Friday, December 25, 2009

buon natale a tutti ed a tutti una buona notte!
ciao bella!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

my year...

in facebook status... stati... statuses...

no, i do not expect you to read them all... although, i did- and i loved remembering why i wrote what i did, and what was going on in my life when i wrote it...

lyn...

january

...is only 4 days away from a new episode of gossip girl and 5 days away from nip/tuck!!! woot woot!!!
...is only 3 days away from a new episode of gossip girl and 4 days away from nip/tuck!!! woot woot!!
...made sure to stick some kleenex in her purse for lauren and brad's wedding...
...can't wait for monday... NEW GOSSIP GIRL!!!
...is SO ready for tonight's episode of GOSSIP GIRL!!!
...is READY FOR NEXT WEEK'S EPISODE OF GOSSIP GIRL!!! (and tomorrow's new season of NIP/TUCK!!!!)    
     btw- wtf chuck bass.
...is READY FOR NEXT WEEK'S EPISODE OF GOSSIP GIRL!!! (and tonight's new season of NIP/TUCK!!!!) btw- 
     wtf blair and jack bass?!?!?!?!?
...knows it had to happen, just didn't want it to. it's never easy- even when you know it's coming. Donald 
     Nelson (pop-pop) 1921-2009.
...is so blessed to have wonderful friends who care about her.
...is having to say goodbye to a man that has meant so much to her. Don Nelson 1921-2009
...will soon be headed back to arkansuck.
...is ready.
...has this pain in her cheeks- possibly from all the smiling today.
...is going to her studio space to do a little setting up...
...is already behind... how in the world did that happen?
...wants her daddy to be ok.
...'s dad is having surgery friday on both of his knees.
...'s dad is having surgery friday on both of his knees- after separating his knee caps from the ligaments and
     muscles in his legs... poor daddy.
...'s dad's surgery went well, now he just can't bend his knees for eight weeks...
...'s dad is going home from the hospital tomorrow and she's going home this weekend!!!
...'s dad is going home from the hospital and she can't wait to go home this weekend!!!
...may have jacked it up without meaning to.
...was attacked by the toilet paper dispenser in the reynold's bathroom.
...thinks you should look at this... http://chiaobama.com/
...is watching pipeline like a hawk, hoping her 7:30am class won't be at 7:30am.
...loves the pow wow circle.
...is proud of herself and has a wonderful sense of accomplishment.
...can't find the motivation.
...threw up... : (
...drank some ginger ale and has recoupterated.
...drank some ginger ale and has recuperated.


february

...had a wonderful saturday.
...is "what-if-ing" too much...
...is burnt out.
...is ready for gossip girl- the only thing that's reliable on monday.
...is oh my blair...
...is savoring every moment of gossip girl... which is slowly making this monday worth breathing.
...could smack dan humphrey... always ruining people's lives...
...wants dolcemente.
...just interviewed with brentwood hills church of christ for the summer internship... i think it went REALLY
    WELL!!!!!
...kinda misses italy... just kinda.
...is glad her daddy got the staples out of his legs today.
...loves to sing at basketball games... "if you're winnin and you know it clap your hands!"
...does not regret not going to any of her classes today... whoops.
...is studying... barf.
...is in the mood to paint.
...and April just had a ''colorful'' realization.
...'s dishwasher makes funny noises...
...is going to hear ben stein speak tonight... bueller...? bueller...? bueller...?
...has too much to do...
...is pulling an all-nighter.... yay....
...is taking a choate art history test at noon... pray for her.
...is taking a choate art history test at noon and a modern architecture test at 2:30... pray for her.
...is pretty sure she just failed her architecture test...
...has done all she can... now it's time to wait.
...is tuckered out.
...could use a break.
...was episcopalian today.
...does not understand how she could misplace six tubes of super glue...
...cleaned her room today for the first time since december... whoops.
...is wondering why monday isn't part of the weekend.
...needs to go to an ocean... don't care which one, just need to go.
...makes up excuses so she doesn't have to ask for or take any help...
...is EXCITED!!!
...has decided when she gets old and she can't see, she's gonna be a referee!
...is spending friday night with WNG. <3
...is sleepy.
...is not going to procrastinate, but go ahead and do her bibliography for her art history term paper... well...
     maybe.
...is giving up her art history term paper for lent.
...kinda wishes the thunder was louder so she could enjoy it on her back porch.
...gets to see jake wood today!!!!
...is driving nashy-poo to the airport...
...is not ready for this... last home game... : (
...is going to the baseball game, then spring sing practice, and then... last basketball game... : (
...is singing one of her favorite songs... "go harding bison! go bison! go! go bison! go bison! go bison! go! go
    bison! go! go bison! go bison!


