
because the movie was terrible. Whether or not they give you a refund,
buy another ticket for the same movie at a later showing.

22. Half way through the movie run down to the screen, touch it, and then run back to your seat
yelling, “I touched the screen! I touched the screen!”

23. Repeat the lines in the movie.

24. Accuse the person behind you of kicking your seat. Constantly demand
that they stop even though they aren’t really kicking your seat.

25. Tape “reserved” signs on every single seat before the movie starts.

26. Get a large group of people and act out a wedding scene. (As if a
couple were getting married in the theater) Make sure everyone is in
costume, and that there is a bride, groom, priest, bridesmaids, best
man, etc. Use the theater aisle as if it were a Church aisle and have a
bride walk down to meet the groom standing at the front. Act out the
entire scene as if they actually were getting married.

27. Sneak in chickens (find a way) then let them run around freely during the movie.

28. Laugh extremely loud at a line that wasn’t meant to be funny.

29. Wear a white sheet over yourself and cut holes for eyes (like a ghost)
then creepily walk around with your arms out chanting “OOOoooOOOOO I am
the ghost of the theater! ooooOOOOOooooOOOO!”

30. Ask the person who sells you the ticket to give you his/her autograph

31. Ask for a discount because you are single and entering alone

32. Wear sunglasses and a white cane and ask them how a blind person would be accommodated.

33. Bargain with the ticket price

34. Turn around to the person behind you and say, “Excuse me, can you
please kick my seat? Thanks.” Once they start kicking your seat yell

35. Every so often, do an awkward moan.

36. Get the entire theater to sing happy birthday to a random person.

37. Every 10 minutes pretend something has impacted your life. Put your
hand on your chest. Gasp, and as you nod your head look at the person
next to you and say ”mmmmmmm!”

38. Stare at a random person next to you the entire time.

39. When buying your ticket, ask to pay half the price because you will be leaving half way through the movie.

40. Half way through the movie stand up and yell “DO YOU KNOW WHAT THIS MEANS!?” and then run off.

41. Ask a random person next to you to explain the movie because you don’t get it.

42. Ask a random person to go buy you popcorn because you don’t want to miss the movie.

43. Before the movie starts get everyone to bow their heads as you lead
them in prayer. Pray for the movie. While praying, extend your hands
towards the screen.

44. Stand up in the middle of the movie and start a head count.

45. Run up and down the aisles making rocket ship noises

46. Eat the popcorn from a random person sitting next to you.

47. Yell out loud demanding that they pause the movie because you need to use the bathroom.

48. When something is really funny, don’t laugh, instead point at the screen and scream: “L-O-L L-O-L L-O-L!!!!”

49. Blow your nose into a tissue and then show the contents of the tissue
to a random person sitting next to you saying, “Look what I did!”

50. As the credits roll and people start to leave yell, “No! Everyone!
Don’t Go! There is Something After the Credits!” After the credits roll and there is nothing say “Just Kidding!” Then run out giggling. "

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

materials used:

1)put ice and water in bowl (enough ice to  last about five minutes) and place lidless bottle in water.(five min.)
2)put balloon over mouth of bottle & make sure it is sealed.
3)set bottle on counter table what ever and refill bowl with HOT water &place bottle back in water.

what do you think will happen?

go do it and tell me.

conclusion (what I learned):
to pay attention to how much water you stick in the bowl becauseif you don't you may just spill the water all over your science book when you put the bottle in it.
hah! and I was supposed to learn something about molecules. well think again science teacher! I learned something but I forgott it. oh well. no JK

on judo:
I got a bloody lip last night. that's the first time any body has ever drrawn bllod out of me! my brother kept splitting his fingures when he first started but that was the first time I have ever blen in judo. lol.
it was in sharks& minnows. the way we play in judo the sharks are trying to get the minnows (no kidding!(sarcasm) but when they get the minnow they have to flip them over on their backs which can be very easy or very dificult. so I ended up with a split lip and both arms hurt from getting trapped under my brother and one of our  buddies.
One of my buddies was getting ready to fight the sensie and he was on his stummack and calling set (ready, set. hajimi) and she climbed on his back and started bouncing so it cam out. se-e-et. it was really funny.
yeah, oh, one of the girls I was ighting was trying to flip me over and pin me without succes and she looked down and said. you have a goofy grin on your face. I said I always have a goofy grin on my face. which most of the time is true. at judo I will sometimes get a goofy grin on my face because I'm haveing a good time.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

