Weekend of June 9, 2017

My weekend was eventful because I had many activities planned. I went to Rubio’s, attended an orchestra rehearsal, went giddy up on my horse, went shopping for Theo, saw my friend Jaydon, and went to the zoo.

Friday, I gave MaryJeanette a goodbye gift, because next school year she will go to TPHS.

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Our group went to Rubio’s but the other group took the 408 bus route because it was the same route as the Fair and Rubio’s. We took the 308, which was faster. Finally, we were eating together. At night, my dad and I went to the last dress rehearsal orchestra concert for the season and it was so pleasing.

Saturday, I did the same course in my horseback riding lesson but I took a wider turn in a part of the course. I did it badly/incorrectly the first time. Well, I was supposed to go to the outside part of the cones but I turned in the middle. The second time I did such a great job staying in the outside part ending with a high note! Then, we went to Marshalls for a present for Theo, my nephew, and there were the cutest clothes I have ever seen. Soon, at 2:05 PM, Jaydon came over and I talked to him. When I asked him what has he been up to lately he said…  

  1. nothing.
  2. that he had Taekwondo, writing his own songs on piano, and took some classes.

It was B, and I played Niagara Falls for him and he played his own songs. The first song reminded me of a pop song but it didn’t sound  like a particular pop song to me. It sounded like a Miley Cyrus or an Aqua song. The next piece  was a Sonatina that I have played before. A Sonatina is an instrumental piece with piano accompanist. In the evening, I ate and slept.

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Sunday, I went to the zoo with Cece and omg, I saw gorillas that were trying/attempting  to reach a toy. This big gorilla annoyed the baby because he was the king of this enclosure. We also saw this rat that looked like a pig. In addition, in the area where the apes are there was a peacock. On the bus tour, we saw a big tiger sleeping on the back right wall of the enclosure. It was cool because I kinda think tigers are so cute when they sleep. After the zoo, I wrote my grandpa a poem which was beautiful.

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My favorite part of the weekend was when I was at the zoo because I liked that tiger so much. My least favorite part was that it’s the last weekend in SD even though overall, it was the best weekend ever! This coming weekend, I will fly to NYC for my Grandpa M’s memorial service. There, I want to either visit Radio City Music Hall, or walk around the city because it will be a Frank Sinatra-like fun filled vacation!

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Weekend of June 2, 2017

My weekend was so great because our class went on the Flex bus to go to Target, I attended horseback riding, hung out at home, and went to the Safari Park.    

Friday, our class drove to Target in Encinitas to go shopping for the last time this school year. Arlie and Norma had trouble finding long sleeved pjs. I asked the lady at the store if they have long sleeved pjs and she said, “Maybe by the women’s shirts?” They didn’t have anything because the winter sale was over. I also looked at some Father’s Day cards because it will be a nice Father’s Day. I found one that had a heart and bought it. Avery bought a Father’s Day card as well. Some of my classmates went to Mcdonald’s while I had lunch at Pizza Hut. It took us half hour to get back to Earl Warren on the Flex bus.

Saturday, I went horseback riding. I did a course in 2 different times. It was from 2 minutes 40 seconds to just 2 minutes. Then, I arrived home and I emailed Jaydon my friend from outside of class. I said, “Can you come today?” There was no email response. Instead I practiced piano and drums. At 3:15 pm, I got a message on my email from Jaydon, “Nope sorry how about next weekend?” I replied, “Sure!”

Sunday, I slept in, which was nice. Cece and I went to the Safari Park and I saw this chinchilla which was similar to a cute bunny.

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I also stared at some bats and one was hanging upside down. The funny thing was I had a picture in the face of a bat and bat-eared fox. A bat-eared fox is a special kind of fox. The caption is Casey as Batgirl and Casey the bat-eared fox.  

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My favorite part of the weekend was the Safari Park because it was so hilarious taking a photo with that iconic fox and bat. My least favorite was when we could not find the pjs. Overall, my weekend was wonderful! Next weekend, I really want to get ready for my trip or hang out with Jaydon. I want to do both of these things because it will be a fabulous and awesome weekend!

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Memorial Day Weekend May 26, 2017

My Memorial Day weekend was so awesome! I had a dance party at school, went to Mason’s 5th birthday party, drove to Warner Carrillo Ranch House, hung out at a block party, and watched 2 movies at Edwards Cinema theater.  

Friday, I had a dance party in school. It was so cheerful because Ali, Nick, Alfredo, Olivia, Caleb, Duran, Acacia, Kimmy, Jason, Elizabeth, and Adriana were in room 40. I made the party amazing because I was the host [and made the invitation]!

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We danced a lot to Barbie Girl, I Got A Feeling, and 24k Magic. We had snacks, and even did a craft. I also had disco lights that were so cool!

