24 March 2015

Currently


Since the track and field season began two weeks ago, my life has been in a constant blur of school, homework, sports, eat, sleep, and repeat. Besides that general summary, what have I exactly been up to?

One of the things that I have been doing is I've been listening to the choir songs that we are going to perform on YouTube. Let me tell you, unlike the previous choir years in my school's history under my teacher's guidance, mixed choir, which is the class that I'm in, is blending with its top choir to perform a set of songs-- all in foreign languages-- for a district wide competition and some that we are learning for fun. 

There is a song that I really love that we just learned yesterday called Amavolovolo, a South African song that sang about the violence in this one city and now, is a song that many love to sing at parties. There is some body percussion that we are going to learn to do to this song, and I'm really excited. It's been on replay in my head!


Besides Amavolovolo, I've been listening to the Glee cover of I've Lived, originally by OneRepublic. I don't watch Glee, but I have always loved their covers.


In the night, an hour before I go to bed, I've been reading and writing tons. It is the only time that I have free time. I have just finished up the fourth Michael Vey book, The Hunt for Jade Dragon (which is the best so far in the series), and I have been preparing for Camp NaNoWriMo. I wrote down a piece writing based on one of the prompts Jess made. Here's an excerpt which I had shortened (hopefully you all aren't tired out from my writing posts on the weekends)!
He was nervous. This meeting was important to him. It had been five years since he had last seen her in person. During the duration of their seperation, he couldn't stop thinking about her-- her smile, her complexion, the way her nose scrunched whenever she giggled or was frustrated. Another day of separation would have brought him pain.

There was a tap on his shoulder. He turned, and there she was, the youthful sprite, giving a playful grin. Time, he thought, would not withstand her spirit. In a perky voice, she said, "Missed me?"
Some days, I would also go out and take photos.


Track and field has been a hastle, too. Every day I would come home tired and immediately start on homework or I would come home to pass down to my parents that I have to ice my arms or legs. It can be pretty discouraging. Trying to schedule enough time to do homework can be a hassle, and most of my time on my laptop consists of me researching and typing up essays. In my spare time on my laptop, I've been working on the summer design on my blog. It won't be out until May, though! My days may be on a fast rapid pace, but I'm still going through with it!


How are you all doing? Tell me below in the comments!

32 comments:

  1. I'm doing good. I know who it feels to have no time for anything. Although I have a cold so that's not so good! Xoxo

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    1. That's great to hear, Miss Internet! Ah, colds! It's weird because when I was younger I used to get sick tons, then from when I was nine up to last year, I'd only get colds once a year. Now it seems like I'm leaning towards the end of the spectrum that I dealt with when I was younger... I do hope you get better soon! Drink lots and lots of tea! ^.^

      xoxo Morning

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  2. I <3 your photos, they are a-maz-ing!

    - www.whatlexieloves.blogspot.com
    Lexie

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    1. Thank y-o-u! :) You too, Lexie, are a-m-a-z-i-n-g!

      xoxo Morning

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  3. I hope your choir performance goes well! It's the track and field season for my school, as well, Not looking forward to it, as it will require me to run 5 kilometres competitively. :(

    Can't wait to see what your summer design will look like!

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    1. Oh, 5 kilometers stinks! I can only really run a mile around the track before I get really tired. I do hope you stay strong, though! As for my summer design, expect lots of artistic inspiration and flair. I think I may have outdone myself on this next design.

      xoxo Morning

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  4. All the best in your choir and track and field!

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    1. Thank you so much Bethany! I really appreciate it.

      xoxo Morning

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  5. I hope you get a rest sometime soon. Sounds like a very busy week. ;-) As for me, this week is Spring Break and so I have been reading and working on some homework. Today I am going to see Jess and Hannah Joy so I am excited. But we were planning a picnic and it's all rainy today. XD So we'll see how that goes. At the very least, we'll still hang out. :-)

    Loved the post, Morning! And I haven't got a chance to read your story thing. I'll probably forget it, but I'm sure it was just as wonderful as you! <3

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    1. A lot of my homework chunk load comes from Math, Bio, with about 10% of Language Arts/Social Studies, so I get what you mean when you have some homework. I hope your day with Jess and Hannah Joy went well, even if it was rainy! You can always do an indoor picnic; that's what my school had to do and why one of our field trips were canceled (in fact, I posted about it in my first six months of blogging)! The important thing is that you spend time with friends. And aw, if you do get the chance to read it, you should! But thank you. :D

      xoxo Morning

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  6. Love the photos of those books!

    And awww that sucks that it's tough right now--but the faster your days go, the closer they bring you to summer! Hang in there :)

    O | Life as a Young Lady

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    1. I love the photos of the books, too! :) I have mixed feelings about summer-- I won't be able to go and do amazing things with some of my friends because I will end up being on the other side of the globe, but I honestly can't wait!

      xoxo Morning

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  7. That african song is amazing! I love body percussion! In the choir I'm in we are doing one called Rockin Ricky Rocket in a few months. You should just look it up on YouTube because I can't describe it! :) Is really cool. Erg! Track and field....and homework......its life! Keep your chin up dear<3
    Clara

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    1. I just listened to Rockin Ricky Rocket, and that is so cool! No actual drums but the works of voices! That's amazing and real cool. :) Life is life, and we must go through it. I shall keep my chin up; thanks, m'dear. <3

      xoxo Morning

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  8. I hope that you get some time to rest and relax soon, because I know you need it! Hang in there. <3

    Also, screaming because Penderwick books are the best books.

    xoxo

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    1. I really want to relax. I also have some favors in the blogging world that I need to make sure I do, and well, it's tough. I want to play Pottermore on my laptop, but then I have posts to draft, comments to reply, and words of help I got to respond to-- it's hard.

