Raptor + Unicorn = Raptorcorn (the two coolest creates to ever roam the earth!)
While Raptors are vicious, masculine, badass and kinda cute,
Unicorns are quite the opposite, being graceful, feminine, magical creatures. This is me...the best of both worlds all wrapped up in one!
What once started as a personal journal is now a log of all life's adventures. Take a look back to see what once was and look below to see what is now.
Sit back, crack a beer and enjoy the journey...
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Daria recently learned to text and this is how our first conversations have gone:
The texts started on Dec. 2 2011
Daria:I mis you
Me:I miss you too! This is so great you are texting :-)
Daria:Is that crazy that im texting
Me:Are you having help?
Daria:I dont need hap
Me:Nice. This is so great! How was school today?
Daria:i didin feei good soo i stad home
Me:Oh no, I'm sorry. Are you feeling better now?
Daria:i em stil cofing
Me:What was that suppose to say?
Daria:ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
Me:Haha, you are funny
Me:This is cool, I just can't get over it!
Daria:you are funy too
Me:what are you going to do tonight?
Daria:if i am feelyn betr we will go rolr skating
Daria:this is mi frst time goeen rolr skating
Me:That will be exciting! Let me know how it goes
Then a couple hours later...
Me:Hey Daria. Are you going to skate?
Daria: no, my uthr dad will not be home in time too watch oliviu
Me:That sucks. We should skate sometime. It is totally fun
Me:I tried out your surfboard yesterday and I think you will totally like it. I'm excited to surf with you again
Me:I told papa you can text so he is going to text you :-)
Daria:I cant wait too srf too
Daria:I wish i wus srfing rit naw
Me:Me too! I am watching a competition on my computer right now...they are cool to watch
Daria: tha mus be dooeen krasy hcriks
Me: Totally crazy! I will show you next time you are here.
A few hours later...
Me:How are you? I'm out with Kyle tonight. He says hi.
Daria: hi kil and i em having date nit with mom
The next day...
Me: Good morning my beautiful girl. I am headed out to surf, I will talk to you later :-)
Daria: Good mrning too i am watching tv and playing my ds i hav a prty toonit i mis you xoxoxoxoxoxoxo
Me: How was your party last night?
Daria: it was vere fun i got too be on stage and saw santa clas but it reely wasnt the reel santa clas close but it wus not rei
Me: That is funny. How did you know he wasn't the real one?
Daria: i no this is not asring yr crestn but i em in bed rite naw ching too gowe too sleep i luv you gnit i hope that you hav a good nite slyp xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxox
Me:Sleep well, I love you.
A couple other funny things she has said are:
i em dooing a pusi (I am going a puzzle)
i luve you hune (I love you honey)
i em goig too kol you soon my litle sistr sed hi
And below are a couple pictures of her and her surfboard. The first one she is waxing it. She had to do the whole thing on her own and wouldn't let me help.
As I've settled into living on Kauai I have not been traveling all that much, but been enjoying little adventures along the way. Here is what I have been up to!
Lei making for Lana's birthday.
Lots of reading on the beach!
David came to visit and while we didn't get huge surf we caught some fun waves.
My new place! It's so cute! Perfect Lanai for working.
The view from my workstation.
My new place also has bees that I am learning about. Hopefully I can figure out how to harvest my own honey.
Ukulele lessons. So much fun with friends!
My new toy! She needs a little work and love, but we are going to have so much fun this summer!
Some of the destruction from the north shore flooding.
Helping friends with the new trampoline.
Waves! I love when someone gets to take pictures so I can see what I need to work on (everything!).
Finally took a trip to see Oahu! It was fun, but made me appreciate where I live.
Another weekend, another yurt! The Mill Hollow Yurt is also located in the Uinta Mountains, but it is not as secluded as the Castle Peak Yurt. When you pull up to the yurt, it is surrounded by other buildings not used in the winter. This is a big change from Castle Peak because you don't get the feeling you are in the middle up nowhere. The inside of the Mill Hollow yurt was much newer and nicer though. The yurt was bigger around and the beds were smaller so there was much more room for lounging and eating. They also had a couple big picnic tables in the center so there was a lot of eating area. We also had a lot more people on this yurt trip. We had Toni and Misti, Alex and Ceci, Mary and Vin and I brought Hayden. Bringing Hayden ended up not being the best idea. I'll get to this later.
We met in Kamas on Saturday morning at a local restaurant called Yolk and I was thoroughly unimpressed. They took forever to get our food out, when they brought it out, th…