Thursday, December 27, 2007

100 Cupboards

100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson
Additional links: Interview with author and his first published book, Leepike Ridge review.

Henry York is traveling to Henry, Kansas to stay with his aunt, uncle, and four girl cousins because his parents were recently kidnapped. While he is with his relatives he finds (in his own bedroom) hidden cupboards all over the walls. What he discovers with one of his younger cousins in, through, and about these cupboards is extremely mysterious and possibly dangerous. The right decisions need to be made, but Henry is not sure if he is up to it.

100 Cupboards is N.D.Wilson’s first installment in his new fantasy trilogy. He brings to life many new and different characters and this added to my enjoyment of his book. When you read as much as I do you can see similarities in characters from completely different books. I appreciated the uniqueness of Wilson’s characters and enjoyed their adventures. One thing that stood out and was impressive was how I was able to connect, and sometimes even feel like, I was participating in this story.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2007


Hi all my friends! I have missed my online community SO much! Today I finished my last finals and I am now completely stress free, I can sleep for a normal amount of time, I can spend time with the people I have neglected, I can read Cybils all day long, I can blog and I can get ready for the Snow Ball my school is having tomorrow! Well, LOTS has happened.

1. I had my opening night and closing night for 'Emma'. It was an amazing experience and I had so much fun. In the past I have had smaller stage roles and more backstage jobs. This time it was all stage! I experienced the feeling of 'being a completely different person'. I think I'm slightly like Harriet Smith, but for some things, I had to get out of my bubble and just do what Harriet would do, not Traci. Another fun part was how much I made the audience laugh. (I didn't think I was that funny) After the performances many people came up to me and said how they loved my facial expressions. (facial expressions?) I really need to see the video of this play, because I'm thinking that I did some things I wasn't aware of. At first I wasn't sure how to take these "facial expressions" comments, but a cherished friend told me that it was a very good thing and I thank her for that!

Emma (cast 1) and our wonderful piano player

Emma (cast 1) and Jane Austen

Me after my last performance

Jane Fairfax (cast 2) and Mrs. Weston

Mr. Elton and Mrs. Elton

Cast 1 from left to right, Harriet(me), Jane Fairfax, Mr. Churchill, Emma, Mr. Elton, Mr. Knightly, Mr. Woodhouse, and Jane Austen.

Cast 1 from left back row, to left front row, Ball Guest, Butler, Ball Guest, Maid, Harriet, Jane Fairfax, Mr. Churchill, Emma, Mr. Elton, Mr. Knightley, Jane Austen, Mrs. Weston, Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Elton, Miss Bates, Maid

Mr. Churchill, Mr. Woodhouse, Harriet, and Maid

Mr. Martin and Harriet

Ben our curtain and scrim guy and his brother Mr. Weston

Miss Bates and Mrs. Bates

Mr. Knightly, Butler, Mr. Churchill

Dancing for the fun of it between performances

Jane Austen

Me before my closing night peformance

All of us after our last performance...look at my face..;)

Jane Fairfax (cast 2), Harriet, Miss Bates, and Emma (cast 1)

Emily (good friend from school)/ Maid and my sister

Moi and Katie (Jane Fairfax, cast 2)

2. I was featured on the Cybils website HERE! *happy happy*
3. The Broncos play this Sunday!!

Sunday, December 2, 2007

"Whats Wrong Here",


Did you know that 80% of UCSD students could not find the error above? Repost this with the title "whats wrong here", and when you click "post ", the answer will be really obvious.

*I must be really stupid but I still can't figure out the problem. If anyone of you figures it out, tell me please! It's killing me!*