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About The Bloggers

We are a group of (mostly) college students who all graduated from the class of 2011 at William Chrisman High School. We have decided we’re going to stay in touch throughout college/life, as most high school friendships crumble at the sight of a new chapter of life. This is our brave attempt at avoiding this norm. These are our stories of our lives after high school.

Chrisman2College

Check out our individual pages to learn more about us!

Derek · Kendyl · Cathy · Megan · Morgan · Nick

Derek

Derek

Morgan

Morgan

 

 

Cathy

Cathy

Kendyl

Kendyl                      

Tristan

Tristan

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176 Responses to “About The Bloggers”

  1. T-Laughy (T-nasty) October 17, 2012 at 9:18 pm #

    AYE LET ME BE IN DIS BLOG WHEN AND IF I GRADUATE FROM THE DIRTY WC

    • Derek Neely October 18, 2012 at 3:14 pm #

      Rules of chrisman2college
      1st RULE: You do not talk about chrisman2college.
      2nd RULE: You DO NOT talk about chrisman2college.

      3rd RULE: If someone says “stop” or goes limp, taps out the blog post is over.

      4th RULE: Only two guys to a post.

      5th RULE: One post at a time.

      6th RULE: No shirts, no shoes.

      7th RULE: Post will go on as long as they have to.

      8th RULE: If this is your first night at chrisman2college, you HAVE to Blog.

      • T-Laugh October 18, 2012 at 4:58 pm #

        YESSS!!!

  2. Kendyl October 18, 2012 at 5:06 pm #

    This is not fight club.

    • Derek Neely October 18, 2012 at 5:10 pm #

      Are you challenging me to a fight Kendyl?

  3. Kendyl October 18, 2012 at 11:01 pm #

    No, but if I was I would definitely win.

    • Derek Neely October 19, 2012 at 11:09 pm #

      I was in a basement fight club with cody and a bunch of thugs after school on thursdays for a whole semester in high school, you stand no chance!

  4. cathy November 7, 2012 at 3:27 pm #

    Nick I like how yours says CoMO Missouri as if the MO in CoMO doesn’t mean Missouri.

  5. katiegirl06460 November 17, 2012 at 11:00 pm #

    Hey guys/gals Thanks for stopping buy…Best wishes at College it is an exciting time…(I am pretty sure you all heard that before…but it is true)

  6. edgeledge November 26, 2012 at 5:16 am #

    I just nominated your beautiful blog for The One Lovely Blog Award. You can go here to find out more about it. http://lplk.wordpress.com/2012/11/26/the-one-lovely-blog-award-nomination/
    Best wishes to you!

  7. ajaytao2010 December 1, 2012 at 12:22 am #

    thanks for visiting my blog. Be in touch

  8. nosugarjustspice December 1, 2012 at 12:14 pm #

    Thanks for visiting and liking my post ‘We Can’t Cotton Ball The World’!

  9. Nina Thomas December 1, 2012 at 4:03 pm #

    This is a really cool premise for a blog! Super excited! 🙂

  10. First Night Design Cards & Gifts December 4, 2012 at 5:17 am #

    Much thanks for liking my Carl Jung post – much appreciated!

  11. chrisman2college December 6, 2012 at 12:43 am #

    Nick can’t YOLO

  12. bizcolostate December 7, 2012 at 11:43 am #

    Hello all! Just happened to stumble upon your blog and we wanted to let you know what a cool idea you’ve got. Staying in touch with high-school friends is definitely a challenge, and you all have found an excellent solution to the problem. Great posts.

    P.S. Shout out to those of you in Colorado! Hope you’re enjoying it!

  13. Debbie December 9, 2012 at 4:33 pm #

    Hi bloggers!
    Thanks for stopping by the Perpetual Student and giving my latest post a “like.” I love your idea of a group blogging site and your decisions to stay in touch. Some mom advise: Nursing students: stick with it. My daughter is a fairly new nurse and it is an awesome career. Morgan: I have another daughter who is a GeoArchaeology major and loves the combo–consider it maybe? Derek–would have loved to have had the guts to do what you are doing! To all of you-best of luck 🙂

  14. msherice December 9, 2012 at 10:06 pm #

    You’re all awesome! Hope you do keep your friendships intact. God bless!

  15. bneal817 December 9, 2012 at 10:47 pm #

    I graduated from William Chrisman in 2002… didn’t go the college route, though. Hats off to you Derek for chasing your dream and doing what you love. To the rest of you, I would advise you to forget about your career and find what your passionate about, and DO THAT! Don’t wait! Life goes by fast, do what you dream of, and do it right now!

    Blessings to you all. May you find your way, your peace, your joy!

    ~ Ben

  16. Victoria Sawyer December 10, 2012 at 11:52 am #

    Cool blog idea! Love this. 🙂

  17. Thanks for taking the time to visit over at my blog. I absolutely love your blog concept. Have fun. Study, work and play hard. Laugh a lot. Cheers.

