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Sunday, November 30, 2003
Well, my dad says I still LOOK sick, but I checked my tempurature and it is only 98.4 degrees. Although, my regular tempurature is only like 97.5 instead of the usual 98.6 that's supossed to be the normal tempurature. BUt, my throat still really hurts. Even so, I am convinced to not be sick for at least ONE day of my long weekend, not uncluding Sunday. Cuz, my mom said if I was all better, then she could prolly take me shopping! And nothing else will make me feel better! I am soo sick of staying home, lying down, and watching TV, that one more day just might drive me INSANE!!!!!!!
Charity | 12:21 am
Saturday, November 29, 2003
Ugh! I am STILL sick! It is soo not fair! I have been sick since Wednesday afternoon. It is NOT fun! And I hadn't checked my e-mail since Tuesday morning and I had 58 emails! Well, Anna sent 8 of the same e-mail! So, technically it was only 50 different ones, but that's ok. We are getting ready to watch "Mary Poppins". I haven't seen that movie in soo long! By now I am soo sick of DVD's Videos and TV, it is not even funny! UGH! But, I end up watching them anyways! Well, I better go watch one more DVD to rot my brain somemore! Oh joy! :)
Charity | 10:40 am
Tuesday, November 25, 2003
Yesterday during Study Hall I asked my teacher if I could clean out my locker beacause I never have time before or after school. So, she said,"Is it realll THAT messy?" and I was like,"Yes, believe me, it is!" So she let me go saying I had FIVE MINUTES!!!! I was like NO WAY can I clean that fast! See, I have these two bottom lockers that I have to practically sit on the floor to get into! So, I found an empty locker that no one was usuing at the top and moved my stuff to that! Now I have a little heart shaped mirror and schol pic of people up there! It is sooo neat! But, I give it 2 days to get messed up again!
Charity | 11:01 pm
Well, my brothers have another game tonight. We are doing the concession stand so we have to be there at 5:15 pm and the game doesn't even start till 6:00 pm! I doubt it will talk THAT long to set up! Anyways, I hear the cheerleadeerss are going to wear their uniforms to school from now on on all game days! Oh joy! That will just make my day wonderful! UUUGGGHHH!!!!!! Sorry, but if you came to my school and knew the cheerleadeers in MY grade, you would have the same reaction!!!
Charity | 10:56 pm
Sunday, November 23, 2003
Oh, and I forgot to post my horrible Thursday evening! My brothers had a basketball game and the JV score was 18-70!!!!!!!!(we were home) IT WAS HORRIBLE!!!!! And what made me realllyyy mad was that the cheerleadeers, all from the 7th and 8th grade(except one 9th grader who is the only nice on out there!) were being sooo annoying!!!!! After the FIRST quarter, they were behind and they were all like,"Here's another lost game," and,"Our team stinks(well actually they said something else, but I don't use that word! :)) And There I was screaming my lungs out!!!! One of them was like,"You should soo be a cheerleadeer!" And I was just like,"I soo should not!" Actually, I have a confession. Last year, I tried out, and made it. But, over the summer I came to my senses and called the coach and told her I wasn't going to do it. So now, all the cheerleadeers think I'm a quitter, and I'm like,"No, I just don't want the popularity and attention you guys are only in it for!" I go to the games to cheer for and support my brothers and my team, not to wear a short skirt and try to get attention.
Charity | 11:25 am
OH! Benjamin won his VERY FIRST basketball game today!!!!!!!
Charity | 11:16 am
Sorry about earlier. I was very upset about the Odyssey this morning. At dinner, I forget exactly what it was, but something was apparently really funny and me, Maria, Tamara, and Benjamin started laughing reallllyyy hard. So, my dad started laughing and we were all laughing so hard we could hardly breath. And so, dinner continued and then I said something(hey, I'm a blond, everything I say makes people laugh. Usually AT me! :)) and everyone started laughing soooo hard we started crying!!!! And then, My dad started making pig snorts and I started laughing so hard I snorted!!!! Then, EVERYONE was laughing sooo hard we were crying and could hardly breath at the same time!!!!!!!!!! IT WAS HALARIOUS!!!!!!! I guess you kinda had to be there, though. hehe
Charity | 11:15 am
HOW CAN THEY DO THIS????????????????????????????????????