I may venture to say, loosely, that in Judo there is a sort of counter for every twist, wrench, pull, push or bend. Only the Judo expert does not oppose such movements at all. No, he yields to them. But he does much more than yield to them. He aids them with a wicked sleight that causes the assailant to put out his own shoulder, to fracture his own arm, or in a desperate case, even to break his own neck or back. .....Lafcadio Hearn

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Orlando bloom has expresed a desire to return to Legolas in the hobbit even though his characture is ot mentioned in the book? no way!
I bet my britches (JK I don't bet) that if he does get in the only place you'll see him is in mirkwood (of course, he's the prince (son of thranduil)) and at the battle of five armies.
just a side note on legolas here. I've always wondered how old legolas is. my theory is that  he could have been born during the "watchful peace" which would put him at a reasonably old age explaining what he said in the book about feeling young again when he went into fangorn.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

the three greatest questions

who am I?
why am I here?
what is the purpose of life?

what are your answers to these questions?
write in a comment and tell me!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

All those who beleive in telekenisis raise my hand.
jedi mind tricks. I pulled one on tyler last night.
I've got to try it on my judo friends.
ooh, i went dancing on saturday.
it was fun. unfortunatly I don't have a ......nevermind.
a dress. I don't have a squaredancing dress ether who needs on?
my brother bought me a shirt that says
"Cowboys, if at first you don't succed do it the way your cowgirl told you."
I love it.
tonight  is judo night. hmmmm. I think it's been quite a while since I wrote anything about judo.lets see.
hmmm. we'r back in the school for the winter. when schoold gets out I think we may get back in the fun center but maybe not. who cares. judo is judo were ever you are.
what else? oh yea, a tree fell down on the jumping areana.
ummm. I am like my mom so much that I scare her because I don't quite understand how much I"m like her. which is strange to me. I'm the silent one. watch out for me. tyler says that I could be an ax murderer. I said I couldn't I don't like axws as my chiose of weapon.
I have a wide streak of rebelion and and even wider stread of stubornness.
I'm like my dad in that i leave coffee cups all over the house. and they sometimes collect in one place.
am looking forward to my friends birthday party. I have to ether make some sort of shoulder covering for my dress because it doesn't have sleeves. just straps or make a whole new dress.  the dress I have is gold. and it does look good on my but my personal colours (like the midevil standered crest thing typ coours) are blue, silver and black. though green is what I wear most. lol.
we had a humungis windstom come through. knocked down quite a couple of trees.
oh, and i read this book called "superhuman" that was cool. it's science fisction sort of I think. anyway.
super human is about well super humans. they tecknickally aren't humans they are. anyway the'reok. I got t the're like the increadibles. they have really cool powers. like...
Max is the mind read and he can also control some minds.
ros is his sister she's telekenI-don't-remember-how-to-spell-this
and some of their friends are trying to keep the fith king from being brought forward in time. by the helotry.
you should read it it's good.

Monday, September 27, 2010

my dad got a job!!!!!! yeah! prais God.
I'm so happy I could bust.
the busting feeling may have something to do with the fact that I just ate Ice cream. I like icecream but blah.....blah....blah....