  18. thejourneythatmatters December 10, 2012 at 3:57 pm #

    I think this is an absolutely awesome idea. I barely talk to any of the people I knew in high school. I wish I thought of this back then. I hope it has been working for you and keep up the great work!

  19. Jill of All Trades...Expert of None! December 10, 2012 at 7:43 pm #

    Thanks for stopping by my blog (let’s assume it was a group effort) so that I could discover yours!! What a fantastic idea, I’m hooked! I have twins in their junior years of college, well assuming they graduate on time…which I don’t expect and am perfectly fine with…but you all remind me so much of them! Especially the changing majors theme. DO IT! And do it repeatedly until you find the one you want to stick with for years to come. You are brilliant young minds, and I’m honored to be called your fan. 🙂 Happy Bloggin’ ya’ll!

  20. Sydney Fong December 11, 2012 at 2:46 am #

    I can see a group of young and funky Bloggers! I am feeling good today, thanks for dropping by my Blog!

  21. kaitysays December 11, 2012 at 4:34 pm #

    what a fantastic idea. good luck to you all! hope to see lots of posts.

  22. duffythewriter December 12, 2012 at 3:10 am #

    Thanks for the like and dropping by my blog, gave me a chance to visit yours! Great idea and something you will treasure in the years to come. You all seem so fresh faced and spirit of youth on your side, even some hipster glasses! The world is your oyster. Enjoy it!

  23. dylan1988 December 13, 2012 at 10:30 am #

    Thanks for the view and all that 🙂 You all have an awesome idea that I wish I would’ve thought of. Keep it up 🙂

  24. lilypetal91 December 14, 2012 at 1:31 pm #

    This is incredibly cool! I had to say that before I went and had a proper read 🙂

  25. Chandan Mishra December 15, 2012 at 12:35 pm #

    Awesome work guys.. 😀 keep it up… 🙂

  26. JamesStratton December 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm #

    Great idea guys, I hope you are able to keep in touch for years to come! I look forward to reading your posts. Thanks for checking out my site!
    James

  27. drybredquips December 16, 2012 at 7:41 pm #

    Thanks for liking “outer space.” Hope another quip fits your interests and/or concerns. Best to all in your studies and your relationships, and happy holidays.

  28. ohshineon December 17, 2012 at 10:14 am #

    this is so totally awesome. i want to be friends… with all of you.

  29. honeydidyouseethat? December 17, 2012 at 6:28 pm #

    Thanks for dropping by. As a retired teacher, should I dare read about your experiences?

  30. Jess December 18, 2012 at 1:12 pm #

    LOVE this idea 🙂

  31. Ned's Blog December 18, 2012 at 1:48 pm #

    Neat site, and great that you guys have realized the value of these kids of friendships early — you’ll have the rest of your lives to enjoy them!

  32. Riba December 18, 2012 at 11:04 pm #

    Hello. I am stopping by to say thank chrisman2college for “liking” my recent blog post. It always gives me a little lift.

    So, thank you. 🙂

    And I think your plan here is marvelous!

  33. Lunar Euphoria December 19, 2012 at 8:27 am #

    You guys are adorable. Every one of you. And what a great concept for a blog. Keep it up!

  34. zoevega December 19, 2012 at 10:14 am #

    Me and my friends are exactly like this, we wanted to remain friends instead on complying to societies ‘you best friends are made at university’. Such an amazing thing to blog about!

  35. Patrice December 19, 2012 at 10:45 pm #

    Great idea on how to keep the friendship strong 🙂 Thanks for visiting my blog, Whimsically Yours!

  36. perca December 20, 2012 at 9:41 pm #

    bonds of friendship, i wish you can keep it guys..

    nice blog and sweet friendship..
    I envy you guys..

    thx to come to my “house”…

  37. kirbysdawgblog December 23, 2012 at 10:58 pm #

    What a great idea to have a blog that keeps you all connected. This is so cool. I wish I had a good group of friends like this to stay in touch with after high school.Awesome blog 🙂

  38. jwdwrites December 25, 2012 at 5:24 pm #

    Hi guys, thank you so much for the like when you visited my blog. I love what you guys are trying to do, staying in touch with good friends is a goal worth working for. Merry Christmas to you all.

  39. tricesweet December 26, 2012 at 10:09 pm #

    My very best friends are the ones I made in high school, so I love this idea! Also, Derek, you inspire me.

  40. Chuck December 28, 2012 at 12:09 pm #

    all and all…should make for some interesting reads. y’all have fun!!

  41. initially... December 29, 2012 at 5:05 am #

    Thanks so much for liking my post. I gave your blog a read and I literally love it! It is such a good and lovely idea and I cannot wait to read more. Friends are such a vital and special part of life 🙂

  42. alesiablogs January 8, 2013 at 6:22 pm #

    Thx guys for dropping by and cheering me up about Linus! I am going to follow you guys as you seem to have a fun blog. I write about all kinds of topics so drop by again! If you need a mature laugh — http://alesiablogs.wordpress.com/2012/12/09/a-sons-musings/ this one will crack you guys up!

