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Monday, November 24th, 2008
4:39 pm - Ack
I keep forgetting this damn thing! Luckily it is still here even though I have not posted on it for more than a year. Well here is a little update

I graduated from college Dec. 15, 2007 with my bachelors of science
I got my first teaching gig. Which is the best gig in the world.
I moved to a new townhome. 2 bedroom 2.5 baths
I am looking to buy a new car.
Still single
My dad and stepmom moved away. They bought an RV and are travelling the country.

(My Letter to the World)

Monday, July 30th, 2007
10:28 pm - crap
I totally forgot about this thing! How is everyone?

(My Letter to the World)

Friday, September 15th, 2006
2:29 pm
I am not sure who all has received the news off my accident on Wed. Sept 13th. So hear it is....be at ease I am okay

On my way home from work about 1030 pm I came across a gentleman who had stalled out in the thurn lane. I got out to assist him. First I was just steering the car as he pushed which was going no were. I got out and was helping push while leaning in and steering the car. We were pushing the car left through the interesection when another driver came speeding towards us. For what ever reason he did not stop and rammed into the passenger side of the car about approx. 45 mph. This shoved my and the stalled car 15-20 across the intersection.

For the good news. I am blessed by God and protected by some of the finest angels in Heaven. I have to broken bones n my left foot, deep tissure bruises on my right arm and hip, banged up rotator cuff and some other swelling. Other then that I am in great spirits. I think it really hasnt sunk in that I was hit by a car. I mean what are the odds right.

I just want to thank everyone who has sent a prayer my way. Thanks to you and the grace of God I have broken the curse of the 13. Thank you and Thank you Jesus for your protection.

Stephanie

ps
I will not be at the computer much so if you wish to speak to me please do so by phone and preferably after 7pm. love ya guys

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Monday, September 4th, 2006
11:55 am - Steve Irwin died! I can not believe this!
By BRIAN CASSEY, Associated Press Writer
Mon Sep 4, 9:34 AM ET



CAIRNS, Australia - Steve Irwin, the hugely popular Australian television personality and conservationist known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was killed Monday by a stingray while filming off the Great Barrier Reef. He was 44.

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Irwin was at Batt Reef, off the remote coast of northeastern Queensland state, shooting a segment for a series called "Ocean's Deadliest" when he swam too close to one of the animals, which have a poisonous barb on their tails, his friend and colleague John Stainton said.

"He came on top of the stingray and the stingray's barb went up and into his chest and put a hole into his heart," said Stainton, who was on board Irwin's boat at the time.

Crew members aboard the boat, Croc One, called emergency services in the nearest city, Cairns, and administered CPR as they rushed the boat to nearby Low Isle to meet a rescue helicopter. Medical staff pronounced Irwin dead when they arrived a short time later, Stainton said.

Irwin was famous for his enthusiasm for wildlife and his catchword "Crikey!" in his television program "Crocodile Hunter." First broadcast in Australia in 1992, the program was picked up by the Discovery network, catapulting Irwin to international celebrity.

He rode his image into a feature film, 2002's "The Crocodile Hunters: Collision Course" and developed the wildlife park that his parents opened, Australia Zoo, into a major tourist attraction.

"The world has lost a great wildlife icon, a passionate conservationist and one of the proudest dads on the planet," Stainton told reporters in Cairns. "He died doing what he loved best and left this world in a happy and peaceful state of mind. He would have said, 'Crocs Rule!'"

Prime Minister John Howard, who hand-picked Irwin to attend a gala barbecue to honor President Bush when he visited in 2003, said he was "shocked and distressed at Steve Irwin's sudden, untimely and freakish death."

"It's a huge loss to Australia," Howard told reporters. "He was a wonderful character. He was a passionate environmentalist. He brought joy and entertainment and excitement to millions of people."

Irwin, who made a trademark of hovering dangerously close to untethered crocodiles and leaping on their backs, spoke in rapid-fire bursts with a thick Australian accent and was almost never seen without his uniform of khaki shorts and shirt and heavy boots.

