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21 Things I Love About My Twin, Bennett Dunham


21 Things I Love About My Twin, Bennett Dunham

21. I love the fact you’re my twin. I know I deny it everywhere I go and I still claim to this day that you are adopted, but I love that we are twins.

20. I love how detailed oriented you can be. That is one thing we seriously have in common. When it comes to your things/room, your hobbies, your passion you are very organized. I really noticed this yesterday when I saw a few sticky notes on your compute desk that had To Do Lists written on them. We be ballin with our sticky notes and dry erase boards of to do lists. : )

19. I love how you hate wrinkles on clothes. You, mom, Bryan, and maybe Mark are like the only ones in our family who obsess over ironing. #IroningClubMembers

18. I love that you and I both share a love for music. Ok, ok, ok….not just a love, but rather an obsessive compulsive, stalker like relationship love for music. Songs that remind me of you: Where Is The Love by Black Eyed Peas, One Week by The Barenaked Ladies, Po Folks by Nappy Roots, Good Day by Nappy Roots, Back At One by Brian McKnight, Mountain Dew by KJ-52, The Show Goes On by Lupe Fiasco, Get Like Me by David Banner, Will You Be There by Michael Jackson, and like a bazillion more. 🙂

17. I love that since we are twins we grew up listening to all the same stuff. Stuff our siblings and parents listened to. Like Leah and her “I like big butts and I cannot lie!” and Dave Matthews Band, Bryan and his MXPX, BeanBag, and Creed, Laura and her Rascal Flatts, Anthony Hamilton, Lauryn Hill, Will Smith, and Simple Plan, Dad and his Jazz, Worship Music, and interesting “Jesus Music”, and mom and her worship music and Dean Martin. I love that we both have the widest music genre love.

16. I love that face you make when you think I am nucking futs! The one where you are just about to burst out in a serious case of the giggles, but are still pondering what I just said or did. It is hilarious! I love it! : )

15. I love how you shave your neck more frequently than I shave my legs. Scary thought I know. But for reals man, your personal hygiene is INCREDIBLE! Fit for a king!

 14. One of my favorite memories is when we ran away in 5th grade. We only made it like 6 blocks from the house, but I got scared of a GIANT, FEROCIOUS, MAN EATING SPIDER! And you were still willing to come back home with me cause I was so scared. Then when we got home and we got grounded to our rooms we made up a secret wall tapping language and we talked through the walls and we shared out Altoids with each other cause mom and dad starved us at dinner time. And then when it was time for spankings we totally put on all of our undies so the spanking wouldn’t hurt as bad. And yeah we definitely got away with it! BALLIN!!!!! BEST MEMORIES EVER!!!!

13. I love how we were the only 2 in the family to stick up for Shadow. I miss that chubby, long black hair, cute as a button cat. May he rest in peace. #bestfamilypets

12. I love your head bobbing. Ever since you heard your very first music note you have been bobbing your head. It goes to show you have music in your soul, music is apart of your DNA, music is you and you are music. It is amazing B! I seriously don’t know many people in this world who loves music and everything about music and that comes with music (lyrics, beats, instruments, artists, the music biz, the inspirations, the consistency, the hard work, the sacrifice, etc.). When you bob your head when you have head phones on, when there is music playing out loud, and even when there is no music playing you still bob your head cause music is in your head, heart, and body. You think, breathe, eat, and live music. I see it in you every stinkin day! Never stop loving it the way you do. No one else in this world loves music, the art of music, the dedication of music, the healing power of music like you do.

11. I love you and your many hairstyles through out the years. You and you hair! Oh the stories I could tell about you and your hair.

10. I love the fact that people say we look SOOOO MUCH a like and then we both have the same response…. “psssshhh…whatever! We look nothing a like!!!!” but secretly we know that we are actually the best looking people around! Man…PHEW WEEE……we are SMOKIN HOTT BABES! Noone can touch our twin beauty. #ballin

9. I love your ability to find trashed/thrown out things and take them in and clean them up and make them work and look like brand new!  i.e. when you took on that tv or whatever from Ashley Campbell in like 7th or 8th grade and you fixed it right up and made it work. All the laptops you have found that were trashed and you fixed them right up. The list could go on and on.

8. I love that you get excited about anything and everything. We are also alike in this way. We get inspired to do something, make something, go somewhere, change something and we just obsess all over it until we either accomplish it or it just doesn’t work out. We give all we got to the things, the people, and the talents we love. You however, have much more passion than I am. Man you get excited and that passion infects everyone else around and before you know it you have everyone and their mama rooting for you. #YouAreALeaderNotAFollower

7. I love the memory of you, Katie Kynion, and me sitting in the family room at the spring hill house back in like summer of 2008. We were talking about some people and then you went off in this tangent/impersonation of a NBA basketball player who was parapalegic and like a whole bunch of other things. Like seriously that moment was probably one of the funniest things you have ever done. I so wish I got that on camera and I’m sure Kate would agree. 🙂 lol

6.  I love that when we made the transition from home school to public school in 7th grade you didn’t forget about me. You introduced me to all the new friends you made which in turn helped me make new friends. I was way WAY way shy back then,  but you weren’t and you helped me make friend in 7th grade. Thank you for that.