Saturday, September 25, 2010

were was I? oh, yeah.
you can ether take it two ways.
you could etherstop loving altogether and become a mean cruel thing(beleive me it doesn't work very well.)
or, oh, wait. I forgot what I was going to say.
you could take the pain and just keep going with life. realizing that he has a plan. and it can be very painful.
some times he lets sertan people come into our live but find the need to take them out again because we have let them become more emportant thanour families or even God. and we have to learn it again and again sometimes.
thats just the way life goes.
ok, were was I? oh yes in Europe. any way so a had quite a few good friends. Unfortunatly my relationship with my siblings was not very good. should I say non existant? not I don't think I'll go that far. I liked to play with them well enough.
by the second year my good friend merideth was gone she had moved. by this time I was *calculates* I think I was seven.. I was *slightly* sad to say the the end of the third year there. I didn't even want to make friends. I knew I was leaving in a year. I didn't want to become close to any one right now. I didn't want to have to go through saying goodbye again. it was hard. very hard for me.
God had other plans for me reader,(and there is a moral for my tale I do not tell things with out purpose) He brought for my last year, one of two girls who I will forever call my best friends.
A man once said "if you have five good friends in a life time you do well."
Rebekah was one of them. is one og them. in just a year. we werethe best of friends.
but yet again for some reason unknown to me the Lord saw fit to uproot me from my *peacefull* life.
we traveled across the U.S. visiting friends and family. that was fun and hard. and ended up were i am today.
I was ten.
soon I had made friends again. I met Priscilla who is the other aother of this blog, my other best friend. and others.  like, to me, so many times before. a year later on of my friends had to move. I think there in italy now.and a year later Priscilla moved. she is in AZ now.another year later and my third frind moved..
that third frind moving happened a year ago.
I am now fourteen years old. I know that is not very old to many of you out there. but the moral of my story is this.

Friday, September 24, 2010

my story begins fourteen years ago I was born in January, the U.S. were I will not say. I am the second oldest of four. 
I don't remember much about that place. in fact I don't remember any thing at all.  my younger brother was also born there. he is two years younger than me.  I believe that soon after he was born we left and moved overseas. my first goodbye even though I don't remember it. we moved onto a little island that we all disliked very much.  That was were I first started remembering earliest memories are sitting in front of a fire reading. (I always loved books I guess, they have my companions through alot of troubles.)
I also started making friends. or not. I remember three girls. two of them were friendly for the most part. I got along with them relatively well. we fought sometimes but that was ok because we stayed friends in the long run.  (I am still in contact with one of the girls today) the other girl.... I don't think I even remember her name... I don't know we quarreled about something. we split. we both openly acknowledged that we were no longer friends. I don't even know why. anyway I forgave her along time ago and would seek her forgivness about it but I don't even remember her name. anyway I think it was in the second year there that the two girls that i got along with moved. I was very sad I beleive.  but I did not stay sad. God provided another friend for me. right next door. her name was Laney ( I also like to hang out with my brother and his friend as far as I know I've always like to hang out with the guys and my brother). we got along like two peasee in a pod. we saw each other every day. for a year. we even did sleepovers. but then the year was up. it was our turn to move again we had tosay good bye again. bummer.
from that Island we moven to the mainland of Europe. were dosn't matter we were military is all I need to tell you.
Soon we made friends lets see. their was Merideth. who for a wile we saw about every week. we got to be good friends.
and their was some other girls from a large family.
Ihave to go.
to be conitued.
questions? comments?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

blah. hmmmm.....
Sunday i got to see the lovely other authoress of this blog Priscilla.  after a couple of years. it was fun. while it lasted but it hurt too.  I have a history in saying goodbye. it never gets easier. even if you only spent a day with them after a two year separation. emotions are raw right now.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

My dragon or rathe my brother's dragon (I'm drawing it mostly for him) looks like a baby dragon. not very feircesome  but I'm working on it. I need some one to crtice my drawings just like I need to enter stuff in the fair.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010

When the Himalayan peasant meets the he-bear in his pride,
He shouts to scare the monster who will often turn aside.
But the she-bear thus accosted rends the peasant tooth and nail,
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.

When Nag, the wayside cobra, hears the careless foot of man,
He will sometimes wriggle sideways and avoid it if he can,
But his mate makes no such motion where she camps beside the trail -
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.

When the early Jesuit fathers preached to Hurons and Choctaws,
They prayed to be delivered from the vengeance of the squaws -
'Twas the women, not the warriors, turned those stark enthusiasts pale -
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.

Man's timid heart is bursting with the things he must not say,
For the Woman that God gave him isn't his to give away;
But when hunter meets with husband, each confirms the others tale -
The female of the species is more deadly than the male.

