Good Grief Blog

C is for Cookie!

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Today Reece and I made some delicious chocolate, peanut butter chip cookies! 
Reece's 'R' cookie

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Farewell Cedar City

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Well, this is my last day in Cedar City, and let me tell you, it has been eventful! I started the day by playing Words With Friends with Talisha Wilson. We have played four games and I still haven't won once! Then I had to vacuume my apartment so I could check out, but we didn't have a car. So, we proceeded to walk down the street with a vacuume in hand. Awesome I tell you, just awesome. People gave us the weirdest looks, as if they have never seen anyone carry a vacuume down the road.... Then I got all checked out of my apartment (It's official, I don't live in Windsor Court Number 3 anymore)! And now we are just waiting for 7:00 to roll around so that we can go to Noises Off tonight!! Well Cedar, it's been real. And it has been fun. It's been real fun! See you next year! So long, farewell, to you my friends. Goodbye for now, until we meet again. I said, so long, farewell, to you my friends. Goodbye, for now until we meet again!

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family.

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this is my family. we're pretty darn good looking, if I do say so myself.

Photo by: Debby Leavitt Photography


if you would like to see more pictures of my cute family, look on my Facebook page (there is a whole album dedicated to us)

I love my family. Words cannot describe how fantastic they are. We always have so much fun when we're together. They are the reason I am the person I am today. I love how my Dad is always singing (even if he makes up his own words) and how he is always willing to help. I love how my Mom is always there for me. I love how strong Addie is, and how she always laughs at my jokes. I love how Scott is okay with a fist bump instead of a hug. I love how Shaye lets me tag along (now at least) and how we can joke around. I love how Parley still loves me even though I ask him about his love life (I also love that we're going to be going to the same school and we're gonna be good pals soon!). I love how Clancy never gives up and fights till the end, even though he is spoiled rotten, I still love him. I love my family.

go team.

oh, also. check out my sister's sweet singing skills. youtube. KLeavitt052263. look it up. Four Folk Songs for Soprano, Viola, and Piano II. Early One Morning is my favorite.

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what happened to fall??

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Dear Cedar City,
I would just like to inform you of my very favorite season. The one you happened to skip this year. It's called Fall, or sometimes it is called Autumn. Either way you skipped it with this lovely snowfall you just presented to us this morning. That is not okay. I really like Fall. like REALLY like Fall. I don't know that we can be friends anymore. Especially because you just up and snowed. Not cool. I didn't even bring a warm jacket. All I have is a hoodie. And now I'm going to freeze because my work pants aren't even warm either and I only have short sleeve shirts. I think I would like to go back to my homeland of Bunkerville where it's still only 60 degrees.
Love,
A very cold Bunkerville girl.

P.S. in case you were wondering, Fall sometimes looks like this:





or sometimes this:





it should never look like this:

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missionaries. marriage. and college.

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It seems like everywhere around me there are missionaries. My Grandma and Grandpa Leavitt just left for the MTC today, Jordan [Leavitt] and Austin [Cook] both had their "last talk" today, Ben [Rebman] is already at the MTC, Tanner [Tichenor] has his "last talk" in a month, Jaron [Hughes] has his in two months, Michael [Leavitt] is almost done putting his papers in.  My brother, Parley, came home from his mission two months ago, Sawyer [Goff] just got home this week.  Missionaries. Missionaries. Missionaries.





Marriage. Oh, boy.  This has been a strange experience the last few months, I guess I just realized that I am growing up, my friends are going on missions, going to college, GETTING MARRIED!  My friend Cora [Houston, now Wilstead] just got married this last weekend. I was so excited for her! We really bonded in first period Child Development.  My other friend, Jessica [Sullivan, soon to be Baron] is getting married NEXT MONTH! We really bonded at Camp Ruth. (it changes lives... literally)
This is all so strange, but all so exciting at the same time!



College kids, there's a lot of them out there. But I feel like I know the coolest of the coolest.
I have friends all over.... the state of Utah... Okay, so I have some friends in Idaho and New York too!
My best friends all go to different schools. Rachel [Morris] goes to the University of Utah, Annie [Biasi] goes to Dixie, and Nikki [Hafen] goes to SUU.
Parley and Daniel [Gleave] go to BYU-I. Karli [Montague] goes to NYU. Carmina [Erickson] goes to Snow College. Lindsey [Sumpter] goes to Utah State. Katie [Smith] goes to University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
(If I didn't put you down, don't feel bad, I didn't forget you... well, maybe I did, but I don't mean anything by that. Or possibly, I just don't remember where you go to college.)


 

My friends are so spread out! It kind of makes me a little sad. But days like today, when we all come back home make me way happy!


I love you guys, and I don't know where I would be without great friends like you all!

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