Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Ill Eagle

I was outside this morning, and I saw an eagle soaring above me. He was looking for breakfast or lunch... whatever meal eagles eat at 10:45am. Anyway, he kept circling directly overhead, so I squinted my eyes and pretended I was holding a kite string that led all the way up to him. I got to fly that eagle for about six minutes, and as he flew farther and farther away, I thought, "Wow. That is a lot of kite string."

There will probably be more news today.


Amanda said...

Lol thats awesome Matt! haha I love you imagination, you have a great one! lol

Ang said...

Nice, you have a quite a vivid imagination. (that's a good thing!)


PiNKiPodGymnast said...

That is soooooo cool!

I bet you looked kinda dorky, pretending to hold a kite string. And that is hot!!!!

Matt, I totally hate myself!!!!! I think I was on the computer at the time that you updated this!
Why oh why wasn't I on blogger?!?


Anyway, I'm sooooooooooo glad you updated!!!!

Love ya!

diannanicole said...

lol. awesome. i sing all the time...so if i were there, i'd probably be singing "fly like an eagle" or something.

Relientkgirl2011 said...


I think that is sooo toatlly cool. I love how wild your imagination is! By the way, I am REALLY excited that your coming to toledo to play! I'm skipping my classes the next day so i can be at the show! Hopefully i can get really close seats and can meet you after! have a good day!


Brittany said...

hahaha I'd do the same thing, Thiessen..

I'm so happy that Ethan is the new drummer! I almost screamed when I read it.. No joke.


RK Freak♪ said...

hahahaha i just pictured you flying that eagle.you have some great imagination matt ^_^

Kate said...

seeing eagles always is a fun sight.

one time, my friend and i were driving towards the beach,
and six or seven eagles were flying in the sky, having fun.

it was quite amazing; nature is beautiful.

i never thought about flying them as kites though.
it would have been a lot of string! :)

oh, glad to hear about ethan!
i can't wait to see how awesome he is.

take care, matty t.

Kelly said...

more news today...


Im stoked for Ethan

miss miller :) said...

i'm glad mr. luck is part of the best band in the world.

I wish i were amazing enough to fly an eagle. Maybe I'll try to fly a bird today.

PiNKiPodGymnast said...

wait wait wait wait wait
who's Ethan?
where all you people getting this news?

I have been plugged into this blog forever, wondering who the new drummer would be....
let me guess, go to relientk.com to see?
dang, I should have known!

I'm stupid.

Bye Matt!

lexidoodleellis said...

news? what news?


im stoked about ethan..

hes a nice young lad...


♥Paige-FOOL♥ said...

omg matt cute!! that is so awesome i want to try thattttttt =D

i think the info is on relientk.com....... im gonna go check it out see you people on the forums =D


Laura said...

so dave was the only one you never referred to by last name. what about ethan? first or last name? lol.

Elizabeth said...

You had me goin'\ for a second...

raven said...

YAYAYAYYA ! you guys
picked a
greaaaaaaaat drummer ,
ethan seems rad ,
although no one can replace
dave (:

but , gnarly blog ,
you never cease to amaze me , matty (:

♥Paige-FOOL♥ said...

im still sad about dave he is amazinggggggggggggg ---but ethan seems AWESOME i cant wait to hear his skilllllzzzzzzzz!!

-Me. said...

...Brian Wilson much?

yikes, don't go crazy on us.

simple_girl said...

haha i saw a vulture at about the same time and i watched it circle overhead for about five minutes. i think it was a vulture, but it could've been your eagle. :] can't wait to see ya in louisville march 12th! one month to go!

katara5 said...

All I have to say about that is: you are very lucky!! The only birds you can see around my area are ravens (or crows. whatever the difference is, I have no idea). Quails...and... that's it.
Anyway, happy half birthday! :)

Christi said...


you're hilarious.

I'm glad you had fun with that eagle.

Anyway, I'm stoked about Ethan being the new drummer. :)

Lindsey said...

Haha I feel kind of silly because I'm like one of the last people to know about Ethan but I was off with my sweet trombone skills at Jazz Band. Oh and of course, you know, school. ;D

Ah well. You Mr. Thiessen have got an imagination that far surpasses my own and I've got a huge grin on my face because Relient K finally has a new drummer. So I hope you guys pop up to BC sometime soon. :) It's getting warmer, I promise!

chelle said...

You have an absolutely amazing imagination..
and I am very glad to hear you have a new drummer! I was very excited when I found out=]

I hope all is well!!

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Holly said...

Hahaha. You make me laugh, Matthew.

I'm coming to the show in Columbia, MO. I can't wait!

Meghan said...


Sarah Locey said...

Lol, I'm gonna help you find a better eagle picture, ok?

Man.. I love eagles. Aren't they awesome?! They don't look that big in the sky, but when you see them up close, like when they're on a trainer's arm or something they're huge! One claw is half the size of my face, I swear.. lol.

Aww, thanks for writing about this. :)

p.s. fyi, awesome eagle river raft guide adventure.. thingy I heard about in Alaska (and actually in NorWash too, thanks for reminding me...), if you're looking for a vaca or something.. I'm def. gonna have to go on that someday. :)


Mercy said...

These blogs speak to me... very emotive, matt. haha

jc41 said...

haha ur funnny

Shelby said...

You.Are.Spectacular. The end. :)

Melanie said...

I love eagles. I took a cool pic of one at the zoo once, but I'd like to go back and try to get a better one now that I know my camera a little more. They are amazing to watch. I don't think I would have ever thought to "fly" an eagle on kite string before. There is something fun and childlike about the thought. I'll have to try it if an eagle and I ever cross paths.

ryanhartkopf said...

this seriously has to be my favorite blog post ever.

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