28 February 2008
I was embarassed and hurried and turned it off.....after a quite shake.
26 February 2008
So here is my commitment to you (and when I say you I mean you, but also myself because, sadly, this is the closest I have been to a journal since the mish) I am going to find the great things in life and expound on them. It makes me motivated even thinking about it. I hope that you will also do the same and share with me.
Today's great thing I cannot share because it is not over, BUT I think that is will have to do with the fact that my incredibly hilarious cousin David gets home from the mish today! He has never met the wife. And do you know what is great about that? I think that he will look at her and think, "Man, Greg's wife is HOT!" THAT is great!
21 February 2008
19 February 2008
Pictures to follow.
16 February 2008
14 February 2008
13 February 2008
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! I have heard MANY complaints over the years about this silly holiday (even given a few myself) ...but when it comes down to it, it really is a wonderful thing to celebrate! Love is the most beautiful emotion! It can be shown in so so many ways!
Who says you have to have a significant other to have a great day?! Valentines is one of my favorite holidays to spend with the fam!
Anyway...I'll step off of my "pink high" and wish you all a day full of love!
12 February 2008
My moment was spent on the campus of BYU having the fantastic realization that I will soon be attending this divinely inspired institution.
These are REAL LIFE BYU students on their way to class. This is an old lady with books from the book store. She loves school so much that she can't ever leave. You should have seen the look on her face.
This is the BELL TOWER. RISE AND SHOUT THE COURGARS ARE OUT!
This red sculpture represents the short stay I had at the UofU. Nice, fun, and artistic; but nothing to get all excited about.
This is a sniper shot gone wrong.
This is a cool picture that I took on campus. It is very telling if I don't say so myself.
This will be Megs and My New FAVORITE PLACE TO HANG OUT!...Right Megs?!!!
THIS is where I will park ONE DAY!!!
The orange light on the button means I turned the AC on! This was the best day of my life.....next to my wedding day of course.
This was the man that cut me off as he walked across the street, but I didn't care. This is how they roll in P-town and who am I to judge?
AND THIS is BROTHER BRIGHAM! Respect to Brigham!
11 February 2008
For part of my job I run the sound at the theatre for different shows. Sound can be quite busy because I am pulling the levels up and down on people mics, starting and stopping sound cues and sound effects. For most of the show my face in buried in my script anticipating the next cue. If I make a mistake, EVERYONE knows because you can hear it.
ANYWHO (here comes the picture part because I forgot and left my phone in the office, THUS no picture, BUT there just may be a reenactment soon!)
I was running sound for "Once Upon a Mattress". It was a busy part of the script just before the Spanish Panic dance. I was standing with my head down watching the actors with both hands on the board when I felt my nose get all warm. I dabbed my nostril with my hand and saw BLOOD! Now, I really don't get many bloody noses, but when it bleeds it is like a fire hydrant! I panicked a little and grabbed one of the cotton balls that we use to clean peoples faces before attaching their mic. I figured the catastrophe had been side stopped.......wrong.
I grabbed another cotton ball and proceeded to pack it in............to no avail. I was panicking now. I HAVE to use both hands on the board and if I take even a two second break during this section I will miss a vital cue. This is when the spirit of the soldier came into play. My dad would be SO proud.
I turned quickly to the guy running the lights and said, "DAVE, SIX INCHES OF TAPE.......NOW!" As he was obtaining the tape I grabbed a small wad of cotton. In a FLASH OF FURRY I affixed the said cotton with the tape directly to my face and continued with my duties. For the next 45 minutes......tape ......and egg on ma face.
07 February 2008
Many think that to experience a vast spectrum of cultures one must travel out of Utah and go to either New York or......somewhere else diverse, BUT you need travel no further. Here at LDS Business College we represent them ALL......but the great thing about it here is that ours are all Mormon and sadly naive.
Below is Rosa (I changed her name to save her identity) She is from Mexico (yes she looks white) and has a thick accent, naive nature, and a LOT to say. Last week we were honored by her investigative discussion with our Institute professor on:
- WHAT is circumcision
- WHERE did it come from
- HOW is it done
- DOES it hurt
- IF we maintain that same "bizarre" practice today.
Today was another such treat. In our Public Speaking class we were each asked to bring a quote to discuss. She forgot about the assignment and ran hurriedly to the library, in the middle of class, to grab one from the internet. Just as she came back in it was her turn to share. Now remember NAIVE, NOT AMERICAN, and.....well naive again.
As she finished her quote with confidence everyone starred at each other with need of explanation. It was silent. A few girls even looked abused. As she sat down L'Angel (yes her parents wanted to name her LITTLE ANGEL, but thought that too weird......) leaned over and said, "Now honey, do you know that those words you were saying are cuss words?" Rosa's response, "Cuss, what is a cuss?" The video below is the moment in which the reality of the situation set in.
NEVER a dull moment here at the LDSBC!
(My face looks really fat in the last frame. Marriage is not THAT bad of a diet plan. I promise.)
02 February 2008
It even brings out the most raw emotions in my mother-in-law. She will deny it because she is an institute teacher, but it does. ALAS we still love her.