Monday, October 31, 2005

We had a great weekend...on Saturday morning when James got back from the hospital, we went out to a vinyard west of St. Louis called Marcelle Vinyard. It's really nice up's up on top of a hill that overlooks some pretty trees (which are now orange and red and yellow =) It was great because St. Louis is not a pretty place at all, so we like to get out of it as often as we can. About 12 of our friends went with us, and we pushed a bunch of tables and chairs into a long line and then just sat around talking and playing cards and trying the wine. James and I both thought that the wine was pretty terrible, but it was still lots of fun to spend time with everyone. The medical students are all doing their clinical rotations right now, so we don't get to see them (somebody is always on call) and we try to take as much time together as we can.

After we got home on Saturday, we watched one of the best movies EVER...The Karate Kid!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you haven't seen that movie in awhile (I hadn't seen it in like 18 years) you have to watch it again! I had forgotten that Elizabeth Shue played Allie, the girl in the movie. It's SO funny...just go watch it!

Sunday was nice, too. The sermon was really good - the assistant pastor Greg Johnson preached on "The Poor" and it was really challenging to think about my own attitude toward that segment of the world. We got our picture taken for the church directory (our first married picture for the church made us feel like a FAMILY =) Then after church we had lunch and made a quick trip to Walmart. (I'm SO Southern...)

When we got home, we watched a little bit of the Matrix Reloaded...the fight scenes are awesome, and maybe we'll watch the rest of it this afternoon!

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Have you ever noticed

...that superheroes never kill anyone? Why are bad guys so scared of them?

...that movies from Blockbuster are alway scratched, but they don't mess up until you get to the best part - and then they FREEZE?

...that you always have more work to do over school breaks than any other time of year?

...that an hour of class lasts forever but an hour of xbox isn't even enough time to save a checkpoint?

Just a few thoughts from my day.

Also, I've decided to try to get a real Christmas tree this year if I can afford one. I think it'll be fun, and it will make our apartment feel more like a home and less like an apartment. Since we have to leave for Georgia around the 17th, I'll probably have to get rid of the tree before Christmas, but that's okay!!! It'll help me keep my energy up during exams. Also, I've already wrapped like 9 Christmas presents...I LOVE to wrap presents! It's so much fun to have them around, and they make me smile when I see them!! So what if it's not even Halloween...I've got a case of Christmasitis today!

Monday, October 24, 2005

So speaking of ninjas, did you ever see that website Over the years, it's provided hours of fun and entertainment for drunk fraternity boys, and it was a favorite at UVA. Well, today while I was sitting at the kitchen table finishing my homework, I kept hearing these chuckles from James, who was sitting at his computer at the desk in the living room. He was writing a patient history or a note or something for the cardiology ward, but I knew that wouldn't inspire humor, so I decided to check it out. Turns out, he's watching "ninja videos" from the kids who created AWESOME. You gotta check it out. It's super hurricane ninja sweet.

Well, it was a loooooong weekend. I was supposed to be on fall break this past weekend - no class Thursday or Friday. Normally, I go home (parents' house) for fall break, but now that I'm married, somebody has to make sure the laundry gets done and the food gets cooked, so I spent my break in fabulous St. Louis getting LOTS of work done.

Sometimes I think that there is NOTHING good about St. Louis, but today I discovered it's one redeeming quality. There are no roaches here. Why, you might ask? Well, I'll tell you why...there are no roaches because it's so cold that YOU FREEZE YOUR BEHIND OFF, that's why. I now feel much more justified in my dislike of Nelly's hometown. Even the roaches don't like it here. I rest my case.

Monday, October 17, 2005

Hello, everyone!
This is my first post on my first blog, so I'm not sure exactly what to write! Here's a cool quiz that Meghan sent to me, so everybody take it and leave me your answers to read!!

What would you do if:
1. I died?
2. I yelled at you?
3. I lived next door to you?
4. I started smoking?
5. I stole something?
6. I was hospitalized?
7. I ran away from home?
8. I got into a fight and you weren't there?

What do you think about my:
9. Personality?
10. Eyes?
11. Hair?
12. Family?

Would you:
13. Be my friend?
14. Keep a secret if I told you one?
15. Hold my hand?
16. Take a bullet for me?
17. Keep in touch?
18. Try and solve my problems?
19. Love me?
20. Hate me?

Have you ever:

21. Lied to make me feel better?
22. Wanted to be my best friend?
23. Wanted to kill me?
24. Broken my heart?
25. Kept something important from me?
26. Thought I was unbearably annoying?


27. Who are you?
28. Are we friends?
30. Describe me in one word:
31. What was your first impression?
32. Do you still think that way about me now?
33. What reminds you of me?
34. If you could give me anything what would it be?
35. How well do you know me?
36. When's the last time you saw me?
37. Ever wanted to tell me something but couldn't?
38. Are you gonna put this on yours to see what I say about you?