Man, a bear in most relations, worm and savage otherwise,
Man propounds negotiations, Man accepts the compromise;
Very rarely will he squarely push the logic of a fact
To its ultimate conclusion in unmitigated act.

Fear, or foolishness, impels him, ere he lay the wicked low,
To concede some form of trial even to his fiercest foe.
Mirth obscene diverts his anger; Doubt and Pity oft perplex
Him in dealing with an issue - to the scandal of the Sex!

But the Woman that God gave him, every fibre of her frame
Proves her launched for one sole issue, armed and engined for the same,
And to serve that single issue, lest the generations fail,
The female of the species must be deadlier than the male.

She who faces Death by torture for each life beneath her breast
May not deal in doubt or pity - must not swerve for fact or jest.
these be purely male diversions - not in these her honor dwells -
She, the Other Law we live by, is that Law and nothing else!

She can bring no more to living than the powers that make her great
As the Mother of the Infant and the Mistress of the Mate;
And when Babe and Man are lacking and she strides unclaimed to claim
Her right as femme (and baron), her equipment is the same.

She is wedded to convictions - in default of grosser ties;
Her contentions are her children, Heaven help him, who denies!
He will meet no cool discussion, but the instant, white-hot wild
Wakened female of the species warring as for spouse and child.

Unprovoked and awful charges - even so the she-bear fights;
Speech that drips, corrodes and poisons - even so the cobra bites;
Scientific vivisection of one nerve till it is raw,
And the victim writhes with anguish - like the Jesuit with the squaw!

So it comes that Man, the coward, when he gathers to confer
With his fellow-braves in council, dare not leave a place for her
Where, at war with Life and Conscience, he uplifts his erring hands
To some God of abstract justice - which no woman understands.

And Man knows it! Knows, moreover, that the Woman that God gave him
Must command but may not govern; shall enthrall but not enslave him.
And She knows, because She warns him and Her instincts never fail,
That the female of Her species is more deadly than the male!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Today I remember what happened. today is 9/11. God bless the families of the people who died in the twin tower tragidy 9 years ago. God grant that ground zero will not become a mosque(a mosque on ground zero would signifie victory. a muslum tradition of building on conquered sites).
I was only five when I happened but I remember seeing it on the news over seas. I will never forget it. I remember it, and I hope you do as well.

I pledge alligiance to the flag, of the united states of America. and to the republic for which it stands.
One nation, under God, indevisable with liberty and justice for all.
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Ecclesiastes 3:14-15

I know that whatever God does, It shall be forever.

Nothing can be added to it.

And nothing can be taken from it.

God does it, that men should fear him.


That wich is has been,

And what is to be has already been;

And God requires and account of what is past.



Thursday, September 9, 2010

the bestest books I've read (besides the bible)

The hidden hand; E.D.E.N Southworth Rating:5/5 (family friendly)

Lord of the Rings; J.R.R Tolkien Rating:5/5 (may or may ot be good for little kids (4/5), violance)

Inkheart; ?? Funke Rating:4/5 ( very mild Language (where can you find on that doesn't?))
(third place ties with Eragon; Christopher Paolini Rating; 4/5)
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Maybe I should clarify my rating system. 5/5 is really good. 4/5  is good but may not be as suitable for younger kids.  If I put a second rating in parethasis it's probabley for younger kids.

Monday, September 6, 2010

all right I have to hand over a thank you to my reader/s in denmark.  it seems that I have as amny readers over there as I do in the u.s. on a consistant basis. which is good and bad in some ways...... oh well.
Isaih 40:
26)"To whom then will you liken Me
Or to whom shall I be equal?"
Says the Holy One.
Lift up your eyes on high.
And see sho has created these things,
who brings out their host by number;
He calls them all by name
By the greatness of his might and the strength of his pwer; not one is missing.