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Saturday, on TV it was Harry Potter weekend so my dad and I watched the Sorcerer’s Stone and the Chamber of Secrets. In the afternoon, we went to Mason’s 5th birthday party. I was jealous because Ms. Sarah has 2 boys. “I’m jealous,” I thought. “I wish I had 2 boys.” Ms. Sarah is my old dance teacher. The party was at the San Dieguito Park. While there was a cake, there was no theme.

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Sunday, I went to Warner Carrillo Ranch house and,

  1. I rode a horse
  2. It was closed
  3. We learned the history of the ranch

It was b. Yeah pretty disappointing right?  So we headed back home. It took a hour and 11 minutes each way and it was on route 76 and we were lost. The directions said, “In one mile, the destination is on your left.” But on the left, it was not there, so we headed to the other route and this time it was 12 pm so I was so hungry and it said make a U turn.

Cece said no let’s go straight. But my annoying iPad said, make a U turn so she made one and then it said, “in 5 miles merge onto route 78.” In the end on the website it said it opens at 12 pm, but a man said it was closed. I thought, what? I was so disappointed because there wasn’t anybody there. On the way home I saw many cows. At 5:15 pm my dad and I hit the road 5 houses up to a block party. I met 14 year old Elle and her 15 year old friend Gia from CCA. I said:

  1. Hi how are you, what’s up?
  2. Hi nice to meet you… show me a dance you remember from your recital
  3. Hi. Bye.
  4. Hey girl how’s life?

It was b. They showed me every style of dance that you can think of like ballet, tap, contemporary, hip hop, even gymnastics, a little square dance, and line dance which was towards the end of the party. I watched them while the other people were talking, and eating/playing basketball. I was so tired after that because I had an exceptional time!

Monday, Arlie and I saw 2 movies, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, and Beauty and the Beast. Diary of a Wimpy Kid is about 2 families who go on a road trip to their grandy’s house for her birthday. The other one was:

  1. About a girl who meets a lovely man who is in disguise
  2. About a woman who wanted to marry the beast before the last petal falls
  3. About this couple who thinks a king, who  is in the palace, doesn’t rule a kingdom
  4. About this woman who said, “I don’t care! If the bride isn’t getting married, then we’ll never be ready for the wedding, the rehearsal dinner, the cocktail or the reception.”

The answer is b. My favorite part was the Harpsichordist character because he was phenomenal! The character’s name is Maestro Cadenza.

My favorite part of the weekend was both the block party, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Beauty and the Beast because they both were  so lovely! The thing I didn’t like about my Memorial Day weekend was when I was jealous. Overall, my Memorial Day weekend was so enjoyable! Next weekend, I want to pan for gold, like I have seen before at Old Town, or get ready for summer! I really desire to do one of these things because, it will be a summeriffic weekend!

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Weekend of May 19, 2017

My weekend was part historical and part crazy. I went horseback riding, strolled around the Mission, ate at Fashion Valley, and went to the Friendship Walk.

Friday, I went to Sprouts to purchase MaryJeanette round lettuce and tortilla chips. After that, we went back to the classroom to watch the movie Stuart Little, which was about a mouse. I liked it a lot. My favorite part of the movie is when Stuart found his parents.  

Saturday, I horseback rode Hollywood and my horse was a brown gray horse. After I rode, I fed him carrots. Soon, we headed over to the first Mission (church) in California created before the USA by Father Serra. It is in a valley called Mission Valley. It was interesting because we learned that the first people in the church were the American Indians. I thought that day was so interesting! This was the first time I had been to that Mission. There was a garden that we saw which was built in the 1800s. For lunch I ate at Fashion Valley and it was so nice because it had a spectacular view!

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Sunday was crazy because it was the Friendship Walk. Before the walk, I liked the puppet show because it was so cute!  When it was time for the rabbi to announce the awards for the teams who participated, I was shy because I didn’t want to get an award. My dad said, “you’re ok.” I didn’t pick up my award. I did, however, complete the whole walk in 58 min and 50 seconds!

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The walk was 1 mile long and it raised money for Friendship Circle and Shooting Stars. I was last to finish and I was so tired! I saw many friends of mine like Jaydon and the friendship Dojo people. I thought that the walk was so powerful!

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Cece, my Dad, and I went to the Israel festival after the walk. Because it was close, we walked to it. We only heard 4 choir groups who were phenomenal! The festival was for Israel Independence day. 

My favorite part of the weekend was the Mission because it was so historic! My least favorite was the heat at the walk because it was so hot in some areas of the walk. Overall, my weekend was so awesome! Next weekend,I want to see Jaydon or go to Dog Beach because it will be so nice!

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Weekend of May 12, 2017

My Mother’s day weekend was so nice because I had a swell time! I went to La Colonia Park, rode my horse, had my last Miracle League baseball game, went to Balboa Park, and drove to Bob and Julie’s house for Mother’s Day and for my grandma Rhoda’s birthday dinner.

Friday, my class and I went to La Colonia Park, which was up the street from my school. It has a pretty view because the grass was green, there was a lovely bathroom and playground. I walked half a mile there. It is on a road called Drew Street, I think, and when we walked in the park, we saw a puppy.   

