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Friday, February 29, 2008

100 days!

until camp!!!

And then I can see these wonderful people!!!

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Grandpa

Happy birthday Grandpa!!! I wish I could be with you to celebrate, but alas alas I cannot! :( I miss you soo much! Thank you so much for being such a wonderful example to me. And for always encouraging me with Scripture and little 'e-notes.' They mean a lot to me.



Happy Birthday Grandpa!!! I love you tons!!!

Friday, February 22, 2008

Busy as a beaver

and sick as a dog! What weird expressions! Why is it the dog that is always sick?... :) Actually, I'm not that sick, I'm getting better. I thought that I'd tell you why I won't be here the rest of the weekend. I am still alive. I think.


The reason I'm busy? Piranesi!!!!! You see, there was an artist in the 18th century named Giovanni Battista Piranesi. He got sick (maybe that's where I got the idea) and had really scary dreams on account of his high fever. What were in these dreams? Prisons. Or Carceri d'invenzione if you prefer. We have to take one of his etchings and expand it using our imagination. Eeek! Look to the left to see which one I am in the midst of doing. Well, after we sketch it out in graphite and making sure everything is in perfect proportion, we use pen and ink over it. And are NOT allowed to spill the ink. If we do, we somehow have to incorporate it into our design. One of the teachers said the inking should only take 10 hours. That's a laugh!!! A couple hours on a beam. By the way, inking is supposed to be done on Monday. Yeah, I hope I make it through this weekend...

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Who needs a title?

Sorry I haven't been here lately again. And I'm sorry for the webdings font on the last post! In Mozilla, it looks perfectly fine, but not so much in IExplorer. :) Let's see what has been going on lately? Homewor homework homework. I have a five page research paper due tomorrow at 11. We have a Piranesi assignment where we have to add onto his etching using our imagination. We have two weeks to complete it and it will be in pen and ink. Today in design, we made valentine's cards. Yup, that's right, valentines. We had to make it 3D, but it was really fun. Speaking of which, Happy Valentine's Day everyone!! In case you didn't read it last year, click here to read about why we celebrate this holiday. Remember to thank your true valentine today. For His eternal love for us.

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Should I stumble or soar?

So it's been more than a week since I posted, and since I don't want to become like some people and never post, I thought I'd let you know that I'm still alive. Well, I don't know how alive I am actually. I just got a bad grade in design. I was trying to convince myself that grades aren't that important. Not working too well. So after class, I came back to my room, turned on K-love and opened my Bible for some help. This is what I turned to (Isaiah 40:29-31):

"He gives strength to the weary, and increases the power to the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."

That is exactly what I needed! Funny how God does that, isn't it? So I guess the choice is up to me. Should I depend on myself or
put my hope in God? Should I stumble or should I soar?