28)Have you not known?
Have you not heard?
The everlasting God, the Lord,
The creator of the ends of the earth,
neither Faints nor is weary.
His understanding is unsearchable.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

my first day at the state fair

I went to the fair yesterday with my brother, tyler, and two friends.  it was just us four and soo much fun.  I think they were purposely trying to make me sick. but it was fun. we went on the hammerhead then to the 1001 nights and then to the gravitron.  after that I stayed on the gound and with david while my brother took his sister on the round up.  would you beleive that that was the first time I have ever been to the state fair? well it was fun. excpt for the nagging feeling that I'm about to lose my guts.  after that I could not eat. even though they were all trying to make me eat. tyler made me try his pork whatever and reneigh was trying to get me to order something and then david sharing his nachoes and then the chocolate covered bacon....I did n't want to eat but I was well taken care of.  why wouldn't I be I was being watched over by two green belts and a brown belt.  we started walking to the meeting place and were picked up around nine. in the evening because of church today. it was so much fun. ;) the rides were fun.  we ran into some of our other judo freinds there too.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Praise, praise him

Two things.  We are trying to get a survival class funded up here, well, on of our friends is willing to cover the $3,000. that it would take to get the right equipment.
Praise number two, I got my yellow belt in judo!! I’m so happy.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010


I find some interesting things in my math book. A few days ago I found a drawing that I had done. And today I just found a printed copy of the jabberwocky.a poem from Alice in wonderland. I find that… odd.

Monday, August 30, 2010

do not stick two copper wires on a nine volt battery then connect the ends. but if you do not heed this warning and walk around the house telling people to touch the bare wires well, make sure you fingers are not completely on the battery thingummies it gets hot. and the people touching it get a rather shocking experiance. oh, and one more thing, don't stick your tongue to it ether especially if you have braces on. if you want a sample of a battery shock just go lick a watch battery for a little while. or bit tinfoil.

Friday, August 27, 2010

judo again

lol that last post may not have made any sense to you what so ever but I found it funny because I see the connections. ;)

okay my most recent interesting topic of conversation is this oh, wait it's not my most recent but the funnier topic.   I find it highly interesting that many people want to say the, oh, boys and girls are equal they can do the same things. girls can do everything boys can... so on and so on. you get the point. I find it funny because all you have to do is walk into the judo class and you can see that we are not equal. I see that the boys tend to fight other boys and us girls prefer to fight other girls about our size and weight. don't get me wrong I have nothing against  fighting the boys I am perfectly okay with doing that (okay, so it can be awkward at times; so what...) I fought the boys last night. oh and there is the fact that the boys (or young men rather) tend to shy away from ighting the girls. anyway. so it's perfectly clear to me that we arenot created equalwhy can't others see it as plainly as I do?
O speaking of judo last night I dislocated on of the girls hips (we think)...on accident but she was fine and able to continue fighting. I on the other hand alost got my rib broken!!!! they say a bone doesn't hurt as it's being broken oly after wards but boy does it hurt when it's almost broken and it feels wierd!! i mean my rib was bending in and I was like hey stop that's weird. oww. that hurts now.
oh, it's also funny when your partner and you are doing a throw well and then the helper tells the little guys watch them and then you screw up like crazy. and had my partner on my back /shoulder in ipon sinogi (sp?) and I lost my palance and started walking backwards to keep my balance... it was funny.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

oh, and here is a drawing I did.  aparently it's pretty accurate. except for the nose. I don't like drawing noses.
anyway that's me.

Monday, August 9, 2010


Suilad, I’m giving notice right now so my readers, you don’t think I have abandoned you.  I have not abandoned you.  I’m just going off line for a while.  No need to worry.  I”lll be back and until then you’ll have priscilla…every now and again. I don’t like long good byes so this is the end. See you all around.

Namarie, edain, elethrim, pereinath (sp?)


P.S. please don’t poke fun of my elvish.  I’m slightly tired. When I’m tired things don’t think straight.

Priscilla, feel free to edit it.

Thursday, August 5, 2010


I believe that there is no cathedral so beautiful as the one that is grown by God’s hand, no pillars so lovely as thee trees, no vaulted ceiling so magnificent as the sky, no choir so sweet as the voice that is raised in worship to Christ and no song so perfect as the one he places in your heart to be sung at that moment.


 “in every spring there is a different green.”  In all weather there is a different glory.  Whether it is the sun drawing patterns on the ground or rain drops clinging to the pine trees green needles.  Nothing quite like standing with your face to the sky with the rain pouring down and the breeze blowing gently through your hair.