Charity | 1:10 am
Charity | 1:09 am
NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!! THIS CANNOT BE HAPPENING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THEY CANNOT DO THIS!!!!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS SSSOOOOOO SAD!!!!!!!!! I THINK I AM GOING TO CRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Charity | 1:08 am
I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID, I AM STUPID I AM STUPID, I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOO STUPID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Charity | 1:06 am
OK, I was talking on the phone to Anna last night, well, actually I was talking to her. She was watching T.V. and she was pratcially glued to it! Once, I was asking her something and she started answering and then she goes,"OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!!! THEY ARE MAKING OUT!!!!!!!" I was like,"WHHHAAAATTT???" It was SOOO FUNNY!!!!!!! But, anyways, we talked for over an hour! Well, again, I talked to her! HEHEHEHAHAHOHO!!!!!!
Charity | 1:04 am
LISTEN TO THE NEWEST ODYSSEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM LISTENING TO IT RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU HAAAAVVVVVEEEEE TO LISTEN TO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT IS SOOOOOO EXCITING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IF YOU DON'T LISTEN TO IT YOU WILL HAVE ME AND ANNA TO ANSWER TO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Charity | 12:55 am
Saturday, November 22, 2003
I haven't blogged in forever!!!!! And I just read Anna's blog, and I need to WAYYYY catch up with her!!!! MWUHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!! EVIL LAUGH!!!!!!! Yes, I agree with Annd; we should have more April Fools. But, then they would be called March Fools or August Fools or November fools, and that would just not sound good! :) I am reallllyy hyper right now. Me and Grace talked on the phone for more than an hour! AND! After the first like half hour, JILL GOT ON AND HUNG UP ON ME!!!!! So, I called back and Jill answered and hung up on me AGAIN!!!!! I was like,"OK, this is getting to be soo not funny!" But, then we talked for another half hour. My dad asked me if I was glued to the phone, and I was like yulp pretty much!
Charity | 10:05 am
Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Me and Anna(if my English teacher read this, she'd have a fit! :)) were talking on IM last night and it was sooooo funnnnnnyyyyy and soooo funnn!!!!!!!!! It makes me really laugh out loud when I think about it! HEHEHAHAHOHO!!!!!!!!! MWUHHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(Anna, sniff!)
Charity | 7:52 am
Tuesday, November 18, 2003
I was talking to Anna on the phone today and suddenly her sister, Sarah, gets on and is laughing soooo hard and keeps saying,"I KNOW!!!!" and then laughing her head off!!! I was like,"Is this Anna???" and she kept saying that and laughing reallllyyyy hard! So, I started laughing and then Anna gets on and says(laughing really hard too),"That was Sarah!" And then Sarah got back on and did the same thing again! I was getting kinda scared then and I was like,"ummm...Anna?" And finally Anna gets back on and I said,"wow! You and Sarah kinda sound the same on the phone!" and then in the background Sarah yells/screams REALLLYYY loud!!!! And then Anna laughs her head off again and I was like "What's so funny?" and she is like,"Sarah...(laugh laugh laugh)..just said...(laugh laugh laugh) and I was just like "breath Anna!!!" and finally she got it out and said,"Sarah just said,'someone pooped and didn't flush. Was that you, Anna?" I was like,"and HOW old is your sister???" It was a very interesting conversation!!! LOL!
Charity | 11:43 am
Ok, I like just noticed this. When I post something, it says posted by Cherrychic!?!? I have no idea why though....anyways...:-D
Charity | 2:30 am
IF YOU HAVE NOT LISTENED TO THE NEWEST ODYSSEYS ON THEIR WEBSITE, YOU NEED TO RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!! SOMETHING REALLY BIG JUST HAPPENED!!!!!! GO TO www.whitsend.org RIGHT NOW!!!!!