march



...is hopeful.
...is hopeful... well, trying to be.
...is SO glad club softball has officially started and there are only 3 more days until she goes home!!!
...is SO glad club softball has officially started and there are only 2 more days until she goes home!!!
...wants to brighten everyone's spirits... only 37 more class days until finals!!! : )
...can't believe it's only thursday.
...didn't think you would do something like that... but... you did.
...helped mom put away christmas today...
...hopes you're happy...
...is tired of mom and dad's TV being a piece.
...wishes facebook would CALM DOWN.
...doesn't want to go to class tomorrow.
...needs another day off.
...is wishing we could up the tempo a little in chapel...
...wishes the chapel speaker had better grammar.
...is going to clean out her car for the first time since august...
...is scared of this... but knows it needs to happen.
...thinks you should know better.
...thinks it can't be friday yet... because she still needs to finish monday's work!
...can hear the squirrel that lives in the ceiling of the art building.
...can hear the bells, well don'tcha hear 'em chime? Can'tcha feel her heart-beat keeping perfect time?
...= art history term paper
...= art history term paper + modern architecture test
...wishes she knew who egged her car so she could thank them for the lesson in patience.
...was looking forward to softball... but then it rained.
...is packing for CHICAGO!!!
...is awake at 2:47 am... is that a good enough excuse to skip my 8am class?
...is going to chicago today!!! (after all her classes...boo!)
...<3 chicago...
...is on her way home from the windy city.
...is wondering why searcy isn't more like chicago...
...is thinking... "any time now, i'm waiting. i'm ready."
...is pretty sure her macbook just bit the dust...
...wishes she had the strength to be more like Job.


april


...has been in the lab since 4:30 this afternoon... working on her art history term paper... since it was on her
     mac hard drive which is still not working... "stuff happens." thanks dr. choate.
...turned in her paper... on time... with 11 pages of complete bull...
...asks you not to point your finger in my face... unless you want it broken off... k thanks... also, don't raise
     your voice toward me... especially in a conversation you weren't being included in.
...is sleepy.
..is all spring sing-ed out... one more show.
...is spending her easter sunday afternoon studying art history...
...has too much on her plate.
...thinks it's funny that she and jonathan alexander wore matching outfits to school today...
...is swinging in a harding swing for the first time in three years... Too bad the boy she's swinging with is
    seven moths old...
...is so excited that Daria is on tv right now!!!
...is pretty sure her art history term paper will be the end of her...
...is beyond frustrated... art history paper=no.
...got her paper done...
...is going to play in the mud tonight!!!
...is in the studio... Surprise! Surprise!
...has a presentation at three that counts for her entire grade for the semester... Fingers crossed....
...=less stress.


may


...woke up at 7:46 for her 8 o'clock class. She got ready for school in 7 minutes and made it on time to class.
     But the professor was late and only spoke for 10 minutes, letting class out at 8:13...
...is having fun looking for art project things in lowes.
...is taking all the things she found in lowes for under $2.73 and making them an art project. love my major.
     love my life.
...2 finals down, 2 to go.
...doesn't know what's wrong with you, but she does know that she wants you to stop taking it out on her.
...wants finals to be over.
...has too much to do!
...is quitting school to become a bicycle messenger in new york.
...has one final left... the worst one... the art history one...
...GOT AN A ON HER ART HISTORY TERM PAPER!!!!!!!
...is going home!!! : D
...is home! <3
...is home having mexican food with mom and dad.
...has planted 3 trees today.
...<3's tennessee
...has some lovely bruises from hiking.
...hasn't brushed her hair since wednesday...
...is enjoying the first grilling of the summer.
...BEST. EPISODE. EVER.
...is not a fan of non-western art history... oh well... only a few more days left.
...is looking into cheap data recovery... i just want my pictures back... all 10,000 of them.
...is frustrated.
...is painting a sunset from cinque terre... where she longs to be.
...wishes she new more about computers so maybe she wouldn't be so frustrated!
...is dying her hair... what color will it be today...?
...is ready for the history of non-western art to be over and done with.
...needs to clean her room.
...:: europe, i need you.
...and Nash got a puppy!!!


