Wednesday, March 31, 2010

A New Day Goes Down in History


Today is a special day. You know why? I will tell you why:



Reason number 1: Today March 31st is the last day I ever have to get up at 4:30 in the morning for color guard! If you don't think this makes history, I'm proving you wrong. Have you ever woken up at 4:30 in the morning on a regular basis just to get a goose egg on your head? Probably not. Take it from experience. If you ever are faced with the obligation to have wake up at a vile hour to toss flags, you might want to revise your schedule. People will call you crazy. (Myself included. This is only because I have actually experienced what you must go through.)




Reason number 2: It is exactly one week before I go to Washington D.C.!!! Can you believe it! I sure can't. I remember opening that 12 days of Christmas box and seeing the flight information. It was THE BEST Christmas present ever. Yes, I just realized that that sentence was stupid, but it's true! :)




Reason number 3: It rained today! I can't tell you enough how much I love the rain! The smell, the feel of the raindrops, the sight of it falling as you are inside. Rain always makes me smile and allows me to realize that things can be washed away and new things can start. That's really what it feels like. I'm ending color guard and new places, people, and opportunities are awaiting me. A weird analogy, but it's true!




Sincerely, Sidney




Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Recap


Man, It's been awhile! Lots have happened! The first and very most important thing is that I am going to HAWAII!! I'm so excited. There wasn't even a hesitation with the parents. I'm one lucky girl. Also, I am 85 dollars into it. only 815 dollars to go!

The science project I was stressed about, ya, I got all 75 points. I got up with my partner, talked for about two seconds, showed him our page about what we found and then he gave us the points. My stress was totally wasted! That darn man. It's still the subject from the devil though! Another thing concerning science, Last night the fam and I were talking about schools and what needs to happen to improve. I brought up the subject about my wonderful science teacher. I told them how he doesn't teach. He just tell and expects us to fully understand. (He's wrong by the way). My parents asked me if I was reading my text book out of the classroom if I didn't understand. Obviously I said no. Who does that? So, now I have to read my textbook before I go complain. Being the good person I am, I'm up for the challenge. Wish me luck!

I am in Holocaust world right now! We are starting to read The Diary of Anne Frank ( fun fact: Did you know that her name is actually pronounced ah-nn-ah? It is true) so we are learning about it in English. We are also learning about the Holocaust in German. We are watching the movie Jakob the Liar. It's about a Jew named Jakob who lived in the Ghetto. It's interesting, but also sad. Obviously because it is set during the Holocaust. I also finished this book called The Book Thief. It is about a girl who lives during Nazi Germany. Her mother can't take care of her so Liesel (the main character) Goes and lives with foster parents who later on hide a Jew in their basement. I cried at the end. A cool thing about this book is that it is told in the point of view of death. I highly recommend it. Finally, I watched the movie The Boy in Striped Pajamas. This is one of THE saddest movies of all times. I cried and cried. It's about a little boy who befriends a jewish boy in a concentration camp. Everybody I have talked to said they cried during this movie. So, beware if you are planning on watching it!

On a happier note, ONLY THREE MORE WEEKS UNTIL D.C!!! Cannot wait!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Science project




I've decided that I really hate science! It's the absolute worst! I have this project due tomorrow. It's a really big assignment worth a lot of points. Let me tell you this little detail also; TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY OF THE TERM!! What?! In my opinion it's a little harsh to assign big assignments that could possibly keep you from that goal 4.0. I told my mom this and she just laughed. I didn't find it humorous at all. My teacher on the other hand is a complete idiot. (In his case this is a compliment, but I use it as an insult). This man made me cry because he was grading me really harsh. Not even kidding you. One of our projects failed and I I'm crossing my fingers that he sees it as a good thing and not a bad.... Stressful days of Jr. High.....Can't wait until college.


*note: If you use a sarcastic tone with the last sentence you may find it funny. Just sayin'
*Another Note: The picture above is of an evil scientist. Therefore, it proves my point that science is completely evil! haha


Sincerely, Sidney

Monday, March 15, 2010

Hawaii


So, I have this friend who is part hawaiian. She goes to Hawaii almost every single year, and knows it like the back of her hand. Anyway, She told me today that she was going to go to EFY in Hawaii in 2011. She's like, "Sid, I really want you to go!" I'm like ok!! So, I might be going to Hawaii for EFY. I'm so pumped! She told me that her uncle works for the airlines and so he can get us first class tickets for only $600 dollars. It's still expensive, but for Hawaii, it's totally worth it! She also told me that we could extend our stay for another week and live with her aunt! Sun, beach, friends, church, and Hawaii. Who would possibly turn that opportunity down? I definately can't! There is just one slight problem. My mother might not be so kind as to allow me to go. So, I have come up with a few reasons why I Sidney should go to Hawaii :

  1. It's for the church
  2. I would be earning the $600 dollars
  3. I'm the best daughter ever!
  4. It would be the worst desicion EVER to not let me go
  5. I would get a good tan
  6. IT'S HAWAII!!!!

Cross your fingers the parentals allow it.....

sincerely, Sidney

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Facebook

I've now decided I am officially a facebook addict. Some people, as in my family, would roll their eyes and tell me that I am stupid and that I am wasting my time. My opinion though, is that who cares? Not me that's who. It's my own little guilty pleasure. some people use Twilight as their guily pleaure. At these people I would roll my eyes at. Twilight really is a waste of your time. At least I spend my time in the real world gossiping about real things. Twilight is all fantasy and stupid. Anyway, If I actually make myself not go onto facebook, I have nothing to do with my life. (Being in Jr. High I don't get much homework..)Facebook rules!


P.S. Along with facebook I absolutely love Sundays! Sundays are always sunny and cheerful. You will never ever see me frown on this day.



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(Above is my favorite song ever to listen to on Sundays. It's called "Carribean Blue" by Enya. Enya brings me peace and joy every time I listen to her songs. Thanks Enya for being so amazing!)

Sincerely, Sidney

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Out of the Box


So, basically, I'm trying lots of new things! I recently started color guard. It's so weird and so different. I feel like a paper back book laying face down in a pool of water. I'm absorbing all the many new and interesting (Lots of interesting things with color guard. Gay boys just to name one.) things, but I am completely out of place. I can very bluntly say that I hate it! The flag is seriously 6 feet tall. I'm only 4'11" I have come accross problems with these two numbers. The flag landed on my head the other day, and now I have a very big and very painful bruise on my forehead. Not very fun. An upside of color guard, though, is that my coaches are two gay men. It brings much laughter to the early morning practices! One of them, We'll call him Bob, comented on my hair. He asked me if I had cut it, I said no, and he told me, "Well it looks cute anyway." Oh boy! Not the most normal thing to come out of a boy's mouth. All I can say is farewell color guard you will be missed. uh, maybe not.
Sincerly, Sidney