Charity | 2:28 am
Ugh! I am sick! I woke up with a headache and my throat and stomache hurting. Fun, huh? Well, I am listening to an Odyssey right now. I better go.....throw up(j/k :))
Charity | 2:25 am
Friday, November 14, 2003
I just finished watching Clifford! Hehehahahoho!(Anna!) We are having Sergei(or however you spell his name) And Carrianne and his mom for dinner. It's really funny cuz his mom can't speak English(or at least VERRRYYY little of it!) And so Sergei will have to translate for us. But, he is really funny and fun to be with! And I will get to see Nadia!!! She is the cutest little thing! Well, Zoom is on and I can't STAND that show, so I HAVE to go up stairs NOW!!!!! :))))) LOL! ( that was for Anna too! :))
Charity | 9:32 am
I didn't wear my contacts and now I have a headache. Just thought I'd share that. Well, I have to go to piano lessons. UGH!
Charity | 8:18 am
Thursday, November 13, 2003
whoops! I didn't mean to post part of that twice! :~) hehehahahoho! LOL!(inside joke)
Charity | 8:23 am
I am sooo tired! I didn't get home last night till almost 11:00 pm! My brothers had a basketball game in I think...Noblesville. Of course, they had to forget their uniforms. So, we quickly got in the van and were about 3 minutes from home, when someone said,"Where's the uniform?"( we had Zachary's at home and my dad had Allen's cuz her left it at school.) So, we turned around and I quickly ran to the back door(with heeled shoes too!) which I had forgotten to lock, and ran inside and grabbed the uniform. I ran out the front(still not locking the back door) and got in the van. I tried to shut the van door, but, of course, it was stuck! My mom started laughing cuz it was getting so ridiculous. So, it is raining, and we are driving as fast as we can without breaking the law, and Tamara says,"After all this, they better win their game. We got there RIGHT before the game started. And the lost by 20 points. You think that's bad though? The varsity(they also play on it) lost by 40 points. So, yeah. Oh, and I heard the Pacers lost last night, too. That was definantly NOT a night to remember!
Charity | 8:18 am
Tuesday, November 11, 2003
Last night, after choir rehearsal, we were on our way home. See, we have this coulple in our church who are engaged. I told the people in the car(My mom, Allen, and Zachary) that me and my friends call them "Barbie and Ken". Allen was like"That's not very nice!" and my mom was like "Sure it is!" And then I told them that Mary said she sat behind them during evening church one time and the WHOLE time they were holding eachothers waist's and holing hands and stuff. Allen looks at e and says in this really sweet voice,"Charity, they're in loovveee!" It was halarious! I told him that line would go down in history for HIM speaking it! LOL!
Charity | 10:50 pm
Ok, I haven't blogged for a while. On Friday we had a Talent Night at church and I played "Chariots of Fire" and Me and Mary sang a song with Chloe Thompson(she's like 3). We were SUPOSSED to do it with GRACE HANSON!!!!! But, she was too chicken to go up there!!!!!!!!!! I am still mad at her(j/k:)) It was really funny though, and TWO people got me on video tape and someone else took a picture!!!!!!!!!! =:~) hehe that was fun! Okay, anyways, after the Talent Show Beth, Anna and Cathy spent the night. It was sooo much fun! We waxed our legs while we watched "Our Lips are Sealed" the absolutely stupidest movie ever!!!!!!!!! It was fun though. And the next morning we wathced "Finding Nemo". I watched that movie THREE times that day! By the third time, I was laughing my head off at every line! Movies can do that to you. My dad was giving me the strangest looks. So, yeah.
Charity | 8:43 am
Friday, November 07, 2003
This from school goes to church with Tiny Tim!!! I am sooo jelous!
Charity | 10:01 am
Anna, Beth and Cathy are coming tomorrow!! YEAH! I am soo excited! :) I haven't seen them in like...hmmm...three weeks! And then, it was at Northside and it wasn't for that long!
Charity | 10:00 am
Mmmmm...this chocolate pudding is sooo good!!!!! I am soo hungry! I am prolly gona spoil my dinner, but this is definantly worth it!
