This is the personal blog of a married LDS (Mormon) woman. I am 31 years old and will be keeping this blog up to date with my crafting hobbies, day-to-day experiences, my religion, friends, and family.
Letter X: Xanadu
This movie/musical was the cheesiest thing I ever saw growing up, and I loved it. Some movies are so bad they are almost good--and this about qualified. So enjoy a song from it.
So my birthday was a bit of a four day thing, mostly due to my work schedule and the changes I've experienced. I'm going to go a few weeks back and then move on up to current events. A couple weeks ago, my ward had a talent show, and it was loud, but fun. I chose to sing in it. There were multiple awesome acts, lots of guitar, some dancing, and some rap (eugh). Two girls did their interpretation of the life of a raindrop, another girl broke an apple in half with her forehead (no really), and then there were the prizes themselves. First place was a disapproving stuffed bulldog. Second place was a ceramic golfer statue, and man was it creepy. Third place received a small trophy for baseball. I could tell they went to DI for their prizes, lol.
So, I won! I sang "Til There Was You" from the Music Man, and my pianist was really good. We only needed a little bit of practice to get used to each other's timing, as we'd both performed the song before. I still have all A…
I think it goes without saying that the Harry Potter books (and films) are amazing, so when J.K. Rowling put up her website Pottermore, I eagerly jumped on the bandwagon.
The picture above is my wand that Rosslyn fashioned for me to the specifications of the wand Ollivander's gave. My wand is Larch wood, 10 inches, Slightly Springy with a Unicorn hair core. And, because you are all dying to know, I am a Gryffindor. If you wish to find me on Pottermore, my username is MirrorCloak19399. Due to this, my friends and I are contemplating a group costume as our Pottersonas, but American wizards. Ms. Rowling mentioned that the American school was called the Salem Institute, so we're speculating how such a place would be run, and what the fashions would be. Any wizard who had gone to America would most likely be more up with the times (only a century behind instead of several, for instance), and would not ignore the idea that a good gun would be apropos in a battle. Pure speculation of co…