Wednesday, December 29, 2010

becoming an aussie part one: melbourne

Melbourne....pronounced : Mel-bin. So awesome. Sort of like the cool grungy parts of New York. So much style. Amazing buildings. Fabulous architecture. We stayed right smack in the middle of the city. You couldn't have picked a better place to see Melbourne.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010


Stumbled upon this a while ago...i found myself laughing at least 95% of the time. Im quite positive we can all relate to these...or perhaps it will take you back to the good ol days....

-I wish Google Maps had an "Avoid Ghetto" routing option.
-More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can tell my own story that's not only better, but also more directly involves me.
-Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.
-Have you ever been walking down the street and realized that you're going in the complete opposite direction of where you are supposed to be going? But instead of just turning a 180 and walking back in the direction from which you came, you have to first do something like check your watch or phone or make a grand arm gesture and mutter to yourself to ensure that no one in the surrounding area thinks you're crazy by randomly switching directions on the sidewalk.
-I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger.
-Is it just me, or are 80% of the people in the "people you may know" feature on Facebook people that I do know, but I deliberately choose not to be friends with?
-Do you remember when you were a kid, playing Nintendo and it wouldn't work? You take the cartridge out, blow in it and that would magically fix the problem. Every kid in America did that, but how did we all know how to fix the problem? There was no internet or message boards or FAQ's. We just figured it out. Today's kids are soft.
-There is a great need for sarcasm font.
-Sometimes, I'll watch a movie that I watched when I was younger and suddenly realize I had no idea what the heck was going on when I first saw it.
-I think everyone has a movie that they love so much, it actually becomes stressful to watch it with other people. I'll end up wasting 90 minutes shiftily glancing around to confirm that everyone's laughing at the right parts, then making sure I laugh just a little bit harder (and a millisecond earlier) to prove that I'm still the only one who really, really gets it.
- How the heck are you supposed to fold a fitted sheet?
-I would rather try to carry 10 plastic grocery bags in each hand than take 2 trips to bring my groceries in.
-I think part of a best friend's job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die.
-The only time I look forward to a red light is when I’m trying to finish a text.
- Was learning cursive really necessary?
- Lol has gone from meaning, "laugh out loud" to "I have nothing else to say".
- I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger.
- Answering the same letter three times or more in a row on a Scantron test is absolutely petrifying.
- Whenever someone says "I'm not book smart, but I'm street smart", all I hear is "I'm not real smart, but I'm imaginary smart".
- How many times is it appropriate to say "What?" before you just nod and smile because you still didn't hear what they said?
- Every time I have to spell a word over the phone using 'as in' examples, I will undoubtedly draw a blank and sound like a complete idiot. Today I had to spell my boss's last name to an attorney and said "Yes that's G as in...(10 second lapse)..ummm...Goonies"
-What would happen if I hired two private investigators to follow each other?
- While driving yesterday I saw a banana peel in the road and instinctively swerved to avoid it...thanks Mario Kart.
- MapQuest really needs to start their directions on #5. Pretty sure I know how to get out of my neighborhood..
- Obituaries would be a lot more interesting if they told you how the person died.

- Shirts get dirty. Underwear gets dirty. Pants? Pants never get dirty, and you can wear them forever.
- I can't remember the last time I wasn't at least kind of tired.
- Bad decisions make good stories
- Whenever I'm Facebook stalking someone and I find out that their profile is public I feel like a kid on Christmas morning who just got the Red Ryder BB gun that I always wanted. 546 pictures? Don't mind if I do!
- Is it just me or do high school girls get sluttier & sluttier every year?
- If Carmen San Diego and Waldo ever got together, their offspring would probably just be completely invisible.
- Why is it that during an ice-breaker, when the whole room has to go around and say their name and where they are from, I get so incredibly nervous? Like I know my name, I know where I'm from, this shouldn't be a problem....
- You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you've made up your mind that you just aren't doing anything productive for the rest of the day.
- Can we all just agree to ignore whatever comes after DVDs? I don't want to have to restart my collection.
- There's no worse feeling than that millisecond you're sure you are going to die after leaning your chair back a little too far.
- I'm always slightly terrified when I exit out of Word and it asks me if I want to save any changes to my ten page research paper that I swear I did not make any changes to.
- "Do not machine wash or tumble dry" means I will never wash this ever.
- I hate being the one with the remote in a room full of people watching TV. There's so much pressure. 'I love this show, but will they judge me if I keep it on? I bet everyone is wishing we weren't watching this. It's only a matter of time before they all get up and leave the room. Will we still be friends after this?'
- I hate when I just miss a call by the last ring (Hello? Hello? ), but when I immediately call back, it rings nine times and goes to voicemail. What'd you do after I didn't answer? Drop the phone and run away?
- I hate leaving my house confident and looking good and then not seeing anyone of importance the entire day. What a waste..
- When I meet a new girl, I'm terrified of mentioning something she hasn't already told me but that I have learned from some light internet stalking.
- I like all of the music in my iTunes, except when it's on shuffle, then I like about one in every fifteen songs in my iTunes.
- Why is a school zone 20 mph? That seems like the optimal cruising speed for pedophiles...
- As a driver I hate pedestrians, and as a pedestrian I hate drivers, but no matter what the mode of transportation, I always hate cyclists.
- Sometimes I'll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is.
- It should probably be called Unplanned Parenthood.
- I keep some people's phone numbers in my phone just so I know not to answer when they call.
- Even if I knew your social security number, I wouldn't know what do to with it.
- I wonder if cops ever get ticked off at the fact that everyone they drive behind obeys the speed limit.
- I think the freezer deserves a light as well.
- The other night I ordered takeout, and when I looked in the bag, saw they had included four sets of plastic silverware. In other words, someone at the restaurant packed my order, took a second to think about it, and then estimated that there must be at least four people eating to require such a large amount of food. Too bad I was eating by myself. There's nothing like being made to feel fat before dinner.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

to think about....

