Cleaning out my closet this morning, I found two Lisa Frank diaries, circa 2002, that I started at the wise old age of six
and a half.
I would post the pages, but the handwriting is a miserable, illegible concoction of papyrus and very comic sans.
August 2, 2002 [6 years old, my first ever diary entry.]
[in all caps] I LOVE MOMMY AND DADDY AND ETHAN. I LOVE MY DOG.
I have never had a dog.
A recipe for “Christmas Trees.”
peanut butter, hersheys kisses, water, green food coloring.”
then, at the bottom, “failed dish.”
December 30, 2005 [9 years old, third grade]
“Destiny and I made a “secret” trail out of a cemental path. I guess you could call it a sidewalk. It was made to carry fish & water from one pond to another. It is dry now so we can walk on it.”
I guess you could call it a sidewalk. I actually remember this. We made all these maps of our neighborhood. The adventure days.
February 11, 2006
“I am sorry I haven’t written in a while. We had a bunch of snow today. I built a snowman (two feet tall!!) and talked to Mallory. I got a new desk and bookshelf yesterday and my room is green! I’ve got to finish my valentines for mom and dad. Ethan and I are making an agreement perminitly. well gotta go! Heather N.”
two feet tall! Shoutout to Mallory. Love ya long time, girl.
February 13, 2006
“I deliverd some g-scout cookies today. uh oh bedtime [a heart] Heather N.”
May 9, 2006
“It’s been months since I last wrote. I got in trouble at school today. I was playing around at lunch.
Icolation iceolaion for me. Ethan is at Matthew’s house but he will be back in 30 minutes. We got a cat 2 weeks ago. His name is Herbie, he is a sweet as candy. He is F.A.T. though. I am exploring the My America series and there great. I’ll write tomorrow.”
three things: 1. there 2. their 3.they’re
June 13, 2006
“I am reading Where The Red Fern Grows. today I went to VBS- Arctic Edge. VBS is really fun. Sam and Bethany [Rowland] are in my class.”
June 14, 2006
“The playground kids are driving me BAZERK.”
July 6, 2006
“Jonah’s party was a stinkbomb. He got shower curtains and sheets. HAPPY BIRTHDAY I GUESS.”
I think this is my favorite one. The sass level is unreal. I also would love to recieve a shower curtain and new sheets for my birthday at this point. HAPPY BIRTHDAY I GUESS.
August 2, 2006
“Today has been pretty cool. This morning I did my report on Because of Winn Dixie. My project rocks. It’s a book cover on Because of Winn Dixie. I am eating pancakes.”
August 11, 2006
“Hello. Today is a rainy day. School is in 3 days. I’m stuck in a messy room all day. Half because of punishment half because I want to. I’ve been watching the Ducks. Four are a fox, the other two are pretty smart though. In here I have craft supplies, books, candy, and a tea set.”
August 12, 2006
“School starts tomorrow! I am in Ms. Massey’s class! NONE of my friends are in my class. I DON’T want to go now.
August 19, 2006
“I found out that Shane from school thinks I’m a hottie.”
October 17, 2006
“Tonight is Mr. Eric’s party. I hope that I meet a cute guy.”
[added on the next day]
“There were no boys.”
Hope you enjoyed! 🙂