  43. thebookybunhead January 11, 2013 at 9:45 pm #

    Awesome blog – what a great idea! Oh, and thanks for dropping by. Best wishes!

  44. laurabennet January 12, 2013 at 2:32 pm #

    Love the idea. Love the bio’s. Goodonya! (as my Aussie husband would say.) Thanks for checking out my blog. Hope you enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed reading some of yours.

  45. Parky Brawler January 12, 2013 at 6:14 pm #

    Hey guys, thanks for checking out my blog. I appreciate the comments. I really like the concept of your blog. Keep up the good work! One of the coolest concepts that I’ve seen so far.

  46. Todd Millar January 12, 2013 at 6:27 pm #

    Cool blog! Thanks for taking the time to check out mine. Hope you guys will come back soon!

  47. Counsel4Living January 12, 2013 at 8:13 pm #

    This is a a good plan guys…best to you all in college. Keep stopping by my blog/twitter for a jump start along the way, when the road gets challenging. You’re never alone 🙂

  48. shywendi January 13, 2013 at 8:45 pm #

    What a great idea! Keep it up!! Thanks so much for dropping by my blog : )

  49. Randel January 14, 2013 at 7:17 pm #

    Good luck staying in touch for a long period of time. I have one friend still who dates back to Junior High School actually. And I have a couple acquaintenances from grad school. So you will have your work cut out for you. The ones you stay closest too are the ones least like you I find but are not judgmental about how you change through life in terms of ideas politics etc.

  50. Cedelle January 14, 2013 at 10:47 pm #

    Ahaha, thanks for the like… errr… Whom ever did so. 😛 But still! It’s a great idea to make a blog to all keep in touch. I’m still somewhat close to my high school friends- and it’s been three years since I graduated. All I can say is this: it gets hard after a while, but don’t let it stop you guys! ^ o^

    ~C

  51. Argus January 15, 2013 at 3:14 pm #

    Ye gods, it’s like watching fluffy kittens and cute puppies—

    (a) I love it, and

    (b) I wish …

  52. selfab January 16, 2013 at 5:34 pm #

    Hey, I wanted to say thanks for taking the time to keep up with my little blog. Who-*ever* it is liking my posts, I feel the love! Hah, being that I’m a high school senior with only a few close friends this might not be a bad idea to keep in touch, I’ve got one friend who wants to go to CalArts, another staying on the East Coast, and of course I want to go to Reed.

    Hope you guys keep chrisman2college going!

  53. cottageonstrawberry January 16, 2013 at 5:40 pm #

    Thank you for your encouraging “like” on my blog. Friends are a blessing from God.

  54. Alex Diaz January 16, 2013 at 9:29 pm #

    THIS. IS. SO. GREAT.

  55. lyhzza January 18, 2013 at 9:38 am #

    Thanks for viewing and “like” on my post!!,, keep up the Great! and good Work!!

  56. terry morgan January 18, 2013 at 10:48 am #

    Thanks for visiting MaturitasCafe and liking “pick your heros carefully”. My four kids are in college and much in your bios reminds me of them! You might be interested in checking out sarahjoellephotography or mattmorganmusic on FB/youtube/web. I think they are great. PS Cathy, all my blogs go up in English and Spanish, so you might like to practice some Spanish there! Follow your dreams.

  57. TeamBig10 January 19, 2013 at 8:08 am #

    Thank you so much for visiting our blog and liking our post “The Way to Happiness”. We are so happy to visit this blog and follow your lives. You are an inspiration for us slightly older folks 🙂

  58. stephreeves January 19, 2013 at 9:17 am #

    Thanks for stopping by and liking my post. I appreciate it! God bless!

  59. Nadyess January 19, 2013 at 5:48 pm #

    Good idea.Hope you’ll stay in touch for a very long time. The best friendships never die. :).Thanks a lot for liking one of my posts.

  60. onemunchingmomma January 19, 2013 at 5:49 pm #

    Thanks for the like on on of my posts. Enjoyed getting to know a little bit more about you guys!

  61. Disney with a V January 20, 2013 at 8:21 pm #

    Fascinating blog guys. Thanks for stopping by and liking “perspective”. Seems like you all have quite a bit. All the best to you in your journeys…

  62. runningdiscord January 20, 2013 at 11:46 pm #

    Hi. You liked my latest post, so I wanted to stop by and check out your blog, and I was surprised to see you all went to William Chrisman. I graduated from Park Hill South 2011 and remember playing soccer against you guys back in the good old days when I was on the team. Anyway, I just wanted to share this uncanny coincidence.

