Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day & Chinese New Year!

(Above: Just a random cute picture.)


Anonymous Clare said...

We're celebrating Chinese New Year, even though I am not Chinese, but Happy Year of the Tiger and Valentines Day!!

6:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

SO CUTE!!!!!

6:57 PM  
Anonymous True_Dragon_Master said...

Happy valentines day everyone.

6:58 PM  
Blogger Cassie said...

Happy Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year to you too!

This is our first year celebrating Chinese New Year because this year we are pursuing adoption from China, so it makes us feel closer to my soon-to-be-sister!

Cute picture!


7:04 PM  
Anonymous The Irregular Girl said...

Happy year of the Tiger, everyone!!!

7:45 PM  
Blogger Anna said...


Above is the emoticon depiction of Brundibar, the German villain in a play I saw at my school. It was made in the concentration camps, and we met an actual survivor from the camp, and an original cast member of the play! I think I was the only one who enjoyed it... Except for maybe 2 teachers out of the 5 there.. I really liked it! You should so search it up!

ANDDDD... A BOOK RECOMMENDATION! You all should look into the Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld. Very action packed and full of unexpected sequences. I f you like the Kiki Strike Series, you will love these! I'm just sayin here... No advertising! lol!

9:38 PM  
Blogger Al Fonzo said...

Anna: I read the uglies series, and I liked it, my favorite was Specials, by far! I just didn't really understand Extra's and got bored with it, so I stopped reading it.

I have a nice book review too. It's called the Amanda Project. The first book just came out, and it rocks! It's about this girl, Amanda, who goes missing, with clues regarding her disappearence. Now, these three kids have to find out what happened to her. She went missing on the Ides of March, and left her mark by spray painting every inch of the Principle's car. Worst part is, with every clue these guys find, Amanda just because even more strange, mysterious, and diabolical.

Kinda sound like Kiki Strike?? It's a REALLY great book, but not even CLOSE to Kiki Strike, don't worry.

10:37 PM  
Blogger MorethanMe said...

I hate Valentines Day.

11:03 PM  
Anonymous 42 said...

Have a great one!

10:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

By the way, this may be your year, Anna, but I still won.

(Get it? Anyone?)

11:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

has anyone watched the Olympics? I love them. especially moguls and short track! the final short track race was so intense! Ohno almost didn't get a medal!!!!!!! that would have been bad! but he did so it's all good!...i love the Olympics...:)
Reel Dancer

11:53 AM  
Anonymous Kira said...

Yay! I could care less about Valentine's Day, but thanks Kirsten for metioning Chinese New Year! I'm half Chinese, so I got my lucky money envelope yesterday (called lai-see), and I'm getting my presents this weekend! My parents were behind on their present shopping because of the crazy snow we got where I live!

3:30 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Same to you too!! X3

Btw, happy birthday Kirsten!!! :D [I'm pretty sure it's on president's day..?]

4:16 PM  
Anonymous Hazel said...

Happy Chinese New Year to you to! Oh yeah, and Valentine's Day. We made Chinese food. It was yummy.

Cassie: Yay! Have fun with your new sister!

5:36 PM  
Blogger Rileydog said...


6:40 PM  
Anonymous Clare said...

Yes Happy Birthday Kirsten!! (Was it the 18th...I'm not sure...)

6:47 PM  
Blogger Al Fonzo said...


7:55 PM  
Anonymous anonymous cool girl said...

It was not just my golden b-day, it was my platnum b-day!
I was 12 on the 12th,golden b-day.
in the year of the tiger, the year I was born in, so platnum!!!!!
:) :) :)

this hole little post was all about me, sorry this is selfish!

8:30 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

Kirsten- Did you not tell us it was your birthday? You should at least put up a post so we could give you our undying appreciation and birthday wishes there! I will send you a birthday present! just contact me with an address for I am too lazy to look it up!

10:24 PM  
Anonymous :):( said...

hm............... dolphin making out with baby... not what i would consider cute.......

10:51 PM  
Anonymous Toodles*** said...

Happy Birthday Kirsten!!!
And thanks for the book reviews Alfonzo and Anna. I will TOTALLY try them. Seems like my kinda book!
And is anyone else working on a Kiki Strike t-shirt? I know I am!
And yes.
That picture is ADORABLE!!!

12:30 AM  
Blogger Kiki Strike said...

Dear :):(,

First, it's a beluga whale, one of the sweetest creatures on earth. Second, the little boy is giving it a peck the way you might kiss a dog or a cat or a baby. They are most certainly not "making out." And I find it rather disturbing that someone would suggest that they were.


8:58 AM  
Anonymous Kira said...

It's your birthday, Kirsten? Happy Birthday then! May this next year be filled with lots of money and awesome book ideas!

9:49 AM  
Anonymous Claire_gymnast said...

Yay, it's my year! I am a tiger (roar). I'm not Chinese though, I just like celebrating Chinese New Year! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

10:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


I am re-reading all the kiki strike books that have come out

why? because they RROOOOOCCCCCKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10:57 AM  
Blogger MushroomCloud said...

First of all, u really do need to notify us about ur birthdaay cause i can barley remember my bestfriends'. actually i just know the month they were born in. but anywho: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! frosty the snowman moment there....

Oh and cute beluga!

12:51 PM  
Anonymous The Irregular Girl said...

HAPPY B. DAY KIRSTEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(I guess I am a little belated, aren't I?)

3:03 PM  
Anonymous The Irregular Girl said...

Man, I love that cool spinning wheel thing on the left side of the page on the KS website. It's kinda hard to click, but it's fun!!

3:12 PM  
Anonymous gymnast20 said...

omg kirsten happy birthday!!!!!!!! i hope everyone had a great valentines day and chinese new year =]

10:28 PM  
Anonymous cait said...

You should have gotten picture of a tiger. Just a suggestion. But thats good too

12:02 AM  
Blogger evenescence2196 said...

2 cute!!!!!!!!! i want a beluga whale!!!!! dont know where i would keep it... but....

9:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that picture is adorable!!

10:32 PM  
Blogger Julia Branches said...

Hello Readers and friends, will you please review this poem for me--I am entering the poetry contest at my school:

The leaky Campbell’s can on the counter
Mimics me,
It’s tomato soup equivalent to my
Metallic tears

Inside me.

Something cracks
And the
Golden grandfather clock
Now fits in my hand
The nightdress too small

A scream,
Of old-fashioned
That takes hold of me
Shakes me,
Witch hazel,
Candy wrapper in my hair.

Sharp icicles
All at once
Swelling, hypnotic rise
Of the moment
Naked fish bowl,
The knife.

It was over.

9:42 PM  

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