Saturday, after an awesome riding lesson, I had my last baseball game for the season, and I did terrific! I got a homerun!  Because of that, I got my trophy! I felt proud that I got my trophy! Taylor and the other buddies got an award for being the best buddies.  

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Sunday, Barrie, my new nurse, asked me, “Well what do you want to do?” I was not sure. I said, “I don’t know, maybe go to the museum in Oceanside.” I looked some others up and it was already 9 so I thought, oh no, we better hurry and find one fast! My dad then looked up some too. Some were closed and others I had been to before. And another one was so far away. He finally said, “How about this one, the History Center in Balboa Park?” I liked that idea. What a great idea! So around 11:10 am we left and omg, the History Center had all these Jewish art displays. One painting I liked was a man who was wearing a cap and was holding the Torah. Also, there was a section about an old machine for adding money. After that, we went to the Model Railroad Museum. I loved the area where they have trains of all sizes that pass each other on the tracks. There was even Thomas and Chuggington.

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The museum also had a desert route with many trains and a mini carnival with a merry-go-round, car rides, and a swing ride. We were headed in the elevator to go up but when Barrie pushed upper level it didn’t budge. So, Barrie told this guy who was working that the elevator was broken and she also told the attendant at the desk and this lady led us to the emergency exit so I thought, Oh no will there be a fire? There was not, silly. After all that, we stopped by Barrie’s house because one of her boys came to meet me. We also went to this community park where there was another one of her kids with his headphones on.

At 4:15 pm my dad and I picked up Rick and Lisa because we went to Bob and Julie’s house for Mother’s Day/Grandma’s 91st birthday. I gave my grandma a card with a piano on it! Elinora was there and at the start she was so cute, walking and then all of a sudden she cried and I was worried. And then my Dad had all of her attention during dinner and I was jealous as normal, but then I loved her and I didn’t feel that jealous anymore. Grandma sang Row Row Row Your Boat, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, and the ABC song. It was so wonderful!

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That was my favorite part of the weekend because it was so lovely! My least favorite part was when we left to go somewhere on Sunday because I found out that one of the places I wanted to go to was way too far away past Escondido. The other places were closed. Overall, my Mother’s Day weekend was wonderful! Next weekend is the Friendship Walk. I also want to ride or build my very own train in my basement going to the patio because it will be great, choo choo!

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Weekend of May 5, 2017

 

My weekend was awesome because I was so busy! I had a gig, some of my side of the family came for dinner, I went to the orchestra rehearsal, strolled to Fletcher Cove, and had a baseball game.

Friday, I went to Fletcher Cove with my class. We walked there and I saw the beach. It was so pretty there at the beach but it was so cold that we headed back and saw the movie, My Fair Lady, in the classroom. My Fair Lady is a movie about these guys who had a bet that they could take any British woman from the street and teach her to speak correctly.

At night, we went to the orchestra’s dress rehearsal and this flute player was only 21 years old and he was amazing! It lasted 3 hours but we only stayed for 1 hour. The music was like two birds that sat on a tree which then fell because a small cat came and it was like that.  

Saturday, I went horseback riding but it was sprinkling while I was going on a trail ride. I thought “oh no will there be a baseball game?”  On my trail ride, I saw many horses in the barn and some were smaller than others. Guess what happened, it didn’t rain at baseball and I got a home run! I had 3 buddies named Ben, Dave and Troy.

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At home I finished the Alvin and the Chipmunks movie which was so funny! My favorite part of the movie is when they did a song dedicated to Dave who always screams “Alvin!”

Sunday was the best part of the weekend because not only was I with Cece, but I had a gig at Music Box (it used to be Anthology), and I did awesome! I stayed until 2 pm and the ladies next to me were vivid; they were rocking out to one song by a band called Rush, played by another band, but not ours. We played 3 songs named Work song, All Blues and Cantaloupe Island.

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Watch my gig here:

The teachers did a song called Superstition by Stevie Wonder. They didn’t even practice it at all but they just went for it!  

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After all that, we went home and got ready for family dinner with Ellinora, Matthew, Anne-Marie, my grandma, Uncle Robert, Riley, Otis and Macie.  My Dad and I and all of our family ate dinner early because Ellinora needed to go home for bed. My dad cooked salad and rice and Ellinora was walking by herself. Aww!

My favorite part of the weekend was the gig because my dad filmed my band and put on Youtube so it’s there now! “Just as a reminder, my gig was in Little Italy. Once again Little Italy was the area it was located! Thank you!” My least favorite part of the weekend was when it was sprinkling because it was so odd.  I thought, “how could it be sprinkling during my trail ride? ” Overall, my weekend was breathtaking! What was breathtaking about it was again that gig. Next weekend, I want to either go hiking at Del Mar Beach, or go camping high in the mountains because it will be so cool!

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