june


...is pretty sure that double ear infections plus a sinus infection just might equal the BEST. SUMMER. EVER.
...hates that the meds she is on don't let her fall asleep...
...is going to sonic with mom and dad for her first rootbeer float ever!
...is a silencer.
...is kinda bored...
...is getting a manicure & pedicure with the mom.
...enjoyed angels and demons with mom and pop! dad's first movie theatre visit in 6 months!!! The knees are
     getting better!!!
...would like to encourage you to read the note she just wrote...
...:: "one must not become an artist because he can, but because he must. it is only for those who would be
     miserable without it." irving stone, the agony and the ecstacy
...is going on a weekend get away! To searcy! :)
...had a nice long weekend in searcy.
...wishes she could skip some of this...
...fell asleep during her e-stem session at physical therapy.
...is 3 days away from being done with her summer art history class!!!
...is eating chinese with mom and dad and enjoying the soothing sounds of Kenny G playing the titanic sound
     track.... Barf.
...“Patience is waiting, not passively waiting, that is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and
     slow - that is patience.”
...is done with art history!!!
...is so proud of her dad... after falling in january he has been released from the doctor's care, only 6 months
     BEFORE he was told he would be able to walk... he walks at least a mile everyday... : )
...understands.
...is adding one to the list of daily reads: www.thefashionpolice.net
...is in alabama secretly wishing she was wearing a UT shirt.


july


...gets to see ted today!!! SO excited!!!
...is going back to tennessee.
...is home... baby sitting until wednesday... then who knows where i'll be.
...is going to searcy on monday. : )
...finally took the praxis, turned in all of her paper work and was admitted into the teacher education program
     today as a fifth year senior... she was supposed to have taken the praxis and turned all the paper work in
     the first semester of her sophomore year.
...just bought her plane ticket to florida!!! : )
...is going to searcy tomorrow!!!
...is in searcy!
...had so much fun with lauren, nicole, and claire at heber today!!!
...was just on the heather and dc radio show! :)
...<3 Harry Potter
...is exhausted.
...bought a 36x60 canvas today.... YES.
...seems to have Queen's greatest hits on repeat in her head today...
...will be wearing all the orange she can in alabama this weekend.
...is in alabama, wearing tennessee orange, and counting down the days until florida!!!
...finally back in TN... one week till FL... :)
...6 days till FL!
...was hiking a mountain in assisi, italy one year ago today... <3
...is only 5 days away from florida.... :)
...wishes she could fall asleep...
...:: florida in 4 days. YES.
...:: 3!!!
...'s mom just told her her hair looked lie crap... she's such a sweet woman...
...:: 2 days. Y.E.S.


august


...is going to florida tomorrow!!!
...should have gotten a date to this wedding...
...is ready for FLORIDA!!!
...FLORIDA.
...NASHVILLE. :)
...sharin a bucket with dad. :)
...is so sleepy.
...:: only 7 days until searcy.
...:: family reunion! : )
...6 days...? :/
...:: oh my goodness... 5 days. :/
...Happy 29th anniversary mom and daddy!
...has had a change of plans... back in searcy on thursday.
...got all of her textbooks for 30 dollars... win.
...has had yet another change of plans... back to searcy on friday.
...is trying to be ready to leave...
...is going to holly's house to sit by the pool instead of packing or being productive.
...thinks moving is pretty much horrible.
...is pretty sure laying by the pool is better than unpacking.
...finally has all her stuff in the apartment... might start unpacking after a few hours by the pool with nash.
...is bakin a cake with nasher.
...baking a cake with nash turned into putting out the fire in the oven. :/
...is almost positive that her favorite room in the art building is the permanent collection storage room...
...finally has internet at the apt.
...wishes she had more courage.
...has a lot of things to work on.
...HUF REUNION!!! : D
...is in an artsy mood.
...is trying to see it clearly.


september


...got SO much accomplished today- feels wonderful.
...just found ten bucks in her pocket!
...shift + apple + q
...OH ROCKY TOP, YOU'LL ALWAYS BE, HOME SWEET HOME TO ME!!! GOOD OLE ROCKY TOP!!! WHOO!!!
     ROCKY TOP TENNESSEE!!!
...<3's WNG. He's her bestie.
...OH ROCKY TOP, YOU'LL ALWAYS BE, HOME SWEET HOME TO ME!!! GOOD OLE ROCKY TOP!!! WOO!!! ROCKY
     TOP TENNESSEE!!! GO VOLS!!!
...had such a blessed day.
...does not feel well today. :(
..."You know you love me. XOXO. -GG"
...FINALLY got her placement today!!!
...is out on the porch enjoying the rain.
...:: Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
     ~William Dement
...wishes the vols were playing better... and the gators were playing worse.
...loves the fact that tennessee had the first touchdown of the season that florida let through. Now if we could
    get a few more.
...It's not the fact that you lied that bothers me. It's what you lied about.
...wishes you could read her mind... that would make this lots easier.
...is SO sleepy!!!
...is SO glad Kit-Kat is DVRing GG for me!!!
...is running a 102 fever and feels like she's been hit by a double decker bus.
...has an upper respiratory, sinus, and bronchial infection. sweet.
...is feeling so much better!
...:: pause, please. i am not ready for monday.
...:: scratch the feeling better thing... it's not true.
...is SO thrilled about the portrait jessica did of her!!! love! love! love!


