Monday, February 21, 2011

What the heck weather?!?!?

Well, I don't know if any of you know or not but I live in Iowa, have my whole life.  Born and raised in Northwest Iowa and now live in Central Iowa as I'm attending college in Ames.  But, nonetheless the weather is just as crazy.  Today it is snowing....  You may wonder why that is a big deal since that's typical for Iowa at this time.  Here is the catch.  It was in the sixties a week ago! It was absoulutely wonderful and I want that weather.

I don't know why it bothers me so much, I mean this is Iowa and it is supposed to still be cold and white for the most part.  Maybe it's the fact that since the snow was melting and seemed to be disappearing before my eyes and the beautiful weather to go along with it, it is gone now as flakes are falling (granted it's not substatial) and it is back to the typical freezing temperatures.  That week of warmth was very persuasive in me accepting it.  In fact it was instant.  I should have just realized that mother nature was just teasing me. 

Mother nature has been very bipolar as of late it seems.  The week before the 60's it was in the negatives and I don't even want to mention the terrible wind chills, with a blizzard to kick that week off.  Into the goregous weather which melter a lot of the snow and was beautiful.  Then back to freezing temps but only in the 20's and 30's not -10's thankfully.  The one thing to look forward to I would guess is the upcoming week as if this trend keeps up it will be very beautiful.... Again!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

I Am From.....

So this is an assignment that I had to do for one of my classes and I thought it would be fun to share.  Of course I'll add in some visuals here for more entertainment ;)

I am from small town Iowa, from the loving care of my family.

I am from the love of animals to the grit and toughness of sport.
I a from Friday night football games to the hours of practices.

I am from numerous long nights spent with friends to the grand nights spent with my love.

I am from the weightroom to the library.

I am from family vacations, from the countless relations made throughout time.

I am from singing and dancing to to relaxing and reading.

I am from my 'Favorite Blankey' to the hot, sunny summer days spent repairing roads.

I am from the refreshing smell of spring to the bitter sting of winter.

I am from midnights spent swimming under moonlight to the delicious smell of Grandma's homemade cookies.

I am from my cell phone to my xbox.

I am from a town full of tradition which I have much pride for.

I am from Iowa Hawkeye to Iowa State Cyclone.

I am from my following of the Minnesota Vikings to the likes of the Minnesota Twins.

I am John Ruddy and this is where I am from.

Monday, February 14, 2011

A Blog?

Yeah, I have no idea what a blog really is so I'm just gonna wing it here......

Why do I have a blog now? Well to answer that my wonderful girlfriend was going nuts about them tonight so I decided to give it a shot. Why not, I mean what's the pain in that?

I want to say that the person who pulled the fire alarm at 12:30 AM should really go BLEEP off. Sitting in my dorm enjoying myself playing a little COD and next thing you know that annoying sound is going off throughout the whole building. So everyoned has to evacuate the building, mind you it's not warm outside. I wonder what would make somebody do such a thing. One of my friends suggested they did it out of envy and hatred for everyone who had a great Valentine's day due to the fact they are alone and having a crappy one. This theory made sense to me.

 Wow, my first blog and I'm already hating. What can I say it's late and I'm irritable I guess.

How late you may ask. It's 1:30 in the AM late, why am I not sleeping? Well I'm a college student who doesn't realize the value of sleep until I wake up in the morning and wonder why I didn't go to bed earlier, I don't think I'll learn that lesson for awhile at least.

But with that note I'm going to go to bed now and probably struggle to wake up tomorrow for my 9:30 class. At least the 8 o'clock was cancelled.... Good night world =)