Dear Walkers,


A long time ago I wrote some campus rules for college... since graduating I have realized that rule #4 extends far beyond a campus. It extends to any sidewalk or aisle in the whole world. Especially if it is holiday shopping or a regular day at Costco... let's revisit that rule (anything campus has been removed because as I said.. it applies to everything), shall we?

Rule #4 - Walking, merging, and stopping. Let us talk about sidewalk etiquette. I am just going to go through a few key rules within this rule"
1. If you are going to chat with a friend, do not stop in the middle of a hall or sidewalk, kindly move to the side.
2. If you are going to merge in front of someone, do not slow down, stay at the same pace because it will cause a collision otherwise.
3. If you want to text, please do not text and walk at the same time unless you can clearly see you will not hit a single person.
4. Stay with the flow of traffic, do not walk extremely slow.
5. Do not cut someone off and then stop walking to talk.
6. When you are walking straight at somebody and one of you needs to move just pick a side and commit, you'll run into somebody half the time but they'll be the one feeling guilty for not picking the right way to go.

In addition....

7. Do not walk at a diagonal, and if you choose to please watch for oncoming traffic.


Dear Gingerbread House,

I must build one of you. So I can smash it to welcome the new year. We all remember how that goes, right?


Dear Pageant Girls,

I found the BEST swimsuit. Watch this video to see what you could be sporting this year!


Dear Twin Falls School District,

Coming and presenting at your schools has been a serious highlight of my year as Miss Magic Valley. I have loved coming and handing out awards, signing autographs, and talking to your student about the anti-bullying. The response has been extraordinary. I appreciate the constant support from the community. I love hearing about how the students at your school remember how I teach them to STAMP out bullying and how they are working hard to make their school a better place for everyone.

              Stay away from bullies
              Tell someone
              Avoid bad situations
              Make friends
              Project confidence

It has been fun to be a part of your school and for the local news to capture and share my message as well. I can't wait to move forward as Miss Magic Valley and share my message further.


Dear Haleigh,


Thank you for reminding me that I am not boring.
But for reals.... I am going to blog real things.

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