Ok guys, I need you to pray for my sister.  She’s sick and vomiting like crazy.  Poor girl.  I’m not feeling to well ether.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

think tonight is really the first night that I have actually felt the sweat dripping down my face in judo. lol.

I was tired. I wasnot feeling well this afternoon but I decided to go anyway. I almost had to do the five minute drill with the sensei. it's a good thing he found me a partner. I thought I was going to die because I was tired. he wanted us to do speed what'it;s in about 1 in less than 1 sec. I could not do that in any sane streach of the imagination. I don't know what happened but during the five minute drill my partner and I bumped heads.

later my partner (from last week and friend) were called up to do uki otosh in front of the entire class because we had done it so well last week(not that i do judo very well or anything). after the class my friend told me that i was a good fighter.

near the end there was an excersize were we split up into groups of three (there is a story behind that number that I will get to). any way it was top bottome out. meaning you got to take turns being on the top, on the floor and watching. my other friend got hurt and could only watch. so rineigh and I took turns. we didnot get to rest it was just go, go go. and painfull. that last round I just let her squish me because i was to tired to do anything. then the sensei called line it up and we were done. thank God. I was sweating to bad my shirt was wet. my leggings were wet.everything else was wet.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Saturday, July 31, 2010

the eye of Haley....
doesn't sound as menacing as the eye of souron.

Friday, July 30, 2010

"finesse, nice and easy; sounds like a hair product."

(to myself in thought)"if it's so easy why does it hurt?"

I learned a knew throw last night. ouch it's dificult. I did not say I had learnded it very well....
uki othoshe or somehtingh to that effect of spelling.  I'm going to need to practice the 5minute drill at home.  my left sided stff is not very good.  I need to work on that. not that anything i do in judo is very good.

did I mention that the sensei is leaving to go to the olympic training center?
well he is. and I admit that i will miss him.
I also admit that i don't know him that wll.  Ill miss him because He's on of the best teacher's i've had.  the best teachers for me are the ones that are really tough.
and he's really tough.  No I do't have a crush if your gigling while reading this.  I just happen to like the way he teaches.
he pushes us all to our limits I think. the say (the older guys apparently) that three minutes fighting josh is three minutes in ---

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

was I right to be scared?

A few days ago when I was working (I was alone as usual) in my sandy arena (it’s mine when it’s full of weeds it belongs to Mrs. S when it’s full of weeds) pulling weeds when I happened to glance and the horses in the pasture next to me.

 They had all stopped that were all looking and listening to some thing in one direction.

They were looking beyond me I could tell that. And listening intently.  I looked were they were looking but couldn’t really see anything amiss.

A little while later when I was riding in the sandy arena the pony I was riding, cowboy, stopped and looked in the same direction.  His ears were turned and his whole body felt like it was just listening and he really did not want to go over towards that side of the arena.

Was I right to feel nervous and slightly frightened?

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Well then, I will tell you. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne and I myself have founded great empires; but upon what did these creations of our genius depend? Upon force. Jesus alone founded His empire upon love, and to this very day millions will die for Him.... I think I understand something of human nature; and I tell you, all these were men, and I am a man: none else is like Him; Jesus Christ was more than man.... I have inspired multitudes with such an enthusiastic devotion that they would have died for me.... but to do this it was necessary that I should be visibly present with the electric influence of my looks, my words, of my voice. When I saw men and spoke to them, I lighted up the flame of self-devotion in their hearts.... Christ alone has succeeded in so raising the mind of man toward the unseen, that it becomes insensible to the barriers of time and space. Across a chasm of eighteen hundred years, Jesus Christ makes a demand which is beyond all others to satisfy; He asks for that which a philosopher may seek in vain at the hands of his friends, or a father of his children, or a bride of her spouse, or a man of his brother. He asks for the human heart; He will have it entirely to Himself. He demands it unconditionally; and forthwith His demand is granted. Wonderful! In defiance of time and space, the soul of man, with all its powers and faculties, becomes an annexation to the empire of Christ. All who sincerely believe in Him, experience that remarkable, supernatural love toward Him. This phenomenon is accountable; it is altogether beyond the scope of man's creative powers. Time, the great destroyer, is powerless to extinguish this sacred flame; time can neither exhaust its strength nor put a limit to its range. This is it, which strikes me most; I have often thought of it. This is which proves to me quite convincingly the Divinity of Jesus Christ!

