Wednesday, April 6, 2011

in case you were wondering...

...where I got it (since I say it all the time).....and because I'm sixteen years old, in eleventh grade, taking a college course, the oldest of eight children...and because I grew up this week....and because I've been asked FOUR TIMES in the past TWO WEEKS whether I date or not or what courtship is....and because my teacher called me by one of my least favorite nicknames in class (only he didn't know it)...and because I'm a nut and I know it...here's Charlie Brown with a special message:


*chuckle*

See, your Jo is coming back. Yes, I'm a little different - a little older, my faith is stronger, my view of life is broader and my trust in Christ is deeper - but I'm still Jo. And always will be. 

Oh, while I'm on:

Dear PolkaDot is having another giveaway! Yeah! Here's the button:
 

Enjoy the lovely weather, folks! And remember, you only live once, so Carpe Diem!

13 comments:

  1. I love you so much, Jo!

    I was asked for the first time last week if I had a boyfriend. :P

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  2. You mean someone didn't know where "good grief" was from? I thought everyone watched Charlie Brown. :)

    Hugs,
    Näna

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  3. I posted this exact same picture on my blog!! I so got "Good Grief" from Charlie Brown. Possibly the best saying ever. Actually, no doubt the best saying ever :))
    -Jocee <3

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  4. I always get asked if I "Like, have, you know, like, a boyfriend?" "Uh...no...I'm only fourteen."

    Some people these days, I'm tellin' ya...

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  5. Love that saying! And yes, I do still read/watch Charlie Brown. :)

    SO glad you are back! We missed you.

    Many blessings,
    ~bree

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  6. In response to your comment on my blog: BOTH! JK. I didn't have any comments to moderate or anything to post about, so I just decided to be weird. (Not surprising.)

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  7. Even though this post was short, it was one of the best you've ever written, Jo. You are you, and no one wants you any other way. Can I quote you, by the way? "You only live once, so Carpe Diem" is just so...true!

    In Christ,
    Larkin

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  8. Love the Charlie Brown!

    (I know! I get asked if I have a boyfriend all the time! It's annoying, isn't it, when your relatives come over and start teasing you because they think you're hiding something. :P)

    (and I...sorta...knew where "good grief" was from...I guess it...slipped my memory...ah, yes...:P)

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  9. {Polly} - And what did you say, dear? *giggle* Love you too!

    {Nana} - You'd be surprised how many people don't associate "Good grief!" with Charlie Brown. I felt it was time to enlighten them :P

    {Jocee} - Great minds think alike!!! LOL!

    {Trini} - For me, now that I'm 16, the conversation goes like this: "Do you have a boyfriend?" "No. I don't date." "How old are you?" "16." "Do your parents not allow you?" "No, I just don't." "Oh. If you don't mind me asking, why?" ....and then Jo has to explain courtship in nutshell. *sigh* The price you pay for being different :P

    {bree} - I *love* the Peanuts! And even though I do love Charlie Brown, my favorite character is Schroeder hands down. And Linus after that :D

    {larkin} - You may quote me all you want! Actually, I picked up the phrase "You only live once" from our pastoral administrator, and I tacked "carpe diem" on the end to give it actual meaning, since "you only live once - so eat chocolate!" is less profound :P *giggle*

    {gab} - YES!!!! Relatives are the *worst*. Grandma.....she's a terrible tease. And Leia and Julia egg her on!!! It's rather frustrating sometimes - but all in a good way....kinda. :P Not that I have anything to hide, right? *rolls eyes* In this world, who knows?

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  10. What do you think I said? Nope.

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  11. {Polly} - Just makin' sure.... :P (sorry, I get teased so much that sometimes I like teasing others just because :P)

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  12. Hehe..those poor deprived people. Good for you to shine some light to them. :D

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  13. Hmm, I was unaware(mostly) that I egg her on...haha, I'll try to stop! Although it is just in fun and I give you full permission to do the same :)Great post by the way, cuz!

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