6.10.2007

bookies

ok. i know most of you have a post about what book you're reading and i've been wanting to do that for a long time (since i started actually) but i felt like a bumlicker if i copied. i just don't care anymore. i'm doing it. you can take credit for being the idea person(s). ;)

happy sunday. hope you all enjoyed your worshipping as much as i didn't. (have i mentioned that i hate singles wards?!? i'm now accepting setups, if you have anyone in mind in the SLC area)

20 comments:

Kristi said...

I'm excited to read your post about books! I love book recommendations--they're my favorite (and now you know what a nerd I am). I'm sorry about the singles ward, good thing you're one hot seniorita, though!

Emily said...

I hate single wards too! So what do require in the guys you date? Just wondering, cause my bro is single, but he's not active in the church right now but he is the nicest guy and loves kids. He lives by cottonwood mall. If interested e-mail me. bbjbsmama@gmail.com

Chris * Natalie * Maya * Mason said...

dude, at first i thought she gave you his e-mail address. you should just e-mail him up. hi, i'm a blogstalker of your sister and wanted to see if i could get a date. that's cracking me up. i do realize now that it's HER e-mail. well, sadly i have no one to set you up with, but i have a suggestion. get out of utah! i won't go on my rant because i don't want to offend anyone. but we'd love to have ya here in tejas! :) oh, and i'm anxiously awaiting your book recs. i have to recommend a prayer for owen meany to you, too. please read it. does it help if i tell you that owen has a filthy mouth? it's a such a fantastic book.

Miss Jones said...

oh don't worry, natalie, owen meany is already on my list from the library... i'll be getting it soon! you just have to promise to read the book thief if you haven't yet. and about leaving utah/texas. i love a few things in texas. heather. hunter. hannah. hayden. hope. i'm not a fan of texans. (i've dated a few. ick!!!) i realize i'm offending a lot of people, but i don't really care. i live in utah (still) cause i'm at least close to some of my sister's kids & my parents are leaving chicago eventually. and, emily - i'll email you.

Chris * Natalie * Maya * Mason said...

who is the author of the book thief? i'll put it on the list. it's getting long...you girls are such good readers. i'd like a music post from you too, hayley. i could use some new tunes for my nyc trip.

Miss Jones said...

silly, click on the link. but since you're apparently incapable (hehe) its Markus Zusak - fantastic book. might even replace to kill a mockingbird as my all time favorite. might, i said. don't get your panties in a twist!

Chris * Natalie * Maya * Mason said...

watch your tone, jones. i see it. i clicked. happy?

Heather said...

Don't let a couple bad Texans ruin it for you. Plus, the one lived in Utah, hello. Just kidding. I wish we lived closer for Sunday dinners. I loved the Book Theif too!

Miss Jones said...

no it wasn't just Daniel Taylor. Hello, I won't name others, but also, there was a family that I taught their son, last year, from Texas. Oh gosh, that lady still haunts my nightmares! I just don't love the Texan pride. We're Americans. The south will not rise again. If it does, I'm going to join the North!

Jori said...

Don't you believe the Lyle Lovett song that says "that's right you're not from Texas,but Texas wants you anyway?" I love that song! ;)I had to go to Texas for work(right before I had Kaitlin) It was great I hit South Fork ranch and drove down the street where JFK was shot. good times. I have one guy who has money,likes bull dogs, he kind of looks like Seinfeld, not gorgeous, but cute 33 years old,never been married,he's kind of dirty(not in a hygeine way) Has a super nice family,lives in Orem,hates singles wards, goes to the family ward. How tall are you? He's 5'9. I think he is super fun, he's one of Ryan's mission comps. I got to the point where I started allowing set ups. Some guys really turned my stomach, so icky.

Ryan was a set up. I knew who he was,but we had never really talked to each other. Some great guy will just come out of the blue.

Miss Jones said...

wow. i should've posted about set ups a while ago. jori- i don't love orem.provo either, so hopefully he'd be willing to come up here. and how much like seinfeld does he look like? I'm almost 5.8, too... got a picture you wanna email me? or is that too much. i'm dirty. i could handle him. hehe. but if i'm going to get dirty with him (ew) i need to be able to be attracted to him, right?

Jori said...

I have a picture of him from our wedding(6 yrs ago) he totally looks the same. The picture is kind of fuzzy, but you will get a general idea. I'm sending it right now.

Heather said...

I'm going to stick up for Texas here...not everybody in Texas is bad, you know...besides me, Kristi, Jan, Natalie...who else.? I can think of several states that have a lot of pride...Utah being one. Plus, I think Dallas/Ft. Worth are a lot different that Houston and Austin. Much cooler cities :)No Texas bashing!!

Holly O'Keefe said...

It is my humble opinion that it really probably doesn't matter where you live. I never thought I would say it, but I like living in Utard. Didn't think I would. I think we can be happy anywhere we live. It has taken me a while to come to that conclusion. There are good things and bad things about everywhere! Hayley, this isn't purely selfish, but you do have friends, a job, a house, etc. up there in SLC. I don't think you are actually considering moving, but still...and I am already ready for a trip back to Texas. Although it will not happen anytime soon. From what I can tell, Austin is a pretty darn great place to live. I already knew Houston was rockin'. I am a nerd.

Miss Jones said...

i'm not saying that i love utah and/or that i've got tons of pride for it here. i do like the mountains, i think they're beautiful, even if i mostly enjoy them from afar. hawaii helped me develop a love for mountains. and - i know there are good people in texas, i just don't TYPICALLY love the south. their mentality is a little backwards, i'm sorry. AND I roll my eyes on a daily basis about utah, too. but i do like it here. i am not opposed to moving elsewhere though. i think a nice place like Iowa would be fun. green rolling hills. not a bunch of holy rolling mo's. i do love having family close by. i do love my house. i do love my job 95% of the time.

Kristi said...

You know, I never thought I would like Texas when I moved here. I was anti and made fun of all the Texas pride (my dad even told me about a gravestone that said, "I'd rather be here than Texas" which is hilarious.) That being said, I really love Texas. I'm not trying to convert or anything, but you can't beat the green and the winters and the food and etc., etc. But I really loved a lot of things about Utah, and Idaho, too and everywhere I've lived. There's good to be found anywhere. Just in case you were really worried about my opinion ;)

Jan said...

I love Austin although I am not a fan of Dallas and/or Houston. I don't think of it as the 'south' --I guess living in Tennessee showed me the REAL south. (I don't want to live there again). I am surprised by the amount of Texas pride I do feel -- I have made fun of that too!! But we have lived in a LOT of places (if you want the list, let me know!) and this is the best. I think we're here for good.

Jan said...

PS - and if you want to plan a visit, we have this big empty house with lots of space for guests. We also have a cute 27 (coming up on 28) year old son -- although he's not active at church at all either.

Miss Jones said...

i need an active-er guy. i don't want peter priesthood, but i want someone who in their heart, knows the church is true. you know? plus - i want someone who lives in the state that i'm living in, but thanks jan. hehe.

Jan said...

Yeah, it helps to have the guy live nearby, right? And I really wouldn't wish our son on anyone LDS -- it would probably be an uphill battle for everyone. You deserve someone who does have that knowledge! Hang in there and wait for the right guy.