-Napoleon Bonaparte

Monday, July 19, 2010

dogwoods don't become cranberrys. *nods head*
sorry peoples.....
rofl some more.
somebody got dogwood flowers mistaken fot cranberry plants and thought that that would be a good place to go cranberry picking. ;)

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Cowboy's shadow

Here is what I just drew. Not my hand is like dark grey.
so that's my leg and arm if your not sure what your looking at on top of the spotty horse named "Cowboy". and his shadow across the hay.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

drawings and paintings

a dragon that took three days

another threeday dragon

asland at the stone table, unfinished



Friday, July 9, 2010

ok, my philosophy on fighting. here goes.
I got in "trouble with the brown belt for bashing my wrist against hers in judo.  she told me not to strike and that If I did the judges would disqualify me.  it's judo, the "gentle way."  your not supposed to do that.
what I'm thinking is that yeah, I'm here to learn to fight in a certain style but if I got in a fight with some one for real would I really be expected to use only one style? or would I do everything in my power to defeat my opponent or get away. such as flipping, tripping, kicking punching, smashing bashing baring choking and all that stuff.  any way I say I should take ti kwon do or something that incorporates all those move that are not in judo but I can use against my brothers.
I did learn a throw in judo that is "ridiculously effective."  you grap the lapel of you uki's gi and the sleeve on the other side (fake and entrance to make room) and drop down onto your back after doing a very strange pivote thing. stick your foot at the hip and roll back. that tosses them or you get tossed funny.  when you get it done on you it's wierd becuase once the persone throw ing ou is one his back with his foot on you belt there's not much I could do. :(
I don't like it much when that happens. ugg.
but it's funnto do.  I can't for the life of me remember it's name.
I went trail riding today. and got hit with a checkbook when I told my boss that she was out of vitemin e for her horses. and again when ai said we were low on msm.
Tyler took over and just slapped me acouple of times when I tolde her we were also almost out of malinium gold suplaments.  I was expecting it so I wasn't surprised. hhehehe.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

on death and immortality.

If you remotely know me or can just guess from my blog you know I love lord of the rings.
every time I watch the two towers I watch Haldir get killed. it always sparks thought in me. I mean here is this elf and he is dieing in Aragorn's arms. It's just so sad. I mean I look at him and think, I wonder what is he feeling? I mean elves are not supposed to die and here is this elf, dieing. I wonder what he thought. what were his thoughts upon tasting the bitterness of the gift of the one to men? death was so foreign to the elves. they were never meant to die.
but then again...
neither were we.
when adam was placed in the garden he was not going to die; he was, in the sense of the word, "immortal."
But he had to eat the fruit and sin entered and men died. We bacame "mortal."  We were, as humans, never meant to die.
I suppose that is why throughout history discoverers have tried to find the "fountan of youth"
It has always been a desire of man to return to that state in which adam was first formed in the garden of eden and why so many peaple are afraid of death. It is not what was meant to be.
we were never meant to die.
On the other hand our souls do not die with our bodies. they go to heaven or hell.
do you agre with me?

Saturday, July 3, 2010


'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves


Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;

All mimsy were the borogoves,


And the mome raths outgrabe.



"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!


The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!

Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun


The frumious Bandersnatch!"



He took his vorpal sword in hand:


Long time the manxome foe he sought --

So rested he by the Tumtum tree,


And stood awhile in thought



And as in uffish thought he stood,


The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,

Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,


And burbled as it came!



One, two! One, two! and through and through


The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!

He left it dead, and with its head


He went galumphing back.



"And hast thou slain the Jabberwock?


Come to my arms, my beamish boy!

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"


He chortled in his joy.



'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves


Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;

All mimsy were the borogoves,


And the mome raths outgrabe.


I now admit to being an alice in wonderland admirer.  When the can take a nonsense book and make sense of it….this is so cool!!  ok I’m weird. I’m done.