Hola to the very limited amount of people who read my journals!
So the last time i wrote here was when I had a diabetic emergency thingy. Well, since then I have spent eleven days in Iowa with basically no wifi and working for my grandmother's catering business. -NOT THAT FUN- But my grandmother who very much so enjoys spoil my sisters and I, paid us each $500. She originally said the previous year that she would pay us each $1000, but I think she was a little upset that the three of us did not want to sleep in her guest room every night or even in her house every night. The truth be told, we all were getting weird vibes from that house. I mean, it's a old, rickety, farm house in the middle of small-town Iowa farmland. The worst vibes came from her guest bedroom which was one of my aunts' bedrooms way back when. None of us wanted to be there alone. Emily got terrible vibes and was sad the entire time and Brenna was basically feeding off of Emily's vibes and was getting creeped out. I felt vibes to but I kind of subsided them and tried to just think about the happy memories we had there when we were young.
No matter how creeped out we were though, we never really talked about it around my grandparents. We would always go somewhere else. We would walk around the farm or wiser in the basement. Despite our efforts to hide our fears, somehow my grandpa found out that we felt his house was haunted. (Side note: He had grown up in this house, raised his family in this house, and plans to die in this house). My grandpa is very against specific things: Catholicism, Buddhism, Taoism (any religion that isn't Protestant), Democracy, most of modern society, cities, traffic, people who are very sensitive or people who cross him in anyway, and many other things. So the last day that we were to work for my grandma, he came up to us and started angrily yelling. "By the way, I have lived in this house for 67 years, and it is not haunted. Who ever told you that is a bull-faced liar and aught to be ashamed of themselves!" -VERY FRIGHTENING- That was also the only time he really talked to us that entire week.
Anyways, I'm glad I earned $500, but I don't think I want to work for her again, even if she offers $2000. It's not just that my grandparents create an overly critical and sheltered environment, but I just can't stand the empty farmlands and everything. I much rather stay in the less rural Iowa towns.
In Iowa I did get to stay with my aunt and uncle in Ames towards the beginning and end of our stay (Ames is where Iowa State College is). And they actually have wifi!!! Plus I got to hang out with the cutest little boy (my 1 year old cousin) and my other cousin who is cute, but kinda at the age that is annoying to be around her (she's seven).
And We also visited my great grandma. She doesn't have any wifi but she is so cute and I just love her. She is so accepting and doesn't care what you do because she will always love you. I just love that branch of my family because everyone loves each other and cares for each other. No one cares about your mistakes because no one views you for your faults. That part of the family is all crazy and screwed up, but everyone loves each other and doesn't give a shit that someone has never been married and has three children with three different men or that someone is covered with tattoos and listens to crazy music.
But, To get off of the Iowa trip I had three weeks ago, I went to the Indian Dunes this previous Saturday.
I went with my family, Brenna (sister), Emily (sister), my mother, and my father, as well as Hadley (close family friend who is basically family). I ended up falling asleep under the sun in my swim suit on the beach and got sunburn and a little bit of heat stroke and I forgot to reattach my insulin pump when I was out of the water and my blood glucose numbers shot through the roof and I just was not having any of it. (BTW if you didn't know, I hate the heat. I cannot handle it. Ever since I was a baby I just melt under the heat-explains my two year old behavior at the zoo NoTaco GalaxySeerNumber9
My mother always called me her wilting flower in the heat).
To conclude this very rambling and endless journal entry, I need to get together with all of my friends for one last hurrah before school starts. I was thinking of having like spending a day at Brunzwik's Zone or laser tagging or just going to the mall and then sleepover, but idk.
I also need to see Guardians of the Galaxy. I have been waiting for it for a year and I need to see it, but my mom and dad and sisters are always so busy and I always just so bored and sitting in my room all day.
Okay, I'm really rambling now, so I'm gonna go now!