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How do some of these things even exist? It gives me goose bumps sometimes, when I really think about it. Haven’t you ever looked out the window on a pretty day and wondered how it’s possible anything could be so beautiful? I also had two cats—Midnight and Cloudy—and they were pretty awesome, as far as cats go. They kept me company most of the time. I never wanted to separate from them, and hung out with them any chance I could get. They weren’t just regular cats; they would play tag with me and cuddle, so whenever I felt lonely, they were right there to make me feel better.
And running. You know, like in the movie Forrest Gump? This is what my family must have felt, wondering when I was going to quit running. I ran three miles that night but I could have kept going. I guess when I decide I like something, I can’t get enough of it. That kind of singular focus sums me up pretty well, actually. And not just when it comes to running. When we had just moved to Utah, I remember being downstairs with my brother Daniel playing while my mom was upstairs unpacking and my dad was getting ready to go do some computer work.
Food! And music! We were totally ecstatic. After all, the place was overflowing with fun, all kinds of games, and our personal favorite: musical groups that performed all kinds of awesome musical numbers. We really liked the OK Corral Western performers, who would always hang out with us after their performances and make us feel special, and also the group of “zombies” who would sing and perform fun pop songs. One of their signature tunes that summer was Natalie Cole’s “Pink Cadillac,” which would stay in my mind forever and make her one of my musical role models to this day.
Chords of Strength by David Archuleta