Wild animal expert Jack Hanna, who frequently appears on TV with his subjects, offered praise for Irwin.

"Steve was one of these guys, we thought of him as invincible," Hanna, director emeritus of the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo and Aquarium, told ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday.

"The guy was incredible. His knowledge was incredible," Hanna said. "Some people that are doing this stuff are actors and that type of thing, but Steve was truly a zoologist, so to speak, a person who knew what he was doing. Yes, he did things a lot of people wouldn't do. I think he knew what he was doing."

Irwin's ebullience was infectious and Australian officials sought him out for photo opportunities and to promote Australia internationally.

His public image was dented, however, in 2004 when he caused an uproar by holding his infant son in one arm while feeding large crocodiles inside a zoo pen. Irwin claimed at the time there was no danger to the child, and authorities declined to charge Irwin with violating safety regulations.

Later that year, he was accused of getting too close to penguins, a seal and humpback whales in Antarctica while making a documentary. Irwin denied any wrongdoing, and an Australian Environment Department investigation recommended no action be taken against him.

Stingrays have a serrated, toxin-loaded barb, or spine, on the top of their tail. The barb, which can be up to 10 inches long, flexes if a ray is frightened. Stings usually occur to people when they step on or swim too close to a ray and can be excruciatingly painful but are rarely fatal, said University of Queensland marine neuroscientist Shaun Collin.

Collin said he suspected Irwin died because the barb pierced under his ribcage and directly into his heart.

"It was extraordinarily bad luck. It's not easy to get spined by a stingray and to be killed by one is very rare," Collin said.

News of Irwin's death spread quickly, and tributes flowed from all quarters of society.

At Australia Zoo at Beerwah, south Queensland, floral tributes were dropped at the entrance, where a huge fake crocodile gapes. Drivers honked their horns as they passed.

"Steve, from all God's creatures, thank you. Rest in peace," was written on a card with a bouquet of native flowers.

"We're all very shocked. I don't know what the zoo will do without him. He's done so much for us, the environment and it's a big loss," said Paula Kelly, a local resident and volunteer at the zoo, after dropping off a wreath at the gate.

Stainton said Irwin's American-born wife Terri, from Eugene, Ore., had been informed of his death, and had told their daughter Bindi Sue, 8, and son Bob, who will turn 3 in December.

The couple met when she went on vacation in Australia in 1991 and visited Irwin's Australia Zoo; they were married six months later. Sometimes referred to as the "Crocodile Huntress," she costarred on her husband's television show and in his 2002 movie.

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Monday, August 28th, 2006
8:22 pm - My new tattoo
This tattoo took a total of 5 hours which was done all on one day.


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Thursday, August 24th, 2006
11:45 pm - here is a little secret about me
I love reading in the bath tub. I started doing it about a year ago and now I can not read a book any other way. If I try to I can't focus on what I am reading. I will spend hours in there till the water is too cold to stay. There is my secret!