  63. thecoffeespoonblog January 21, 2013 at 2:29 pm #

    Love this idea. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  64. one2onek January 22, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

    This is a really great, unique idea. Looking forward to reading about your continued adventures!

  65. Awake and Unafraid January 22, 2013 at 7:54 pm #

    well, I’ve found a new procrastination tool! Thanks for the blog post “like” guys! Can’t wait to keep up with your college/post-high school adventures.

  66. raphaelcha January 23, 2013 at 12:56 am #

    Thank you for visiting

  67. Milan of Sydney January 24, 2013 at 5:31 pm #

    i love what you lads are doing! i wish this is happening in my life right now. unfortunately, i lost contact with everyone i went to school with. when i was still at school there was this one guy who is always nice to me, then one day i decided to contact him and hopefully get re-acquainted with him but he told me he does not remember me at all. gee, how do you go from being nice to someone to completely not remembering him? oh well…

  68. letterstoreesie January 25, 2013 at 9:50 am #

    Impressive! I am almost 30 years old and my best friends are still from high school! Good luck!

  69. parmis rad January 26, 2013 at 12:27 am #

    Hi! Your blog is a breath of fresh air and I truly enjoy my visits here. That’s why I’ve nominated you for the Liebster award if you chose to participate. Cheers!
    http://parmisrad.wordpress.com/2013/01/26/the-liebster-award/

  70. Frugal Fish January 26, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    You are smart to keep in touch now. It is harder to reconnect later! Thanks for liking my post “Sunday with Simon Estes”.

  71. theresaconn21 January 26, 2013 at 2:11 pm #

    Y’all are cute. LETS HANG OUT!!

  72. uprofessor January 26, 2013 at 10:53 pm #

    Don’t let college get you down. Try to have good, honest relationships with your professors, especially with the ones who teach the classes that you aren’t doing so well in. As soon as you make some kind of connection with your prof, you’re one grade point higher than when you started. Really. You’re no longer a number and just a name. You’re a person. It’s easy for a prof to assign a bad grade to someone he doesn’t know. It’s difficult for a prof to assign a bad grade to a student about whom he knows something about. DON’T talk to him about your life’s problems. Talk to him about ANYTHING else. That’s called schmoozing. It’s a good life skill to develop.

    Good luck in life.

  73. D.A. Vereen January 30, 2013 at 9:44 pm #

    Thanks for dropping by and liking my blog. I hope that you guys will successfully complete your experiment and remain close even after college. Have fun and don’t grow up too fast!

  74. lifeandtimes2010 February 1, 2013 at 9:44 pm #

    Thanks for stopping by and reading my blog. I like what you guys and gals are doing here. And, btw, CO ROCKS. For the guy who gets to snowboard everyday, hug a mtn for me. I miss hiking the 14ers sooooo much!

  75. lifeandtimes2010 February 1, 2013 at 9:47 pm #

    And also, I have a bachelors in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Biochem was my favorite class and I’ve been thinking about possibly maybe getting my masters in it.

  76. themofman February 2, 2013 at 10:01 am #

    GO GET ‘EM!

    • themofman February 2, 2013 at 10:03 am #

      And thanks for stopping by the Hammer Home Street Photography Project.

  77. Debbie February 19, 2013 at 9:27 pm #

    Lovely idea you guys have going!

    Thanks for the like today on Shadows.

  78. collectivus February 19, 2013 at 9:44 pm #

    Cool Idea guys thanks for checking out the blog and will be keeping connected consciously with your posts! Absolutely love Derek’s quote

    “The Most Dangerous Risk Of All – The Risk Of Spending Your Life Not Doing What You Want On The Bet You Can Buy Yourself The Freedom To Do It Later”
    Great job!

    Love & Light

  79. multicatable February 21, 2013 at 6:46 am #

    I know you’ve heard it a dozen and a half times but this is a really cool idea for a blog. I wish my friends from high school had been this cool, but we took the lame route of staying in touch (aka Facebook). Keep up the posts though;I enjoy some of them. 🙂

  80. pishnguyen February 22, 2013 at 7:57 pm #

    Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog, and for the “like” on my recent post. (I’m not sure which blogger actually stopped by, but I’m really grateful for the traffic to my site. 🙂 )

    This blog looks really fun! It is a super creative and fun blog idea, and they way you guys keep it going is pretty neat. I’ve read through a few of the posts, and it’s lots of fun reading the different authors. Everyone has a unique “voice”.

    Thanks again for the blog visit!

  81. myitchybubble February 23, 2013 at 8:37 am #

    i love this idea its so cute x

  82. kyrian777 February 23, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    Thanks for sharing and appreciating THE JOURNEY BEGINS

  83. Tutti February 24, 2013 at 2:45 pm #

    Thanks for liking my blog – hope it goes on entertaining you! Hope you have fun there and everywhere you are….

