Author: Travis Cottrell

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Hey, friends. Hope your week is off to a good start. We are well at the Cottrell household…minus a small allergic reaction Levi is going through. Ang and the kids went to Nona and Pop’s farm over the weekend, while I was in Boise. They had an off-the-chart great time riding horses and 4-wheelers and…

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I'm All Out Of Love

I just had a great idea! I could name all my posts different titles of 80’s songs… Just kidding. I have written and re-written and re-written today’s post…over and over and over. I can’t talk about Idol without sounding mean or jaded or something. So I can’t bring myself to post it. Let’s just say…

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American Idol – Down to 3

OK…hey, friends. Here we go… Paula looks pseudo-normal tonight. David A – And So It Goes – I was initially disappointed with them choosing this song, because I thought it was boring. But he was PERFECT on it. It was a stunning vocal, I thought. He made the melody stand out – what a great,…

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I Haven't Watched Yet

Wahhhhh. I couldn’t live-blog A.I. tonight because I am still in a writing meeting. My two co-writers and I have been working on an Easter musical all day…I thought I would be home by now…but alas, I am not. I used the word ALAS because it’s in an Easter hymn…and I am so all about…

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Idol Not-So-Live Blogging (Wrapping it Up)

OK…so I need to finish going through my thoughts about the rest of the show. But I can’t. I just can’t. I have found myself swimming in new idol waters: I am having trouble caring. The show (just like last week’s show) was boring, boring, boring. Well, with the exception of Paula sucking all the…

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Idol Live Blogging! Woo Hoo!

OK…here we go! Jason Castro – Forever In Blue Jeans – This guy is just a natural artist. Nothing huge…no massive “money notes”…but he sounded good. David Cook – I’m Alive – He sounds good (as usual)…but it almost sounds like he’s doing a Neil Diamond imitation. It was a’ight. Not his best…but it doesn’t…

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My Sister's Wedding

Look at this beautiful bride!! That’s my sister Kathy, and her daughter Ashley. It was a great wedding. Possibly the HAPPIEST wedding I’ve ever seen. The room was filled with people who were so thrilled for these two great people. Here they are…Jon and Kathy Younce. This is the whole Cottrell family…minus our Jack (he…

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