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11:24 pm - 43 Random Questions
42 of the MOST Random Questions Ever
1. Have you ever been searched by the police? Yes
2. Have you ever spent more than $100 on alcohol in one night? Yes, and it was not even a special ocassion
3. Is there anything pink within 10 feet of you? some tissue paper (you know the kind for gifts)
4. When was the last time you went to the mall? umm..atleast 6 months ago I think. Damn now I want to do to the mall
5. Are you wearing socks right now? No, not even wearing pants
6. When was the last time you went out of the state? Spring Break, Tennesse to see Jeremy
7. Have you been to the movies in the last 5 days? Nope
8. What was the last thing you had to drink? does swallowing your spit count?
9. What are you wearing right now? flannel pants and a sports bra
10. Have you been in a car wash? yes, and we rolled the windows down. One time we went through it with Stephen in the trunk. That was funny. lmao
11. Last food you ate? Honey burbon chicken sandwich from Quiznoes. It rocked!!
12. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone? Stephanie
13. Have you bought any clothing items in the last week? no
14. Do you have a pet? 1...my baby Tristian
15. What's the last sporting event you watched? Football, Miami vs Carolina
16. What is your favorite class? I like your momma's class
17. If you could be anywhere right now, where would you be? Heaven
18. What is the last thing you purchased online? school book
19. How old are your parents? 50 and 52
20. Are you in love? nope
21. Do you miss anyone? Yes
22. Last play you saw? Highschool Musical...does that count as a play or just as a musical?
23. What are your plans for the day? the day is just about over. Tomorrow I have to run to denton, mow the lawn, change the oil in the truck, get a new cell phone, buy an I-pod, eat, watch V for Vendetta, and run a check to my dad's
24. Who is the last person you commented on myspace? Josie and Casey them did it at the same time
25. Ever go to camp? just worked a a camp for disabled kids
26. Were/Are you an honor roll student in school? totally made Dean's list once
27. What do you know about the future? its coming
28. Are you wearing any perfume or cologne? not right now
29. What time is it now? 11:30 pm
30. Where are your best friends located? Highland Park
31. Do you have a tan? yes I have an awesome tan. I am so proud of it and it took over 10 hours to develop. I don't think I am ever comitted so much time to just one thing. It is also the darkest I have ever been. Now if you hold a flashlight to me it does not shine through. That is progress my friends.
32. How old do you want to be when you have kids? 30
33. Do you collect anything? lint in my belly button
34. Last time you got stopped by a cop or pulled over? ummm...awhile ago. He wanted to make sure that I was not drunk and see what I was having for dinner.
35. Have you ever drank your soda from a straw? who hasn't? maybe one someone with a fear of straws. I wonder if that is a really fear. Hold on I have to check that...nope can not find it but I did find some one scared of crumpled paper like after you take it off the straw. Can't look at it or be near it. Crazy
36. How do you like your drinks? given to me introveneously
37. Do you like hot sauces? yes yes I do
38. Last time you took a shower? this morning (well afternoon really) about to take a bath now
39. Who do you like? everyone but you
40. What is your mood? casual
41. Are you someone's best friend? yes, she signed a contract for the next 5 years
42.What's the last tv show you watched? no idea
43. Last song listened to? muse - celine dion...not sure which song

(My Letter to the World)

Saturday, April 29th, 2006
11:37 pm - 11:37 at night and nothing better to do
Stolen from the lovely fortytwostars.

Turn on your iPod (or cheap non-iPod mp3 player that's better than an iPod, anyways) and hit random. Write down the first line of the first twenty songs that come up.

1. Well the southern part of Texas east and west of El Paso

2. I've know a few guys that thought they were pretty smart

3. My had so much to tell me

4. Some body get me my truck

5. Whos bed have your boots been under

6. Well shes got her daddy's car and she cruises through the hamburger stand now

7. What if the armies of the lord got up and dusted off their swords

8. Wise men say only fools rush in

9. I've never once in my life have meet someone like you

10. Full moon rising over Atlanta

11. A jukebox inroduced us when the 60s were still young

12. I can hear the neighbors, their arguing again

13. Ghost on the highway, bird with metal wings

14. City gate of twilight and a red ship sinking

15. Sometimes it feels like this old world is spinning faster

16. Shes and angel and I ain't

17. I wanna be your man child

18. Got a date a week from Friday with the preachers son

19. On a greyhound bus

20. He was born and raised in Oklahoma

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Saturday, April 1st, 2006
5:44 pm
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Friday, March 31st, 2006
2:30 pm - Don't Forget
Come celebrate my birthday with me at Dave and Busters on stemmons and walnut hill. I will be up there about 9pm to snag a room!!!

