Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Vacation in Cedar City

This post presents a problem that we faced all weekend - explaining why we were vacationing in Cedar City. Caroline's aunt has a condo in St. George and we wanted to go down there for Fall Break just to get away, since Caroline is busy with school and work and me with work (and Caroline work 41 hours in 3 days!). The condo was being used by someone else but she has another uncle who works for Crystal Inn so he got us a room at the Cedar City Crystal Inn (because the St. George one was full) for $25/night.

As surprising as it was, we actually had a great time in Cedar City! We found this amazing Japanese hibachi style restaurant that was better than Benihana's and Tepanyaki. We also went to Cedar Breaks and Navajo Lake one day and then down to St. George for some shopping and In n Out burger another day!

All in all it was just a relaxing getaway where Caroline finished up some homework and I hit up the only golf course in Cedar City. At least there was a hot tub there - so nice sitting in the hot tub every night and people are always chatty in hot tubs which is fun to get to know people. I don't know how to do one of those fancy slideshows so I'll post a few pictures of our trip.

Saturday, October 4, 2008


Thanks Cara for tagging me! Now everyone can get to know me better - at least my most interesting side anyway :)

Here are the rules: Link to the person that tagged you. Mention these rules on your blog. Tell 6 unspectacular quirks of yourself and tag 6 fellow bloggers.

1. When I highlight things, it has to be straight, and not too thick of a line. If the highlighting is crooked, like if Matt hits my arm or something, then it drives me crazy!

2. I have this fear of someone trying to open my car doors while I am driving, like if I am stopped at a stoplight or something. So I ALWAYS lock my car doors immediately after I get in my car. My father-in-law asked me what would happen if I drove into a lake while I was driving, because my car doors were locked no one would be able to save me. Interesting thought...but I still lock my doors! I think the chances of either of these things actually happening are very small :)

3. I never paint my fingernails. In fact I haven't since 7th or 8th grade. I play the violin, and I think that painting my fingernails will weigh my fingers down so I can't play as fast. I don't play as much anymore, but I still don't paint them just in case.

4. I always bite on the inside of my skin in my mouth. Matt says it makes me look funny. But I just do it when I'm bored or thinking.

5. If I'm taking notes at school, I have to use a bic mechanical pencil with a decent eraser. If I'm taking notes at work, I have to use a blue ink pen. Can't use the pen at school or the pencil at work...that's just how it works in my world.

6. I'm obsessed with Hello Kitty memorobilia. Seriously, I have tons of Hello Kity stuff. Pencils, pens, stickers, a build-a-bear Hello Kitty, t-shirt, pajama pants, even a cute little water cooler. Matt even bought me a long-sleeved Hello Kitty shirt today. Super cute.

I think most of my friends have already done this tag, so I tag anyone who hasn't shared their quicks yet :)

My Heartthrob

Seriously...isn't Louie Sakoda super cute? Sorry Matt, he is my new boyfriend (in my dreams anyway). Not only is he good-looking, but he is the Utes secret weapon! WOW! What a game against Oregon last Thursday. Louie really saved the day!