Monday, December 27, 2010


The butterflies are back! Oh, how I've missed them.
I've gone on dates and talked to plenty of girls since J and I broke up but none of them have given me butterflies until now :) I don't get to see her until Friday though. It's the only day that I have off and I don't have to work the next day. I'm a little nervous about a first date on New Year's Eve but I don't think that will really matter if the chemistry is there and everything falls into place like it should. I'm nervous but it feels like a good nervous. I think it would be bad if I wasn't.
You're gonna think I'm a goober when I tell you how we met. Well, a friend of mine thought I was a goober when I told her so you probably will too. She is facebook friends with a girl I went to highschool with. The girl I went to high school with is also gay. I was looking through her friends list one day out of boredom and this girl caught my eye. I clicked on her profile and I couldn't see much since I wasn't friends with her but I saw a cute girl who looks like a ton of fun. I decided to message her telling her that I thought she was cute and I decided to be really forward and ask her out. It worked! We've been talking ever since. I'm so excited to take her out on Friday. I found out that her favorite flowers are roses so I'm gonna surprise her with a rose. I'm not sure what color yet but I will keep everyone posted!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Heavy Heart

I babysat for a family that fosters kids to adopt them. I really bonded with the kids and they always ask when I'm going to come babysit them again. This sweet little girl and I share a special bond. Her beautiful smile, her shining eyes, her infectious laugh and the big hugs I received whenever she saw me will be greatly missed. I can still hear her voice and I would give anything to be able play with her at the park just one more time.

Janae Kencia Byford (2004 - 2010) received her angelic wings on December 11, 2010. Janae suffered a stroke due to complications of sickle cell anemia. Janae attended Carlisle Elementary School, First grade. She enjoyed school, especially her friends. Janae had an infectious laugh. She shared her smile with everyone around her. Janae loved to read, color, put puzzles together, dance, sing and snuggle. Janae shared a life of love with her family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at Christian Life Assembly on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established at Christian Life Assembly. Janae enjoyed spending her time reading and sharing her life with others. Janae's first thought was always of others and never hesitated to give of herself unselfishly. Funds will be donated to the Carlisle Elementary School Library, Teen Challenge and Christian Life Assembly."

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Happy and Gay at school

About a month ago I was interviewed for a piece to be published in our campus newspaper The Campus Chronicle. The author is a fellow officer in my Phi Theta Kappa chapter. I think she did a wonderful job writing this piece.