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Monday, March 27th, 2006
12:36 pm - Saturday April 1st (ie my birthday)
We will be going to Dave and Busters to celebrate my birthday. I will be up there probably around 9 or 10. Everyone in the area is invited. Please come and help me celebrate my 26th birthday!!!

Stemmons (I-35E) at Walnut Hill
(214) 353-0620

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2006
9:29 am - Somedays do you ever feel like this?



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Tuesday, March 7th, 2006
9:05 pm - Whats New
I leave for Tennessee it like 3 days. I am so very excited!! I think this is one of the best vacations I have been on because I totally deserve it.

I am totally nervous cause tomorrow I take the test for my coaching certification.

I am taking votes now... where should I live. Respond to this message and tell me where I should move to or if I should stay here.

Also, my birthday is coming up on April 1. I have posted this almost every before and I have not been able to get many people out but I hope that for my 26th birthday everyone that I know in the Dallas will make this one special and come out and see me. I have not decided on the exact location yet but as it gets closer I will give you more details.

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2006
11:22 am - 30 questions no one would think to ask you
1. When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought? Aack

2. How much cash do you have on you? again $30

3. What's a word that rhymes with "DOOR"? floor

4. Favorite planet? Uranus

5. Who is the 4th person on your missed call list on your cell? Mommy

6. What is your favourite ring on your phone? Mofo (You've Got A Telephone Call) from Honchie

7. What shirt are you wearing? -- Texas Woman's University Pioneers

8. Do you "label" yourself? Only with this Hello My Name is things

9. Name the brand of shoes you're currently wearing? Sketchers

10. Bright or Dark Room? Dark

11. What do you think about the person who took this survey before you? Damn cool Program Coordinator! You Rock Jimmy!!


13. What were you doing at midnight last night? Laying in bed praying that I would fall sleep. Same at 1am, 2am and so on

14. What did your last text message you received on your mobile say? Hell yeah I have my appointment to get snipped friday morning I can't wait. --TMI

15. Where is your letter box? -- huh? I guess at the curb infront of my house

16. What's a word that you say a lot? -- sweet

17.Who told you he/she loved you last? -- My daddy

18. Last furry thing you touched? My puppy Tristian

19. How many drugs have you done in the last three days? 1 but the legal sorts

20. How many rolls of film do you need to get developed? 0 I am up to date with my digital camera

21. Favorite age you have been so far? 21, what I remember from that year it was good

22. Your worst enemy? He who must not be named

23. Current back ground on your computer? well at school it is a picture of the campus, on my personals computer it is someone I think is very cute!

24. What was the last thing you said to someone? Not so much

25. If you had to choose between a million bucks or to be able to fly? Fly, the money I could save on gas and airfare would rock

26. Do you like someone? Yes, very much so and it is driving my best friend crazy

27. The last song you listened to? It ain't easy being me

28. If the last person you spoke to was getting shot at, would you jump in front of the bullet? Yes

29. If you could punch 1 person right now, who would it be? Eric

30. What is the closest object to your left foot? my umbrella

(My Letter to the World)

Monday, February 6th, 2006
8:50 pm
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10:23 am






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10:05 am - Happy Monday
And kisses to you all

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Tuesday, January 31st, 2006
11:06 pm

After you die...
Guardian Angel



After death, you will exist as a guardian angel in order to protect your still-living loved ones. You might even inspire a classic Christmas movie.





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4:04 pm - Tennesse
I am going to Tennesse in like 1 month and 12 day. I am so excited!!! I get to see a friend from high school I have not seen in about 7 years! ROCK ON

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3:43 pm - No more New Years and no more Birthdays
So far this year I have already
1. Gotten into a fight
2. Lost a loved one
3. Had my heart broken
4. Lost my favorite earrings and
5. Been run off the road by a crazy Budget driver
I have decided that there will be no more New Years. Pointless cause I just end up having to admit that it is the same or worse then the one before. AND No more Birthdays. I refuse to get older. I just had a guy tell, "You know I was in 6th grade when you graduated" I am done NO MAS

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