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
-Mark Twain

Saturday, December 4, 2010

fest fest fest

the lovely classic coca-cola tree
little miss berkley and i
shay and i
earlier friday enjoying rudolph

yesterday i went with my sister shay, her babes, and my dad to the festival of trees. i like to make it a tradition of going. not to mention i love that kind of stuff. so many beautiful trees. everything from your traditional holiday to toy story, harley davidson, boy scouts, girlie pinks, twilight.... everything. you name it. my personal favorites would have to be the two animal print/african looking ones. in love. if you have ever been you know they also have these delicious apple slices with carmel, definite must. after that lovely walk about in the trees, and festivities of sorts, we dined at TGIFridays. what a perfect saturday night. ohhhhhhh how i love this time of year. for some reason this year i am really in the christmas spirit. always wanting to be surrounded by christmas everything! the music, lights, shopping, the smell of pine, gifts, surprises, decorations, christmas in a cup, my favorite all time christmas classics: rudolph, frosty, santa clause is coming to town, grinch, charlie brown etc. we havent gotten our tree yet.. kyle is in LA mixing his album! hooray! so close! i am thrilled. when he comes back we will get our tree, im so excited to have my very own tree! and cant wait for my house to have the divine aroma of pine. theres nothing better than that. i think thatll be the icing on the cake for me. so let the festivites of christmas begin!

back in business

im baaaaack. that being said...i have had some serious issues transferring photos from my camera onto our computer. so, unfortunately i wont be sharing my australia experiences with you quite yet. heartbreaking i know. buuuuut.... its been so great to be back. i came home to a fabulous holiday...thanksgiving. got to spend loads of time with family. and most important kyle. we got to go to a jazz game this past week (thanks to kyles dad jeff) so much fun! we had amazing seats. yummy food. and a good win!

Thursday, November 11, 2010


yes my dearest friends... you read right. i will soon be venturing the land of the aussies. i head out tomorrow, for a few weeks. in fact i should be packing right now, but i couldn't help but take a small break and update you on this exciting adventure! words cannot even express my excitement. i don't even know if i have seen a real kangaroo or koala bear in the flesh! i am looking forward to taking a break from "reality" and just be enjoying this beautiful place that is so very new and foreign to me. no cell phone. just email. i will have you know i expect to come back with an australian accent. not sure how my status looks as far as access to a computer but hopefully pictures I have taken to come soon! how did something this good happen to me?maybe i can bring home a kanga!

i just had to post a picture of my cutie of a husband......i sure do miss him. us. and cant wait until i see that face of his again! he's been out on a west coast tour. having quite the adventures. sadly i wont see him until i arrive home from MY adventures and don't accent! soon!

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Desert Noises

Its that time again. My beloved other half is heading out. This time with our good friends PARLOR HAWK. They will be having a tour kick off show here in Provo, Utah @ Muse Music. Nov. 3. Come one come all!
You can get the deets here

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

whip my hair back and forth

first peep this vid of little willow smith. daughter of will and jada smith..
then get back to me..

ummmm okay....lets talk about this. how fly IS she?! homegirl is only NINE. love everything about this video. the hair. the colors. the moves. love love.
my dear friends, if this is not one of the steeziest things you have ever seen, i dont know what is.

Friday, September 17, 2010

em tee cee

Lots of things. Where to start.
Wednesday was a bitter sweet day for us.
Our best friend and brother went into the MTC.
And will now be known as Elder Henderson.
Toronto, Canada my friends. The clean New York.
Lots of tears were shed from my eyes.
Departing from people i love is definitely not my forte.
My new favorite thing is
Send it before noon= printed off and stuffed in his mailbox. Same day!
His presence is greatly missed. Its quite the change to walk into
the Henderson household and not be greeted by Trevor singing and playing away on the piano.
We are so happy for him. Its not a goodbye, its a see ya later.

Monday, September 13, 2010

today i..

have an appointment.
we all know how much i loathe this place.
if only going to the dentist looked this fun.
wish me luck?

Sunday, September 5, 2010

....this guy

is out touring...adventuring....

so ive been hanging out with these lovely people...

sleepovers at moms. movies. popcorn parties. wii seshing. dinner dates. swiss days..
loving every minute.

Monday, August 23, 2010

i can see the pines are dancing....

completely obsessing over AA Bondy these days.
album: when the devils loose.
so divine.

Saturday, August 21, 2010


hope you are in L.O.V.E with them as much as i.