      And yes, the Penderwicks are amazing! I can't wait for the new one to come up! I've been reading them since the fourth grade, which is a very long time. (I can't reveal my actual age, so... :P)

      xoxo Morning

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  9. That's fantastic that you're doing track and field. I totally getcha on the life business thing:) Also, yay for the Penderwicks!!! You have good taste.

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    1. Life = Business? I never thought of it like that... some days the jobs I have to deal with are just all right, some days I feel alive, and some days I just want to collapse onto my bed and just sleep. Yay! Another Penderwicks fan! I have a different taste in books than other people that I know in real life-- most of them like either reading historical fiction that had something to do with the world wars, biographies and philosophy books, and/or manga. I read those, but I'm more open to reading other genres and mediums, too.

      xoxo Morning

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  10. I've been... writing, mostly. Beginning to regret coming up with this Writing Challenge because... well, because it's challenging. Which I guess is the point. XD But I'm glad someone else is doing it because that motivates me to keep on keeping on with it. I want to read the whole thing you wrote! Or does it have spoilers so you can't post it? No excuses otherwise.

    Besides writing... I had an awesome day with Candence today. *hugs her to death and hides the body*

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    1. Ah, keep strong with the NaNoWriMo prep. It will definitely pay off, even if it can be a hassle because no ideas can come out. The thing that I wrote does have spoilers of the novel that I will be writing during Camp, so I can't post any more of it, as well as the other challenges (a lot of them have evidence of spoilers just laying around).

      That's great that you had an amazing day with Candence! Glad to hear the rain didn't spoil your day! And also-- gah! Girl we need Candence's words! We must go and retrieve the body... XD

      xoxo Morning

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  11. I understand you on the busy factor of life. I think God teaches us to live and truly live even in the packed schedules, and this is something that I've had trouble learning.

    Your little writing inspired me, by the way!

    Grace be with you!

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    1. Well, at least some good came out of today, even if my life is really crazy filled with crayons, unicorns, and "sugar farts" (why I said this out loud in class is absolutely crazy; I have a weird filter when it comes to trying to turn my thoughts into spoken words), it's good. I just came back from a core circle; it's basically like a yoga circle except we do stomach ab workouts. It was really hilarious! Glad to hear that you loved my writing! :D

      xoxo Morning

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    2. The core circle sounds cool! I've always been more of a Pilates girl (in fact, I take a class tomorrow morning), but yoga is relaxing yet hard.

      Okay, what is a sugar fart? (Don't be shy. I'm not afraid of weirdness like that.)

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    3. I'm rather rubbish at Pilates, to be honest. How long have you been doing it (and yoga? Yoga is hard, a bit... I prefer that over Tai Chi, though)?

      "Sugar fart" is something I said yesterday during a yeast lab for Biology. We were required to take in qualitative notes. I read the board, and kept saying to myself, "How does it smell... how am I supposed to know what the smell is like? Wait, I know! It smells like sugar farts!" People gave me weird looks as a wrote it down in my lab book, and my Bio teacher was like, "How do you know it's like a sugar fart? What is a sugar fart?" One of my friends in the back of the class began to crack up so hard, that she had to be asked to leave for a bit.

      Ah, weirdness.. I'm going to tell you that I am immersed and fluent in weird. xD Teachers always ask me to speak up, but I don't, and one of the reasons why is because I'm terrified I'll say something awkward, my weird filtering from thoughts to spoken words. The unicorns thing had also something to do with Biology too. :P Nothing wrong with them, right?

      xoxo Morning

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    4. This made me smile! And I've been doing Pilates for a few years now. It's made my core much stronger. Glad to have this little conversation!

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    5. Same here! :) Often times I don't get a second reply from readers; it's nice to have conversations with them.

      xoxo Morning

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  12. Morning, this post is making me miss high school choir! I sang in choir my entire life, from when I was about ten all the way through high school and then college. There's no experience quite as fun, exhilarating, moving and beautiful as choir and choir performances!

    Good luck to you and all your high school endeavors. You sound like one busy girl! Make sure to get plenty of rest. God bless!

    Dani from a vapor in the wind

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    1. Well, there are still plenty of ways to get involved with the choir universe even if it has been awhile. I've been singing my entire life-- I sang in sixth grade, then stopped for several years (I wanted to concentrate on middle school), then started back up when I did high school. Choir is amazing! I honestly cannot believe I wanted to take a break from it. Thank you so much! I'm hoping to sleep early tonight. God bless to you, too!

      xoxo Morning

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  13. Great pictures :) That's so awesome you're learning all those songs! We're doing a traditional Caribbean song for our choir. Pretty interesting though... I honestly can't wait for summer though :)

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    1. Summer... I can just recall that scene from High School Musical 2, my childhood movie, chanting and waiting for summer. A Caribbean song? That sounds cool! I've never really heard much music native to that area. I should probably go and listen to some of their music!

      xoxo Morning

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  14. I've read "StarGirl," "The Young Elites" and "The Beginning of Everything." They are some of my favourite books!

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    1. We must have similar tastes in literature, then! :) I still need to read "The Young Elites" but knowing Marie Lu's writing style, I know it will be great.

      xoxo Morning

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