  84. jeaninerenzoni March 1, 2013 at 10:05 am #

    I’m nominating your blog for the REALITY Award, because I admire your blogging. If you’d like to pick it up, come see the post. All the best and good luck at college.

  85. Victoria Ayne March 4, 2013 at 8:46 pm #

    Love the idea of multiple bloggers. What a fun group of talent.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and “liking” what I blogged.

  86. harrisandyou March 5, 2013 at 5:52 pm #

    Thank you for stopping by my blog. I like the idea of you and your friends using the blog to stay in touch. Great concept!!

  87. Kelvin March 7, 2013 at 12:25 pm #

    Really nice idea -I have a few mates who do the same thing and it works well.

  88. Jessica March 8, 2013 at 4:19 pm #

    Super cool. Great idea! College friends are the best.

  89. Inspiring Children March 9, 2013 at 6:54 am #

    Thanks for the like 🙂 Great friends are key to a happy life! This is terrific!

  90. sevilleestatesflyer March 9, 2013 at 9:23 pm #

    Thank you for visiting my blog and I wish you all the very best in the pursuit of your dreams! May your friendship continue to grow in love and understanding your blog is a great way to keep that connection alive. Sincerely Yours Nancy

  91. plentymerriment March 11, 2013 at 3:47 pm #

    Thanks for the like guys and good luck in all you do. Plenty Merriment

  92. leveluphealth March 12, 2013 at 4:06 pm #

    Hey guys,

    Thank you for liking my post. I had a sports accident on 15th December 2011 and have been trying to recover since. My spinal injury has been the toughest challenge in my life, and I really want to say thank you for supporting me, it honestly means a lot to me.

    I love how you guys all connect through blogging and keep up to date 🙂

    Your friend,
    Lucas

    http://www.leveluphealth.wordpress.com

    • chrisman2college March 12, 2013 at 7:53 pm #

      Thanks Lucas, glad you liked it. I participate in several action sports and I have had my fair share of injuries that didn’t bother me, but spinal injuries legitimately scare me. I am happy to see you are walking again and I hope you have a full recovery.
      -Derek

      • leveluphealth March 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm #

        Hey Derek, yeah injuries suck, but hopefully we come out wiser if not stronger hahha. So how’s Colorado now? Has your view point in life changed? I love the quote under your description. What’s something crazy and fun that has happened there?

      • leveluphealth March 16, 2013 at 2:40 pm #

        Hey again, thank you for supporting me. The writing here is fun, and I feel that we have a connection. I’ll be following you, keep up the great job ☺ Your friend, Lucas

        http://www.leveluphealth.wordpress.com

      • chrisman2college March 26, 2013 at 10:50 am #

        Ha, I wish It had been on camera. I just left Colorado last week I re injured my right knee and decided a 100+ days of snowboarding was enough so I came home. As for whats next I plan on working at a marina this summer driving boats around and doing a lot of mountain biking and wakeboarding. Then Next winter I might be going back to Colorado.
        -Derek

    • chrisman2college March 19, 2013 at 10:33 pm #

      Hey Lucas, Colorado is awesome and the six months I have been here have been nothing short of amazing. My view point on life changed last august when I accepted my job here, because I decided that I was going to start doing the things I have always dreamed of doing as soon as possible while I have no responsibilities and am physically able instead of maybe doing them sometime in my future. As far as something crazy that has happened, I triggered a fairly big avalanche a few months ago and snowboarded out of it without it swallowing me, it was scary at the time but now its a great story.
      -Derek

      • leveluphealth March 22, 2013 at 2:58 pm #

        Hahaha an avalanche! Are you crazy! I was an adrenaline junkie too before I got injured. The avalanche must have looked just like the movies. It’s usually in the moments that are the coolest that we wish we had a camera running!

        Are you still in Colorado? What’s next?

        Your friend,
        Lucas

  93. oliviola March 12, 2013 at 6:38 pm #

    this is so awesome and such a great idea, can’t help but smile 🙂

  94. ksbeth March 13, 2013 at 7:29 pm #

    thanks to all of you for the visit and the likes ) beth

  95. jeepwidow March 14, 2013 at 10:59 am #

    thanks for popping by my blog y’all!! i love your idea!!! from someone now 19 years out of high school, you’ll treasure the connections you keep with those you went to school with. i still talk with my friend that i met on the first day of kindergarten nearly every week…which makes me…..old, for one thing….but also very fortunate. best of luck to you all!
    jeannine (aka jeepwidow)

    • cathy March 14, 2013 at 11:13 pm #

      That is cool! I’ve known Kendyl since pre-school and Morgan since kindergarten! 🙂

      -Cathy

  96. unfinishedbizness March 15, 2013 at 11:27 am #

    Hey there… I am passing along to you the Liebster Blog Award! Please check out this post for more info: http://unfinishedbizness.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/liebster-blog-award/ (and keep the awesome coming!)

