Kansas City

I said I would post a video this week, however when I get back it is Mother’s day and I’m super busy. So here is hopefully my last typed out post for the summer.

This week I spent in Kansas City at a friends house (Jenni’s), and it was so much fun! One of our friends who went on our England trip (Charlotte)  last year is also here and it has been so nice to just hangout together again. Char doesn’t go to the same college as Jenni and I do so we barely get to see her, and hangout with her. The first day we got here she was blown away at the size of Jenni’s house and how the house looked inside, which I mean is okay but there were comments made about being rich that were even uncomfortable for me. I think she is getting used to it though which is nice.

We haven’t done anything too major because, we came here with nothing really planned so we have been winging it. I think the first day we had here we went to Union Station, which was pretty but, we couldn’t go in the part where the Amtrak was because, there was a private event going on. I was going to look for the bullet holes in the wall because, of the Al Capone story and if you don’t know the story please do yourself a favor and read about it. He was a very interesting guy. After we did Union station, we went up in Liberty Memorial and we walked the whole way, it was probably like 85 and full sun, so I was dying. It was really pretty minus the fact that I am someone who is afraid of heights. I also really loved that they employ veterans and they are the ones that welcome you and help you out. It makes my heart so happy.

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We got to see Jenni’s school and meet two of her friends which was really fun! One is a senior in high school, and the other is our age. They were really nice people and really fun to be around. We actually hung out with one of them for the evening and she was really nice and had a really interesting personality. Very artsy.

We went to the Kansas City Zoo and it was so much fun! It wasn’t too hot thank God or I would die. There was a baby Orangutan, maybe like a couple months old and it was the cutest thing I have ever seen, its hair was crazy and he was trying to learn how to swing on branches; just cuteness overload. We also saw the tigers and they were so cute until the wind changed directions and blew the nasty poop smell at us. The penguins were so funny, their habitat had a snow machine and they all stood where the snow flew out and loved it. They were getting hit in the face by the snow but just took it, almost like when life throws things at you and you just take it.

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We fly out on Sunday (Mother’s day), at noon to get home in about an hour. I am so excited to see my mom and my family when I get home, I miss them. This trip was a great week and way to start off my summer and I can’t wait to come back. A huge thank you to the Jaax family for having me.

XOXO

Summer!!!

Hey all, I was going to make a video and may still do so but, it’s Saturday morning, the day of my brothers prom so I don’t have the greatest hair and I literally just woke up.

Now that I’m not dealing with those awful classes that I somehow passed AKA Chemistry, I have more time to blog about what is new and interesting and also using my other blog more. That blog is “Baking With Riss” and I show my successes and fails, along with asking for ideas on what to bake next. Being I haven’t been home enough to bake and my apartment had the smallest kitchen you will ever see, I couldn’t really bake. Please take a look at that blog and if you would like any of the recipes just message me or subscribe to my email.IMG_2448

Now for a small update. I had a freaking math final last week on Monday at 7:30am… YES I SAID AM! Like first of all who thinks that, that would be a good idea? Second of all who is ready to do math at 7:30am? Not me that’s for sure! I’m not sure how well I did on that test being I haven’t gotten the grade back. I am registered to take that class again this summer online to maybe get a better grade and keep my GPA at a decent number. Chemistry was so tough, I broke down in the library because I couldn’t do it, I was so overwhelmed, I was sitting at a D+ going into finals, and I was the kid who never got below a B+ so I was like freaking the freak out. I emailed my professor asking what I needed to get on this final to get me to at least a C-, and he said a 71/100, mind you I haven’t passed a test in that class. So here I am studying my ass off and trying not to break down for 3 solid days. I even took a shot of Vodka before I took the test because I was so worked up and nervous. I surprisingly got a 68/100 and had 18 points of extra credit to add and I somehow got my C-. So I thank the lord above.

​While I was taking that test I had my parents and my close friend moving me out of my apartment to get me home as soon as possible. They paid the guys I live next to, to move my shit to the trailer, so it took them like 20 minutes. Then on Thursday I was off on my way home! It is now Saturday and I still haven’t unloaded half of my stuff, and the other half is still laying on the floor in the living room. Clearly I don’t want to do anything for a couple days.

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Sunday, I head back down to school to road trip back to Kansas City with my friend who is from there, along with one of our other friends. 3 hours in the car to school, then 8 hours to Kansas City. It’s going to be a long two days!

Be ready for a video next week, I will finally have time…well I hope.

Have a great week,

XOXO