May 3, 2008
Five months ago, I was enjoying my all-nighter with all my friends. Now life is totally different. It sucks! I’m at the cabin now. Kinda sad, lonely and bored. I’ll try and write down everything I’m thinking. So, we get up to the cabin around 2:30ish and we see Aaron in his driveway pulling in on his atv with a bobcat behind him. And he looks at me. So, we get here and me and Eddie go for a walk down to the boat landing. And I see Aaron leave his house and go down to Tori’s. So, a little while later dad gets here with our bikes, so I’m hyped to go bike riding FINALLY here at the cabin. So, Aaron had come back to his driveway, and we were riding bikes right in front of his house, so he goes back over to Tori’s and we decide to ride our bikes over past there and kind of around the lake. And when we passed, I saw him standing with people there and it just stung me. So yeah. Obviously, I still like him. Which is NOT good, and I don’t know what to do about it. So, I came back inside tried to call Hannah, but she wasn’t available. I texted Tabitha, Beth and Paula. Tabitha is telling me; I shouldn’t like him anymore and just not being that supportive. Beth said oh that’s terrible! And Paula called me, and we talked about it more. Which actually helped. I think I’m just going to focus on this guy “Michael” at my school. Paula said I should accidentally throw a grape at him! I just might do that 😊 so I’ve gotta get over Aaron…ugh! This just sucks. I guess it’s hitting me so hard because I was close to having a boyfriend, but then it didn’t happen. Oh well. Maybe I’ll find someone when I get a job? I hope so.
<3 Ava Estelle
Present day me: Oh boys. There will certainly be many more!!
April 21, 2008
Monday – 8:57pm
So today, back at school without my ipod ☹ Yeah. I really miss it. I thought about stealing someone else’s ipod but then decided not to. So, I got home from school rode bikes to DQ with Eddie, got home and started my homework. I ate dinner then went up to the lake. Me, Meryl and Dad went. So, me and Meryl were playing badminton in the yard and Aaron rides his atv over and me and him talk to for like two seconds. Find out he didn’t have school today and he was on his way over to I’m guessing Tori’s place. She lives down the street in the blue house with the trampoline if I’m right. So, I get home and call Rhonda, talk to her about seeing Aaron and then finish my homework.
So yeah, I didn’t feel any pangs of jealousy when I saw Aaron and (I’m guessing) Tori laying on her trampoline. And I didn’t feel any like pangs when I was talking to him so, I don’t have a crush on him anymore. Which is good, I guess.
<3 Ava out!
Present day me: I think I was just really disappointed that Aaron ended up seeing a girl that lived down the street and not me. She did live there full time, rather than me and my family going to the cabin on the weekends and sometimes during the week. I guess now that I’ve revisited these entries about Aaron, maybe he was interested in me for a second but decided I wasn’t a good choice for him for whatever reason. We did hang out as friends and he got to know my friends a little, which was pretty cool anyway.
January 9, 2008
Wow. Yesterday we went zip lining!! It was AMAZING!! I wasn’t afraid at all of the heights. Mom was! Well, it was me, Eddie, Meryl, Phoebe, mom, Aunt Blanche, Uncle Pat, and Opa who went. I was kind of afraid before we started. But once I went on the first one it was so cool!! That as my favorite day so far. After we were done gliding through the trees we took our harnesses off and received a free soda ticket. So, we all got free sodas and used the bathrooms.
There was a river at the end. So, we all put our feet in, and it was freezing! But Phoebe, Meryl and Eddie went off the slides. So (highlight of the day) we go back to our table to put our shoes back on and pack everything up again. I take my soda with about half an inch left in it and do bottoms up. A BEE COMES INTO MY MOUTH OUT OF THE SODA CAN AND STINGS ME ON MY TONGUE!!! I immediately spit it out, soda and everything. So, it’s getting numb and hurts like you couldn’t believe. Aunt Blanche is there (sees it happening) and I keep my mouth open, I can feel the stinger in it, she pulls it out. The whole right side of my tongue numbs up and swells. Mom gave me two Benadryl’s to help the swelling. I had so much spit in my mouth I could only spit it out. My tongue swelled up so much it had teeth marks in it from getting too big. So, we got back to the hotel room and I just laid down on the couch and fell asleep for an hour. It was very refreshing. Then me and mom went to the market to pick up some food we needed. We ate dinner with Meredith and Susie last night. Even with the bee sting yesterday was my favorite day so far.
Now, moving on to today: we got up at 6ish in the morning to go deep sea fishing. Same people went as zip lining including Aunt Margot. We all got on a bus to drive us down to the dock. We waited about fifteen minutes for the boat. Then we started out on the ocean. Aunt Blanche caught the first fish. Everyone caught a fish except me because I got motion sickness from the waves. So, I just sat there and watched, took some pictures and tried not to throw up. I took some Dramamine, but it just made me sleepy. So, I took like a two hour nap on the boat for the last two hours. But once I woke up from my nap I felt fine. We walked back to the hotel (15 min) and had some food, got into our swimsuits and went down to the pool. I read a little bit of New Moon and just hung out. Then we went out for dinner because we had the fish, we caught cooked at one of the restaurants at our hotel. It was yellowfin tuna, pretty good! We took a family picture too. So today was an alright day. But I’m getting anxious to get home and see what’s going on with everyone. And to tell them what all has happened.
<3 Ava Estelle
Present day me: this is a memory I still share with people to this day. Anytime I encounter a bee around me I just remain calm and hope they fly away. After having this experience of a bee stinging my tongue, I have a different perspective on bees. I’d never want it to happen again of course, and I’ve always checked my cans of soda before drinking them ever since!! Zip lining is also an experience I’d recommend to everyone. I’d definitely do it as an adult if I ever had the opportunity to again!