  97. stoptrippin March 15, 2013 at 8:20 pm #

    This is such a cool concept…so much fun!
    Thanks for stopping by, and I will definitely follow to let you guys entertain me as well 😀

  98. a9k1 March 16, 2013 at 4:44 pm #

    wow, fun blog:-) thanks for liking my post http://annikenbinz.wordpress.com/2013/03/16/we-all-know-it-there-is-no-guarantee/

  99. keladelaide March 18, 2013 at 6:28 am #

    Hearfelt thanks for visiting Free Little Words and liking the post you read. Love this concept, as I drift in the blog vastness alone in my dinghy.

  100. fearlessheartministries March 18, 2013 at 12:14 pm #

    Thank you for stopping by Fearless Heart. I hope it was encouraging to you especially as you wind this school year up. After many years I am finally graduating and can’t wait until grad. day. Keep pressing forward!

  101. PositiveBoomer March 18, 2013 at 5:30 pm #

    Thank-you for visiting my blog. All the best to you all. 🙂 Renee

  102. truthyoga March 19, 2013 at 10:53 am #

    I don’t know which one of you Liked my postings, but thanks to you and all of you. Nice little communal blog….keep living your life with the Freedom you dream of and best wishes along the Journey.

  103. rosemcom March 20, 2013 at 10:36 am #

    Just wanted to stop by and thank you for liking my “Unresolved Issues?” post in my Chapter 41 blog. Enjoyed reading through your blogs…all the best, Rose

  104. My Old Wives Tales March 22, 2013 at 1:16 pm #

    Love this idea!

  105. stringtheories910 March 24, 2013 at 6:25 pm #

    love the blog peeps! keep up the great work and i hope spring break was much more fun than mine! :o) BTW, thank you for stopping by on my blog as well! :o)

  106. Diane Mawr March 25, 2013 at 10:21 am #

    Fun blog! Thanks for visiting SkySense, the blog about how to have fun during the air travel portion of a vacation!

  107. Opalla March 25, 2013 at 1:12 pm #

    Thanks for liking my post on on Sentimental Value! It’s wonderful to discover by Blog this way and what a meaningful idea to keep in touch through blogging together compared to the odd line on Facebook or Twitter. Good luck to all of you and may your friendship last forever. I may be further in life’s journey than you:
    http://opallaontrails.wordpress.com/about-2/
    and I can assure that one cannot go through life without friends. 🙂

  108. Sean M. Madden March 25, 2013 at 1:39 pm #

    Great idea, this combined effort of yours. And thank you, guys, for coming out to my new post on http://SeanMMadden.com concerning our Spring/Summer 2013 British Isles Writing Workshop Tour:

    http://seanmmadden.com/2013/03/25/teaching-writing-workshops-slow-traveling-in-the-british-isles-spring-summer-2013/

  109. whichwaynow101 March 25, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

    What a great idea for staying in touch! Thanks for liking my post http://whichwaynow101.wordpress.com/2013/03/25/cheap-gas-and-the-dancing-car/ whichever one of you it was!

  110. Maja M March 25, 2013 at 4:23 pm #

    Hi,

    Thanks for stopping by our blog and liking our post! 🙂

    Great idea you had about this blog.

    Keep following your dreams!

  111. kidkave March 26, 2013 at 10:26 pm #

    Thank you for the “like”on one of my recent posts. I think that the idea of creating a group blog to stay connected is wonderful. I wish my friends and I at MICDS or Wash U. did something like this…but blogging and WordPress did not exist. You guys make me feel so old;) Good luck to all of you.

  112. shelley March 28, 2013 at 12:29 am #

    Thanks for dropping by my blog and liking my post!

    Group blog … what a great idea for keeping in touch with friends.

  113. stlouiscenter March 28, 2013 at 8:45 am #

    Thank you for checking out St. Louis Center. I hope that all of you lead successful happy lives and continue to do good throughout your coming days.

  114. kerrichronicles March 28, 2013 at 12:04 pm #

    This is awesome! What a great idea! I love this!

  115. Candlerock Kim March 28, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

    Hi and thank you for stopping by reading and liking my blog! 🙂 I think it is a great idea to do this blog for y’all to keep in touch. I am excited to hear about your (PG) adventures in college. lol I wish you all the best! I will be awaiting to hear more from y’all!
    Good luck and great adventure to all of ya!
    Kim

  116. fgmsblog March 28, 2013 at 1:07 pm #

    Thank you so much for stopping by FGMS blog! All the best to you and your educational endeavors.

  117. Rich Green March 29, 2013 at 8:24 am #

    thanks for stopping by and liking several of my posts.

