Things I like

(I'm copying mallorie with the idea for this post, but oh well.)


cookie dough
the best scene at the end of the movie Dirty Dancing
the smell of vanilla
big beds
good conversations that last for hours
when my room is clean
best friends
boys that make me laugh
my family
the first day of school
learning new kinds of dance
swing/salsa/ballroom dancing
being in musicals
watching musicals
my hair (most of the time)
my butt (haha jk)
getting dressed up
disney movies
boys who say sweet stuff
HUGS!!! hehe
mormon boys;)
bruce springsteen
the temptations
phantom of the opera
80s music (pat benatar, blondie, billy idol,)
Michael Jackson, the good ones
spice girls and boy bands (lol)
kelly clarkson hehe
Chick flicks:)
water fights
getting emails
Sweet songs
The color yellow
shooting stars
my mini guitar that is blue that I don't know how to play lol.

well that's enough for now. xo-Laura;)


Я люблю Вас, Кристина

My sister, Christine, left today. She flys from Portland to Charleston, South Carolina. Then she'll go to Washington, D.C. and then fly to Moscow, Russia. She's studying abroad there for this upcoming school year. I won't see her for 10 months. I'll miss her so much. I know she will have a wonderful time. When she comes back, she'll be able to speak Russian fluently, and will have learned so much.

I've seen several great movies recently. On Sunday, I watched "Bride and Prejudice" with my mom and sister. It's very good. It's basically the same story as Pride and Prejudice, but set in Amritsar, India. It's a musical and the music is great. Then, on Wednesday, I saw Phantom of the Opera, for the first time. Amazing. I grew up listening to the songs from the musical, but the movie is terrific. The actress who plays Christine, Emmy Rossum, does wonderful job. She has a beautiful voice. And Yesterday, I watched Rocky (the original), I've seen it before, but it's very good as well.

I've always been a fan of music from other countries, in other languages, but lately I've been getting into Indian music. It's really pretty and good dance music. I love latin music as well. I've always wanted to learn how to latin dance. It looks like so much fun. Well I'm going to go. peace-Laura


The not-so-exciting life of Laura

Alright so I felt like I needed to post again. Fair was pretty fun. I went on Wednesday and Saturday. Tianna, Mia, Sarah, Alisha, and I danced in Rickett's Revue and we placed 5th. We did a dance to "Smells like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana. It was really fun. I always seem to waste a ton of money at the fair. haha I guess that's what it's for.

My sister, Christine, leaves for Russia on Saturday. I won't see her for 10 months. (Actually she goes to Charleston, then Washington D.C. for orientation, and then Russia, but she won't be back in Roseburg until next May.) I'm going to miss her so much. I know she'll have a great time, she's always wanted to go to Russia, so we're all excited for her.

I hate to admit it, but summer is almost over and the big "S" word is coming up. I'm on Link Crew this year, which will hopefully be fun. It means I have to go a day early to school, but Link Day isn't really work so it's not that bad. Hopefully the kids in my group won't hate me. lol.

Well today I was making cookies, and I burned one dozen of them, and then the next dozen were slightly burned, but still eatable. I guess I'm never going to be a good cook. Oh well. Most of the cookies were decent, but oh well.

Alright well I'm gonna get. Peace!-Laura


All I Ask of You- Phantom of the Opera

I've always loved this song, it's one of the sweetest duets I can think of. I still need to watch Phantom of the Opera (the new movie.) -Laura

No more talk of darkness,
Forget these wide-eyed fears.
I'm here, nothing can harm you - my words will warm and calm you.

Let me be your freedom,
let daylight dry your tears.
I'm here with you, beside you,
to guard you and to guide you...

Say you love me every waking moment,
turn my head with talk of summertime...
Say you need me with you now and always...
Promise me that all you say is true -
that's all I ask of you...

Let me be your shelter,
let me be your light.
You're safe:
No-one will find you -
your fears are far behind you...

All I want is freedom,
a world with no more night...
and you, always beside me,
to hold me and to hide me...

Then say you'll share with me one love, one lifetime...
let me lead you from your solitude....
Say you need me with you here, beside you...
anywhere you go, let me go too -
Christine, that's all I ask of you...

Say you'll share with me one love, one lifetime...
say the word and I will follow you...

Raoul & Christine:
Share each day with me,
each night,
each morning...

Say you love me...

You know I do...

Raul & Christine:
Love me - that's all I ask of you...

Anywhere you go let me go too...
Love me - that's all I ask of you...


Who knows where I was goin with this...

I feel the need to update, yet I don't know what about. No big life-changing experiences have happened to me lately, no spiritual epiphanies, or monumental moments. Oh! I just got an idea. I feel a list coming on...

Monumental Moments to Make the Most of (like the alliteration?)

1.First Kiss (duh!, but it seems like most people don't have a "Cinderella First Kiss" story.)

2.First Day of School (I know I said the "s" word during Summer, but we really should make the most of this day that only happens once a year. Its a time for new beginnings, and fresh starts.)

3.Traveling (Especially out of the country. See all the "touristy" places, but don't turn down a chance to see what the people there are like, and learn about their culture.)

4.Opportunities to Volunteer and Help others (It always makes me feel good when you're thinking of someone besides myself.)

5.Meeting new people (Everyone has something unique to teach. If we take the chance to listen, we can learn something new.)

6.Sharing Our Talents (That one is always hard for me, because I get terribly nervous when it comes to performing in front of an audience. But I guess its just one of those things that gets easier the more you do it.)

7.Learning a New Skill (Give 100% in everything. Either hate it or love it.)

8.I couldn't think of a good one for number 8. :p lol

9.Complimenting Others. (I dont know that many people that get mad, when given compliments.)

10.Expressing appreciation for the efforts of others (magic words=please & thank you)

Sorry if it sounds like I'm preaching. I didn't mean it like that. I just felt like making a list. Anyway..enjoy..~peace-Laura


Feelin groovy....haha:D

Alright so life has been pretty good lately. I hope that didn't jinx things for me. It's not like anything big or exciting has happened, I guess I'm just content with where I am, and who I am right now. I love my friends, family, church, and everything. I'm feeling really great. Hmm I think I'm gonna make a list of random stuff that I want to do sometime in my life. Well here goes:

1. Go to Europe.
2. Fall in love.:)
3. Learn to like vegetables. (can't live on carrots and corn forever haha)
4. Learn to speak Spanish, and other languages, fluently.
5. Go to New York and see Broadway.
6. Sing/dance/perform in front of a huge crowd and knock em dead!:D
7. Save money and use it for a good cause.
8. Make a difference in someone's life.
9. Learn how to ballroom dance. (swing, latin, etc.)
10. Learn to cook.
11. Learn to play an instrument.
12. Go on a spontaneous road trip with no destination in mind.
13. Go skinny dipping...haha (no boys don't worry).
14. Dance in the rain. (I'v already done this but I will continue to do so:D)

Alright so there you go..there's a little list..14 things. Enjoy:D! peace-Laura

ps: comment!!:D