october


...is STRESSED OUT.
...puts her show up in four days... stressed out? you bet!
...hangs the show on thursday... BAH!
...'s heart belongs to africa. 10 months.
...is glad it stopped raining! Today she moves all of her stuff into the GALLERY!!! AHHHH!!!!
...is having a hard time processing this.
...made a phone call. much better now. ready for tomorrow.
...is losing her mind!!!!
... 13 hours in the gallery... it's finally done.
...is spending today four wheeling and target shooting!
...is ready for this. senior art show @ 2pm in the art building, feel free to come.
...feels as if an enormous weight has been lifted off her shoulders. if you get a chance, stop by the gallery on
    campus in the next two weeks!
...smiles.
...has her fingers crossed... fight, vols fight! with all your might for the orange and white! never falter! never
     yield! as we march on down the field keep marching! let the spirit of the hill, every vol with courage fill!
     your loyalty means our victory! so fight, vols fight!
...Oh rocky top! You.ll always be home sweet home to me!
...wishes she owned a convertible on days like today.
...burnt herself with nitric acid...
...made a 94 on her senior show... nicky made a 95... he's such a loser.


november


...owl city concert! AMAZING!
...is puppy/house sitting. toula, maddie, & claire are certainly a handful, but SO FUN!
...:: Let's go vols!
...is politely asking her ear and sinus infections to go away.
...has had the hiccups four times today!!! UGH!
...needs 2 roommates for next semester...
...'s fortune cookie said, "an admirer is concealing his affection for you." kinda ready for him to stop concealing
     it... ;)
...tennesse... <3
...still needs two roommates...
...wishes chapel didn't completely suck today...
...is goin home. <3
...is home and sitting in front of the fire place warming her toes. <3
...OH ROCKY TOP, YOU'LL ALWAYS BE HOME SWEET HOME TO ME!!! GOOD OLE ROCKY TOP!!! WOO!!! ROCKY
     TOP TENNESSEE!!! GO VOLS!!!
...used a $36, 200mL tube of paint in about 30 minutes.
...G-O V-O-L-S!!!
...is keeping April Long in her prayers.


december (so far)


...is enjoying the rain and billie holiday in her ears.
...needs to remember to breathe.
...dallas...
...is not ready for these two weeks.
...is trying to make this right. trying to make it better.
...3 dresses in two days... why am i not on project runway...?
...only has 2 finals. i <3 being an art major.
...has only one more final!!! AHHHH!!!! study! study! study!
...is DONE!
...is starting the first round of immunizations for africa today with an hour's worth of shots! :(
...knows that just because everything's changing doesn't mean it's never been this way before...
...is still looking for 1 female roommate... 250/month (includes utilities)... 7 minutes from campus... pool...
     24/7 gym... wireless internet... let me know if you or someone you know needs a room!!! :)
...passed all three of her art content knowledge praxis 2 tests!!! AHHHHH!!!! best day before my birthday gift
     EVER! unfortunately this does not change the fact that she is still looking for 1 female roommate...
     250/month (includes utilities)... 7 minutes from campus... pool... 24/7 gym... wireless internet... let me
     know if you or someone you know needs a room!!! :)
...knows just because every thing's changing doesn't mean it's never been this way before... <3 WNG
...is so thankful for all the birthday wishes! <3



wishing you all a very merry christmas and a happy 2010!










Friday, December 18, 2009

best day before my birthday present ever!!!

i got my praxis 2 art content scores today...

I PASSED!!!

channeling blaire...

please excuse:
1. the gross goggle image montage... i am merely using it as an example.
2. the bathroom photo... it was the only mirror i could find.

last night we had our senior dinner- it was black tie- so i channeled blair waldorf (from the best. show. ever.   gossip girl), and wore an actual bow-tie in my hair.  black tie... check.


Wednesday, December 09, 2009

since thanksgiving i have...

...made four dresses...









... had a very foggy day...



... been to dallas...




... and discovered a new yummy grilled cheese. provolone, cheddar, and american.