  118. Goal Keeper March 30, 2013 at 8:45 pm #

    This is awesome! Derek– I plan to move out to Colorado after graduation from college and have the same outlook and the quote you used is the way I explain why I am not beginning a full time job upon graduation. As a college athlete, I have the hope to continue playing sports, especially skiing out west. This idea for a blog was a great way to keep in touch and I really enjoyed it. We had to start our blogs for a class in school but I plan to begin another one upon moving out there. Cheers!

    soccerlifegk.wordpress.com

  119. stormy1812 April 15, 2013 at 6:07 pm #

    so not sure which of you, maybe all of you, stopped by my blog today – thank you! taking a look here – looks like you all lead very interesting lives and i’ll be interested in following what happens. a few points of interest – i was born and raised in denver, colo., so it’s exciting to hear that derek is out there doing what most coloradans do – recreate. also… as it just so happens, im a UNC graduate. i loved greeley. i have my degree in journalism and mass communications and continue to pay a lil’ bit to that school to help (though being a journalist doesn’t pay much more than enough to pay bills haha). so morgan i wish you the best in greeley! feel free to drop a line if needed. you’re all very young and not everyone knows exactly what they want to do right away but you’ll figure it out as you go along. best of luck to all of you!

  120. jbrookea12 April 20, 2013 at 1:50 pm #

    What a small world! I go to Columbia College in downtown CoMO! And Megan, I’m also obsessed with all things British! 🙂 Good luck to all of you in college!

  121. pallaksharma24 May 2, 2013 at 1:31 pm #

    Hey. I have nominated you for the Super Sweet Award. You deserve it. Here’s the link. You can accept it as you wish. Best wishes.
    http://pallaksharma.wordpress.com/2013/05/02/super-sweet-award/

  122. uniquelydifferentjourney May 9, 2013 at 10:52 pm #

    Hey!!! Wow you all have a lot of followers. I am honored that you read and liked one of my posts. Thank you! I am actually from St. Louis, Mo and my sister Sarah goes to Mizzou! I was so excited to read about people from good ole’ Missouri! I am now a North Carolinian but, miss MO so much. I encouraged to see such an inspiring blog full of light. I am happy to be following your journeys now and thank you again for taking a glimpse at mine! It really means a lot.
    -Joann

    • sevilleestatesflyer May 10, 2013 at 2:10 am #

      My husband & I lived in Columbia, Mo. For nine wonderful years and miss it so very much! We live in Fort Worth, TX and looking forward to moving back to Mizzou country!

  123. Valarie May 14, 2013 at 5:20 pm #

    Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog “encouragement for every day.”. I pray that it will be a blessing to your heart. God Bless!

  124. jilrob May 17, 2013 at 4:15 pm #

    Thanks to whomever gave my blog Discover Santosha a visit, and a “like”. Enjoy your summer!

  125. offthehookbykeke May 18, 2013 at 4:23 am #

    Love your blog concept. Excellent way to keep your friendships alive 🙂
    Thanks for visiting me.

  126. The Editor Afloat May 20, 2013 at 5:51 pm #

    Hey guys! Thanks for stopping by my blog. You have an interesting concept going on here. I am still close friends with 2 people I went to grade school with and 2 from high-school. The rest have all drifted away. Or died. School was a long time ago! 🙂

  127. daveed guillermo May 31, 2013 at 7:16 pm #

    Hey just all of just you got a pal,me, from now until I move my new plane I’ll follow you. The best for you, family and friends always, seeya

  128. blackbyrd May 31, 2013 at 11:15 pm #

    What a fantastic idea. I’m envious of you guys and gals –– not many of my friends understood my love of blogging when I was in high school, let alone wanting to begin a blog like this with me. I’ve contributed to college friends’ blogs, but it’s not the same as what you guys have here. Keep writing and sharing your adventures!!!

  129. cate b June 1, 2013 at 7:15 am #

    Wonderful idea! My high school buddy and I reconnected on facebook a couple of years ago …… still strong 😀
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and the follow 😀

  130. jjspina June 1, 2013 at 6:37 pm #

    This is a great idea for college buddies to stay in touch. I wish you all well. Strive to be all you can be. You have the world at your fingertips. Make your parents proud of your accomplishments and always be mindful that others are watching what you do. Don’t embarrass yourself. It may jeopardize your chance for a great job one day! This is coming from an older person. I envy your youth. Use it wisely. God bless! I will follow you to make sure you are being good! Only kidding!

  131. proudsinglemama June 1, 2013 at 10:35 pm #

    Hi, thanks for stopping by and liking my posts! 😀

  132. kfrego June 2, 2013 at 12:06 am #

    Thanks for the like on My Great Adventures…A Journal. Love what you guys are doing. It’s much easier than reconstructing everything in the year of your 50th reunion as I am doing. Wish all of you the kind of life and adventures I have enjoyed.

  133. Jo - Over the Edge of the Wild June 2, 2013 at 6:43 am #

    Thanks for stopping by and liking our blog post. I love the idea of your blog – it really is so easy to get caught up in life and lose track of your high school friends as the years go by. I hope you manage to keep it up!