Charity | 9:58 am
Thursday, November 06, 2003
We went on an all school all day field trip. We went to the IRT theater to see "A Christman Carrol". It was really good! And scary too! LOL! I am telling you, the kid who played Tiny Tim was absolutely THE most adorable child you will ever see! Me, and my friend Becky, now have like this huge crush on him! (not really:)) So, after the play, there was a discussion time with the actors. So, I raised my hand and said,"Can I take Tiny Tim home with me?" (this was before he had come on the stage.) And the guy was like"You will have to ask his mother." And Becky said,"Can I give him a hug?" and he goes,"You'll have to ask him about that." So, he came out and me and Becky clapped really loud and we said,"Can we hug him now?" And the kid goes, "No!" really quiet! It was soo funny! And so when it was time to leave, we run up to the stage and say," Tiny Tim! Tiny Tim!" and he runs off the stage! LOL!!!!!!! It was soo funny! Then, there was this 13 year old kid who was in the play, and Becky leans over and says,"How old did he say he was?" and I said,"Thirteen" and she goes,"ooh! I wonder if he's single!" and I said," I saw him first!" so I dared her to ask him if he was. So, after the discussion thing, we go up to the stage(after we scared Tiny TIm off the stage!) and she yells,"Hey! Are you single?" It was halarious!!!!! So, yeah, i had a pretty fun day!
Charity | 9:51 am
Wednesday, November 05, 2003
The saddest, most tragic thing happened about 10 mins ago. :*( My beautiful cat, Tiger, is not with us anymore. Alas, my mother has run over her with our minivan. She died almost instantly. She was a good cat, for those of you who didn't know her. Wait, I think it was a him. hehe, I forgot! But, this is not a laughing matter. Let's all have a moment of silence............................... Maria is mourning in her room. She screamed y and cried her head off, maybe you heard it. (sorry j/k) And I was the one to pick up poor Tiger, and put him in his grave, a cardboard box from Aldi. I think they threw him away. It was sad though. There is on the driveway cuz he spat a bunch of it out when he died. I will miss my poor kitten. And he was a beautiful, fluffy cat. I wanted to call him blondy cuz he was a blond color, but Mara had the final say. Well, we started out with five and we now have two. :*( (cry) OK I'm done.
Charity | 9:20 am
Tuesday, November 04, 2003
I was talking on the phone to Grace and we were talking about how when we were little our dad's used to pull over and us on the side of the road. We were such misarable children! I remember one time when Maria and Zachary were fighting over a pillow(this was on one of those looonnngg trips...you know how those are) and my dad told them to stop. Of course, they kept at it so he pulled over and ed them. About 10 mins later, on the road, the started at it again. So, my dad pulls over and s them again! And as soon as Maria got in that van, she yanked that pillow away! Zachary, however, was smart enough this time to NOT grab it back! :)
Charity | 12:35 pm
Well, this was a pretty usual day. I went to school, did school, came home, did school. Yup, same as always. On the way home, after we had to go to the store and pick up my dad, I had to go to the bathroom like really bad! And we were like 30 mins from home and my dad was just like,"There are some trees, we can pull over and you can go," And I was just like,"NO, that's ok, dad. I think I can make it till we get home." I just felt like sharing that with you all.
Charity | 12:31 pm
Sunday, November 02, 2003
Everyone is long gone and the excitment is over. (Sigh) Well, I will see them tomorrow. I wish all my friends and I went to the same church! Okay, we had to go to this makeup party thing today and the MaryKay lady was just like, " To have perfect skin, you should wash your face with this wash stuff every morning and night, then you should put this cream stuff on every morning and every night, and you should put on a face mask at least twice a week. Oh! And if you have a blemish, you should put this stuff on at least three times a day and it will go away in two or three days! And each bottle is only $10-$12!" I was like, boy is my skin never gona be perfect!
Charity | 10:18 am
Ellen enjoys making fun of me when I can't type. Which is most of the time when she is watching me email or something. See! She is laughing right now! What good friends I have! YUM! We get chocochip pancakes for breakfast! Then, we have to clean our house, but at least we get to be together! Once, we went to the Rays and cleaned their WHOLE house JUST so we could spend the night! We ended up being so tired, we went right to sleep that night insted of talking! I think our parents knew we would do that or something, and that's why they let us stay. Oh, well, we do drastic things to spend time together!
Charity | 1:37 am
well, Mary Ray, Ellen Edwards, and Grace Hanson are here right now. We stayed up late messing around on the internet and then telling freaky stories. We did the thing where you go around in a circle and each tell a little bit of the story and we thought it would turn out dumb, but it was actually pretty freaky. We all slept on the futon cuz we were too freaked to move to the other couch!
Charity | 1:32 am