Monday, January 23, 2012

What 2012 has given me so far

Dear Reader,

Like this dresser, I have changed this year. Transforming from a beat-up chunk of wood into a glorious array of colors and beauty. This last month I have been refined and have risen like a phoenix from the ashes...

Ha, just kidding. But seriously, look what I did!:


Oh, and in case any of you were wondering what my beautiful piano looks like, here you go. It's wonderful!

Also, since coming back from Michigan I've had two pretty significant things happen that will determine how my next year and a half are spent.

1. Back in November, Highlights offered to extend my internship another year. When I got back from Christmas break I accepted. My title will change to Editorial Assistant (Yay no more intern title! Seriously by the end of this internship I'll have been an intern for a total of 3 years. That's too long. I'm ready to be an editor now, thanks.) and I'll get business cards and be put on the masthead!


2. I was sustained and set apart yesterday as my ward's Young Women president. For those of you who don't know, this is a really stressful, time-consuming, exhausting, and extremely important calling in the church. My bishop could not stress enough how important this calling is. pressure. I really hope I don't break the young women I'm working with...the problem is, I think someone's already trying to break them. I have my work cut out for me.


  1. Annie,

    You are so grown up! I can't believe it! Also, congrats on the new position. That is seriously so great. I still want to come visit you sometime!


  2. You're awesome. And I LOVE the dresser!

  3. Annie! LOVE the dresser. So perfect for you. And congrats on both your new changes! YW president--wow, I'm sure that will keep you busy, but will be super rewarding. And the girls will love you! And I'm glad to hear about your new job! At this point, I'm not sure if I'll get a short story in on time, but maybe there's a chance... haha.