snapshots of my weekend

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

I'm back! Back to the chilly mountain air of my pretty Idaho, and I have a newfound appreciation for the south in all it's humidity and wonderful heat.
I loved it.
We had a 5 hour layover in Florida a few years ago, and that's all the previous experience I have with the South.
This time around I went with two other reporters and my professor to write about the Young Ambassadors, a traveling performing group from BYU. We were only there for the weekend, but I had such a great time! I can't wait to visit again someday.

Here are the few snapshots I got when we weren't watching a performance or interviewing people for our stories.

One of the many {I believe...Correct me if I'm wrong, Rori dear.} Civil War cemeteries in Georgia.

I couldn't wrap my head around all those graves. I read somewhere that there are 7000 buried in this one and about 3000 are unknown,
which is heartbreaking.
The photo is a little overexposed, but can you see them all the way back, teeny tiny? So. Many.

And so many only have a number.

Me and the other reporters {Paige & Katie}.

We drove up a hill near the Kennesaw battlefield, and the view was incredible.
They said on clear days you can see the city of Atlanta from here.

Can you imagine the thousands of soldiers who traipsed through this during the war to fight battles? In my western eyes, this is a jungle.

We went to the American Girl store.
I want to know who else owned one of these overpriced, but lovely, dolls! {I had Josefina. You?}
It's a good thing my parents never let me in here when I was younger, because I would have
d i e d.

Now I'm off to cook a very healthy and delicious lentil soup for dinner. I used to loathe lentils. Not anymore.


  1. I wanted an American Girl so badly when I was younger. I think I always said I wanted Josefina, because she was the coolest, but really I liked Molly and Samantha the best. Samantha had such pretty clothes, and Molly's glasses and braids were so adorable.

  2. You are correct dearest! :D There is actually one right by house (about 5 minutes or so.) Crazy huh?

    I'm still a fan of Robert E. Lee. He grew up a hero in my eyes.

    p.s. I went to the American Girl store several times in high school mocking it...when I secretly really wanted to be 6 again.