5. I love how you and Ainsley have an on going count of who has eaten green cabbage with me. Hahahaha

4. I love how we have learned to mostly get along with each other. I mean we still argue randomly, but I am no longer throwing knives at you and you are no longer blowing needle darts at me with your blow dart gun. #goodtimes #goodtimes

3. I love how we can actually tell what each other is thinking sometimes. Its weird, I know. It’s like we have ESP because we are twins or something. Hehehe….but yeah we get each other pretty darn well, whether we like it or not. Most of the times you understand me the best and most of times I understand you the best. We are not just bro and sis we are friends, best friends whether we admit it in public or not.

2. I love how growing up you never got mad at me for giving you nicknames that had to do with terrorists. : ) Benito! Binladen!


1. The greatest thing I love about you is you. I love how you never give up. I love how you love with out expecting anything in return. I love you accept people with no judgment. I love your voice (you need to sing more!)! I love you style, your swag, your funky freshness! I love you, Bennett William Dunham, the best twin brother a sister could as for. I love how a lot of the times I am so mad at you I just want to punch you in the rocks, but somehow you make me laugh and so I am laughing to hard to be mad. I love you care about me. I love how you know what make me laugh. I love how you lean on me and you let me lean on you in hard or sad times. I love you a lot. Happy birthday Bennett! Now let’s party it up! Here is to 21 more years and more!!!!!!! ❤



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                                 Five ways to win my heart.

1) sing me a lullaby…. 
to me, yes, like a corny over-rehearsed musical. Sing with me, as loud as you can with reckless abandon.

2) honesty is the best policy….
     …I know that is cliché, but tell me straight out, no matter the topic or fear
of the aftermath

3) Run after me and my heart….
     …run after me in my every season, my every emotion, and my every choice. 

4) Suprisingly Super Spontaneous…
      …suprise me, shock me, make me blush, embarrass me (in a cute nice way), take me away, adventure.

5) Dreamer, dream your little heart away…
      …have dreams, many dreams. Little dreams, big dreams, farfetched dreams, realistic dreams, long term dreams, short term dreams, werid dreams, all sorts of dreams and aspirations. 

Perusing Google


Spring is in the air, so for me that comes with an upper respiratory infection, a sinus infection, and a double ear infection. Exciting, eh? More like bleh!!!! :/ Oh well, I am getting better thanks to the help of sleep and Walgreen’s pharmacy and their high powered drugs! 🙂 lol

 So anyway, I have been thinking lately about planning, thinking ahead, the future, particularly my future. I have been getting so caught up lately about this idea of the future and what I want it to be like; what am I going to do? Where am I going to be? Where do I want to go? Who do I want to be with? …. the who, what, when, where, why, and how of life. This is usual for a 20 year old, right? Well whether it is usual or not, it sure is frustrating. I think I annoy my best friend with so many questions, comments, concerns, and ideas of the future.

 I so badly want to move out of state, I just want to jump feet first into an ocean of newness and adventure. I tell myself I am going to do it, I am going to take a leap of faith and just go! I tend to find myself perusing Google for various cities to possibly live in and various jobs to apply for. I am constantly texting and calling my best friend saying hey whatcha think about this, or what about this city, you want to live here or there? She just laughs and says possibly, possibly, possibly.

 My plan or idea so far is that I want to move in the early spring of 2012. Whether it is just moving out of my parents in Baldwin City to like Olathe or move out of state to North Carolina, I just want to move forward. I believe that moving is that next big step for me. The mini steps before that is to of course save money, a new car, and be debt free. But it’s crazy for me to think that in a year I could be living in North Carolina or New Hampshire or Oregon or North Dakota. Wherever I end up, it is exciting because I will be out of Kansas and trying something new for the first time! Yippy!!!

 Someday I will be leaving Kansas, yes it will be a sad, hard, exciting, scary, wonderful day, but I will not be gone for good! I love Kansas, especially Kansas City! It’s my home, it’s me! I love the roads, I love the weather (as frantic and retarded as it is most of the time), I love the people, I love the comfort, I love the shops, I love the nooks and crannies that I escape to on a rough day, and I love the excitement and the calmness that Kansas City offers. I love this place, I truly believe that even though I may leave for awhile and live and take root somewhere else I will end up in the great state of Kansas.

 So that is a random, scattered taste of what is going in this weird jumbled head of mine. I hope and pray that someday I will look back at this and will have actually done this. Time will tell, I suppose. 🙂

So until then, here’s to perusing Google and pondering!

 Friday cheers everyone!