Monday, January 31, 2011

Last Day in Minnesota

This is it! We leave tomorrow!

I don’t know when we’ll be all settled and have the internet and everything so I don’t know when I’ll get back to this blog, but I know that once I’m in Hong Kong there will be so much more to talk about. The blog’s pretty boring now because it’s supposed to be about life in a different country. Well, I’m not there yet. But I will be soon!

The next post will be from Hong Kong!

Right now I’m
Excited
Confident
Optimistic
Thrilled
Thankful

Saturday, January 29, 2011

#32

Ryan finally got his visa! I don’t know why his took longer than mine – we applied at the same time.

I can’t believe we’re leaving Monday. Everything’s all ready – we closed our bank account, they’re turning off the phone on Monday, electricity & gas are later in the week since they can’t do it Monday. All the final bills will go to Ryan’s mom – we’ve already given her enough to cover everything. The internet was due on the 1st anyway – that’s Tuesday.

I’m all packed – Ryan’s still packing. I can’t think of anything else that needs to be done.

Hong Kong here I come!

Right now I’m
Nervous
Enthusiastic
Bold
Encouraged
Satisfied

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Leaving on a Jet Plane

We leave Monday! I can’t believe how excited I am!

The apartment’s spotless. I spent the last couple of weeks cleaning it like crazy. Hopefully we’ll get the deposit back – that should pay all the final bills.

We’re flying to Detroit Monday morning – that’s the last I’ll see of the USA for I don’t know how long. It’s pretty weird to be leaving home to go live in another country – weird but exciting!

Because of the international date line we’ll be in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Thursday is Chinese New Year. That’s going to be awesome – it’s like the whole country is celebrating our arrival.

Then Monday is the 1st day of orientation at Disney – rehearsals start Thursday. After that I’ll be performing at Hong Kong Disneyland!

Right now I’m
Hopeful
Courageous
Eager
Determined
Scared

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Visa

I’ve been so busy lately. We’re leaving in 1 week!

I finally got my visa. Ryan’s still waiting for his. I guess they’re going to take it to the limit.

I think I’m in pretty good shape – ready to dance my ass off!

Right now I’m
Inspired
Secure
Energetic
Confident
Pleased

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Exercising

Just taking a quick break after a long day of dancing, exercising, cleaning the apartment and making love.

Right now I’m
Positive
Strong
Comforted
Lucky
Affectionate
Daring

Monday, January 17, 2011

Tropical Heatwave

Remembering when it used to be warm and looking forward to sunny, warm Hong Kong.

Right now I’m
Confident
Dynamic
Encouraged
Tenacious
Energetic



It seems like there will never be any sun again

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Minneapolis v Hong Kong

Minneapolis is dark, cloudy, cold and full of snow.

Hong Kong is sunny, warm with no snow or even rain in sight.

Right now I’m
Sore
Challenged
Inspired
Optimistic
Alive

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Exercise

When I finally get to Hong Kong I’ll be singing & dancing a lot, but I’m kind of out of practice. I haven’t sung onstage in a while and I haven’t really danced since my last Disney audition. So as of yesterday I’m going to start exercising more – my goal is to work out my muscles everyday. Hopefully by the time I start working I’ll be totally ready to go.

There’s an acting exercise where you say how you feel rather than act it out. Right now I’m
Enthusiastic
Tired
Determined
Hopeful
Eager
Anxious
Excited

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Flying to Hong Kong

Busy, busy, busy!

We finally got our plane tickets. We’re flying on Delta from Minneapolis to Detroit on Monday the 31st at 10:20am and Detroit to Hong Kong at 3:25pm. We arrive in Hong Kong at 8:45pm – the next day! Minneapolis to Detroit is less than 2 hours, there’s 2 ½ hours in Detroit and then Detroit to Hong Kong is 16 ½ hours. The whole thing takes 20 hours and 25 minutes, but crossing the international date line will get us in on Tuesday instead of Monday.

Now all I have to do is clean the apartment, pack my bags and get my visa.

21more days!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

More Paperwork

I’m getting everything squared away before we leave – only 24 more days!

I’ve cancelled all but 1 credit card. I’ll close my bank account tomorrow. I’ve already called the phone co, gas co, electric. Everything’s set on their end. I still need to disconnect the internet & cable.

I’ll be cleaning the apartment for the next couple of weeks. Hopefully we can get the security deposit back.

Still waiting for my visa – Hong Kong here I come!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Minnesota Lakes

Waiting for my visa. Paying off bills.

Hong Kong here I come!

Still cold, cloudy, wet & snowy here in lake city.

This is from summer at the Chain.


I’ll miss all my lakes!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Friend Issues

What do you do when 2 people you care about don’t like each other?

Ryan & Lynn can’t stand each other. I can never spend any time with both of them together. That really sucks because I want to and I’m running out of time to see Lynn. I’m leaving at the end of the month – who knows when I’ll be able to come back to visit. I don’t know if she’ll ever be able to go to Hong Kong and visit me.

There’s really no reason they shouldn’t like each other. Nothing big happened – there wasn’t any major drama or episode. They just rub each other the wrong way.

When they argue I don’t want to take sides – then he’ll feel betrayed because I’m his girlfriend or she’ll feel betrayed because I’m her friend. I can’t really agree or disagree with them anyway – sometimes he’s right and sometimes she’s right. I just want them to stop. What are you supposed to do in that situation?

Sunday, January 2, 2011

New Year's Eve 2010

Happy New Year!

Last night we went to Ryan’s house for a calm dinner with his parents and then Jeff’s place for the real party. The place was packed. I saw pretty much everyone I know – and even lots of people I don’t know. I said goodbye to most of them – I don’t know when I’ll see them again. It was sad, but happy at the same time – I’m going on a great adventure so there’s really nothing to be sad about.

Everybody wants me to send them Disney toys. I guess with my big discount that shouldn’t be a problem – but is Hong Kong Disney stuff any different from American Disney stuff? I don’t think so, but I guess I’ll just have to wait and see.

Cheryl was even sadder than I was, so she got drunk – as usual. After a few drinks she’s never sad anymore. She’s usually very happy – sometimes too happy. When she started flashing her boobs it was funny, but then she took off her shirt and bra completely and started pushing her girls in everyone’s face. She wanted to take pics with all the guys and her boobs. I don’t know – it just seemed like too much attention whoring to me. I love Cheryl, but I don’t think she should drink so much. Maybe one party where she keeps her clothes on would be nice.

But I never complain when Cody gets naked. Maybe I’m just a hypocrite – or maybe I’d just rather look at Cody’s junk than Cheryl’s. Breasts don’t impress me – I can see mine any time. There’s something about the penis that just makes it more interesting to look at – I don’t know any girl whose boobs can get bigger and harder.

Cody didn’t get naked last night – too bad! I’ve seen him naked plenty of times already, so there’s nothing new there. Cody’s got a cute butt, but Ryan’s definitely better around the other side.

Speaking of, we didn’t have sex last night. We said we should – the last sex of 2010 & first sex of 2011. By the time we got home he was too wasted and I was too exhausted. I guess we could’ve done it at the party – like some people I won’t mention, but I wasn’t drunk enough and I really wanted to see everyone while I still can. I’ll miss everybody, but I know 2011 is going to be very exciting!