  134. cp June 2, 2013 at 9:00 am #

    My son and his six friends from preschool through high school did this…they are now pushing 30; still close friends, as the families are too – all going to their weddings, birthdays etc. all across the county. It is wonderful to have these friendships. Kudos to all of you for recognizing this.

  135. Daniela June 2, 2013 at 9:21 am #

    Nice job guys. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking WWOOFers

  136. rheachristina June 4, 2013 at 1:08 am #

    Hey! Great blog ideas guys! Love your posts.

    Thanks for liking my blog, altho I can’t find the link anymore. I just saw the email notification.

    God bless and have a great adventure!

  137. Redo You Project June 4, 2013 at 6:55 pm #

    Thanks for dropping in on the Redo You site! It’s a great idea to stay in touch after H.S. Good luck to you all.

    Jeff,
    Redo…

  138. Holistic Wayfarer June 4, 2013 at 10:26 pm #

    Thanks for the like on my Shine On Award post. You guys are something. What a neat way to stay glued to one another. Precious! I know [age] 30 sounds jurassic to you but you might get something out of it. Wish I had gotten something like this at my tender age (not necessarily the same testimony) from those who’ve gone before….

    http://aholisticjourney.wordpress.com/2013/02/16/lessons-from-my-30s/

    Best…and I am happy to see you thriving here.
    Diana

  139. belsbror June 9, 2013 at 12:36 pm #

    Guys and gals, I nominated you for the “I Am Part Of The WordPress Family” award. Please get the badge at http://wp.me/p32YrK-ko and get more info. Have a nice day!

  140. prince2000ful Poems Videos and Photoes. June 11, 2013 at 7:08 am #

    Hi I have nominated you for the Super Sweet Blogging Award and would like you to go my wall for picking it up under the Nomination part.
    Regards Kerstin Centervall. prince2000ful

  141. That Street Guy June 15, 2013 at 9:49 pm #

    Thanks for popping past my blog! I like your idea here with multiple bloggers, I look forward to seeing future posts!

  142. Sophie June 16, 2013 at 6:36 am #

    Hey
    Thanks for following Rare Beauty : http://sophiamusoki.wordpress.com/
    Its such an honor. Gonna be reading your posts!

  143. jayne hubbell June 16, 2013 at 2:42 pm #

    I am so glad that you liked my latest post. Thank you so much for visiting my bog site. I am on your blog site and I want to tell you young people that the way that you have all decided to keep in touch with each other is absouletly fantastic. I wish that I could have finished my college education but there were obstacles in my path at the time and I could not overcome them. I wish you all the best and hope that you will complete your college education and have fun during the learning process. Hats off to all of you. Keep up the blogging. I want you to know that I certainly enjoyed the one video about the young gentleman in the traffic jam being held up by the chicken on the highway. My granddaughter and I had the most enjoyable laugh today ever. Thank you so much for making both of us laugh today!!!

  144. My Crazy NY Post-Grad Life June 23, 2013 at 9:34 pm #

    Okay, this is awesome! I’m now following you guys and am excited to read more!

    <3, Charlotte

  145. Liv June 27, 2013 at 1:22 am #

    I love your blog and have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! I hope you accept. Here’s the link:

    http://morningcoffeebliss.wordpress.com/2013/06/26/very-inspiring-blogger-award/

    Liv ☺

  146. GwendolineWilson June 27, 2013 at 1:36 am #

    Thanks for the like on my post about Mostar. Garrulous Gwendoline, The Reluctant Retiree

  147. See, I was out “chasing rabbits,” and I come back and your still here….. that’s wonderment. I appreciate you stopping by and checking out my new site. I wish ya’ll the best!
    G.

  148. Raiha September 17, 2013 at 9:03 am #

    This is the first uh… ‘communal’ blog I’ve seen in my short career of blogging. It sounds fun and a great way to keep in touch with old friends.

    Reading about the American college experience is very new for me (we’ve all seen the Hollywood high-school movies, although no one tackles college). It sounds WAY different then what us college kids do here in Pakistan. For one, we don’t work or travel. We just study, socialize and devour our parent’s heard-earned money. Should I be sad or happy about that?

    Good luck with all your adventures! And have enough fun for all us sheltered kids too. We’ll read and enjoy with you!

    • chrisman2college September 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm #

      Thanks, you should be happy and sad. I would hate not traveling, but I would have no problem not working.
      -Derek

  149. thatssojacob October 29, 2013 at 1:50 pm #

    Hey bloggers:

    1) Cool concept! Almost like Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (well, since you’re all in college, maybe traveling sweatpants)
    2) Thanks for liking my blog! What did you like about it? Any suggestions for topic? Give me a follow and I’ll follow ya back!

    Ciao for now

    That’s So Jacob

  150. ashlynskaar October 30, 2013 at 5:40 pm #

    I love the idea of this blog! So awesome that y’all are blogging to stay in touch!

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