[Jon & Me circa 1994?]
today i turn twenty-one. so, in honor of such events i have decided to list the top twenty-one things i have learned in the past year...
21. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to drink dr.pepper daily to survive. who knew?!20. Some people peaked in high school, and i am oh, so glad i was, instead, a huge nerd.19. Reading can be fun.18. Sometimes staying home on the weekend with just your family can be good for your heart.17. Blizzards aren't just something we read about in Laura Ingalls Wilder's books.16. Kansas really isn't as boring as i had declared. (well, Lawrence isn't at least.)15. I have the best friends in the entire world. entire world i tell ya!14. The Smoothe-Away does not work at all.13. Corn dogs still gross me out.12. Growing up can be really hard.11. Growing up can be really awesome.9. Poodles are super high maintenance emotionally.8. Blogging was one of the best decisions i've ever made.7. Money makes everything more complicated.6. I really was able to finish my math credits.5. My dad's a pretty big deal, but the most humble man you will ever meet.4. My siblings are such great role-models.3. I will always be a jayhawk.2. Sweet genuine boys really do exist, and i am the luckiest girl in the world.1. The world is filled with a lot of love, & i have the most loving family a girl could want.
Whew! : )
thanks for all of your kind support this past year-
i adore you.